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“Peace be with you”

April 23, 2015

Making a Difference
By Tony Magliano
    
“On the evening of that first day of the week,” according to the Gospel of John, “when the doors were locked, where the disciples were … Jesus came and stood in their midst and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’”

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

A snake in the path

| April 21, 2015

When I attended Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary, in Weston, Mass., I was blessed to have Rev. Alfred McBride, O. Praem., as my homiletics professor for all four of my years at major seminary. Before the era of smartphones, he went to the trouble of videotaping each of our homiletic efforts—from small assignments to full-fledged homilies—and then we would meet with him individually to go over the recordings.

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A taste of Alpha! | April 24, 2015

DANBURY—What is Alpha? Find out April 25, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Danbury.  Alpha is a direct response to the New Evangelization and our call to be "Missionary Disciples."

People of faith should live with Joy! | April 24, 2015

NORWALK—In the keynote talk of last week’s diocesan workshop, “Pope Francis and the Promise of the Family,” noted writer and speaker Dr. Scott Hahn encouraged people to share their joy about being a Catholic with family members, friends and co-workers.

To view the slideshow, click this link

World Youth Day 2016 | April 24, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano is calling all youth to World Youth Day in 2016. Lets take a Diocesan pilgrimage to World Youth Day Krakow in July 2016 with Bishop Caggiano to see Pope Francis. We already have a prime location with accommodations in Krakow reserved! Our very own youth hostel for the Diocese of Bridgeport for 300 persons!

Questions? Contact Julie Rodgers at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 203.416.1449.

Working with God | April 23, 2015

NORWALK—On Wednesday evening, April 22, the chapel of the Convent of the Sisters of St. Thomas of Villanova on West Rocks Road in Norwalk was re-dedicated at a special Mass. Fifty people attended the 7:00 pm liturgy. Rev. Justin Raj, IMS, was the celebrant and homilist. After the Mass, all were invited to a reception meal catered by Stew Leonard’s.

‘Songs from the Spirit’ debuts at St. Maurice | April 23, 2015

WESTON—Guitar in hand, Vince DeFelice stood by the altar at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Weston.

On Earth Day we celebrate the beauty and wonder of God’s creation! | April 22, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Our Holy Father has reminded us that “Creation is not a property, which we can rule over at will; or, even less, is the property of only a few: Creation is a gift, it is a wonderful gift that God has given us, so that we care for it and we use it for the benefit of all, always with great respect and gratitude.”

Diocese names director | April 22, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Siobhan Lidington of Norwalk has been named executive director of the Bishop’s Scholarship Fund. The appointment was made by Bishop Frank J. Caggiano.

St Joseph School student presents bishop with Brooklyn Bridge | April 21, 2015

SHELTON—When Bishop Caggiano visited St. Joseph School in Shelton at the beginning of April, he received an astonishing and totally unexpected gift.

Auditions set for new Diocesan Youth Choir | April 20, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—The Diocese of Bridgeport has announced audition times and places for its new Choir for Youth (C4Y) that will perform at diocesan liturgies with the Bishop and special events throughout the year.

Pope Francis and the Promise of the Family coming to Norwalk | April 16, 2015


NORWALK—Dr. Scott Hahn, Kimberly Hahn and Dr. Alan Hunt will be at All Saint's School in Norwalk on Saturday, April 18 from 8:30 am-5 pm, to offer inspiration, encouragement and creative solutions to the challenges of married life and parenting as envisioned by Pope Francis.