Welcome! The Communications Department shares the Good News of the Diocese of Bridgeport through print, website and social media.
Fairfield County Catholic
Monthly newspaper of the Diocese of Bridgeport
(11 issues a year including combined July/August)
Publisher: Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano
To place an ad, contact Ralph Lazzaro: 203.667.1622
Every registered Catholic household in Fairfield County is entitled to a subscription. To cancel, change or add an address, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
© Copyright 2017, Diocese of Bridgeport
To mail address changes:
Fairfield County Catholic
238 Jewett Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-2892
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Submitting Material: Parishes, schools, groups and individuals are encouraged to submit press releases, photo and captions, documents and other materials for publication. The materials may be used in the diocesan calendar, on social media and the website or in Fairfield County Catholic based on the discretion of the editor. Materials may also be edited or shortened for publication.
Requesting a Reporter:Fairfield County Catholic assigns reporters to cover stories and events throughout the diocese based on available resources and the nature of the story. It is recommended that anyone interested in coverage first send an email or press release with details. The editorial staff will then contact the parish or individual seeking coverage.
Contact: Brian Wallace, Executive Editor 203.416.1464 | Patricia Hennessy, Managing Editor 203.416.1460
Social Media is a growing and pivotal arm of the Diocesan communications effort. It is fundamentally changing how people communicate and creating new avenues of engagement as the diocese works to integrate its use in all diocesan and parish settings.
Its various “push” strategies advance diocesan messaging and news reporting, drive readers back to the website, and serve as a point-of-purchase resource to help promote special events. Social Media is a major new tool that offers unprecedented visibility, community and accountability in the communications mix.
Facebook: Diocese of Bridgeport
Flickr: Diocese of Bridgeport
LinkedIn: Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport
Bishop Caggiano Facebook
Bishop Caggiano Twitter
For social media guidelines and consultations
Contact: John Grosso
Director of Digital Media
Photo Permission Release Form
Note: Press does not need or request a photo permission form when covering a story or public event (sports, prayer services, Masses, school activities, etc.) or when invited to cover a private event.