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Unholy political positions in the Holy Land

March 26, 2015

Making a Difference
By Tony Magliano

As the minds and hearts of Christians throughout the world focus on the suffering, death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus, we naturally think of the Holy Land.

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Currabawn: Sound thinking and Spirituality
A blog by Fr. Colin McKenna

“Successful” Youth Ministry: Walking the Cross in Norwalk

| March 24, 2015

The first theme of Synod 2014 is “Empower the young Church.” Fostering the full, conscious and active participation of young people in parish life is a primary goal of the synod and it is also a primary concern for many clergy, religious, youth ministers and lay volunteers.

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St Joseph High School Students Take the Penguin Plunge for Connecticut Special Olympics | March 26, 2015

WESTPORT—More than sixty St. Joseph High School students and faculty members braved the stormy weather, cold waters and low tide of Long Island Sound on March 14  at Compo Beach in Westport for the annual penguin plunge to benefit the Connecticut Special Olympics.

Teens gather for Praise and Pizza | March 26, 2015

BETHEL—Praise and Pizza was a hit once again!

Chess masters celebrate win | March 26, 2015

NEWTOWN—Members of the St. Rose of Lima School Chess Team participated in the CT Association of Schools Chess Tournament in March at CH Booth Library in Newtown.

New Diocesan Youth Choir announced | March 25, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has announced plans for the formation of a Diocesan Youth Choir that will sing in large diocesan liturgies with the bishop and at prayer services and other select performances.

The choir will draw students from grades 8-12 throughout the diocese. Auditions are expected to begin this spring.

Catholic School Standouts | March 23, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—While the country immerses itself in March Madness, local sports fans have much to be proud of here in Fairfield County. St. Joseph High School cheerleading team on the national title and Fairfield Prep pulled off a stunning victory over Westhill High School of Stamford to win the state LL hoop title. Meanwhile, Notre Dame High School of Fairfield recorded a great season, while other Catholic schools produced championship teams. Congratulations to all of the scholar-athletes in the Diocese of Bridgeport.

Mother Dolores Hart says “love” animates contemplative life | March 22, 2015

FAIRFIELD—“Kick the devil” in the backside and begin loving those who are close to you and the many more you meet in everyday life, Mother Dolores Hart told more than 200 in attendance at the 7th annual Educators Communion Breakfast at Sacred Heart University.

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Bishop outlines “principles” for implementing Synod initiatives | March 21, 2015

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TRUMBULL—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano called for a commitment to “substantial and lasting change” as he outlined seven guiding principles for implementing Synod recommendations in parishes and ministries throughout the Diocese of Bridgeport.

Health Fair informs employees | March 20, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—A Benefits and Health Fair was held on March 19 at the Catholic Center for all diocesan employees.

Bishop forms new Vicariate for Bridgeport | March 19, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has announced the creation of a sixth vicariate in the Diocese of Bridgeport.

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4th Synod General Session set for Saturday | March 19, 2015

TRUMBULL—“Best Practices and Models of Ministry” will be the focus of The 4th General Session of 2014 Synod set for this Saturday, March 21, at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center in Trumbull