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Street evangelization for modern times

|   By Paul Senz | OSV Newsweekly
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DENVER—When most people think about street preaching, they picture tent revivals, or the fiery Protestant minister with King James Bible in hand shouting about being saved, or the apocalyptic firebrand imploring repentance. Few likely think of the Catholic Church.

But there are a number of organizations that Read More ››

Catholic Charities’ Behavioral Health provides options

|   By Ellen McGinness
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DANBURY—For over 50 years, Catholic Charities of Fairfield County (CCFC) has provided affordable and accessible mental health services to individuals and families from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. The program, called Behavioral Health Services, is one of the only providers of subsidized mental health services in the region.

Since Read More ››

Liturgy as Source and Summit

BRIDGEPORT—”Liturgy as Source and Summit” will be the focus of Leadership Institute workshop set for Saturday, February 9, 8:30 am, at the Catholic Center, 238 Jewett Avenue, Bridgeport. Please note the location has changed (it was originally being held at Trinity Catholic).

The ministry enrichment gathering is Read More ››

Heartwarming energy and fun in math

|   By Pat Hennessy
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WILTON—“Work hard. Stay focused. And Do…Your…Best!”

The first and second graders at Our Lady of Fatima School in Wilton repeat this mantra every time they change stations in their Personalized Learning math class.

Although they are learning to master different math skills, the Personalized Learning Initiative allows these Read More ››

Blooming with enthusiasm

|   By Pat Hennessy
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SHELTON—Soft voices enliven a table in the center of the first-grade classroom at Holy Trinity Catholic Academy in Shelton. While teacher Cindy Nizzardo observes from a distance, a small group of students are reading, and are helping each other with the more difficult words. Each one Read More ››

Inner-City Foundation Announces Grant Awards

BRIDGEPORT—The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education announced their most recent grant awards today, awarding 10 grants totaling $106,000 to local Fairfield County programs and organizations.
Grant awardees include organizations and programs providing education and/or social services, including: Children in Placement, Homes with Hope, WorkPlace, Bridgeport Caribe Read More ››