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PRAYERS FOR PEACE
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FREE BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP AT ST. VINCENT’S MEDICAL CENTER meets on the first and third Tuesdays of every month from 5:30-7pm on Level 4 of the Elizabeth Pfriem SWIM Center for Cancer Care, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport. Next meeting is Sept. 2. Information and resources to women dealing with breast cancer at any stage of survivorship. No reservations required, free parking. For info call (203) 576-6158.
MASS TO CELEBRATE BLESSED MOTHER THERESA with celebrant The Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport at St. Peter Church, 695 Colorado Ave. (corner of Beechwood Ave & Colorado Ave), Bridgeport on Fri., Sept. 5 at 3pm. All welcome as we celebrate the amazing life and inspiration to the world - Blessed Mother Theresa.
MULTI-FAMILY TAG SALE hosted by The Saint Pope John XXIII Columbiette Auxiliary on Sat., Sept. 6 from 9am-3pm at St. Jude School, 707 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe. CT 06468. Something for everyone! Rain or Shine. For info call (203) 261-0593.
NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL 40TH RENUNION on Sept. 6 at Mill River Country Club in Stratford. $60pp. For info or tickets call Michelle (203) 452-1222.
ATTENTION ALL PARISHES IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY! INTER-PARISH BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT at St. Philip Church, 25 France St., Norwalk on Sat., Sept. 6 from 10am-2pm open to men & women age 21 and over. Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Bringing All to Christ with this inter-parish tournament. Teams: Every parish may register a maximum of two teams. Registration $30 per team. Winning team awarded cash prize. Contact your home parish office or St. Philip Parish Office at (203) 847-4549.
EVENING OF PRAYER, ADORATION & FELLOWSHIP - Bishop Frank Caggiano would like to extend a personal invitation to all of the Lay Communities, Ecclesial Movements and Apostolic Societies within the Diocese of Bridgeport to an evening of prayer, adoration and fellowship on Sun., Sept. 7 from 4-5pm in the Cathedral of St. Augustine, Bridgeport followed by coffee, pastries and fellowship from 5-7pm at Kolbe Cathedral High School gym. Each of the Communities, Societies and Associations will have to appoint a representative to briefly explain what their group is doing, whether on a diocesan, national or global level.
ANNUAL PICNIC with rides, tag sale, Bingo, food, bake sale, 50/50 raffle and more at St. Pius X, 834 Brookside Dr., Fairfield on Sun., Sept. 7 open to all! Outdoor mass at 10:30am; Picnic starts immediately after. Fun for all ages. For info call (203) 255-6134.
NEW BIBLE STUDY STARTING OPEN TO ALL - The Gospel of Mark at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside. Monday evenings, starts Sept 8 from 7:30-9pm and Tuesday mornings, starts Sept 9 from 10-11:30am. Meet in the O'Connor Center, room 104/105. The earliest account of Jesus' life focuses on the Paschal events and will draw you into an examination of what it means to follow Jesus, even in his suffering. Register at: www.stcath.org. $20pp for materials.
NEW ADULT BIBLE STUDY - The parishes of St. Mary's/St. Benedict's in Stamford are hosting "The Great Adventure: Journey Through the Bible" by Jeff Cavins every Tuesday night from 7-9pm starting Sept. 9. Cost is free and all are welcome to attend! We meet at 21 St. Benedict's Circle in Stamford. Call St. Mary at (203) 324-7321 or St. Benedict at (203) 327-7250.
VOTF MASS FOR SUCCESS OF SYNOD - Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) has invited all delegates of the 2014 Synod and the general public to attend a special Mass for the success of the Synod on Sept. 11 at 7:30pm at Saint Philip Church in Norwalk. Fr. Michael Boccaccio, pastor of Saint Philip, will be the celebrant and will offer a special blessing to all Synod delegates in attendance. Light refreshments will follow. “We are hoping that delegates will come to the liturgy and in some way be uplifted by it. It’s all about intercession because we are asking God’s blessing on the synod to bring us together as people of God and do what’s best for the diocese,” said Jamie Dance, VOTF Chairman and member of St. John Parish in Darien. Synod 2014 formally begins on Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m. at Saint Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport with a Solemn Vespers Service, followed by the convening of the first General Session for delegates on Sat., Sept. 20 at St. Catherine of Siena in Trumbull.
ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP GALA honoring the Most Reverend Bishop Frank Caggiano & The William H. Pitt Foundation, Sept. 12. Cocktails at 6pm; Dinner & Awards Presentation at 7pm at Race Brook Country Club, Orange. For sponsorship or ticket info call (203) 378.9378x325 or visit www.sjcadets.org/gala
ANNUAL SEPTEMBER FEST at Our Lady of Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Rd., Fairfield from Sept. 12-14. Featuring rides, games & prizes, tag sale, 50/50 raffle, bingo and amazing food! Admission is free; wristbands for rides. Hours: Friday 6-10pm, Sat. & Sun. 1-10pm. For info call (203) 333-9065 or www. assumptionfairfield.org
AN EVENING WITH AMY GRANT on Fri., Sept. 12 at 8pm at the Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Amy Grant, 6-time Grammy Award winner and best-selling Contemporary Christian artist of all time, has built a long, successful career on music that matters. Make a group, bring the family – don’t miss this rare opportunity! Tickets: $75, $55, $45, $35 (per-ticket fees apply). Call Palace Theatre Box Office at (203) 325-4466 or click here.
INTERNATIONAL POT LUCK DINNER at St. Philip Church, 1 Father Conlon Pl., Norwalk on Sept. 13 following the 5:30pm Mass. Click here to sign up. Feel free to wear traditional garments of your country or your favorite team's jersey! Contact Claudette if you would like to share a dance or other performance. We would also like music cds to play during supper. Join us -It will be a great party!
3RD CANDACE LEE WILLIAMS 5K RUN TO REMEMBER in honor of Immaculate High School graduate who lost her life on 9/11 held Sat., Sept. 13 starting at Tarrywile Park in Danbury, ending at Immaculate High School. Registration 8–9:30am; start of Race 10am; Post Race Party 10:30am–12:30pm with raffle prizes, music, food, and awards ceremony. Proceeds to the Candace Lee Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund at IHS, and Tuesday's Children First Responder Alliance Program. Info go to http://friendsofcandace.com/5k-run-info/
VOCATIONS MASS on Sat., Sept. 13 at 9:30am at St. Emery’s Church, 838 Kings Hwy. East, Fairfield. Father Norman Guilbert will celebrate a Mass in church followed with a social and meeting in the Church Hall. “Come and See” if you are being called to a vocation in the Secular Franciscan Order. All are welcome! For further information, call (203)-255-8801.
ALL TEENS & PARENTS – YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND ST. ALOYSIUS YOUTH MINISTRY KICK OFF BBQ on Sun., Sept. 14 immediately following the Teen Mass. Parents are especially welcomed and encouraged to attend -- we will have a parent info session at 6:30pm and games for the teens. Come meet teens, other parents of Catholic teens and our parish clergy and staff involved in serving our teens! Find out what is in store for this coming school year including leadership opportunities, service opportunities, mission trips and small groups for those who want to dig deeper into their faith . . . all set in place to help our teens become more Christ-centered! Come join together for Mass and then head over to the Stapleton Hall patio! Click here to sign up so we kjnow how many to plan for.
“ADDICTION AND THE BRAIN: MYTH VS FACT” first in a series presented by St. Catherine of Siena Church, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside, CT on Sun., Sept. 14 at 11:45am-1pm. An adults only round table discussion on the social and emotional implications of addiction on teens and young adults. Joined by a panel of experts from our community, topics include: effects of drugs on the developing adolescent, how to approach your children when discussing drug use, and learn about the myriad of support services available in our community. Q & A will follow. For info contact: Janis Pataky, Director of Faith Formation, (203) 637-3661 x 329
ANNUAL PICNIC WITH A POLKA MASS AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT at Holy Cross Church, at 750 Tahmore Dr., across from Lake Mohegan in Fairfield on Sept. 14 starting at Noon. Slovenian & American foods prepared by parishioners. Pig & lamb roast (roasted on grounds of the church), stuffed cabbage, cabbage & noodles, Cevapcici (ethnic sausages), hot dogs, hamburgers, roast beef sandwiches, pulled pork, kielbasa, and liver, bacon & onions. Beer, wine, soda, homemade desserts, apple strudel, Palacinkas (filled crepes) and more. Children's games, crafts and raffles. Rain or Shine. Indoors and Outdoor seating. Parking, Handicap accessible. Admission: FREE. Call Parish Office (203) 372-4595
DIOCESAN BLUE MASS Commemorating the Thirteenth Anniversary of 9-11 to be held on Sept. 14 at 11:30am at St. John Church, 1986 Post Rd., Darien, CT. A Mass for Law Enforcement, Fire and Emergency Medical Service Personnel who serve in the Diocese of Bridgeport. Everyone welcome! Reception follows Mass at Blanchard Center on the parish grounds.
