Danielle Rose to Perform at Catholic Underground

February 06, 2016

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Listen to Danielle's song "Pursue Me"

BRIDGEPORT—Catholic recording artist Danielle Rose will perform at the next CATHOLIC UNDERGROUND evening set for Saturday, Feb. 13, 7:30 pm at Saint Ann Parish, Bridgeport. The evening will begin at 7:30 pm with Eucharistic Adoration, prayer, praise and worship music and the availability of Confession followed by her performance, which is prayerful, meditative and profoundly moving. It is open to all.

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Uplift the World

February 05, 2016

CONVIVIO, a worldwide high school congress, was introduced to the U.S. in 2010 by the Diocese of Bridgeport. This year the Convivio weekend, held at Sacred Heart University Friday-Sunday, March 4-6, will take its theme from the Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. “Uplift the World” will be an opportunity for teens to explore and experience the Lord’s Mercy in a new and life-changing way.

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Teens to Fast 30 Hours to Fight Hunger

February 04, 2016

NORWALK—St. Philip Parish will again be participating in World Vision’s 30 Hour Famine during the weekend of February 27-28. Over the past 13 years, more than 1,200 middle and high school students have raised in excess of $298,000 to fight hunger both globally and locally.

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Christian Music Pioneer and TV Host John Michael Talbot coming to Monroe

February 04, 2016

MONROE—Christian music legend, best-selling author and host of The Church Channel’s popular TV show “All Things Are Possible”, John Michael Talbot, is coming to St. Jude Church for three special evenings, April 25, 26 & 27, 2016.

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National Catholic Schools Week!

February 03, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts the last Sunday in January and runs all week, which in 2016 is January 31-February 6.

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MARDI GRAS A MUSICAL EVENT AT SACRED HEART! Come join our parish on Feb. 6, at 6:30 pm for an evening of entertainment, music and socializing! There will be guitar, piano, violin, opera, and dance performances along with food and drink. Sacred Heart, 30 Church Street, Georgetown, CT. A $25 donation (includes food and wine). For more info, contact: SacredHeartMardiGras@yahoo.com or call 203.858.7273.

CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS of Greater Danbury (ages 18-35) meets at the Newman Center (off the campus of Western CT State University) #7 8th Ave., Danbury and other nearby locations. Tues., Feb. 9, 7-10 pm, Catechesis Talk by the Neocatechumens, Sacred Heart Parish, Danbury. Social follows at a local diner.

—Fr. Arthur Mollenhauer is offering a pilgrimage to Holy Land during Winter Vacation. Nine days to visit the Holy Sites in Israel Feb. 11-21. The price is $3,285. It includes: Round-trip group flight from NY, 8 nights’ accommodation double occupancy (breakfast & dinner), Daily lunches (first day not included), One farewell dinner at a local restaurant, Tour guide as per program, Transportation as per program, All entrance fees, Porterage fees at hotels, Tips for guide, driver, restaurant and hotel staff, Audio guiding system. If interested, please call Ms. Sharon MacKnight: 203.327.1806 or email: smacknight@optonline.net.

CATHOLIC UNDERGROUND evening will take place Sat., Feb. 13, at Saint Ann Parish, Bridgeport. The evening will begin at 7:30 pm with Eucharistic Adoration, prayer, praise and worship music and the availability of Confession followed by a performance by Catholic recording artist Danielle Rose. All are encouraged to attend. For more info, contact Evan Psencik, coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Formation: epsencik@diobpt.org.

“COME AND SEE” if you are being called to a vocation in the Secular Franciscan Order. The Secular Franciscan Holy Spirit Fraternity invites everyone to St. Emery Parish, Fairfield, on Sat., Feb. 13, at 9:30 am. Fr. Milan Dimic will celebrate Mass, followed by a social and business meeting. All are welcome! For more info, call Pat Heile, OFS: 203.255.8801 or pheile5713@aol.com.

