Ministries • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

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African American Catholic Community

Father Reginald NormanFather Reginald Norman, Director
Blessed Sacrament Parish
275 Union Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06607
Tel: (203) 333-1202
Email: FrNorman@diobpt.org

Haitian Catholic Community

Father G. Frantz DesruisseauxFather G. Frantz Desruisseaux, Director
Saint Joseph Parish
85 South Main Street
South Norwalk, CT 06854
Tel: (203) 838-4171

Spanish-speaking Catholic Community

Father Gustavo A. FallaFather Gustavo A. Falla, Director
The Cathedral Parish
170 Thompson Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Tel: (203) 368-6777

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services

Father Larry CarewFather Larry Carew, Chaplain
Christ the King Parish
4700 Madison Avenue
Trumbull, CT 06611
Tel: (203) 268-8695
Email: FrCarew@diobpt.org

Courage

Father Philip G. BochanskiFather Philip G. Bochanski
Courage International, Inc.
8 Leonard Street
Norwalk, CT 06850
Tel: (203) 803-1564
Email: Courage@diobpt.org
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Father Edward McAuley
Diocesan Advisor for the English Language
Saint Bridget Parish
278 Strawberry Hill Ave.,
Stamford, CT 06902-2590
Tel: (203) 324-2910

Msgr. Aniceto Villamide
Diocesan Advisor for the Spanish Language
Saint Peter Parish
695 Colorado Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605-1602
Tel: (203) 366-5611

Deacon José Cabral
Diocesan Advisor for the Portuguese Language
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
149 Deer Hill Ave.
Danbury, CT 06810-7797
Tel: (203) 797-1821
Email: JCabral9437@sbcglobal.net

Deaf Apostolate

Father Nicholas S. PaviaFather Nicholas S. Pavia
The Catholic Center
238 Jewett Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Tel: (203) 924-8611
Email: PadrePavia@msn.com

Office of Faith Formation

Catholic Center
238 Jewett Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Tel: (203) 416-1440
Web: www.officeoffaithformation.org

The goal of the Office of Faith Formation is to foster, guide, and support the endeavor of life-long formation in the teachings of Christ and all aspects of the Catholic faith on both the parish and diocesan levels. Our ministries: Adult Formation/RCIA, Catechesis/CLDB, Marriage and Family, Respect Life Ministry, Youth Ministry and Ministry for People with Disabilities.

Pontifical Association of the Holy Childhood

Father Michael Boccaccio, Director
The Catholic Center
238 Jewett Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606-2892
Tel: (203) 416-1447

Portuguese-Speaking People

Monsignor Constantino R. Caldas, Director and Diocesan Advisor
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
429 Huntington Road
Bridgeport, CT 06608-1106
Tel: (203) 333-7575

Propagation of the Faith

Father Michael Boccaccio, Director
The Catholic Center
238 Jewett Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606-2892
Tel: (203) 416-1447

Priest Director of Queen of the Clergy Residence

Msgr. Louis DeProfioMsgr. Louis DeProfio, P.A., Director
Catherine Dennis Keefe Queen of the Clergy, Retired Priests’ Residence
274 Strawberry Hill Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
Tel: (203) 358-9906

Episcopal Vicar for Senior Priests

Msgr. William Scheyd
Saint Aloysius Parish Retired Priests’ Residence
21 Cherry Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
Tel: (203) 966-0020