Ministry Directory

Ministry Directory

 An important ministry that focuses on ministering to the men who have served the Church and the Diocese of Norwich for so many years. Liaison for Retired Priests: Reverend Roland Cloutier. Email: rcc1966@aol.com Vicar for Clergy: Very Reverend Dennis M. Perkins Address: ...

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The Office of Campus Ministry was established to make Christ present to the academic communities in the Diocese of Norwich. The ministry serves students, faculty and staff at Connecticut College, Eastern Connecticut State University, UConn at Storrs, and Wesleyan University. On campus, we encourage ...

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The Norwich Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting (DCCS) administers and supervises the National and Diocesan Religious Recognition Programs available to Catholic youth registered in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), the Girls Scouts USA and Camp Fire USA (NCCGSCF), and the American Heritage Girls ...

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The Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti continues the important work of helping Haitians help Haitians in the impoverished neighborhood of Christ Roi, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  A new building is under construction, to replace that destroyed by the earthquake.  The new building will again un...

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Diocesan Properties and Cemeteries provides and maintains cemetery property for burial. Director of Diocesan Properties & Cemeteries: Joseph M. Muscarella Norwich Cemetery Office: Norwich Diocesan Cemetery Corporation 815 Boswell Ave Norwich, CT 06360-2536 Foreman: Robert Bec...

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Divine Mercy Devotion
Divine Mercy Devotion works to promote the Image of the Divine Merciful Christ, the Feast of the Divine Mercy, recitation of the Chaplet of the Divine Mercy in all our parishes and chapels, veneration of the Holy Relic of St. Faustina Kowalska, and the writings of Saint John Paul II. Diocesan Dir...

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Four County Catholic Newspaper
The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Norwich. Serving the counties of Middlesex, New London, Tolland, Windham, CT & Fishers Island, NY. Established in 1989 and published each month except July. Editorial & Advertising Deadlines: The deadline for advertising and editorial is the sec...

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Click Here to go to the Hispanic Ministry Home Page
The Legion of Mary is a world-wide Apostolate of Religious and Lay Catholics whose Mission is both Formative and Evangelistic formed in 1921 by lay Catholics through the inspiration and prayers of Pope Pius X (cf Legio Mariae, Ch 10, #4).  The Lay Faithful assist the Pastor of the Parish in ful...

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Endeavors to meet the spiritual needs of patients at Backus Hospital, regardless of religion, especially those who are critically ill and those with specific pastoral care needs. Available to parishes for preparation and training of Parish Visitors to the Sick. Director: Sister Rita Johnson, S.S...

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The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women acts through its affiliates to support, empower and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. NDCCW programs respond with Gospel values to the needs of the Church and society in the modern world. Scholarship Application 2...

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Office for Safe Environments
The Diocese of Norwich and its parishes, schools, and other affiliated institutions is committed to providing safe environments for children, young people, and adults. Safe Environments refers to environments that are created and maintained in an effort to provide all people with the safest pos...

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Serves as the communications and media liaison with the Office of the Bishop, Chancery and Diocesan Ministry Offices. Publishes the Four County Catholic, the official newspaper of the Diocese. Oversees the development and maintenance of the Diocesan Website. Director of Commun...

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Click here for the Diaconate Vocations Page Vicar for Clergy: Very Reverend Dennis Perkins, Ext. 258 E-mail: vicarclergy@norwichdiocese.net Director of Permanent Deacon Personnel: Deacon Michael Puscas Assistant Director for Formation of Permanent Deacons: Deacon Benedict LoCa...

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To file a written complaint about the sexual misconduct of an employee, minister, or volunteer of, or in, the Diocese of Norwich. Click here for the Office for Safe Environments if needed. Bishop's Delegate for Internal Investigations: Richard Wheeler Assistance Coordina...

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Office of Pastoral Planning Facilitates parish planning and assists with other aspects of diocesan planning as directed by the Bishop. Promotes formation and renewal of parish pastoral councils through visioning, goal-setting and evaluation. Advisory Board: Very Reverend David Choquette Very...

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Provides consultation and education for clergy and laity in all aspects of sacramental worship, with special attention to the roles of lector and eucharistic minister. Address: Bishop Flanagan Ministry Center 199 Broadway Norwich, CT 06360  Phone: 860-848-2237  Fax: 860-8...

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Prison Ministry
Promotes the witness of Catholic chaplains and volunteers to prisoners in Eastern Connecticut through education, evangelization and the presence of the Church; disburses funds for program materials for the educational programs and evangelization programs; acts as liaison with the Department of Corre...

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Pro-Life Activities
Focuses on education about the beginnings of life and the natural end of life and the threats posed by abortion and euthanasia to all human life. Provides morally acceptable alternatives by expanding education, health, nutrition and other services to disadvantaged parents and their children. ...

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Spiritual Renewal Services
Spiritual Renewal Services offers courses, healing programs and workshops, spiritual retreats, days of renewal at Parishes, Retreat Houses and at the Spiritual Renewal Center.  Offerings Include: Life In The Spirit Seminars.  Masses of Healing and Hope “Take a Closer ...

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St. Vincent de Paul Middletown
Founded in 1980 by the Sisters of Mercy and the Catholic Diocese of Norwich, St. Vincent De Paul Middletown meets the needs of the poor and homeless in greater Middletown, Connecticut. A four-pronged mission, St. Vincent's provides nutritious meals through our community Soup Kitchen and connects...

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St. Vincent de Paul Place Norwich
Currently operating out of the former St. Joseph's School building in downtown Norwich, CT, St. Vincent de Paul Place is a community meal site and food pantry that strives to meet the needs of homeless people and families with limited income in the greater Norwich area. Established by the Cathol...

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Young Adult Ministry
The vision of the Diocese of Norwich Young Adult Ministry is to form a community of Young Adults that fosters a relationship with Jesus Christ through His Church in order to actively live out the Gospel in the world.   EVENTS: ADORATION WITH PRAISE AND WORSHIP MUSIC ANNUAL MASS WITH...

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
201 Broadway
Norwich, CT 06360-4328
Phone: 860-887-9294