NEW BIBLE STUDIES STARTING at St. Thomas More Parish, 374 Middlesex Rd., Darien. Bring a Bible and join the discussions as you learn from Scriptures, encouraging a deeper relationship with Jesus. OPEN TO ALL!
MASS OF HEALING AND HOPE on Mon., Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m., St. Lawrence Church, Shelton.
"SONGS YOU LOVE FROM THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK" performance by Trumbull's Cristina DiMuro with accompaniest Greg Horton on Tues., Sept. 16 at 6:30pm at the Trumbull Library Community Room. Enjoy an evening of standards from the 20's to 40's including songs by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, The Gershwins and more! Click here for flyer. For info call (203) 452-5197 or www.trumbullct-library.org
NEW BIBLE STUDY STARTING at Our Lady of Grace Parish, 497 Second Ave., Stratford on Sept. 16 from 7-8:30pm. OPEN TO ALL! Meets weekly in the Parish Center. We will be studying "Psalms - The School of Prayer" CD series by Jeff Cavins. Each class will begin with prayer, followed by discussion and the CD. A study binder may be purchased which coordinates with the program. For more info call Linda (203) 375-8992. All are welcome! No Bible study experience needed!
CIRCUS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS & CHRONIC DISEASES presented St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation on Tues., Sept. 16 and Wed., Sept. 17 from 11:30am-1pm under a large tent in Bridgeport’s Beardsley Park. The old-fashioned circus, put on by the Zerbini Family, is held by invitation-only for the children and their caretakers from area schools thanks to a generous gift from Elizabeth Pfriem of Southport, CT. The circus performance is expected to last one hour and 30 minutes. Children will receive a boxed lunch, cotton candy and a t-shirt. For info contact St. Vincent’s Foundation Office at (203) 576-5451.
BEREAVEMENT PROGRAM - A ten week program at Our Lady of Peace Parish, 10 Ivy St., Lordship/Stratford starts Wed., Sept. 17 from 7-8:30pm for those grieving the loss of a loved one. Registration required. Call the parish office at 203-377-4863, ext.10 for questions or to register. Workbooks provided.
NEW BIBLE STUDIES STARTING at St. John Parish, 1986 Post Rd., Darien. Bring a Bible and join the discussions as you learn from Scriptures, encouraging a deeper relationship with Jesus. OPEN TO ALL!
SOLEMN VESPER TO OPEN IV DIOCESAN SYNOD on Fri., Sept 19 at 7:30pm at St. Augustine Cathedral. OPEN TO ALL! www.2014synod.com
NEW MEN'S SCRIPTURE STUDY BEGINNING at St. Jude Parish, 707 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe on Sat., Sept. 20 at 7am. OPEN TO ALL! Join us as we study St. Paul’s Letters to the Romans. This is a 16-week Men’s Scripture study. They will follow with a study of Sirach. No material fee, bring a Bible. For more info call Manny Cambra at 203-261-6404
FIRST GENERAL SESSION OF THE SYNOD on Sat., Sept. 20 from 9:30am-2:30pm at St. Catherine, Trumbull www.2014synod.com
THE BRITISH ARE COMING! "Beatles, Stones and the British Invasion" Concert to support the Cardinal Sheehan Center After School & Saturday Program on Sat., Sept. 20 at the Bijou Theater in Bridgeport. 7pm complimentary wine bar; show starts at 8pm. Tickets $40pp. For info call (203) 336-4468 or www.shehancenter.org or www.bandtogether.com.
