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Catholic Funeral Workshop-November 3rd

Posted on August 30, 2018 in: Events

Catholic Funeral Workshop-November 3rd
Register Now! Catholic Funerals Rites, Cremation, Planning, Pre-planning, Cemetery Policies Sponsored by the Diocesan Office of Worship SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 St. Matthew Parish Hall 111 Tolland Green Tolland, CT  06084 Click Here for a Registration Form Registration begins at 9:00 Program from 9:30 – Noon Fee:  $10 For all parishioners, liturgy committees, music ministers, bereavement committee members Opening presentation:  The Funeral Rites of the Church Cremation and Organ Donation Diocesan Cemetery Polici...

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If you are seeking to find hope, strength and comfort from a loss, burden or sorrow, join us for A Journey with Mary Through Her Seven Sorrows, a seven-week program sponsored by the Catholic Family Services Office. The program will explore each of the seven sorrows of Mary’s life and the message of strength and encouragement each one contains. The program is based on the book Your Sorrow is My Sorrow by Sr. Joyce Rupp. The program will run in two sessions in two locations: Wednesday mornings September 26, October, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14 from 10-11:30 A.M. at St. Mary Parish Hall, 1600 Main St., Coventry, C...

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Mass of Remembrance Nov. 7th
MASS OF REMEMBRANCE – The Annual Diocesan Mass of Remembrance to honor children who have died from stillbirths, miscarriages or abortions, whether recently or years ago, will take place Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Rd., Old Lyme, CT. The Mass of Remembrance is an opportunity for family members to memorialize and honor the dignity of the precious lives of pre-born children. Light refreshments will be served following the Mass. For more information, call the Catholic Family Services Office at 860-848-2237, Ext. 306.

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23rd Annual Educators Mass - September 9th
Diocese to Honor Educators Xavier Graduate Chosen as Homilist The 23rd  ANNUAL Diocesan Mass for Those Dedicated to Education will take place 8:45 am on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich.  Each year this special Mass is held to honor teachers, administrators and support staff from private, parochial and public schools of all faiths from across the Four Counties that comprise the Diocese of Norwich.  This year the homilist will be newly ordained Reverend Francis Gilbert, Parochial Vicar of Saint Patrick in East Ha...

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Bishop Addresses Recent Events in Pastoral Letter
Bishop Michael R. Cote, D.D. addressed parishioners throughout the Diocese in a pastoral letter read and/or distributed at all masses this weekend.  See letter below and links to the Office for Safe Environments Statement and webpage.   August 21, 2018   My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We are, as one family in Christ, heartsick over what we have learned in recent days and weeks from the Pennsylvania grand jury report and the accusations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick.  These revelations have reopened the pain and sorr...

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Support Catholic Education

Posted on August 24, 2018 in: School News

Support Catholic Education
Catholic Elementary School Collection This September 8th and 9th the Annual Catholic Elementary School Collection will be conducted throughout the Diocese.  This will only be an in-pew collection.  Donation envelopes will be available in church.   Appropriately titled, Faith for the Future, the collection recognizes that our futures truly do belong to the children we are educating in our schools today.  Our 11 Diocesan elementary schools offer families a safe and nurturing environment in which to entrust their children’s academic, social an...

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9th Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner

Posted on August 12, 2018 in: Events

9th Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner
A Celebration of Current and Past Leaders of Catholic Education by: Kathy Gaito The tradition of celebrating Catholic education in the Diocese of Norwich continues this year with the 9th Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner.  The Seton Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 4:00pm at the Mystic Marriott Hotel, 625 North Road, Groton, Connecticut.  At the dinner, individuals are honored for their contributions to Catholic education and all proceeds from the dinner are distributed by The Catholic Foundation to elementary school students in the form...

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The U.S. bishops urge our participation each Friday in a nationwide Novena for the Legal Protection of Human Life, August 3–September 28. Participants will receive weekly email or text reminders to pray and fast, along with little-known facts about Roe v. Wade to share with others. Sign up at www.usccb.org/pray!

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 Wedding Anniversary Mass -October 21st
All couples married 25 & 50 years, or celebrating a significant anniversary, are invited to attend this year’s Silver and Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass Celebrated by Bishop Michael R. Cote Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 2 P.M. Cathedral of Saint Patrick, Norwich   Come and share your witness of enduring love and renew your commitment to live your marriage in holiness    Family and friends are also invited to share in this special testimony and witness to love and marriage. Light refreshments will be served following the...

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What is an Annulment?

Posted on August 06, 2018 in: Events

What is an Annulment?
If you are a divorced Catholic who would like to know more about annulments or is considering beginning the annulment process but aren’t quite sure what it is or how to go about doing so, this informational workshop is for you. Join us: Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7-9 P.M. St. Bernard Church Hall 25 St. Bernard’s Terrace, Rockville, CT Fr. Ted Tumicki, judicial vicar, and Fr. Brian Romanowski, vice-chancellor and adjutant judicial vicar of the Diocesan Marriage Tribunal, will be part of a panel that will cover the numerous aspects of the annulment pro...

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