A DAY WITH MARY—a FREE Marian Eucharistic Day Retreat. A free one-day retreat offered by the Franciscan friars of Sat., Feb. 20 at Our Lady of the Assumption in Fairfield. The day starts at 8:45 am and includes Sat. daily Mass, Confession for those who wish, Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, Marian Procession, recitation of the Rosary, conferment of the Brown Scapular and the Miraculous Medal, a Fatima video, and preaching by the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate. The day ends at 3 pm. Pre-registration is not required. All ages are welcome. Please bring a bag lunch and invite your friends! More information and video: www.daywithmarywest.org or visit us on Facebook at Day with Mary - West: Griswold!

GREAT SHEEHAN TRIVIA CONTEST to benefit the Shehan Center will be held, Tues., Feb. 23, at the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main St., Bridgeport. Time: 5:30 pm registration & cocktails; 6:15 dinner; 7 Trivia Contest. For more info and for tickets, call 203.336.4468 or email Terry: tjo@shehancenter.org.

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St Joseph High School Students Sign National Letters of Intent

February 03, 2016

TRUMBULL—St Joseph High School located at 2320 Huntington Tpke. Trumbull, Connecticut is pleased to announce senior student athletes who signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at a press conference.

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CAPP holds educators breakfast
in March

February 01, 2016

FAIRFIELD—Thomas W. Burnford will be the keynote speaker at Sacred Heart University’s Eighth Annual Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice (CAPP) Educators’ Communion Breakfast on Sunday, March 13. His talk is titled “Why I Send My Kids to Catholic School.”

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Catholic Art in the Style of Norman Rockwell

February 01, 2016

NEW HAVEN—Whether you’ve seen many or just a few of his scores of paintings and illustrations primarily for the cover of Saturday Event Post, you’ll easily remember and identify Norman Rockwell’s work.

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Bishop Reflects on Jubilee of Mercy

January 29, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—In this video Bishop Caggiano reflects on the celebration of the  Jubilee Year of Mercy in the diocese and the importance of responding to the call of Pope Francis to welcome God’s mercy into our own lives.

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Sweet Somethings

January 28, 2016

STRATFORD—St. Mark School recently conducted a school-wide collection of “goodies” for the men and women serving in the Armed Forces in Kuwait.

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Appeal provides funding to implement Synod Renewal

January 28, 2016

GREENWICH—Serving the needy and reaching out to evangelize the young and those who have left the Church were very much on the mind of speakers who gathered last night at the reception to launch the Annual Catholic Appeal in the Greenwich area.

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A Brush and A Smile: St. Matthew Norwalk Knights of Columbus Paint Rooms at Malta House

January 27, 2016

NORWALK—In a continuing relationship that has blossomed over the years, Knights of Columbus Council #14360 at St. Matthew Parish has helped out Malta House since 2010, mostly with fix-it and painting projects.

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Sacred Heart junior named finalist in National Chase the Race 2016 Competition

January 27, 2016

HAMDEN—The Academy is proud to announce that Abigail Kelly ’17 has been selected as one of twelve in the nation as an Envision Chase the Race 2016 finalist.

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‘Angel of Dachau’ Declared Martyr
by Pope Francis

January 27, 2016

VATICAN CITY—Father Engelmar Unzeitig, a young priest with Czech roots serving in Germany and Austria, was arrested by the Nazis on April 21, 1941.

Read Bishop Caggiano’s reflection
on the Holocaust and the mystery of evil

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Marriage Prep responds to synod directives

January 26, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—Now that new Faith Formation coordinators are in place, the current diocesan Marriage Preparation classes are being evaluated to better suit the needs of the couples planning a marriage.

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Appeal chair couple welcomes
two vice chairs

January 23, 2016

BRIDGEPORT—“By giving together as one, great, diocesan family, we will be bonded as a team for the future of our faith and our Church,” say Rowan and Julie Taylor, who have agreed to serve again as lay chair couple of the Annual Catholic Appeal.

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Human Life is Not Disposable

January 22, 2016

Bishop Caggiano reflects on the impact of abortion

BRIDGEPORT—Today we join all people of faith and good will to observe with great sadness the 43rd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision, Roe vs. Wade that legalized abortion on demand throughout the United States.

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