I am one of those people who reads about four books at once because I can’t decide on one. So one can imagine my joy when we receive books in the mail to our office. Something I am doing this year is keeping track of all Read More ››
Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT
Among the harder things to prepare for as a parent is the raw emotion that pushes up like an oil strike during big family moments. Our Clara’s confirmation got me good.
We earned our stripes with Clara. She is the oldest of our five. My wife and Read More ››
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 Read More ››
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 ››
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 ››
TRUMBULL—The Parish of Saint Catherine of Siena is hosting a paper shredding fundraising event on Saturday, June 8 from 9 am—12 noon, rain or shine. All kinds of papers and documents will be shredded while you wait by a professional shredding truck. No need to remove Read More ››
STRATFORD—Scouts from Our Lady of Peace in Stratford recently held a fill-the-boat food drive to help establish a food pantry for local charities.
Scouts BSA Troop 20 and Sea Scout Ship 101, both chartered to Our Lady of Peace, collected more than 75 pounds of food and Read More ››
NEW MILFORD—“Disregarding the Shame, Reaching Out for the Joy,” a healing retreat for victims of abuse, will be held over two weekends, on August 3 and August 10 from 9:30 to 3:30 at the Oratory of the Little Way at 8 Oratory Lane in New Milford, Read More ››
DANBURY—At a special Mass celebration recently, Immaculate High School dedicated its renovated Chapel to the late Monsignor John B. Hossan, the founding principal of Immaculate High School.
“For over 50 years, Mass has been celebrated in this Chapel. This renovation assures that our school community will be Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT — Bishop Frank J. Caggiano ordained three men as priests for the Diocese of Bridgeport on Saturday, calling upon them to “preach the fullness of truth whether the world likes it or not.”
“I would love to tell you that the days ahead in the Church Read More ››
STAMFORD- Superintendent of Diocesan Schools Dr. Steven Cheeseman brought good news to Trinity High School Commencement Ceremony and to the entire high school community this evening when he announced that Trinity would remain open and move forward with plans for the future.
The auditorium erupted in joy and Read More ››
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, Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—The Leadership Institute of the Diocese of Bridgeport is pleased to continue the Family Bible Challenge. During the first season of the Family Bible Challenge, more than 1,400 families participated in the Sunday reflections and the Wednesday quizzes. Why not make this a part of your Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—On Saturday, June 1, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will ordain three men as priests for the Diocese of Bridgeport. The Ordination Mass will be celebrated at 11 am in St. Augustine Cathedral. These three men were ordained as transitional deacons last year, May 19, 2018.
Peter Read More ››
Tomorrow evening begins the celebration of the Baccalaureate Masses for our five regional Catholic high schools. For me, it is a blessing to pray with our seniors and their families as they prepare to begin a new chapter in their young adult lives. Graced with the Read More ››