The Divine Healer

In 2002, a prison chaplain contacted Father Larry Carew about working with an inmate who had been sexually abused by a priest. When Father met Tom, he had unruly hair and a long beard and seemed like “a wild man” consumed with anger.

He counseled him several

Timeless Moments

They seem to bob into consciousness without announcement or connection—images of people and places. A multitude of figures and scenes, fragmented recollections, show up at unexpected moments. There are faces of strangers I sat beside on a train and exchanged a few words with; the face Read More ››

Can I Twirl?

When the thermometer inched past 60 degrees last week, everyone seemed to catch a bout of spring fever. Though the warmth was fleeting, it held a promise of renewal we hadn’t felt in months, sending everyone into a frenzied mode of cleaning. My daughters brushed cobwebs Read More ››


Update on New Liturgical Norms

BRIDGEPORT—The Leadership Institute has added a few more face-to-face meetings in English and Spanish for those ministers who could not attend the previous sessions.

The Remaining Face-to-Face Sessions are as follows:

  • Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 5:30 PM, St. Roch’s Church, Greenwich (Espanol/ Spanish)
  • Tuesday, 28 May 2019,