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Rite of Election 2018

THE RITE OF ELECTION will be celebrated by Bishop Frank Caggiano on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM at St. Theresa Church (5301 Main Street, Trumbull, CT 06611). We invite, and very much look forward to, your parish’s participation this year. Please encourage your parish’s catechumens and candidates, and their… Read More »

Upcoming Webinar: Balancing Life Within the Family Circus

From NFCYM’s Webinar Series comes Walking the Tight Rope: Balancing Life Within the Family Circus, presented by Chris and Linda Padgett on Tuesday, December 12, at 2:00 pm ET. Have you ever felt like your best efforts at maintaining balance in the circus of your family life is a bit above… 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 »

Free Film Screening: “Speaking to Sparrows”

FREE FILM SCREENING Join us on Wednesday, January 10th or Thursday, January 18th at 7:00 PM at Parish Hall of St. Catherine of Siena Parish (220 Shelton Rd, Trumbull, CT 06611) for a free screening of the documentary film Speaking to Sparrows! Speaking to Sparrows is a documentary film about women finding courage to confront the uncomfortable. The film brings… Read More »

Women’s Advent Day of Reflection

Women’s Advent Day of Reflection The Art of Waiting The Leadership Institute and the Sisters of Life are excited to offer a Women’s Day of Reflection in preparation for Advent on Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:30am-2:30pm at The Catholic Center, 238 Jewett Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06606. During the season of… 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 »

Talking To Young People About Violence

As we commemorate the memorial of the guardian angels, let us pray that the angels will welcome all those who died in last night’s shooting in Las Vegas. Though the story will continue to unfold, it is never too early to hold one another in prayer. Let us also continue… Read More »

Amid Chaos, Hope

An anniversary passes this week that will likely be lost in the news of hurricanes and presidential tweets. With the start of school, open houses, meetings with teachers, and homework, today might just go unnoticed. Since that Tuesday morning sixteen years ago the world has changed in so many ways. We are… Read More »

From Encounter to Accompaniment

The Leadership Institute is collecting stories about the way people encounter the person of Jesus Christ. Do you have a story to share? We all encounter Jesus in different ways: through the birth of a child, the loss of a loved one, through nature, music, or even travel. Through joy… Read More »

Marriage Preparation

(En español) The Diocesan Marriage Preparation Class is designed to be an engaging, enriching, and beautiful presentation of the teachings of our faith. Use this page to read more and to register for required classes, offered several times throughout the year. Marriage Preparation Checklist: • Call your parish — 8 to 12 months… Read More »