Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Arise and Shine

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“Arise and Shine,” the annual Christmas Concert by the Diocesan Youth Choir is set for Sunday December 18, 6 pm at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport.

Under the direction of Mary Bozzuti-Higgins of Wilton, the 75-member choir will present a joyous program of Christmas songs and Read More ››

Night in a Box

On November 19, 36 teens from St Jerome Parish in Norwalk gathered for the parish’s fourth annual Night in a Box event. Night in a Box is a homeless awareness project in which TOTAL, the St. Jerome youth group, raises money and collects toiletries for the Open Read More ››

Trinity Observes Pink Week

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“Pink Week” was sponsored by the National Honor Society at Trinity Catholic High School. All 34 members of the National Honor Society, both juniors and seniors, were involved in the many events during the week.

Students and teachers could write the names of loved ones touched by Read More ››

Bishop Inspires at All Souls Mass

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Over 150 people joined Bishop Frank J. Caggiano at Gate of Heaven Cemetery for the First Annual All Souls Day Mass this morning. Beginning this new Diocesan tradition, Bishop Caggiano thanked all who were in attendance, and shared a beautiful homily that moved many to tears.

”Even Read More ››

Honors, Laughs, and Even Some Tears

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St. Matthew Knights of Columbus host 5th Annual Columbus Day Macaroni Dinner
On Saturday, October 22 the Knights of Columbus St. Matthew Council 14360 held its 5th Annual Columbus Day Macaroni Dinner in St. Matthew Parish’s Masterpool Great Room.

Over 180 friends and family enjoyed a fine Italian Read More ››

A Week of Prayer and Service

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What a great week in the Diocese! The Catholic Service Corps performed the first diocesan Day of Service and celebrated a day of volunteering by attending Mass with Bishop Caggiano in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit of Sacred Heart University. Catholic Charities also had its Read More ››

Catholic Girl Scouts Serve Others

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On Saturday, September 17, the American Heritage Girls organization celebrated its “Day of Service” encouraging all its members to serve their local communities.

American Heritage Girls Catholic Troop CT6877 of Ridgefield spent their morning serving at The Thomas Merton Center Soup Kitchen. The girls ages 6-13 began Read More ››

A Diocesan Journey of Faith

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On Saturday, November 5, 1:00pm – 6:00pm, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will consecrate the Diocese of Bridgeport to the Sacred Heart of Jesus at St. Augustine Cathedral.

This act is the culmination of the consecration of the diocese to Mary’s protection under the title of the Immaculate Read More ››

Polish Harvest Festival

Sylwester Kubisiak & Justyna Moczulski of Stamford carry the Wieniec (Harvest wreath) at the beginning of the 39th Annual Doźynki (Polish Harvest Festival) at Holy Name of Jesus in Stamford.

The event celebrates the Polish Culture and features live music, dancing, traditional Polish food and games for Read More ››

Chili for Charity

St. Matthew Knights of Columbus held a battle in the kitchen to raise money for Al’s Angels. The battle was waged on Reef Road in Fairfield, but the champion prevailed.

There was a lot of competition from many other fine cooks, but the 2015 Chili Knight Out Read More ››

Good Friday

GOOD FRIDAY multi-parish procession of Stations of the Cross led by Bishop Frank Caggiano will begin 10 am on Fri., March 25, at St. Mary Parish, Bridgeport. East Main Street will be closed for the procession, which includes St. Mary’s, St. Michael the Archangel, St. Charles Read More ››

Lenten Concert

LENTEN CONCERT by the St. Cecilia Consort, a Fairfield County-based Sacred music ensemble, performing Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater as a Lenten Musical Reflection: Fri., March 25, 7 pm, Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Fairfield. For more info or to hear audio samples visit stceciliaconsort.wordpress.com or www.facebook.com/FairfieldSacredMusic/.

March for Life

WASHINGTON, D.C.—“Every Life is a Gift” will be the theme of the 2015 March for Life this January 22. The March for Life began as a small demonstration and rapidly grew to be the largest pro-life event in the world.

The peaceful demonstration that has marked this somber Read More ››