Major relics of saint to visit Trumbull on Tuesday in only state stop

October 06, 2015

TRUMBULL—More than 50 stops across 16 states in three months—a hectic tour schedule.

So many fans have flocked to her East Coast tour, the first in the United States, that plans are now in the works for a West Coast tour.

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Catholic Underground this Saturday

October 06, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Catholic Underground is coming to the Diocese of Bridgeport beginning in October. Its reverent mix of Eucharistic adoration, art and music has attracted a diverse following and helped draw believers of all ages into the life of the Church.

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Catholics wrestle with immigration issues

October 04, 2015

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FAIRFIELD—The world is facing its worse refugee crisis since the end of World War II, Rev. Rick Ryscavage, S.J. said at the Annual Red Mass and Breakfast held at Fairfield University.

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Bishop praises women
for “Walking with Purpose”

October 02, 2015

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STAMFORD— “We’re here celebrating the great gift Walking with Purpose is to the church and to the Diocese of Bridgeport,” Bishop Frank Caggiano told 330 women throughout the diocese who gathered at the Italian Center.

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OUTSIDE ROSARY RALLY in honor of Our Lady of Fatima will be held Sat., Oct. 10, at 12 noon at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Parish, Join us as we gather to say the Rosary at our Blessed Mother Statue in front of the church. For more info, call the parish: 203.775.5117.

- We are having a reunion for all students, nuns, priests, and lay teachers of St. Johns School in Stamford on Oct. 10 at the Basilica of St. John’s in Stamford, starting with 6pm Mass and Dinner & Reception beginning at 7 pm. Spread the word to family and friends, young and old, near and far, the more the merrier. If you, or someone you know is interested email with your first last (maiden) name, contact info (email and home address), and year you graduated. Or you may call Ann Cody at 203.325.3128. Let us know if you would like to join the committee. More details as date draws nearer. 

“CONCERT AT THE VILLA” A fundraising event featuring the world renowned vocalist Stefano Algieri will be held at Villa Notre Dame in Wilton on Sun., Oct. 11. Mass beginning at 11 am. A Luncheon and Auction will take place following Mass, at noon, and the Concert will begin at 2 pm. All proceeds will benefit the School Sisters of Notre Dame educational ministries and the care of elderly and infirm sisters. Price for the luncheon and concert is $60 per person, in advance, $70 at the door. Special clergy price of $20 is available. For reservations, advertising or sponsorship opportunities, call Liz Ryan at 203.762.4114 or email: or website

ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER, Sun., Oct. 11 at 1 pm in Pilgrim Hall, 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield, CT. Tickets are available until Mon., Oct. 5. Adult $25; Family $45 (parents and children under 15 only). For more info or for dinner tickets call: 860.567.1041 or go to or

GIANT TAG SALE will be held at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield,  50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield, Thurs., Oct. 15-Sat., Oct. 17 from 9 am-4:30 pm and Sun., Oct. 18 from 11:30 am-2 pm. For more info, call 860.567.1041 or email:

33 DAYS TO MORNING GLORY: A 6-week consecration to Mary, to be held Tues. mornings starting Oct. 13 at 9:15 am at St. Cecilia Parish, Stamford. This user-friendly retreat by Fr. Michael Gaitley will bless even the busiest of people. Cost: workbook - $20; ’33 Days to Morning Glory’ book - $5.00. For more info or to register, contact: Vicki Alton,, 203.322.8526.

MAGNIFICAT a Ministry to Catholic Women will host a prayer breakfast on Sat., Oct. 17, 9:30-12:30 at Ethan Allen, Danbury, CT. Margaret Beutler will be the guest speaker. Cost $25 pre register by Sat., Oct. 10. No tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, call Fran Hood 203.744.1856 or email Click here for Invitation (also available on Bridgeport Diocese Website under Woman’s Ministry section).

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Bishop Caggiano visits Sacred Heart, holds Mass, blesses new gym

October 01, 2015

GREENWICH—Growing up in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y., the future Bishop Frank Caggiano was fascinated by a November ritual of the father of his good friend, Gino.

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Red Mass set for Sunday

September 29, 2015

FAIRFIELD—The 2015 Red Mass will take place on Sunday, October 4,  9 am at the Egan Chapel of Fairfield University, 1073 N. Benson Road, Fairfield, Connecticut. 

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Pope says he left U.S. praying for, impressed by its people

September 28, 2015

PHILADELPHIA—As the American Airlines plane taking him to Rome from Philadelphia took off, Pope Francis said he pictured the faces of all the people he met, and he prayed for them.

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Pope: “Encounter Christ” in the faces of the city

September 26, 2015

NEW YORK—An incredible mildness overtook the city, perhaps because Pope Francis—“Papa Francisco” as many called out to him joyfull as he passed—appeared to be everywhere.

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In New York service, pope offers encouragement to men, women religious

September 25, 2015

NEW YORK—During an evening prayer service at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Pope Francis thanked the nation’s priests, brothers and women religious for their service and gave particular thanks to women religious saying, “Where would the church be without you?”

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Pope to Congress: Stop bickering, world needs your help

September 24, 2015

WASHINGTON—The past, the promise and the potential of the United States must not be smothered by bickering and even hatred at a time when the U.S. people and indeed the world need a helping hand, Pope Francis told the U.S. Congress.

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Esty sounds alarm on climate change at Sacred Heart University forum panelists echo sentiments

September 23, 2015

FAIRFIELD—Dan Esty was commanding, compelling and quite passionate in the message he delivered at Sacred Heart University’s Schine Auditorium Wednesday evening, September 16th—climate change is real, and we must quickly unify under new leadership to make a moral and spiritual commitment to addressing the ecological crisis our world faces.

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Sacred Heart University
to offer new program

September 22, 2015

FAIRFIELD—Sacred Heart University’s College of Health Professions is working with Stamford Hospital to launch a new full-time, 27-month master of physician assistant studies (MPAS) program, with an initial class of 28 students starting in fall 2016, pending accreditation.

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St. Aloysius School takes STEM by storm

September 22, 2015

NEW CANAAN—St. Aloysius School is kicking off the 2015-2016 school year with the implementation of a comprehensive, kindergarten-through-eighth-grade STEM program.

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Scout gathers eyeglasses for Eagle Project

September 22, 2015

NEWTOWN—Kyle Keeping is a scout with Troop 770, which meets at St. Rose of Lima Parish.

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Emmy award winner Paul Piorek joins Greenwich Catholic

September 22, 2015

GREENWICH—Greenwich Catholic School is proud to announce and welcome Paul Piorek as a full-time middle school math and science teacher.

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Bishop reflects on Papal visit

September 22, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—In a few hours I will be traveling to Washington DC to prepare for this extraordinary week of grace and blessings for our Church and country.

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Diocese of Bridgeport
Catholic Women's Conference 2015

Woman here in our Diocese?
YOU are invited for a day
of reflection and prayer
on Saturday, November 7th!
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8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT

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Annual Respect
Life Mass

Sunday, October 18

12 pm at St. Matthew Parish, Norwalk

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