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Bishop will ordain Deacon Class
of 2015

May 22, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will ordain six men as deacons for the Diocese of Bridgeport on June 13 at 11 am in St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Fairfield.

In preparation for their ordination, the men attended a week-long retreat at Mt. Alvernia Retreat House in Wappingers Falls, N.Y. They began their retreat on Sunday, April 26, and were joined by their wives in the middle of the week.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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ST. JOSEPH CARNIVAL & FOOD FESTIVAL
, 430 Coram Ave., Shelton May 23 from 6-11pm. Ride tickets $1.50 ea; Wristbands $22. Food is available for eat-in or take out. Stop by and join in the fun. (203) 924-4669. www.sjcshelton.org



VIGIL OF PENTECOST MASS WITH BISHOP CAGGIANO
- All Ecclesial Movement, Apostolic Societies, Fratnerities & 3rd Orders. Bishop Frank J. Caggiano invites all members to a special Mass on the Vigil of Pentecost, on Sat., May 23 at 6:30pm at St. Augustine Cathedral, 359 Washington Ave., Bridgeport. Reception will follow. Click here for free ticket. Let's have many Cursillistas at this Mass! De colores!



MEMORIAL DAY MASS TO HONOR VETERANS
on Sun., May 24 at 11:30am, St. Andrews Church, 395 Anton St., Bridgeport sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Cabrini Council and Assembly. To honor those who have served our country and who gave the greatest sacrifice for our freedom. There will be the colors of the Armed services and Honor Guard from the Knights of Columbus. A special presentation of awards to those who served during Desert Storm and during the Iraqi conflict. After mass, a brief ceremony held on the churches front green, followed by coffee social in the church lower hall. All welcome to honor those who served our country and thank them for their heroism.



MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE
& MASS at Our Lady of Assumption Parish, 545 Stratfield Rd., Fairfield sponsored by The Knight of Columbus, Assumption Council #11077 on Sun., May 24 at 12noon. In attendance: Fairfield town officials, KofC State and local representatives, Conn. State representatives, veterans from American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Vets and National Association of Naval Vets, Port 5.The Fairfield Police Department Honor Guard  & community scouts will participate. A military honors Service will take place after Mass. The Knights proudly sponsor this Service to promote and preserve the true meaning of Memorial Day and invite the townspeople of Fairfield and surrounding towns to participate. For info contact Chairman, Fred Coseglia at (203) 371-8181.



TACO TUESDAY & GAME NIGHT FOR YOUNG ADULTS (ages 18-35)
by Catholic Young Adults of Greater Danbury on May 26 at St. Marguerite's in Brookfield from 6:30-8:30pm. Open to all! Bring a date, bring group of friends - great night out and meet other young adults in the area. For info email: catholic.ya.danbury@gmail.com or call Maria at 610-505-7272.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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"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.

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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.

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God will judge people on care for the poor, for the planet, pope says

May 13, 2015

VATICAN CITY—The powerful of the earth will face God's judgment and will be asked to account for how they cared for the poor and how they cared for the environment so that it could produce food for all, Pope Francis said.

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Father Hyl, former pastor of Holy Spirit

May 12, 2015

STAMFORD—Father Robert J. Hyl, 78, former pastor of Holy Spirit Parish in Stamford, died on May 10 in Stamford after a long illness.

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5th General Session reveals
shape of future change

May 09, 2015

TRUMBULL—Bishop Frank Caggiano introduced dramatic new proposals including calls for a Catholic Service Corps, the creation of a Leadership Institute and the formation of a new diocesan council to empower laity at the 5th General Session of 2014 Synod today at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center in Trumbull.

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Bishop Caggiano reflects
on National Day of Prayer

May 07, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—“Many years ago, when I was a catechist preparing seventh graders for Confirmation, one of my students asked me a very serious question that I have not forgotten since.

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Delegates get back to work this weekend

May 06, 2015

BRIDGEPORT—Best practices and other initiatives to create strong and vibrant ministries in the diocese will be on the agenda for the 5th General Session of the 2014 Synod at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center in Trumbull.

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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.

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for a message from Bishop Frank


Visit the 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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