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“IT” happens “everywhere-but-here”

July 16, 2016

Only, now… it HAS happened...HERE...in OUR town...in our little corner of Westport...here at Saint Luke...in the parish where I live and serve as pastor.

I have been here for almost 19 years and have many times raised a prayer of thanksgiving that violence and vandalism have not forced their way into the life and home of our faith communities as it has “elsewhere.”

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Reaching out to our Young People not in our Pews

June 24, 2016

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK

Our Young Adult Open Gym night, held every Tuesday in St. Joseph School gym from 8-10 p.m., draws many college guys home for the summer, along with the senior high school students and young working guys in their twenties who turn out regularly for the pickup basketball games. Last Tuesday there were 15 young men there, largely ages 16 to 24, most of whom I knew from St. Joseph Parish or School.

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Brinkmann to speak at Magnificat Prayer Breakfast | August 30, 2016

DANBURY—“Magnificat," a Ministry to Catholic Women will host a prayer breakfast on Saturday, October 1, 9:30 am-12:30 pm at Ethan Allen Inn, Danbury, CT.

Susan Brinkmann, author of the “Women of Grace” Journal, and award winning journalist, will be the guest speaker.

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Rev. Msgr. Edward Scull dies at 90 | August 29, 2016

BROOKFIELD—The Rev. Msgr. Edward J. Scull, age 90, of Brookfield, the retired Pastor of St. Pius X Church in Fairfield, passed away peacefully, Friday August 26, 2016. Born in Bridgeport, the son of the late Joseph and Marguerite Scull, he was a graduate of Central High School in Bridgeport and St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield.

Employees surprise Bishop Caggiano on his 10th Anniversary | August 26, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—Catholic Center staff surprised Bishop Frank J. Caggiano on his 10th anniversary as a Bishop today when they presented him with signed photos of the World Series Championship N.Y. Mets from the 1969 and 1986 seasons.

The Bishop, who grew up in Brooklyn and  is a lifelong Mets fan, was genuinely surprised and delighted by the framed photos and autographs of Met legends. He thanked all diocesan employees for their dedication and teamwork in making the diocese successful.

Evangelization Training: Sharing the Person of Jesus Christ | August 26, 2016

DANBURY—Young adults throughout the diocese and all those involved in Faith Formation are invited to participate in a Basic Evangelization Training (BET) workshop on Saturday, October 1,  9:30 am - 4 pm and Sunday, October 2, 12:30 to 5 pm.

Administrators head back to school | August 25, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—The Diocese of Bridgeport welcomed 47 school principals and presidents to the Catholic Center for the annual Back-to-School Administrators’ Meeting.

Following deadly earthquake in Italy, Benedictine monks in Norcia will relocate to Rome | August 25, 2016

NORCIA, ITALY—The New York Times reports that 120 people have died in the severe earthquake that hit central Italy early Wednesday morning, awakening residents in Rome, which is almost a hundred miles southwest.

Polish Harvest Festival | August 25, 2016

STAMFORD—Sylwester Kubisiak & Justyna Moczulski of Stamford carry the Wieniec (Harvest wreath) at the beginning of the 39th Annual Doźynki (Polish Harvest Festival) at Holy Name of Jesus in Stamford.



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Teaching for Discipleship | August 23, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—“Teaching for Discipleship, The Call, the Challenge, the Difference" will be the topic of a program for all Directors of Religious Education and faith formation support staff on Monday, August 29, Queen of Saints Hall at the Catholic Center, 238 Jewett Avenue.

St. Vincent's Medical Center Honors Volunteers of the Year | August 23, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—St. Vincent's Medical Center honored its 2016 Volunteers of the Year including Bridgeport resident Laura Durkin and Branford resident Brian D. Sager.

New Mulch for All Saints School! | August 22, 2016

St. Matthew Knights of Columbus assist All Saints Catholic School with sprucing up the Playground

NORWALK—On Saturday, August 20, members of Knight of Columbus St. Matthew Council #14360 hitched up their work boots, grabbed their rakes and wheel barrows and went to work.

Mary's Queenship is One of Love | August 22, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—"Today’s feast is the celebration of the Queenship of Mary. In 1954, Pope Pius XII mandated this feast to be celebrated on May 31st, the last day of the month dedicated to Our Lady.

Churches’ Mass appeal | August 21, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—Stained-glass gospel scenes stretch to the ceiling. Parishioners fill a quarter of the pews. Stations of the Cross, each titled with an ornate caption in English, ring the walls of St. Charles Borromeo Church.