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“I Phone Fast! Will u?” | February 27, 2017

HARTFORD—The Archdiocese of Hartford is recording a “first” this year by inviting people to “fast” from using cell phones on Ash Wednesday, March 1st, and Good Friday, April 14th.
The initiative in an initiative called: “I Phone Fast!” and it has the blessing of Archbishop Leonard Blair.

Bishop establishes new Deanery structure | February 27, 2017

BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano has announced plans for a new Deanery structure to assist the bishop and priests in regional planning and decision making, and improve collaboration between parishes.

‘Show charity through action’ | February 27, 2017

TRUMBULL—“For me it was really the kids,” says Jessica Carroll, explaining why she and her husband Brian agreed to become lay chairs at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Trumbull for the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal. “They are at the age, nine and ten years old, where we can have substantive conversations about showing charity through action.”

Promote life by protecting, sharing clean water, pope says | February 24, 2017

VATICAN CITY—Access to clean drinking water is a basic human right and a key component in protecting human life, Pope Francis said.

Statement of the Diocese of Bridgeport regarding Amber Alert | February 24, 2017

Related to the Amber Alert for six-year old Aylin Sofia Hernandez, the Diocese of Bridgeport can confirm that she is a First Grade student at St. Raphael Academy in Bridgeport.

Pope’s vision is one of “encounter and openness” says Nuncio to the U.S. | February 23, 2017

FAIRFIELD—The vision of Pope Francis for the 21st Century Catholic Church is one of “openness, encounter, and engagement with the world,” Archbishop and Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre said last night at Sacred Heart University, in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit.

Youngster’s “Highly Effective” ER Project | February 23, 2017

FAIRFIELD—Sarah Maynard of Fairfield, is already incorporating the principles of affecting change into her life at the tender age of 12 as evidenced by the project she came up with to help children who come to St. Vincent’s Emergency Room.

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"Fairfield at 75" — Rev. Thomas J. Regan Bellarmine Lecture, February 22 | February 22, 2017

FAIRFIELD—Rev. Thomas J. Regan, S.J., will present his lecture, "Fairfield University 1942-2017: Seventy-Five Years and Counting!" at the annual Fairfield University Bellarmine Lecture in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:30 pm.

Teens to fast to fight hunger | February 21, 2017

NORWALK—The St. Philip Youth Group is sponsoring its fourteenth annual 30 Hour Famine the weekend of February 25 and 26 for middle and high school students in Norwalk and the neighboring towns.

Immaculate High School Artists and CyberPatriots Win State Awards | February 21, 2017

DANBURY—In the past two months, Immaculate High School (IHS) students have won prestigious awards in both art and technology competitions. IHS strives to allow students to attain both academic and extracurricular personal success, and these awards reflect that commitment.

Papal Nuncio to speak at Sacred Heart University on Wednesday | February 21, 2017

FAIRFIELD—Archbishop and Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre will receive an honorary degree during Sacred Heart University’s Special Academic Convocation Wednesday, February 22, at 2 pm, in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. A reception will follow the convocation.

Diocesan commitment to financial transparency | February 18, 2017

BRIDGEPORT—The Diocese of Bridgeport, in the continued practice of full transparency, has released its Consolidated Financial Statements as well as The Faith in the Future Fund, Inc. financial statements for the Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2016.