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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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Seminarians sing the season | December 10, 2016

STAMFORD—Diocesan seminarians at St. John Fisher Seminary gathered recently with their families and friends of the seminary to host their Annual Christmas Concert, with the assistance of the Serra Club of the Diocese of Bridgeport. 

Around the Diocese | December 09, 2016

BRIDGEPORT— This week's Around the Diocese begins in Stamford where young professionals met on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception for the Young Adult Group Mass at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist as part of the Connected Catholics ministry.

We have Mary's Intercession to help us | December 09, 2016

Read Bishop Caggiano's reflection on Our Lady

Today is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. We remember the unique grace received by Mary at her birth- to be conceived without original sin- so as to become the new Eve through which the Savior of the world could enter into our world and become our Redeemer and Savior.

St. Leo's Annual "Wish" Tree | December 09, 2016

STAMFORD- After many weeks of collecting donations, packaging presents, and volunteering at Mass, the parishioners of St. Leo Parish delivered over 800 Christmas gifts and hundreds of toiletries to eight different organizations throughout the Stamford area. The efforts were part of the parish’s annual Wish Tree initiative, and was a tremendous success this year.

Mary shows what good comes from wholehearted 'yes' to God, pope says | December 09, 2016

Also: click here to read Bishop Caggiano's reflection on Our Lady

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Although she was just a humble young woman from a small town, Mary's total "yes" to God was "the most important 'yes' of history" and overturned Adam and Eve's prideful "no," which unleashed sin into the world, Pope Francis said.

Tree Lighting Brings Holiday Joy | December 06, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—Christmas came to St. Vincent’s on November 30 as the 18 foot Christmas tree received its  crowning touch of the Snow White Angel during the 14th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting  held in the lobby.

ARISE AND SHINE | December 05, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—“Arise and Shine,” the annual Christmas Concert by the Diocesan Youth Choir is set for Sunday December 18, 6 pm at the Klein Memorial Auditorium in Bridgeport.



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Around the Diocese in 60 Seconds | December 03, 2016

BRIDGEPORT— Social Media Leader John Grosso's "Week in Review" takes us around the Diocese for an eventful week including the 3rd Post-Synod session at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center in Trumbull, the closing of the Holy Door at St. Augustine Cathedral to formally end the Extraordinary Year of Mercy, a prayer service for racial healing, and a series of youth concerts around the diocese performed by X-factor winner Fr. Rob Galea. It all adds up to a week of great faith, joy and engagement throughout the diocese!

Night in a Box | December 02, 2016

NORWALK—On November 19, 36 teens from St Jerome Parish in Norwalk gathered for the parish’s fourth annual NIGHT IN A BOX event. NIGHT IN A BOX is a homeless awareness project in which TOTAL, the St. Jerome youth group, raises money and collects toiletries for the Open Door Shelter in Norwalk.

International Festival of Foods | December 02, 2016

STRATFORD—In a delicious response to the Pastoral Plan, Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Stratford held its first ever International Festival of Foods this fall. Father Andrew Marus, Holy Name’s pastor, led parishioners in grace before the meal. 

Our Lady of Fatima welcomes new priest | December 02, 2016

WILTON—Faced with two possible career paths—journalism or the priesthood—Father Damian Pielesz chose faith. That path has led the Polish native to Wilton, where he is parochial vicar of Our Lady of Fatima, assisting Pastor Reggie Norman.

St Joseph High School Teachers Travel to El Salvador | December 01, 2016

TRUMBULL—St Joseph High School located at 2320 Huntington Turnpike in Trumbull, Connecticut announced that two of the faculty members are currently on a U.S. Delegation trip in El Salvador located in Central America.