Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Food Drive fills pantry

NEWTOWN—At the beginning of May, St. Rose School’s National Junior Honor Society held a food drive for the Faith Food Pantry. They placed boxes in all K-8 classrooms, encouraging students and families to support this good cause. As an extra incentive, Sister Colleen offered a pizza Read More ››

Compassion and healthcare

BRIDGEPORT—When Dominic Vachon’s brother was dying of cancer, it gave him a profoundly personal insight into healthcare and the importance of empathy and compassion.

His brother died in 1983 after four years that Vachon said “gripped my life” and led him on a lifelong professional journey, exploring Read More ››

Sacred Heart Academy Seniors—Claire Donelan and Avishan Montazer—Named 2018 SCC Scholar Leaders

HAMDEN- Claire Donelan ’18 (Fairfield) and Avishan Montazer ’18 (Hamden) were selected to represent Sacred Heart Academy at the Southern Connecticut Conference’s (SCC) 24thScholar Leader Banquet. At the event, 46scholar leaders, two from each member school, were recognized for outstanding scholarship and leadership in their respective schools Read More ››

Spring fashions fund scholarships

STAMFORD—On April 4, Trinity Catholic High School held it’s annual Fashion Show, featuring juniors and seniors—along with softball and Basketball Coach Rita Jagodzinski, Guidance Counselor Michael Surace and Assistant Principal Christine Wagner. The event took place at 7:30 pm in the auditorium of the school. Lord Read More ››

Let It Be Done To Me As You Will

The following blog is a reflection from Bishop Frank Caggiano, originally written in January 2018, during our Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The reflection originally appeared on Bishop Frank’s Facebook page, and details his experience praying in the Basilica of the Annunciation.

It is said that “man Read More ››

History comes to life

NEWTOWN—St. Rose of Lima School’s Fifth Grade Colonial Wax Museum project was staged for the school on March 27. Paula Davenport’s students each transformed in to a colonial figure—everyone from Betsy Ross, Abigail Adams and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton to Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold and Paul Read More ››

Divine Mercy Sunday

On Sunday April 8th, join Bishop Frank J. Caggiano and your Diocese of Bridgeport family as we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday.

Mass will begin at 2 pm at the Cathedral of St. Augustine, 399 Washington Avenue, Bridgeport.

The Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed at 3 pm, immediately Read More ››

Preparing for Palm Sunday

TRUMBULL– Preparing for Palm Sunday—Young people from St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Trumbull help to prepare palms for their distribution on Palm Sunday.

The feast commemorates Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem the week before his passion and crucifixion. The Gospels attest that as Jesus entered Read More ››

GCS Students Capture Top Honors

GREENWICH—Six young scientists representing Greenwich Catholic School earned multiple awards at the 70th Connecticut Science & Engineering Fair (CSEF) held at Quinnipiac University last Saturday.

GCS 7th grader Sebastian Henao won second place in the 7th Grade Life Science division for his project, “Hydrogen Power,” which evaluated Read More ››