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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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Celebrating the Fraternas

| March 31, 2015

The Marian Community of Reconciliation (MCR), commonly known as the Fraternas, celebrated the 24th anniversary of their founding with a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Trumbull on Wednesday, March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation. Bishop Frank J. Caggiano was principal celebrant and Father Joseph Marcello, pastor of St. Catherine’s, was the homilist. About 100 congregants attended the special 7:00 pm Mass.

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Immaculate freshman wins Club Z! achievement award | March 31, 2015

DANBURY—The results are in and the local Club Z! In-Home Tutoring Annual Achievement Award turned out to be a huge success!

New England Girls Champs! | March 31, 2015

FAIRFIELD—St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School JV Girls Basketball team won the C.Y.O. New England Championship on March 29. 

World-wide Knowledge | March 31, 2015

DANBURY—Knights of Columbus McGivney Council #29 in Danbury held its Fifth Annual Regional Catholic Geography Bee on March 28, with 19 students representing eight schools (Our Lady of Fatima in Wilton, St. Mary in Ridgefield, St. Joseph in Danbury, St. Peter in Danbury, St. Gregory the Great in Danbury, St. Mary in Bethel, St. Joseph in Brookfield, and St. Rose of Lima in Newtown).

Celebrating the Fraternas | March 31, 2015

TRUMBULL—The Marian Community of Reconciliation (MCR), commonly known as the Fraternas, celebrated the 24th anniversary of their founding with a Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Catherine of Siena Church on Wednesday, March 25, the Feast of the Annunciation. Bishop Frank J. Caggiano was principal celebrant and Father Joseph Marcello, pastor of St. Catherine’s, was the homilist.

St. Matthew Knights of Columbus Bring New Meaning to Outreach Week! | March 31, 2015

NORWALK—As the Knights of Saint Matthew Church celebrated their Orderwide Outreach Week; one of the Diocese of Bridgeport’s most active councils inspired many thru a variety of projects all designed to help those in desperate need. St. Matthew Council #14360 in Norwalk had it’s most active week in the seven and a half year history of the Council!

Diocesan Retreatants "visit" with St. Paul | March 30, 2015

STRATFORD—Snow and freezing rain did not hold back over 100 people who gathered at Our Lady of Peace Parish, Stratford on March 28 for the Diocesan Lent retreat which focused on the life of Saint Paul. The retreat began with morning Mass celebrated by the pastor Father Nicholas Pavia. His homily focused on Saint Paul which set the stage for the retreat. 

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.