BRIDGEPORT—On the 22nd anniversary of the death of St. Teresa of Calcutta, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano said that at a time when the world and Church face grave challenges, the saint of Calcutta’s “radical intimacy with Christ and radical intimacy with the poorest of the poor Read More ››
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FAIRFIELD—Fairfield University has announced plans to build an 85,000-square foot, 3,500-seat Convocation Center on the current site of Alumni Hall. Projected to open in 2021, the new facility will boast a state-of-the-art broadcast and media center, luxury seating and lounge areas, and updated features that will Read More ››
WILTON—Bishop Frank Caggiano visited Wilton last week to help celebrate the transformation of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy. The morning included mass and a ribbon-cutting ceremony with students before they attended their classes. The event drew local and Read More ››
BROOKLYN—When Paul Moses was a student at Mary Queen of Heaven School in Brooklyn during the 1960s, a classmate would occasionally yell, “Rumble!” as St. Patrick’s Day approached in the hope of instigating a street fight between Irish and Italian kids. Moses says those youthful challenges Read More ››
NORWALK—The battle for the best chili was on, and believe it or not there was an upset. The four-year reign of Council 14360’s Past Grand Knight George Ribellino’s as champion came to an end by council member Tim Horne and his “Bud’s Best Chili.”
The competition was Read More ››
TRUMBULL— St. Joseph High School is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. David J. Klein as the new president beginning July, 2020. On Wednesday, September 4, the St. Joseph High School community received a letter from Board of Directors Chairperson, Mr. Christopher Wilson, announcing Mr. Read More ››
TRUMBULL—To honor and thank veterans and those who minister to them, the newly-formed youth group from St. Theresa Church in Trumbull joined with parishioner Dave Cox on Sunday to serve a Labor Day barbeque to residents and guests at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in West Read More ››
TRUMBULL— St. Joseph High School is proud to announce that on Tuesday, September 3, the school welcomed 196 freshmen into the Class of 2023 on their first full day of classes. The school currently enrolls 819 students in grades 9-12.
The Class of 2023 is comprised of Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School will host an open house for prospective families on Sunday, October 20 from 10 am to noon. Take a guided tour of PreK 3-4, kindergarten, elementary and middle schools. Visit with classroom teachers and administrators, and meet current families. Learn more Read More ››
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Now is the time to abandon our dependence on fossil fuels and move, quickly and decisively, toward forms of clean energy,” Pope Francis said as he marked the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.
“We have caused a climate emergency Read More ››
(Police/Fire/EMT’s from Newtown, Greenwich, Norwalk and Fairfield to be honored)
BRIDGEPORT—The annual Diocesan Blue Mass honoring fire, police and first responders will be held on Sunday, September 8, 9:30 am at St. Augustine Cathedral, 399 Washington Avenue in Bridgeport.
The Mass will commemorate the 18th Anniversary of Read More ››
WASHINGTON—The 1919 “Bishops’ Program for Social Reconstruction” was showcased in this year’s Labor Day statement to demonstrate how so many of the issues the bishops touched upon a century ago in the wake of World War I’s end still resonate in improving the conditions of workers Read More ››
RIVERSIDE—Bill and Jeannemarie Baker get up at 5 am. For two hours, they sit together, sip their morning coffee, read Magnificat, pray privately and discuss articles in Catholic magazines like Commonweal and America.
It’s different from the regimen they followed most of their careers. Bill no longer Read More ››
TRUMBULL—Dozens of students from inner-city Bridgeport will begin the new school year this week with a brand new backpack and all of the school supplies they need for a successful year of learning thanks to the generosity of parishioners at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Ten years ago, construction concluded on one of Sacred Heart University’s most beautiful and welcoming facilities, the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. The University will celebrate the chapel’s 10th anniversary with yearlong festivities, the first of which will take place Sept. 18 with special guests Archbishop Read More ››