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August 26, 2015

Making a Difference
By Tony Magliano

How low can society go?
When one considers the many ways countless human beings are treated like cheap disposable products—from children exploited by pornographers, to young sweatshop workers exploited by wealthy corporations—it’s hard to imagine how much worse it can get for the poor and vulnerable.

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Sacred Heart University announces creation of new Department of Catholic Studies | September 01, 2015

FAIRFIELD—Sacred Heart University has announced the formation of a Department of Catholic Studies, the goal of which is to administer a key component of the University’s core curriculum, the seminars in the Catholic intellectual tradition, as well as an interdisciplinary minor in Catholic studies.

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Sacred Heart University welcomes class of 2019 | September 01, 2015

FAIRFIELD—28,000 applications over last three years leads to an average freshman class size of 1,332; graduate student growth to 3,000 leads to total enrollment of nearly 8,000.

Msgr. Powers to return from Vatican and become Vicar General of the Diocese of Bridgeport | August 31, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Monsignor Thomas W. Powers, an official of the Congregation of Bishops in Vatican City, has been appointed to serve as the new Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia of the Diocese of Bridgeport.

The appointment was announced by Bishop Caggiano today (August 31) in a letter to all clergy and pastoral leaders. It will be effective November 15, 2015.

On Eve of Papal Visit, poll finds practicing Catholics support Church teaching | August 31, 2015

NEW HAVEN—Survey tested range of issues from the Eucharist and sacraments, to abortion and marriage.

Bishop says Synod is all about people | August 28, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—As the Diocese awaits the Synod Mass of Thanksgiving and Celebration on September 19, at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has offered this reflection on the Synod and what it means in the lives of the faithful throughout the Diocese.

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“Immigration and the Church Today” on the plate for Red Mass Breakfast | August 28, 2015

FAIRFIELD—The 2015 Red Mass will take place on Sunday, October 4, 9 am at the Egan Chapel of Fairfield University, 1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield, Connecticut.

Family prayer time can start with small, simple gestures, pope says | August 27, 2015

VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Parents who juggle packed work and family schedules deserve a Nobel Prize in mathematics for doing something not even the most brilliant scientists can do: They pack 48 hours of activity into 24, Pope Francis said.

Father Nichalas Calabro, former pastor of St. Roch Parish | August 26, 2015

GREENWICH—Father Nicholas J. Calabro, former pastor of St. Roch Parish in Greenwich, died on August 24 in Stamford Hospital following a long illness. He was 73 years old.

Katrina odyssey brought many blessings for New Orleans priest | August 25, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (CNS)—Like many of his brother priests, Father Dennis Hayes decided to take his chances and stay put as Katrina teased the Louisiana coast, hoping the storm's Category 5 fury would spare his parish of St. Louise de Marillac in Arabi.

Protests against Planned Parenthood across state | August 24, 2015

STAMFORD—#ProtestPP is a coalition of pro-life groups that called for a National Day of Protest on August 22, 2015 at Planned Parenthood facilities all across America.

Penitential path: Theologians discuss promise, pitfalls of process | August 24, 2015

VATICAN CITY (CNS)—The discussion at last year's extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the family was lively—some media coverage made it sound like a battle—and a new book from the Pontifical Council for the Family shows the debate continues.

St. Thomas More Food Drive | August 21, 2015

DARIEN—Members of the St. Thomas More Youth Group collected over 700 cans and more than 50 boxes and jars of food during its recent parish food drive for New Covenant House of Hospitality in Stamford—and they had fun doing it! Before delivering the food to NCH, they made a miniature St. Thomas More Church.