STAMFORD — The Basilica of St. John the Evangelist celebrated the canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman on Sunday with a performance of the Great Mass in G Major by the legendary Irish composer Sir Charles Villiers Stanford.
The majestic music of the Stanford’s Mass filled the Read More ››
STRATFORD—About 40 Catholics from the Stratford area gathered for the Public Rosary on Saturday October12, 2019 at the Paradise Green Gazebo in Stratford. The public prayer service was organized by “America Needs Fatima.” The group sponsored 20,000 Public Rosaries across the United States. Maureen Kuhar served Read More ››
DARIEN—“It is a blessed day for all of us as you have come forward to say yes to this great calling that God has given to you,” said Bishop Frank J. Caggiano to the newly ordained Father Michael James Vian Clark, ordained to the priesthood today Read More ››
VATICAN CITY— Most bishops who lead dioceses in the Amazon support the ordination of married men of proven virtue, or “viri probati,” as a way of addressing the lack of priests in the region, a Brazilian bishop said.
Speaking to journalists after a Vatican press briefing Oct. Read More ››
ALBANY—Sister Mary Agnes O’Neil, Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, is known for her longevity and spirit, but in the Capitol Region she could be known as the sister who saved St. Mary’s Hospital in Troy. Sister Mary Agnes spent three different stints at Read More ››
DARIEN—On Saturday, October 12, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will ordain Deacon Michael Clark to the priesthood. The Ordination Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More in Darien at 11 am. Deacon Clark was ordained to the Transitional Diaconate on February 2, 2019.
Clark was born in Read More ››
On Monday we celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. We recall the gift of the rosary as a powerful means by which we can meditate on the mysteries of Christ’s life through the intercession of the Mother of God. It also provides us Read More ››
Many people who attend a Catholic funeral for the first time will often remark how beautiful it is. Steeped in centuries-old custom and ritual as Catholic funeral rites are, that’s understandable.
But the most important aspect about Catholic funerals is that they express the Christian hope in Read More ››
TRUMBULL—In thanksgiving for the Canonization of St. John Henry Newman this month, the Parish of Saint Catherine of Siena in Trumbull will hold a weekend-long celebration on October 19 and 20.
- At all six Masses that weekend, the homily will consider the life, thought, and relevance Read More ››
STAMFORD—They stood on the sidewalks and street corners, holding signs that proclaimed the sanctity of life to the world passing by. Signs that said, “Abortion kills children,” and “Lord, forgive us and our nation” and “Abortion hurts women.” Some people scoffed, others honked their horns to Read More ››
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Catholic Church’s mission in the world is to spread the fire of God’s love and must not be limited to the “‘ordinary maintenance’ of those who already know the Gospel,” Pope Francis said.
Celebrating the opening Mass of the Synod of Bishops Read More ››
Have you ever wondered if you were being “called” to discern the diaconate? Has someone, your pastor, a priest or a deacon ever mentioned to you that they can see you as deacon someday? Do you feel that God calling you to live your faith differently, Read More ››
TRUMBULL—St. Joseph High School, southern Connecticut’s premier college preparatory school, announced today that two of their senior students, Katherine R. Pikulik and Louis W. Tuccio have been selected as 2019 National Merit Commended Students.
A Letter of Commendation from St. Joseph High School and the National Merit Read More ››
STAMFORD—Principal Scott Smith of Trinity Catholic High School announced today that Lauren Young has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented by Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—The Saint Augustine Medal of Service prayer service and awards ceremony will be held at St. Augustine Cathedral on Saturday, October 26, beginning at 1 pm.
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will lead the prayer service and present medals to more than 190 recipients from parishes and ministries across the Read More ››