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Saint John Paul II Fund for Faith Formation and Youth Ministry

Saint John Paul II Fund for Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Responding to Bishop Caggiano’s invitation to lifelong formation, we invite you to reimagine faith formation at every level. The Saint John Paul II Fund for Faith Formation and Youth Ministry is offering grant opportunities to assist your efforts. We… Read More »

Bishop Morneau: Seven Habits on the Path to Holiness

You are invited to The Bishop’s Lecture Series, a new initiative of The Leadership Institute. Bishop Caggiano knows that all are called to be Missionary Disciples, so we have identified some stellar examples and invited them to share their stories. A few times each year, we will invite a powerful… Read More »

A Lenten Trove

A trove of Lenten resources to help guide you from Ash Wednesday to Palm Sunday. (And Holy Thursday.) 40 Ways to Observe the 40 Days of Lent Poster 11 x 17 or 8.5 x 11 About Lent • FAQs about Lent from Catholic Online, such as “Why do we put… Read More »

2018 Wedding Jubilee Mass and Concert

2018 Wedding Jubilee Mass and Concert On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:00pm at St. Theresa Parish in Trumbull (5301 Main St, Trumbull, CT 06611), Bishop Caggiano will be celebrating the 2018 Wedding Jubilee Mass. This Mass is for couples celebrating 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50+ year wedding… Read More »

Q&A: Can Catholics get married outside a Catholic Church?

Q&A Q. Can Catholics get married outside a Catholic Church? A. The short answer comes from the Code of Canon Law, the law that governs the Catholic Church. Canon 1118 states that: §1. A marriage between Catholics or between a Catholic party and a non-Catholic baptized party is to be… Read More »

Men’s Lenten Day of Reflection

Men’s LENTen Day of Reflection The Leadership Institute is excited to offer a Men’s Day of Reflection for Lent on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 8:30 am-2:30 pm at The Catholic Center, 238 Jewett Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06606. Take a break from your busy schedules this Lent, and come together with… Read More »

Reimagine RCIA

As part of our efforts to reimagine faith formation in the diocese, we invite you to Reimagine RCIA When: August 17-18, 2018 (Friday evening 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM) Where: St. Francis of Assisi Parish (35 Norfield Road, Weston, CT 06883) Cost: $200 per parish team,… Read More »

RSVP for Lifelong Formation

RSVP for Lifelong Formation Now that you have had several weeks to read and digest the Bishop’s Invitation to Lifelong Formation, we are asking all parish leaders to respond to this important invitation. For those parishes who wish to accept the Bishop’s invitation in full, there will be three (3)… Read More »

A Catechist Conversation

A CATECHIST CONVERSATION Bishop Frank Caggiano recently shared his powerful vision for the future of Faith Formation through his presentation A Catechist Conversation. Each of the two sessions gathered more than 300 catechists and instructors, where Bishop Caggiano pointed out some of the biggest challenges facing catechists in our modern… Read More »

Just Arrogant Enough

Take a look at Monday morning’s Gospel reading and read between the lines. To understand the metaphor, understand the Samaritans: bastard Jews – religiously and biologically. In 581, Babylonians moved into Samaria and intermarry with Jews there. You cannot do this if you want to keep the religion and the… Read More »

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