In this morning’s Gospel taken from the fifth chapter of Saint Mark’s Gospel, we hear the story of the healing of the man possessed by Legion- a group of evil demons. Jesus orders the evil spirits that have tormented the man to enter into a herd Read More ››
Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
“Tonight we celebrate the gift of Catholic education and the opportunity it allows for innovation, leadership and transformation,” reflected Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, as he lead a prayer for the Catholic school educators recently awarded 2020 grants in innovation and leadership.
“Together, we celebrate our common Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—Old age “is not a disease, it’s a privilege,” and Catholic dioceses and parishes miss a huge and growing resource if they ignore their senior members, Pope Francis said.
“We must change our pastoral routines to respond to the presence of so many older people in Read More ››
DANBURY—In their second year as a competitive team, Immaculate High School’s Brave Engineers Team has once again captured the Connecticut Real World Design Challenge championship title.
Under the guidance of teacher advisor Jeanine Antonios and mentor Ruthanne Szumski from Pratt and Whitney Aircraft Engines, the Brave Engineers Read More ››
DANBURY—St. Gregory the Great School in Danbury left a lasting impression among their school community as three second-grade students were baptized during the weekly school Mass on Friday, January 24. Marcos Zambrano, Jonathan Davis and Tiago Mendes, as well as Marcos’ younger sister Mia, were all Read More ››
Life becomes history
VATICAN CITY—I would like to devote this year’s message to the theme of storytelling, because I believe that, so as not to lose our bearings, we need to make our own the truth contained in good stories. Stories that build up, not tear down; Read More ››
NEW CANAAN—Boys and girls between the ages of nine and 14 will compete in an annual free throw competition on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in the St. Aloysius School gymnasium in New Canaan, Conn.
The competition is sponsored by the Rev. John H. Stapleton, #2287 Knights of Read More ››
I have a confession to make…my Christmas decorations are still up. Luckily for Catholics, we can conveniently use the excuse that the Christmas season technically lasts until The Baptism of the Lord on January 12 (or the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple on February 2, Read More ››
At 50, you have the face you deserve. I think I read that somewhere. Probably in a magazine. Remember those?
I’m not 50 yet, but not far off. If what the magazine said is true, I deserve a boiled ham. The kind with a pineapple ring stapled Read More ››
In Farmingdale, Long Island, there is a cemetery named St. Charles. It is a vast cemetery, an immense necropolis. Row upon row of gravestones with their manicured lawns seem to spread endless, in every direction. The graveyard seems to have swollen to a city – the Read More ››
I’ve often wondered what kind of grandparents St. Anne and St. Joachim were. Did St. Anne dote over Jesus because he was her only grandchild? Did St. Joachim slip him a piece of candy when Mary and Joseph weren’t looking? Did they spoil him with gifts Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Foundations in Education is pleased to announce that applications to the Bishop’s Scholarship Fund open February 1, 2020!
The mission of the Bishop’s Scholarship Fund is to help families afford a Catholic education at Diocesan elementary schools in Fairfield County.
In the 2019-2020 academic year, the Bishop’s Scholarship Read More ››
TRUMBULL—Ilene F. Ianniello, age 78, of Trumbull, beloved wife of Deacon Daniel J. Ianniello, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 26, 2020 holding the hand of her beloved husband of 58 years.
Born in the Bronx, NY, the daughter of the late Lincoln Wiseman and Gertrude Morse, she Read More ››
Crusader Nation has much to be proud of. Are you spreading the good news? We have generated a lot on interest in Trinity through a variety of marketing tools that are reaching a wide audience via different mechanisms. As much as we appreciate email and social Read More ››