HAMDEN—The Sacred Heart community will celebrate the opening of the Academy’s new School Center on Sunday, October 6, beginning at 2 pm with a liturgy. The dedication, blessing and reception will immediately follow. Tours of the 7,250 square-foot space, completed in time for the 2019-2020 academic Read More ››
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TRUMBULL—AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals Fairfield Country Connecticut Chapter) invites you to celebrate philanthropy in Connecticut with an awards breakfast and educational conference featuring nonprofit leaders, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking and more.
Holly Doherty-Lemoine, executive director of Foundations in Education in our diocese will be honored at Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis said Sunday that God forgets sins absolved within the confessional.
“How do you defeat evil? Accepting God’s forgiveness … It happens every time we go to confession; there we receive the love of the Father who overcomes our sin. It is no longer there, Read More ››
September 13, 2019—(Cromwell) As the fate of Roe v. Wade hangs in the balance, state legislatures across the country have passed some of the most extreme abortion bills ever seen. While states like New York and Illinois have swept away abortion restrictions, other states like Ohio Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Robert Holzberg, who is leading an independent investigation into the handling of the abuse crisis by the Diocese of Bridgeport, spoke to the presbyterate of the Diocese of Bridgeport at their annual fall meeting this afternoon at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Read More ››
ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM MADAGASCAR—Pope Francis told reporters he hoped and prayed the Catholic Church would not experience a new schism, but human freedom means people always have had and will have the “schism option.”
“I pray that there not be schism, but I am not Read More ››
September 7, 2019
It is with deep regret that I must inform you of the inclusion of two deceased priests of the diocese on the list of those credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor. Father Vincent P. Cleary, deceased in 1989, who served at Read More ››