NEWLY REVAMPED HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP - St. Mary's/St. Benedict's HS Youth Groups starts Sept. 21 and meets 2nd & 4th Sunday from 5:30-7:30pm. OPEN TO ALL! You do not need to be a member of the parishes to attend. We meet at the East Side Catholic Youth Center (21 St. Benedict's Circle). For info call (203) 324-7321.
SPECIAL NEEDS MASS - save the date - Sept. 21 at Holy Cross Parish, 750 Tahmore Dr., Fairfield from 1-3pm. Click here for flyer
OUTDOOR MASS, FOLLOWED BY LUNCH & CONCERT AT TESTO’S featuring renowned Soprano Krista Adams celebrating feast day of St. Pio of Pietrelcina on Sun.,Sept. 21 beginning with outdoor Mass at 12:30pm on the grounds of St. Margaret Shrine, 2523 Park Ave., Bridgeport, followed by a 2pm lunch of delicious Italian food (w/wine & soda, dessert & coffee) at Testo’s Ristorante and Banquets, 1775 Madison Ave., Bridgeport. Luncheon entertainment special Concert by internationally and regionally acclaimed Lyric Soprano, Krista Adams Santilli whose repertoire includes gospel, English/Italian opera, jazz, musical theater, movies, Broadway, classical, etc. $45pp/$10 for children under age 12. Reservations deadline Sept. 13. RSVP to Rose (203) 371-0098; Paola (203) 926-9862 or Emilio (203) 334-3863. All proceeds to ongoing maintenance and beautification of the St. Pio Shrine.
MASS OF HEALING AND HOPE on Mon., Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m., Christ the King Church, Madison Ave. in Trumbull with Father Larry Carew.
THEOLOGY ON TAP with Fr. Lynch held at Walrus + Carpenter Smokehouse Pub, 2895 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport from 6:30-8:30pm on last Wednesday of each month. Next meeting is Sept. 24. Each gathering we will look at a different part of the Mass and explore the reason why, the meaning of prayers and their source. Come be surprised at what we discover. Age 21 & over. Contact St. Ann Church: 203-368-1607; or on Facebook page: St Ann Black Rock
40 DAYS FOR LIFE CAMPAIGN from Sept. 24-Nov. 2. In addition to 40 days of peaceful prayer and fasting for an end to abortion, please consider volunteering to pray outside of the Summit Women’s Center in Bridgeport for one or more hours during the 40 days, and help to spread the word to others about this important life-saving effort. Should you participate in the Summit Women’s Center prayer vigil, your parish Respect Life Coordinator or designate should contact Christine Murphy (203) 438-4866 to register and adopt a particular date for the prayer vigil.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP for those grieving the loss of a loved one - a series of ten weekly meetings begins Wed., Sept. 24 from 4-5:30pm at St. Stephen’s Church in Trumbull. For info and to register call the Parish Office (203) 268-6217
NEW BIBLE STUDY BEGINNING at St. Jude Parish, 707 Monroe Turnpike, Monroe on Fri., Sept. 26 at 9:30am. All welcome as we study St. Paul’s Letters from Prison. This is an adult study. $20 for materials. For more info call Mary Beth Rauser at (203) 261-6404
47TH ANNUAL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL NO. 5987 AWARDS DINNER on Sept. 27 at the Stone Barn, 175 Shelton Rd. in Monroe. Mr. Ray Longo will be honored as this year’s Knight of the Year; also honored will be Mrs. Jean Paul, Dir. of Religious Ed at St. Jude Parish. Social hour with hors d’oeuvres begins at 6:30pm, dinner at 7:30pm. $45pp with cash bar. RSVP to Pete D’Ostilio (203) 261-0593 or Paul Seperack (203) 261-1890 by Sept. 19.
