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Our Catholic Upbringing November 16th, 2021 - “In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen,” my…

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Prayer is Our Best Tool September 13th, 2021 - After the morning rosary, my first thoughts were fixed on 9/11/01, twenty years ago to the day.…

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A celebration of an outstanding legacy September 7th, 2021 - Editor’s Note: On Friday, August 27, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano hosted a reception at his Trumbull residence…

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St. Dominic, Founder of the Order of Preachers August 12th, 2021 - The 6th of August commemorated the 800th anniversary of the passing into heavenly glory of one of…

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Praying for fallen-away Catholics July 19th, 2021 - All of us know many people who, either through passive neglect or through an active, intentional decision,…

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The Main Ingredients July 1st, 2021 - “I want to bake something,” my 14-year-old said on a recent rainy evening. As the baker in…

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A Reflection on the Sacrament of Reconciliation June 1st, 2021 - Introduction For several years, the Diocese of Bridgeport has sponsored Reconciliation Monday.[1]  Held at the beginning of…

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Review: Finding Sanctuary by Jennifer Hubbard May 19th, 2021 - Jennifer Hubbard is an award-winning journalist and regular contributor to the Catholic monthly, Magnificat. Before the birth…

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This year we are all being called March 26th, 2021 - I couldn’t find zeppole di San Giuseppe anywhere on the feast of my patron, St. Joseph. My…

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St. Joseph: Model of Spiritual Fatherhood March 16th, 2021 - One of the most challenging things about discerning priesthood is often the discernment of the life that…

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A Lenten Challenge to ‘Love thy neighbor’ March 10th, 2021 - (Below, Kelly Weldon, director of Foundations in Faith and a member of the diocesan ad hoc committee…

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The Return February 26th, 2021 - Guess what came back?” my husband said after work the other day. Hmm, I thought. The mouse…

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A young martyr with a lesson for modern times February 18th, 2021 - My father once gave me some wisdom from Alcoholics Anonymous that I’ve remembered all my life…although I…

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May We Appreciate the Passage of Time January 6th, 2021 - The texts came chiming in from friends one after another as early as 3:00 pm on New…

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Home for the Holidays November 24th, 2020 - Growing up in the ‘70s and ‘80s, I knew the holiday season was upon us when my…

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The power of the ‘chosen family’ November 17th, 2020 - Jesus Himself said “no prophet is accepted in his own town” (Luke 4:24). I have begun to…

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What happens when we slow down? October 19th, 2020 - The pandemic has forced us to slow down. For many, this has been a challenge, especially when…

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God’s in the backseat September 2nd, 2020 - Summer just isn’t summer in my family without at least one road trip. The bikes strapped precariously…

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Learning about myself by giving back to others August 4th, 2020 - Both Abigail and Jovanka are members of CREW, a leadership program at St. Peter’s in Danbury. Teens…

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If I could but carry your cross… June 30th, 2020 - As a white woman I do not have the adequate words to explain how the Black community…

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Exiting the spiritual desert June 16th, 2020 - As what some might term a “cradle Catholic,” I did not spend much of my younger years…

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A Time of National Lament June 6th, 2020 - The below reflection first appeared on the Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality’s website and Fairfield University Email…

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This uncertain season calls for us to embrace waiting May 27th, 2020 - As Christians, we are no stranger to waiting. The Israelites wandered 40 years in the desert. They…

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Where is joy to be found? May 19th, 2020 - Just a word… Sixth Sunday of Easter… May 17, 2020 Each of the six Sundays since Easter…

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Do not be afraid, God will always remain the Good God May 13th, 2020 - Faced with this difficult period that the world is experiencing today due to coronavirus, many people have…

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