BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano recently announced that the diocesan capital campaign “We Stand With Christ” has reached $98 million, surpassing its original goal of $75 million and making it the largest and most successful campaign in the 65-year history of the diocese.
“We Stand With Christ is Read More ››
SHELTON — Bishop Frank J. Caggiano celebrated a Mass of dedication at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church on Saturday, September 7 for the new parish center, praising the faith community for their generosity in the We Stand With Christ capital campaign, and Father Ciprian Bejan for Read More ››
NEWTOWN—More than 800 faithful filled St. Rose of Lima Parish as Bishop Frank J. Caggiano dedicated and blessed the recently renovated Church and grounds on the 160th anniversary of the Newtown parish.
Changes to the church include extensive interior renovations, the construction of a vestibule for fellowship Read More ››
Father Terrence Walsh is happy the capital campaign is finally coming to a close for Christ the King Parish in Trumbull. The months of planning and fund-raising were successful, and the parish can finally put a much-needed new roof on the school building… for $50,000.
Father, who Read More ››
Editor’s note: The $75 million We Stand With Christ capital campaign has raised more than $65 million and is the most successful campaign in the history of the Diocese of Bridgeport.
The campaign has designated 50 percent of the funds raised, an estimated $37.5 million, for parish Read More ››
As I was reflecting earlier this morning on today’s Gospel, I realized that there is an interesting parallel between the birth and the resurrection of Christ. In both cases, the persons chosen by the angels to announce the presence of Christ are the very persons that Read More ››
According to Webster’s online dictionary, the definition of poverty is “the state of being inferior in quality or insufficient in amount.” If this is true, then every human being is in some sense “poor”, whether we consider either our sinfulness or that fact that no one Read More ››
We have all faced times in our own lives or in the lives of our family members and friends when suddenly, often without warning, sickness or disease strikes. At such times, we are often filled with an avalanche of questions and a flood of emotions, especially Read More ››
As I have often shared in other postings, I am the proud son of immigrant parents who came to this country to seek a better life for my sister and me. This basic fact has shaped every aspect of my life, for which I am most Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano is excited to build upon the momentum established with the JPII Fund grant awards in 2018 by raising the bar with a deeper focus on Reimagining Faith Formation!
According to Bishop Caggiano, we will actively seek religious education and youth ministry programs Read More ››
DANBURY—Immaculate High School was recently awarded $6,909 in grant money to create a music technology laboratory, which will enhance its popular music education programs. Immaculate received the monies from a grant from Foundations in Education, a non-profit initiative that assists the Diocese of Bridgeport’s ongoing mission Read More ››
During these difficult times for our good and faithful priests, who are often looked upon with suspicion by society because of the sins and crimes of other priests who have abused children, we need to pray each day for their strength, courage and perseverance. We must Read More ››
One of the earliest memories that I have from my first assignment as a newly ordained priest occurred during a conversation that I had one morning at breakfast with my first pastor. That morning he offered me valuable pastoral advice that came from his many years Read More ››