NATIONAL CATHOLIC SINGLES CONFERENCE to be held Sept. 27-29. Join over 400 single Catholics at the 12th National Catholic Singles Conference in King of Prussia, PA. Socials, Mass, time for prayer and a dance on Saturday night. Stay through Sunday night and socialize with fellow NCSC attendees during the post-conference events. Register at www.nationalcatholicsingles.com. The Double Tree Philadelphia at Valley Forge, 301 West DeKalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA 19406. Get a group of your friends and go to this amazing experience. For list of Catholic Young Adult Groups in Fairfield County CT go: to www.dob-ya.com. Contact their leaders to see if anyone would like to go as a group.
NEWLY REVAMPED JUNIOR YOUTH GROUP (Grades 6-8)- St. Mary's/St. Benedict's starts Sept. 28 and meets 1st & 3rd Sunday from 5:30-7:30pm. All are invited to attend! You do not need to be a member of the parishes to attend. We meet at the East Side Catholic Youth Center (21 St. Benedict's Circle). For info call (203) 324-7321.
SAVE THE DATE FOR THE RED MASS on Sept. 28. Details TBA.
NEW BIBLE STUDIES STARTING - OPEN TO ALL - at St. James Parish in Stratford. A variety of courses being offered mornings and evenings beginning week of September 29. Visit stjamesstratford.com or call (203) 375-5887 for complete list and to register.
NEW BIBLE STUDY STARTING - OPEN TO ALL - at Our Lady of Assumption Parish is Fairfield on Thurs., Oct. 9. Continuing with the second part of this 12-week course Pillar II: Sacraments. You will learn about the power and purpose of the sacraments, and discover how these fonts of inexhaustible grace can transform your life, providing strength, healing, and hope. Meets Thursday mornings at 9:15 AM and evenings at 7:00 PM. To register, call the rectory at (203) 333-9065. Bring a friend! No previous Bible study experience needed.
1ST ANNUAL “JUNQUE IN A TRUNQUE” WEEKEND at St. Maurice Church, 358 Glenbrook Rd., Stamford on Fri., Oct. 17 from 4-8pm and Sat., Oct. 18 from 9am-3pm. Rent one or more 17 x 9 parking Space(s) and sell your items from the trunk, tent, truck, tables or car! Anyway you can fit into the space rented. Cost: $15 Friday - $35 Saturday per space. Click here for details and registration. For more info call (203) 324-3434 or go to www.stmauricerccgb.org
WOMEN’S RETREAT “In Praise of an Awesome GOD!” Held Nov. 14-16 (register by Oct. 15) at St. Edmund’s, Enders Island, Mystic, CT starts Fri. 7pm to Sunday after lunch. As we reflect upon the WISDOM, POWER and LOVE of GOD, we will find that sometimes we Praise God with great joy; and other times, due to difficulties, we offer a silent sacrifice of praise. Daily Mass, inspirational presentations, time for personal reflection, a music workshop on praise & worship. To register call Janet Virmalo (860) 536-0565, ext. 110; or www.endersisland.com. Register before Oct. 15. Double rooms; very few single rooms (1st come 1st serve).
ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL FUN RUN & HOMECOMING WEEKEND - Oct. 24-25. All are invited to attend! Friday’s events include: Awards Reception, Fri., Oct. 24 from 7-10pm in SJ Gym. Saturday’s events include 5K Color Run with check-in beginning at 8am/Race 9am, Homecoming Football Game & Alumni Tent at 2pm. For more details on Fridays Reception visit www.sjcadets.org/homecoming or to register for the 5K Race visit www.sjcadets.org/colorrun or call (203) 378.9378x324
CT CATHOLIC MEN'S CONFERENCE on Oct. 25 from 8am-4:45pm at Goodwin College, One Riverside Dr., East Hartford. Open to all. Get a guys from your parish and go as a group! For info go to facebook: ctcatholicmensconference. Get a group of your friends and go to this amazing experience. Click here to view/print conference poster. Click here for facebook audio message from speaker. For list of Catholic Young Adult Groups in Fairfield County CT go: to www.dob-ya.com. Contact their leaders to see if anyone would like to go as a group.
