Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
TEXAS—”God’s work, our hands” is the motto used by the ten young adults and their parochial vicar, Father David Roman, who came to our diocese January 2-6 to work for Hurricane Harvey victims and the homeless in our diocese. They came here at the urging of Read More ››
WASHINGTON — Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following statement to mark the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, 2020.
Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows:
“As our nation prepares to commemorate the Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Fairfield University Art Museum announces the upcoming exhibition Archives of Consciousness: 6 Cuban Artists, opening January 24 and closing May 15, 2020. Featuring recent works by internationally renowned artists of Cuba’s post-Soviet era, this exhibit invites us to witness the struggles and experiences of life in Read More ››
In an age when most people see Christianity as a religion filled with complex rules and doctrines that are not easily reconciled with modern, secular society, Saint John Henry Newman offers us this reflection:
“May God the Father give us a heart and understanding to realize, as Read More ››
Mary Felice had recently been accepted into medical school at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse when she went to a parish mission and heard an elderly priest talk about giving his life to God. It was an encounter that would change her forever.
“I felt like Read More ››
DANBURY- Immaculate High School is pleased to announce that Bishop Frank Caggiano has appointed Wendy Neil of Redding as Principal. Ms. Neil has served as Interim Principal since July 2019 and before that, she was a teacher and program leader at Immaculate High School.
Neil began teaching Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—On Saturday, January 11, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano celebrated a Mass of Dedication at St. Pius X Parish in Fairfield to dedicate the newly restored church and consecrate the altar. With Father Sam Kachuba, pastor of St. Pius X, Father Tim Iannacone, parochial vicar, and other Read More ››
NORWALK—In celebration of the true meaning of the Christmas season, nearly 140 students from All Saints Catholic School in Norwalk recently submitted entries in the Knights of Columbus’ annual Keep Christ in Christmas poster contest coordinated by St Matthew Council No, 14360 in Norwalk
According to the Read More ››
DANBURY—Looking for a fun event this Valentine’s Day? The classic silent film, Speedy (Harold Lloyd), will be showing at St. Peter Church at 7:30 pm. Live organ accompaniment will be provided by Boston-based organ virtuoso Peter Krasinski.
Speedy, Harold Lloyd’s last silent film, is a delightful romantic Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—“On Friday, January 24, people from around the diocese (including myself) will make a pilgrimage to the 47th Annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.,” says Maureen Ciardiello, coordinator of Respect Life and Project Rachel Ministry for the diocese.
“Speaking as a veteran attendee, and not just as Read More ››
TRUMBULL—The annual March for Life will take place this year on January 24 in Washington, D.C. with tens of thousands of pro-life supporters gathering on the National Mall to defend the right to life for the unborn. As the pro-life movement continues to grow throughout the Read More ››
DANBURY—“Research indicates that the most effective Early Learning Childhood education programs, especially those in low-income communities, include parent education,” explained Holly Doherty-Lemoine, executive director of Foundations in Education as she describes the vision of the Christopher Ripp Early Learning Program.
This early intervention program, piloted at St. Read More ››
WILTON—Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Academy will hold an Open House on Sunday, January 26th from 2-4 pm and offer prospective students and families the opportunity to meet current students and faculty, take a guided tour and learn about registering for fall 2020.
A Personalized Approach to Read More ››
DANBURY—The Immaculate High School CyberPatriots placed first in the Platinum Division in the Connecticut Regional National Youth Cyber Defense Competition sponsored by the National Cyber Education Program. This is the fourth time that the team won the State competition, having won the State title in 2015, Read More ››
Diocesan Statement on Fr. Jaime Marin-Cardona
On Monday, January 6th Fr. Jaime Marin-Cardona was arraigned in Danbury on charges related to allegations of abuse of a juvenile. Fr. Marin-Cardona is being held on a bond.
On Friday, January 3rd, in cooperation with the Diocese of Bridgeport, Father Jaime Marin-Cardona, Read More ››