Reimagine Faith Formation

An invitation to lifelong formation from the Diocese of Bridgeport.

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The Effective Catechetical Leadership Series Workshop

Our EFFECTIVE CATECHETICAL LEADERSHIP SERIES WORKSHOP will be held over three days, from Tuesday, August 21st to Thursday, August 23rd. It will be held at Diocese of Bridgeport Queen of Saints Hall (238 Jewett Ave., Bridgeport, CT). This workshop is open to all DREs, CREs and their support staff! Please RSVP… Read More »

Leadership Summit

All ministry leaders are invited to attend a dinner and share in an important conversation on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 6 pm at the Catholic Center (238 Jewett Ave, Bridgeport, CT). We will be joined by nationally known speaker Charlotte McCorquodale, who will discuss how the learning process has… Read More »

Six Flags Catholic Youth & Family Day

PRAY & PLAY! Come celebrate Catholic Youth & Family Day at Six Flags New England on August 10, 2018! Mix into your day of thrills a morning mass officiated by Most Rev. Mitchell T. Rozanski, Bishop of Springfield. Mass begins at 9:30 a.m. in the River’s Edge Picnic Grove. Full Packages are… Read More »

“Making Room for God’s Love” Symposium: Humanae Vitae at 50

Join us on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 9am-4pm at the Basilica of St. John the Evangelist, Stamford (279 Atlantic St, Stamford, CT 06901) for a symposium marking the 50th anniversary of Blessed Pope Paul’s VI’s landmark encyclical letter. The symposium will feature talks by: • George Weigel • Mary Eberstadt •… Read More »

Young Adult Holy Land Pilgrimage 2019

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… Read More »

The Sound of Music: Sing-Along & Ice Cream Social

Join us on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 3:00pm for a special sing-along screening of the classic film THE SOUND OF MUSIC! The event will take place at the Klein Auditorium (910 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605). Tickets are $5 per person. Join the fun and enjoy this classic movie, fellowship and ice cream with… Read More »

Entering Canaan: A Day of Prayer and Healing

Are you or someone you know hurting from a past abortion experience? There is help and hope. Begin your healing journey and experience God’s mercy. Project Rachel is offering an Entering Canaan Day of Prayer and Healing on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 9am-4pm for women who are suffering from a… Read More »

Oberammergau Passion Play 2020

Bishop Frank J. Caggiano invites you… On a tour to the Splendors of Eastern Europe, featuring the Passion Play of Oberammergau, lasting 11 days: September 14 – 24, 2020, visiting Prague, Budapest, Vienna, and Munich. $3,999 per person from New York (Air/land tour price is $3,549 plus $450 government taxes/airline surcharges)… Read More »

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 »

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 »

About the Leadership Institute

The Diocesan Leadership Institute will serve as the headquarters for formation for all those who serve in ministry in our parishes and schools. Through a combination of online learning, face to face workshops, and independent study, the Institute will offer creative opportunities for ministry personnel to learn more about the Catholic faith and discover new ways to shape the next generation of disciples in Fairfield County.

In addition, the Institute will serve as a clearinghouse for resources for those in ministry and a virtual library for anyone who wishes to learn more about the Catholic faith, regardless of the role one might choose to play in spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Something for Everyone

While the Institute’s courses will be required for some and open for everyone, specific resources are being created for a variety of age-specific and role-specific individuals. Imagine:

  • Being able to find resources that help you as a Catholic parent or grandparent.
  • Being able to find useful tools to help engage the young people you serve.
  • Learning more about the ways you can be involved in the life, mission, and ministry of the parish you attend.