GINGER KATZ, CEO & FOUNDER OF COURAGE TO SPEAK FOUNDATION; AUTHOR OF “SONNY’S STORY” A DRUG PREVENTION BOOK is second in a series presented by St. Catherine of Siena Church, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside, CT on Sun., Oct. 26 from 11:45am-1pm. For info contact: Janis Pataky, Director of Faith Formation, (203) 637-3661 x 329
CELEBRITY BREAKFAST WITH GUEST SPEAKER ERNIE ANASTOS sponsored by Catholic Charities will be held Thurs., Oct. 30 from 7:30-9am at Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Rd Route 37, Danbury to benefit the behavioral health programs in Danbury, CT. For info go to www.ccfairfield.org.
BISHOP CAGGIANO SPECIAL GUEST AT FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY Center for Catholic Studies on Nov. 4 at 8pm at the Quick Center for the Arts as part of their series featuring theologians and award-winning writers sharing their prospectives on important topics of the day. Open to all. For info contact Michelle Towster, Administrative Coordinator, (203) 254-4000 ext. 3415.
CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS "ENCOUNTER" NATIONAL CONFERENCE is Nov. 8 in Milwaukee, WI. Registration opens July 14. The first 200 registrants will only have to pay $35! To learn more about Encounter Milwaukee click here. To register click here. Get a group of your friends and go to this amazing experience. For list of Catholic Young Adult Groups in Fairfield County CT go: to www.dob-ya.com. Contact their leaders to see if anyone would like to go as a group.
SECOND GENERAL SESSION OF THE SYNOD on Sat., Nov. 15 from 9:30am-2:30pm at St. Catherine, Trumbull. www.2014synod.com
DAY TRIP TO "SIGHT & SOUND" THEATRE IN AMISH COUNTRY TO SEE "MOSES" sponsored by St. Philip Church on Sat., Nov. 15, 2014. $120pp includes: round trip luxury coach bus transportation, ticket to musical "Moses", day of shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village, Dinner at Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant. Departs St. Philip parking lot at 1 Father Colin Place in Norwalk at 7am sharp, returns around midnight. For info or to make reservation call Claudette at (203) 984-2005. Limited space so reserve early! To view/print flyer click here. For info on Sight and Sound go to www.sight-sound.com.
SEEK 2015 FOR ALL COLLEGE-AGE STUDENTS sponsored by The Fellowship of Catholic University Students on Jan. 1-5, 2015 in Nashville, TN. A gathering to 'ask, seek and knock' to discover who we are, where we're going and what motivates us; with unexpected twists and turns, you will be challenged, inspired and left wanting more. For info or to register go to www.seek2015.com. Get a group of your friends and go to this amazing experience. For list of Catholic Young Adult Groups in Fairfield County CT go: to www.dob-ya.com. Contact their leaders to see if anyone would like to go as a group.
THIRD GENERAL SESSION OF THE SYNOD on Sat., Feb. 7 from 9:30am-2:30pm at St. Catherine, Trumbull. www.2014synod.com
COLLEGE RETREAT WEEKEND held Feb. 13-15, 2015 at Holy Family Retreat Center, West Hartford. We understand that the hectic pace of college can often leave college students with the need to rest and reflect in a sacred space. We invite college students to join us; we offer a variety of workshops to strengthen the faith of college students through learning and small-group discussion. Centered on the liturgy of the Church and enhancing the experience of community among college students. Begins Friday with a buffet dinner at 6pm and ends Noon on Sunday. Offering $75. To register: www.holyfamilyretreat.org/collegeretreat
FOURTH GENERAL SESSION OF SYNOD on Sat., May 9, 2015 from 9:30am-2:30pm at St. Catherine, Trumbull. www.2014synod.com
"ENCOUNTER" CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS CONFERENCE May 29-31, 2015 with Chris Stefanick in St. Louis, MO. We will have amazing speakers, interactive breakout sessions, late night entertainment, and time for Adoration & Reconciliation. Breakout sessions are focused on the different life stages of the young adult – whether a college student, young adult, married, or consecrated. It is not too early to begin to advertise to your young adults about next summer’s conference! We look forward to seeing you next year at the Encounter Conference! http://encounterstl.com/
FIFTH AND CLOSING GENERAL SESSION OF SYNOD on Sat., Sept. 19, 2015 at WEBSTER BANK ARENA, Bridgeport.