Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
NORWALK—St. Mary’s Church and the St. Cecilia Society are pleased to announce a free recital on Sunday, October 6, 3 pm at St. Mary’s Church, 669 West Avenue in Norwalk, Connecticut.
The multitalented Terrence B. Fay is an active singer, instrumentalist, composer, and conductor. He is a Read More ››
DANBURY—Monsignor Charles M. Murphy will be speaking in the metro New York area for the first time on his new book, “Mystical Prayer: The Poetic Example of Emily Dickinson.” On Monday evening, September 23 at 7 pm, Msgr. Murphy will be visiting St. Joseph Church in Read More ››
NORWALK—“When I gather together with you, I know I am with family,” Monsignor Walter Orlowski addressed the congregation during his homily at this weekend’s Mass of Thanksgiving, honoring the 40th Anniversary of his Ordination.
Joy, laughter, priests, religious, dignitaries and five generations of parishioners packed the church. Read More ››
STAMFORD—On a cool September evening when crowds filled the streets of downtown Stamford, strolling from restaurants to theaters and through the park, more than 30 faithful from the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist went out to share a message, a message that many people had 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 ››
In late June, Baby Monica was laid to rest after a funeral Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Brooklyn, New York. She had been found, dead and discarded, in a bag surrounded by bloody clothing under a tree near a Brooklyn Read More ››
As the words from the Book of Ecclesiastes remind us, “There is an appointed time for everything…” (Ecc 3:1). It is with a deep sense of excitement, mixed with real sadness, that I write to let you know that September 13, 2019 will be my 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 ››
STAMFORD—As several hundred students, administrators, officials and members of the Cingari family gathered, the new upper school space of the Catholic Academy of Stamford was formally dedicated Tuesday morning.
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano presided over a service which included the youth choir of the Catholic Academy, scripture 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 ››
SHELTON — Bishop Frank J. Caggiano celebrated a Mass of dedication at St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church on Saturday, September 7 for the new parish center, praising the faith community for their generosity in the We Stand With Christ capital campaign, and Father Ciprian Bejan for Read More ››