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Dialogue: an essential ingredient for peaceful relationships

April 09, 2015

Making a Difference
By Tony Magliano

According to the New York Times, during a White House luncheon in 1954 Winston Churchill said, “To jaw-jaw [talk-talk] always is better than to war-war.”

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Is genuflecting charitable?

| April 15, 2015

As a rule, I do not genuflect. In the past I could genuflect with the best of them, but presently, I choose to bow rather than to genuflect. And when I bow, I perform a simple bow rather than a “profound” bow. Whenever I try to perform a profound bow, I always feel like I am going to tumble over!

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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 8:30am-5pm, to offer inspiration, encouragement and creative solutions to the challenges of married life and parenting as envisioned by Pope Francis. 

Here I am Lord | April 15, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS—Watch this beautiful video written and narrated by Bishop Frank Caggiano. In his deeply insightful way, he talks about youth spirituality, their hunger for truth and their search for greatness of heart and spirit.

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Mass Mob IV comes to Bridgeport! | April 14, 2015

Join Mass Mob IV at St. Patrick Parish, Bridgeport, on Sunday, April 19, at 12:30 pm.

What is Mass Mob?

Mass Mobs are named after flash mobs—spontaneous gatherings of crowds in a public place to make an artistic statement.

Encountering Jesus in Medical Technology | April 12, 2015

NEW CANAAN—The annual White Mass for healthcare professionals and for all who serve the sick was held at St. Aloysius Church in New Canaan on Sunday morning, April 12.

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Listen to the White Mass Homily

Bishop says need for a more “welcoming” Church unites all parishes and communities | April 11, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Speaking at the Hispanic Consultation for 2014 Synod this afternoon, Bishop Caggiano said that one of the most urgent challenges of the Synod is to make parishes more welcoming places where people feel affirmed in their faith and in their lives.

Busy Weekend for Synod Delegates | April 09, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—2014 Synod gets back to work this weekend with two consultation sessions set for Saturday in the greater Bridgeport area and the Synod Retreat for all delegates to be held in Wilton.

Youth gather with bishop for Palm Sunday | April 08, 2015

DARIEN—Bishop Frank Caggiano celebrated Palm Sunday Mass with over 70 Confirmation and Youth Group teens at St. Thomas More in Darien at 11:30 am on Sunday March 29.

IHS Campus Ministry, Grounded, Integrated, Connected | April 08, 2015

DANBURY—Campus Ministry at Immaculate High School is a vibrant, active aspect of student life which integrates across all areas of school activity and continues to provide opportunities for students to serve and engage the Greater Danbury community, while growing in their faith, said IHS President Mary Maloney.

People’s United Community Foundation Awards $4,000 to St. Stephen’s Food Pantry | April 08, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—The People’s United Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of People’s United Bank, announced that it has awarded a $4,000 to Catholic Charities of Fairfield County for the St. Stephen’s Food Pantry in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

St. James girls win CYO Championship | April 08, 2015

WORCESTER—The St James Varsity girls won the New England CYO School Division Championship in Worcester, MA on Sunday March 29, 2015.