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Auditions set for new Diocesan Youth Choir

April 20, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—The Diocese of Bridgeport has announced audition times and places for its new Choir for Youth (C4Y) that will perform at diocesan liturgies with the Bishop and special events throughout the year. Auditions will be held May 18-21 in Wilton, Bridgeport, Trumbull Stamford and Danbury. Students can come to any audition site (see "read more").

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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.

To watch, click this link

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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.

View slideshow (pictures by Michelle Babyak)

Listen to the White Mass Keynote speaker

Listen to the White Mass Homily

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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.

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OPEN TO ALL!
BIBLE STUDIES
YOUTH GROUPS




TACO TUESDAY & BIBLE STUDY FOR YOUNG ADULTS (ages 18-35)
by Catholic Young Adults of Greater Danbury on Apr. 21 at St. Marguerite's in Brookfield from 6:30-8:30pm.Open to all! Meet other young adults in our area. For info email: catholic.ya.danbury@gmail.com or call Maria at 610-505-7272.



STEVE D'AGOSTINO BENEFIT CONCERT
Steve D'Agostino will perform LIVE at the Bijou Theater on Fri., Apr. 24! Comedy and Music Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $40 and $45. All funds raised benefit St. Joseph High School. Click here to watch the promo video for this concert!  For info call (203) 378-9378 go to: www.sjcadets.org



41ST CONNECTICUT RIGHT TO LIFE CONVENTION
held Sat., Apr. 25 at the Best Western Hotel in North Haven, CT from 8:30am-4:30pm with guest speakers Jill Stanek, Tina Whittington, and Dr. Vincent M. Rue, Ph.D.  For info call (203) 757-5213 or click here for flyer.



NY GUITAR VIRTUOSO DANIEL LIPPEL
at St. Catherine of Siena, 4 Riverside Ave., Riverside on Sat., Apr. 25 at 8pm. Lippel joins conductor Mark Kaczmarczyk and orchestra in Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranquez. The famous guitar concerto evokes images and melodies of Spain. Tickets $25pp; $10pp students, available online at www.stcath.org or charge by phone (203) 637-3661.



GOOD NEWS GOSPEL CHOIR WITH CHRIS COOGAN
on Sat., Apr. 25 at 7:30pm at The Church of Saint Cecilia, 1184 Newfield Ave., Stamford. This is a benefit concert to help support the parish Outreach Ministries.  Admission: Non-Perishable ingredients to make a pot luck meal for 4. Click here for flyer or go to www.stceciliastamford.org or call 203.322.1562, email: stceciliastmfrd@optimum.net.



HOME ITEMS DONATION DAY
- Off the Streets of Bridgeport, Fairfield, & Trumbull (OTS BFT) works to help the homeless find a place to dwell and make it their home and fulfills their needs for basic furnishings and household goods. Drop-off day is Sat., Apr. 25 from 10am-1pm in the parking lot of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Rd, Fairfield. Donations of clean and in-good-condition small kitchen tables and chairs, dressers, floor lamps, pots and pans, flatware, and linens are gladly accepted. Click here for flyer. For a list of items needed visit www.offthestreetsnow.com/bft.



ALPHA COURSE
INFO SESSION "What is ALPHA?" find out on Sat., Apr. 25 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 46 Stone St., Danbury from 8am-4pm; breakfast & lunch provided. Want to bring ALPHA to YOUR parish? Revitalize your parish? Open to all; pastors, volunteers, Youth Leaders, DREs. This is an AMAZING course that will change lives. Click here for flyer. Register at: http://alphaforcatholics.eventbrite.com. Questions email Jean Benitez at jbenitez0731@gmail.com.



MYSTERY THEATER & CLASSIC CAR SHOW
on Sat., Apr. 25 from 6:30-10pm at St. Theresa School, 5301 Main St., Trumbull. $40pp includes dinner, beverages, dessert, BYOB and Mysterious Interactive Production by Crime & Merriment, LLC. Also a free Classic Car Show (weather permitting) in the St. Theresa School parking lot before the show. For tickets call 203-268-3236 or at school office, 55 Rosemond Terrace, Trumbull (behind the church). All proceeds go to the school.



BIBLE STUDY FOR YOUNG ADULTS (ages 18-35)
- Attention all Catholic Young Adults of Fairfield County CT! Stop by our weekly Bible study on Sat., Apr. 25 at 10am, St. Theresa Parish, 5301 Main St., Trumbull in the Parish Center. Never been to a Bible study? No worries - no Bible study experience necessary. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments served. For info email raytar.theresa@gmail.com


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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Off the Streets BFT holds Donation Drop-off Day for basic household needs providing housewarming “starter kits”

April 07, 2015

TRUMBULL—It is often said that ‘home is where you hang your hat.’ But what if you don’t have a home?

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Tonight we enter into the upper room with Jesus

April 02, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Holy Thursday is all about the gift of the Eucharist at the Last Supper and it’s also the only day of the year when the tabernacle is emptied and left open, said Bishop Frank J. Caggiano in his homily tonight at St. Augustine Cathedral.

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40 Days for Life Bridgeport Committee and Respect Life Friends gather

April 03, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—40 Days for Life Bridgeport Committee and Respect Life Friends gather outside the local abortion clinic in Bridgeport this morning for Stations of the Cross.

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Students stage Passion Play
at St. Andrew Academy

April 02, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—The students at St. Andrew Academy reenacted the events of Holy Week with a Passion Play.

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The Real Enemy of Joy: Selfishness

April 01, 2015

NORWALK—Commentary: Have we as a society lost sight of a Teacher whose words and actions mark a path for joy and fulfillment of the human heart that never fails?

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Easter in the Diocese

Easter Message from Bishop Caggiano

Easter Vigil

Stations of the Cross

Good Friday Observances

Holy Thursday

Chrism Mass


Original composition and video
of the Resurrection of Jesus
and Gods' promise for eternal life.
By Marlane Tubridy




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"Don't Jump" Campaign Challenges Physician-Assisted Suicide

An important message regarding the Physician Assisted Suicide Bill from Bishop Caggiano


Contest for the Year
of Consecrated Life!

To celebrate the Year
of Consecrated Life,
we are sponsering a contest
for age groups:
K-Gr. 4, Gr. 5-8 and High School.
Prizes $50-$200 gift cards!

Click here
for details.
Contest begins February 13!


World Youth Day
Krakow, Poland
July 22-August 1, 2016!

Bishop Frank Caggiano invites the youth
and young adults (ages 15 1/2-35)
of the Diocese of Bridgeport to join him
on a pilgrimage of a lifetime.

WEBSITE:
wyd.bridgeportdiocese.com


Scholarships available.
For info email Julie Rodgers at:
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or call 203.416.1449



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