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St. John Fisher Seminary 1st Annual Rector’s Dinner

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The 1st Annual Rector’s Dinner “A Tribute to Monsignor Thomas W. Powers” took place Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Trinity Catholic High School in Stamford.

Monsignor Powers photos throughout the years


Photos From the Rector’s Dinner

Msgr. Powers Honored at St. John Fisher Rector’s DinnerApril 27th, 2018
STAMFORD — More than 300 people came out to a honor a priest Bishop Frank Caggiano described as “a man of authentic humility” and to celebrate the future of the priesthood in the Diocese of Bridgeport.
Msgr. Thomas Powers, Vicar General and honoree, received a standing ovation at the St. John Fisher Seminary First Annual Rector’s Dinner, which paid tribute to the men studying for the priesthood.


Evening Program
6:00 Cocktail Hour
7:00 Welcome Remarks & Invocation
Mary Giordano, St. John Fisher Seminary Rector’s Dinner Co-Chair
Reverend Paul N. Check, Master of Ceremonies & St. John Fisher Seminary Rector
Reverend David C. Leopold, Spiritual Director

7:30 Seminarian Presentation
Reverend John Connaughton, Vocation Director 
Colin Lomnitzer, St. John Fisher Seminarian

7:45 Dinner 
8:45 Rectors Award Presentation to Monsignor Thomas Powers
Reverend John Connaughton, Vocation Director 
Acceptance Speech by Monsignor Thomas Powers, Vicar General
St. John Fisher Seminary Appeal by Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport

Benediction & Evening Conclusion