Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT


 

Smiles for the thanks

BROOKFIELD—During Catholic Schools Week, students at St. Joseph School Brookfield wrote letters of appreciation for the local Police and Fire departments. Cate, Michael, and Clare Conlon delivered the letters to the police department the weekend of February 17 and were greeted with some big smiles!

Notre Dame Receives Two Grants To Support Student Learning; Stem and Arts

FAIRFIELD—Notre Dame High School recently received two grants from Foundations in Education. Foundations in Education is a non-profit initiative created to assist the Diocese of Bridgeport’s ongoing mission to support Catholic education in Fairfield County by supporting innovation in academic and extra-curriculum programs, fostering opportunities for the Read More ››

Spirituality of Oscar Romero

WHAT: The Curtis Center at Sacred Heart University presents “The Liberation Spirituality of Oscar Romeo” with Michael Lee.

WHO: Michael Lee is an associate professor of theology with affiliation in Fordham’s Latin America and Latino Studies Institute. Lee will explore the life, writing and preaching of the Read More ››

Bringing the world to Jesus

BRIDGPORT— “Bring the world to Jesus one person at a time,” Bishop Frank Caggiano told more than 250 children, teenagers and adults in the RCIA program, who recently celebrated the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion—a ceremony that began their final preparation toward full Read More ››

Leaders of Tomorrow Reception

BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano and Foundations in Education recently hosted the Inaugural Leaders of Tomorrow Breakfast Reception at the Catholic Center in Bridgeport.

More than 160 turned out to honor the 49 young students who were selected as Leaders of Tomorrow.

Leaders of Tomorrow is a unique program Read More ››

Bishop and Funeral Directors meet

BRIDGEPORT—On February 11, Bishop Caggiano met with a group of 45 funeral directors at the Catholic Center for a wide-ranging discussion about Catholic funeral practices, including cremation, fees, eulogies, and the condition of the Diocese’s nine cemeteries.

Bishop Caggiano brought the funeral directors together to solicit their Read More ››

Beginning Our Lenten Journey

BRIDGEPORT—Journey through Lent with the help of Lenten resources compiled by the diocesan Leadership Institute. According to Patrick Donovan, the Lenten resources include a checklist for Lenten practices, FAQs about Lent, Fasting resources, and other guidance to deepen your spiritual life and immerse yourself in the Read More ››

Youth Choir Auditions

Do you know anyone in high school who loves to sing? Our Diocesan Youth Choir (C4Y) is holding auditions throughout the month of February!

“Do you love to sing? Can you carry a tune? Then be part of this special musical ministry,” shared Mary Higgins, the Director Read More ››

Women’s One-Day Retreat

NEWTOWN—What Are You Looking For? Explore our journey of faith as women who seek to answer this question from Christ.
Where: Holy Innocents Faith Formation Center, St. Rose Parish, Newtown
When: Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (concludes with Mass at 4:00 pm)

Questions: Call St. Rose Faith Read More ››