Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
STAMFORD—Frances Xavier Cabrini was 38 years old when she first came to America in 1889 with six religious sisters, inspired by the hope of helping Italian immigrants in their new homeland, which held promise but more often prejudice.
After arriving in New York from Italy, the sisters Read More ››
In these last days of the current pastoral year, I am reading through the First Book of Maccabees for my daily spiritual reflection. As you may recall, the Maccabees were a deeply religious Jewish family that refused the orders of the Greek king to abandon the Read More ››
STRATFORD—The St. Mark School Community was in full force at the recent Vicki Soto 5K Race, with a team of 84 strong! The team, which included a principal, students, alumni, parents and current and former faculty, came together to honor Vicki Soto, the 27-year old first-grade Read More ››
GREENWICH—On June 14, 2019, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano announced the merging of the parishes of St. Agnes in Greenwich with St. Catherine of Siena in Riverside to create the Parish of St. Catherine of Siena and St. Agnes. The decision came after a long period of Read More ››
NEW HAVEN—At a time when some ask, “Is a college degree worth it?” Albertus Magnus College can answer with a resounding, “Yes!” Further evidence supporting the value of an Albertus Magnus degree has recently been revealed via a new study completed by Georgetown University’s Center on Read More ››
NORWALK—In an effort to rebuild and heal the Catholic Church in the wake of the sex abuse crisis, women and lay leaders have taken a more central role in the process of bringing families back to Mass.
For a group of women at St. Matthew Church in Read More ››
STAMFORD—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano said in his Sunday homily that as Christians we must not let our faith be formed by politics when we consider the needs of the poor and immigrants.
At a Mass honoring St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, patron saint of immigrants, he said, “We live Read More ››
RIVERSIDE—Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better Read More ››
DANBURY—Immaculate High School has sent five Fall teams to their respective State Tournaments this season, with boys soccer, girls soccer, field hockey, girls volleyball and girls swim all qualifying based on their regular-season winning records. Immaculate also saw cross-country athletes competing in both the State Open Read More ››
As I continue to reflect upon my ad limina visit to Rome, my heart remains filled with many feelings. What is interesting is that the same two feelings come to mind regardless of how many times I have visited the Eternal City.
The first is a deep Read More ››
WESTPORT– Calling all bargain hunters, craft lovers, and shoppers of all ages!
Don’t miss the Annual Saint Luke Harvest Fair this weekend on November 16 and 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Admission is FREE.
The Harvest Fair will be held on Saint Luke Catholic Read More ››
DANBURY—All are invited to enjoy the “Sounds and Songs of the Season” at Immaculate High School’s Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, December 8 beginning at 4 pm. Beautiful holy and seasonal musical performances by student concert and mixed choirs, guitar ensemble and bands, Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—Following through on a proposal made at the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon, Pope Francis said there are plans to include a definition of ecological sins in the church’s official teaching.
“We should be introducing—we were thinking—in the Catechism of the Catholic Church the sin Read More ››
BALTIMORE—The day after the U.S. bishops were encouraged at their Baltimore meeting to bring young people back to the church, they were urged to also pay more attention to and support the teens and young adults among them in parishes and church programs.
To help them do Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—On October 2, Catholic Academy of Bridgeport Board Chair Brad Evans welcomed 60 guests to the schools’ 10th Annual Fall Dinner celebration at Polpo Restaurant in Greenwich.
Sixty guests dined on Polpo’s upscale Italian fare. Those in attendance included eight of the Academy’s 12 board members, all Read More ››