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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
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| May 11, 2015

Notre Dame Convalescent home on West Rocks Road in Norwalk has been a fixture in the community since 1952. “It was founded before the Diocese of Bridgeport was formed,” Sister Marie-Lucie Monast says. “And it is the last ‘Catholic’ nursing home in the Diocese of Bridgeport,” she adds.

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Two men to be ordained transitional deacons | May 22, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Late June will see the ordination of two young men as deacons on their last step before ordination to the priesthood. On June 20, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will ordain Eric Silva and Philip Lahn Phan as deacons for the Diocese of Bridgeport.

Red Noses for a good cause at Assumption School | May 21, 2015

FAIRFIELD—More than 200 students, teachers and administrators at Assumption School in Fairfield wore red noses Thursday as part of Red Nose Day, to raise money to fight hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world.

C4Y auditions are underway! | May 20, 2015

WILTON—When Mary Bozzuti Higgins accepted the job as director of the diocesan youth choir, she probably did not realize that in addition to molding young singers into concert ready performers, she would also have to fill the role (at least initially) of “chief recruiter.” (click for video)

Music events planned at St. Emery | May 20, 2015

FAIRFIELD—St. Emery Church will hold its Third Annual Guest Artist Day on May 31 at the 9 am Mass, according to parish music director Anthony Procaccini.

Church needs women's voices, input, experiences, pope tells religious | May 19, 2015

VATICAN CITY—Women can be appointed heads of some offices of the Roman Curia, Pope Francis said, but that will not be enough to "recover the role" women should have in the Catholic Church.

Carl Anderson and the Knights of Columbus has received Notre Dame’s 2015 Evangelium Vitae Medal | May 18, 2015

INDIANA—The University of Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture has awarded the 2015 Evangelium Vitae Medal to Carl A. Anderson and the Knights of Columbus.

Cardinal Egan: Extraordinary leader and personal mentor | May 17, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—A memorial Mass for Edward Cardinal Egan, the third Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, was held at St. Augustine Cathedral on Saturday, May 16, at 1 pm.

Diocesan Memorial Mass for Cardinal Egan this weekend | May 15, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—The Diocesan Memorial Mass for the late Edward Cardinal Egan will be held this Saturday, May 16, 1 pm at St. Augustine Cathedral in Bridgeport. All are invited to the Mass and remembrance.

"Ascension Thursday holds promise for us" | Bishop Frank J. Caggiano reflects on Ascension Thursday | May 14, 2015

BRIDGEPORTToday we celebrate the Solemnity of the Lord¹s Ascension into heaven.

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima | May 13, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Today is the feast day of Our Lady of Fatima, one which the Diocese observes withgreat joy and devotion because Bishop Frank Caggiano has invoked Our Lady as patroness of 2014 Synod.