A few weeks ago, when I was visiting with my niece and her family, my grand-niece proudly announced that she had learned a prayer at school which she wanted to recite for us. The prayer was the Guardian Angel Prayer, which she prayed with great attention Read More ››
Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
STAMFORD—Redemptoris Mater, the missionary seminary of the Diocese of Bridgeport, will honor the president of The Catholic University of America and the permanent observer of the Holy See to the United Nations at its third annual gala on October 25.
Father Marco Pacciana, the rector of the Read More ››
STAMFORD — More than 125 years ago, the legendary Irish composer, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford, composed his Great Mass in G Major, which employs a full orchestra, a chorus and vocal soloists. And yet for all its grandeur, it has been performed on only several occasions.
Now, Read More ››
STAMFORD—The diocesan Respect Life Mass is set for this Sunday, October 6 at noon at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist in Stamford.
The Mass will be celebrated by Father Albert Audette and all are welcome to attend and offer prayers for the respect of all Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Mr. Jose Aguto, Esq., associate director of The Catholic Climate Covenant will be the speaker at this year’s Diocesan Red Mass and Breakfast set for Sunday, October 27, at 9 am at Fairfield University’s Egan Chapel.
The celebrant and homilist will be Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, bishop Read More ››
NEW HAVEN—Across Europe, the annual celebration of Christmas has formed customs that have become part of the cultural fabric of its nations and regions. Europe is the focus of the Knights of Columbus Museum’s 15th annual Christmas exhibition, featuring season-inspired art and traditions from across the Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Robert Holzberg, who has led an independent investigation into the handling of the abuse crisis by the Diocese of Bridgeport, has released a report on his findings on Tuesday, October 1st at 11:00 am in a press conference.
The conference was streamed Read More ››
WESTON—Foundations in Faith hosted their annual Bishop’s Reception on a warm September afternoon in Weston at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Hall. Over 120 people of all ages gathered to celebrate one another as fellow 2019 grant award recipients. Elements of the afternoon included Bishop Frank Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Retired Connecticut Superior Court Judge Robert Holzberg, who has led an independent investigation into the handling of the abuse crisis by the Diocese of Bridgeport, has announced that he will release a report on his findings on Tuesday, October 1st at 11:00 am in a press Read More ››
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann, Chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities, celebrated the launch of Respect Life Month with a statement. Archbishop Naumann encouraged Catholics discouraged by attacks on human life to “hold fast to Christ, our Hope.”
Archbishop Naumann’s full statement follows:
“Although we must Read More ››
DARIEN— The parishioners of St. Thomas More filled the pews Saturday for a Mass of Dedication as their new church was consecrated by Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, who praised them and their pastor for their generosity and commitment to pass along the faith to future generations.
“We Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—“Thank you for the important work you do to protect children and young people,” Bishop Frank J. Caggiano said to a room full of parish coordinators of Safe Environments at today’s appreciation luncheon held in Queen of Saints Hall at the Catholic Center.
The bishop said that Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—The newest official member of the Sacred Heart men’s hockey program suited up with the Pioneers on Tuesday at Webster Bank Arena, but he had been out there with them before. Zakarai Schneider, 16, of Bethany, joined them on the ice a few weeks ago.
“We had Read More ››
Among the many possessions that we have, it seems to me that one of the most precious possessions we have is our time. As I look at my own busy life, given the many competing issues that I need to address each day, I am constantly Read More ››