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.
NORWALK—Malta House, a residence for homeless pregnant and parenting mothers of all faiths and their children in Norwalk, will hold its Annual Gala on Saturday, April 29, at Woodway Country Club in Darien.
NEW HAVEN—The Immaculate High School boys indoor track and field team won the Class S state championship Tuesday night at the Floyd Little Athletic Center, and the Immaculate girls finished second to perennial powerhouse Bloomfield.
For the Mustang boys, Christian Morris won the 600 meters with a time of 1:24.36, and Sean Fahey won the long jump (21-0.75) and placed third in the 300 (37.08).
DARIEN—On February 13, Father John Connaughton, director of vocations for the Diocese of Bridgeport, conducted a Confirmation session for over 220 Confirmation candidates in the eighth and ninth grades at St. Thomas More Parish. Father Connaughton spoke with the confirmandis on the history & origin of the Gifts of the Spirit.
CALLING ALL KOLBE HIGH SCHOOL MEN from the Class of 1967l! We are planning your 50th Reunion event and want to hear from you. We are looking for your updated contact information and ideas for this great celebration. Please email email@example.com to update your contact information and to learn more!
NOTRE DAME High School (Boy's and Girls) Class of 1966 is planning a 50th Reunion for the spring of 2017. If you are interested in working on the Class of 1966 Reunion committee or would like to receive more information, contact the Alumni Office: firstname.lastname@example.org or 203.372.6521 ext. 242.
THE PROPHETS, a Bible study course featuring Thomas Smith from Ascension Press, meets at St. Cecilia Parish, Stamford, Thurs. evenings at 7:15, repeated Fri. mornings at 9:15 in the Parish Center. For more info, contact Vicki Alton: 203.322.8526 or VickiA@optonline.net
DIVORCED AND SEPARATED Catholics are invited to join “Hearts Renewed,” a support group for divorced or separated men and women. Meetings are held in Fairfield on the first and third Fri. of every month (Feb. 17; March 3) at 7:30. For more info and for directions, call Bette: 203.338.0503 or Peggy: 203.834.1287.
ENCOURAGE apostolate for friends and family of loved ones with same sex attractions or gender ID issues, meets the third Sat. of the month (Feb. 18) at 10:30 am and is strictly confidential. For more info contact the Norwalk Chapter: EnCourageNorwalk@gmail.com.
CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS of Greater Danbury (ages 18-35) Ice Skating on Fri., Feb. 24, at 8:30 pm for DJ Skate night at the Danbury Ice Arena, 1 Independence Way, Danbury. For more info, email email@example.com.
CASINO NIGHT to benefit the Shehan Center’s After School & Saturday program for K-8 children will be held Fri., Feb. 25, at The Inn at Long Shore in Westport. For more info, call 203.336.4468.
THE GREAT SHEHAN TRIVIA CONTEST: Form a team! Join the fun on Tues., Feb 28, at the Holiday Inn, 1070 Main St., Bridgeport. For more info and to register, call 203.336.4468.
STAMFORD LENTEN ADULT BIBLE STUDY entitled “The Scriptural Roots of the Sacraments” will be a six-week study held at Trinity High School every Thurs. in Lent, starting March 2, from 7-8:30 pm. The study, led by Fr. Joseph Gill, will examine how the sacraments, such as the Eucharist and Reconciliation, are grounded in the Word of God, prefigured in the Old Testament and then coming in fullness in the New. All adults who want to grow in their faith are invited to join us! For more info, contact Fr. Gill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Saturday, February 11, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano will lead the participants of Catholic Underground in a Eucharistic Holy Hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament, including praise and worship, prayerful silence, and the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
TRUMBULL—As I sit here at my desk watching the snow storm intensify, I cannot help but be filled with so many different memories of past snow storms, particularly those that occurred when I was a little boy.
DANBURY—On Sunday, February 5, Immaculate High School (IHS) held a special Honors Mass to celebrate students that earned a place on the school's honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year.
TRUMBULL—More than 250 parents filled the St. Joseph High School auditorium tonight to hear Bishop Frank J. Caggiano announce plans to create a single, new Catholic elementary school for the Shelton-Monroe area.
FAIRFIELD—Innovation, investment, and transformation of Catholic education in the Diocese of Bridgeport were the focus of the formal launch of Foundations in Education this morning at Sacred Heart University.
BRIDGEPORT—This year, National Catholic Schools week runs from January 29-February 4. Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week has been the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States.