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People of Joy: Formation Day 2017

Bishop Frank Caggiano Fr. Tom Gaunt, SJ, Ph.D. John Angotti All those who serve in ministry are invited and encouraged to join us to hear Bishop Caggiano’s invitation to lifelong faith formation. After more than 18 months of work, the Catechetical Task Force will release its report and encourage parishes […]

Fall in Love Again and Again: A Special Event for Couples

Chris Padgett John Angotti Join us on Friday, September 29th in the Queen of Saints Hall at the Catholic Center (238 Jewett Avenue, Bridgeport) for “Fall in Love Again and Again”, an evening for married couples. Whether you’re newlyweds or have celebrated decades together, all couples are invited! The evening begins at 6:15 […]

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 […]

Sr. Miriam James, October 11, 2017

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 […]

A Catechist Conversation

Bishop Frank Caggiano requests all catechists to attend one of two meetings to have a conversation with him about reimagining faith formation in our parishes. Topics to be discussed include a renewed call to passing on our faith in engaging ways, as well as a conversation about the bishop’s Invitation […]

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 […]

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 […]

Preparación Matrimonial

(In English) Las clases Diocesanas de Preparación Matrimonial están diseñadas para motivar, enriquecer y presentar la belleza de las enseñanzas de nuestra fe. Utilice esta página para informarse y para inscribirse en las clases requeridas. Se ofrecen varias veces durante el año. Lista de verificación para la Preparación Matrimonial: • […]

Formation Day for Parish/School Administrative Staff

The Leadership Institute will host a workshop for all parish and school administrative staff on Friday, September 22, 2017 at the Catholic Center. The day will begin at 9 am and end at 2 pm. Lunch will be included and there is no cost or limit to the number of […]

Young Adult Holy Land Pilgrimage

Our Young Adult Scripture Study Week program, which includes a week-long pilgrimage to the Holy Land, is designed for young adults in their 20s to fall in love with Scripture by immersing themselves in study of the Sacred Scriptures, pilgrimage to Sacred Biblical sites, and shared theological reflection with a small […]