FAIRFIELD—Fairfield University has been ranked in the top 10 best Catholic colleges and universities nationwide in a new 2019 ranking conducted by College Consensus. Placed at No. 6 out of 131 colleges and universities included in this year’s review, Fairfield shares the top 10 distinction with Read More ››
Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
BRIDGEPORT—We hope you will take a couple of minutes to fill out this survey concerning the overall communications efforts of the Diocese of Bridgeport.
You will find questions about Fairfield County Catholic, our monthly newspaper, along with our website and the growing social media platforms used by Read More ››
The Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano
By the Grace of God and the Authority of the Apostolic See
Bishop of Bridgeport
DECREE MODIFYING SEAT OF WISDOM DEANERY AND QUEEN ASSUMED INTO HEAVEN DEANERY
Canon 374 §2 establishes that: To foster pastoral care by means of common action, several neighboring parishes Read More ››
FAIRFIELD—Sacred Heart University honored 12 graduates and a professor at its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony recently. The awards recognize people who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their daily lives and use their knowledge, professional skills, creative talents and humanistic strengths to make a difference Read More ››
WESTPORT—St. Luke Youth teens have long been recognized for their faithful witness, joyful enthusiasm and willingness to share their time and talents with the parish. Now, a new internship has been created allowing teens to contribute to parish communications ranging from writing Gospel meditations to pitching Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—St. Vincent’s SWIM Across the Sound Marathon will be celebrating 32 years on Saturday, August 3, 2019, as approximately 100 swimmers, accompanied by a fleet of 65 escort boats and 20 law enforcement boats, will swim across Long Island Sound to raise money and support for Read More ››
In 1950, the fabled Seven Gables Book shop in Manhattan printed a special Christmas card of 500 copies. The card contained three printed pages. The first had an introduction by the scholar Thomas H. Johnson.
Johnson, who would become the editor of the Harvard edition of Read More ››
Father Christopher Ford:
As it often happens, Father Christopher Ford felt the call to the priesthood as early as second grade…and it was a call that never really went away. He even went so far as to fill out an application during his senior year of high Read More ››
Seventeen years ago, when the clergy sex abuse crisis began hitting the news, a prison chaplain at the Danbury Federal Correctional Institution approached Father Lawrence Carew about developing a healing retreat for victims of abuse, to help lead them out of the darkness from what seemed Read More ››
David D’Andrea believes God has blessed him with miracles in his life. He was cured of polio as a child. He overcame the trauma of clerical sex abuse. And he survived stage 3 cancer, which was diagnosed in 2014.
He credits his recovery to Our Lady of Read More ››
Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2019 / 03:15 am (CNA).- Churches, shrines, and monasteries in the Middle East are not only pilgrimage destinations, but also places of sanctuary, identity, and hope for local Christians who are suffering existential threats, local religious leaders said.
“Christ dwelt among us in Read More ››
WASHINGTON—The July 25 announcement by the Justice Department that it is reinstating the federal death penalty for the first time in 16 years was unwelcome news for Catholic leaders who have advocated against capital punishment.
“The United States’ death penalty system is tragically flawed. Resuming federal executions—especially Read More ››
I still remember the time I didn’t get the job. Well, actually there were a few times I didn’t get the job and I don’t like to remember them. Then, there was the time I didn’t get the girl or the promotion or the mortgage or Read More ››
GREENWICH—The Principal and Board of Directors of Greenwich Catholic School announced today that Mr. Patrick Ledley has been appointed as Assistant Principal for Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, and Mr. Vincent Mascola has been appointed as Dean of Students, effective July 1, 2019.
The Assistant Principal and Dean Read More ››