GREENWICH—The Principal and Board of Directors of Greenwich Catholic School announced today that Mr. Patrick Ledley has been appointed as Assistant Principal for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, and Mr. Vincent Mascola has been appointed as Dean of Students, effective July 1, 2019.
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FAIRFIELD—Last year was the inaugural year for the Catholic Charities Rugby Cup. The event was the idea of Board Member Pete Maloney who was looking for a fun and unique way to raise money for the agency’s programs and gain awareness from a new population of Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Reducing hunger and providing nutrition to those in need is central to Catholic Charities’ mission. As the largest social service agency in the diocese, their soup kitchens serve those most in need, as Fairfield County ranks first nationally in income inequality when compared to the 100 Read More ››
When Christine Paine was 8, she took lessons in baton twirling at Christ the Redeemer Parish. One afternoon she broke away from the group and snuck inside. It was her first time in a Catholic church, and when she saw the red altar lamp, she realized Read More ››
After Christina Skelley graduated from Washington University, it seemed like her life had fallen into place. Years of searching led her to the Catholic Church … and the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. She became active in campus ministry and then landed her dream Read More ››
The audacity of the thing was matched only by the unseemly speed of its arrival.
It took humanity thousands of years to go from Icarus and Daedalus and other myths of human flight around the world to the first breathless, fleeting steps into the world of powered, Read More ››
WASHINGTON – A group of Catholics were arrested at the Russell Senate Building on Capitol Hill on Thursday during a peaceful protest organized as a “Catholic Day of Action.” The group, including priests, religious sisters, and lay people, sought to draw attention to the situation at Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—On Saturday, August 3, seventeen-year-old Trumbull resident Julia Nevins and members of the Trumbull Pisces will take turns swimming 15.5 miles from Port Jefferson, New York, across Long Island Sound, to Captain’s Cove Seaport in Bridgeport in the 32nd Annual SWIM Across the Sound Marathon.
Marking her Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—“The first week after our new playground opened, one of my teachers came to me with tears in her eyes to thank me for getting it finished,” recounts Sister Christine Hoffman, ASCJ, principal of St. Raphael Academy in Bridgeport. “She told me that the students were Read More ››
NORWALK—St. Philip’s in Norwalk is proud to announce its annual Family Fall Festival to be held on Saturday, September 21 from 9 am-4 pm. The event will take place rain or shine and admission is free for all.
With new attractions for family fun and even more Read More ››
HAMDEN—The Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus recently welcomed Sr. Barbara Thomas, ASCJ, as the newly appointed Provincial Superior for their United States Province, which is located in Hamden.
While Sr. Barbara spent the past 12 years as President of Cor Jesu Academy in St. Louis, Read More ››
Vatican City, Jul 14, 2019 / 05:36 am (CNA).- Helping a person in need requires compassion toward their situation, Pope Francis said Sunday, encouraging Catholics to think first about their own hardness of heart, not the sins of others.
“If you go down the street and see Read More ››
PHILADELPHIA—The laity can lead the way in renewing a church wounded by the decades-long sexual abuse scandal, according to Meghan Cokeley, director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office for the New Evangelization.
Prayer, redemptive suffering, forgiveness and a deeper understanding of the laity’s calling can radically revive Read More ››
WILTON—One of Father Reggie Norman’s most cherished gifts is the chalice he received from his mother on his ordination, which is inscribed: “To my son, Fr. Reginald Norman, from your loving mother. Ordained to the priesthood, May 16, 2009.”
On that day, ten years ago, Father joined Read More ››