Diocese of Bridgeport Catholic Schools
Our 35 Catholic Schools educate 9,000 children from birth and pre-K through grade 12. 99% of our graduates pursue higher education. 50% of our schools have received the National Blue Ribbon of Excellence. Standardized test results show our elementary students consistently exceeding national reading averages in math and reading. Our Catholic schools offer parents the greatest return on their investment in education – exceptional academics and a solid moral foundation in values and respect. Come see us for yourself!
Catholic Academies of Bridgeport
There are 4 Catholic elementary schools in Bridgeport, open to all faiths. These schools are committed to educational excellence, offering: Safe learning environments that emphasize respect and caring for others, small teacher-student ratios that provide more personal attention to each student, state-of-the-art technology, financial assistance and scholarships, exposure to religious values and development of each child's faith life, clubs, activities and after-school programs. If you are concerned about your child's school and want the best education for your children, consider a Catholic school in Bridgeport. All are welcome!
Our schools are welcoming and prayerful learning communities in which we share God's life and love with each other and the world.” - Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport
The spiritual development of our students in the Catholic tradition, and the reinforcement of family values A college prep academic program that prepares our students for college and for the world beyond high school; An exceptional athletic program and programs of extracurricular activities; A community of students, faculty and parents built on the core values of respect, responsibility and reverence.”
Please visit our High Schools online:
“The Diocese of Bridgeport - Catholic High Schools”
Immaculate High School - Danbury
Kolbe Cathedral High School - Bridgeport
Notre Dame High School - Fairfield
St. Joseph High School – Trumbull
Trinity Catholic High School - Stamford
"Independent Area High Schools”
Convent of the Sacred Heart - Greenwich
Fairfield Prep - Fairfield
Lauralton Hall - Milford
Notre Dame High School – West Haven
Sacred Heart Academy - Hamden
Catholic by Grace
By Denise Bossert
It is the key to unleashing the New Evangelization. It is essential to carrying out the Gospel mission. What is the key? It is the confessional.
A Dad’s View
By Matthew Hennessey
Twelve year-old Billy Scheyd of St. Ann Parish in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport got polio. It was 1952, and the country was in the middle of the worst outbreak in its history. Nearly 58,000 people fell ill. More than 3,000 died.
By Joe Pisani
After decades of boozing, my father finally found Alcoholics Anonymous and spent the last 25 years of his life sober. And he would never let a day pass without sharing some of his AA wisdom with us, like “Let go and let God.” Easier said than done.
By Thomas H. Hicks
Isaiah prophesied during the eighth century B.C. He is said to be the prophet who brings out the eloquence in God (“For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you” (Isa.54:10)).
In college I wrote a medical ethics paper on a play entitled Whose Life Is It Anyway? That old paper came to mind recently when I learned that the campaign for physician assisted suicide has been gaining momentum. The renewed push to legalize “aid in dying,” or “death with dignity,” as various groups euphemistically call it, is the result of positive media coverage in the wake of a young terminally ill woman’s decision to end her life on her own terms and at the precise moment of her choosing.Read More »