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October is Respect Life Month- Read Bishop Cote's Column
Respect Life Month Although we must cherish, protect, and defend human life year-round, the Catholic Church in the United States sets aside each October as Respect Life Month, and the first Sunday of October is observed as Respect Life Sunday. As Catholics, we are called to cherish, defend, and protect those who are most vulnerable, from the beginning of life to its end, and at every point in between. During the month of October, the Church asks us to reflect more deeply on the dignity of every human life.  Bishop Cotes Column from the October Four...

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Pro-Life

Parishes "Adopt a Day"

Posted on October 01, 2019 in: 40DaysForLife, ProLife

Parishes "Adopt a Day"
The 40 Days for Life Campaign continues in front of the Planned Parenthood office on 12 Case Street in Norwich. Parishes within the Diocese have chosen to  ‘Adopt-A-Day’ for parishioners come out and pray, fast, and participate in this peaceful community outreach to preserve the lives of unborn children alive in their mothers’ wombs. Contact your parish and find out who your Pro-Life representative is or go to 40DaysForLife.com/Norwich and sign up. More info can be found at NorwichDiocese.org/40DaysforLife   Here are a list of...

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Pro-Life, 40DaysNorwich, 40DaysforLife
Diocesan Policy Review Board Posts Revised Policies
Office for Safe Environments The Diocesan Policy Review Board has recently revised the following diocesan policies: Pastoral Code of Conduct, Sexual Misconduct Policy, Comprehensive Screening Policy, and Electronic Communications, Internet, and Computer Use Policy. Copies are available from your parish/school office, Child Advocate, on the diocesan web site https://www.norwichdiocese.org/Find/Diocesan-Offices/Safe-Environments , on Praesidium’s Armatus program, and from the Office for Safe Environments (860-848-2237 ext. 212 -or- ose@norwichdiocese.net). As a...

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Seek Justice – Be a Blessing

Posted on September 29, 2019 in: News

Seek Justice – Be a Blessing
“Our dignity as human beings is not found in the accumulation of stuff and things but by being a blessing –– helping people who cross our path in our professional lives and in our personal lives,” said Reverend Brian J. Romanowski, J.C.L., Adjutant Judicial Vicar for the Diocese. Father Romanowski was the homilist for the 29th Annual Red Mass, celebrated Sunday, September 29th at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Norwich. He went on to say, The rich man in Jesus parable could not save the world but he could’ve helped Lazarus. May ...

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Connecticut Catholic Conference to be Honored by Family Institute of Connecticut
Connecticut Catholic Conference to be Honored by Family Institute of Connecticut on October 3rd  Please Read the Announcement Below and Plan to Attend September 26, 2019 -- Family Institute of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Chris Healy and the CT Catholic Conference will be FIC's 2019 Charles Stetson Awardees. The award is given each year at our annual banquet to whomever has shown the most courage in pro-family battles over the previous 12 months. The Conference is the official voice of the Catholic Church on public affairs in Co...

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A Peaceful Protest-40 Days for Life Begins
Homilist, Reverend Jeffrey Ellis Delivers Inspiring Message at the September 24th Vigil Mass to Kickoff the 40 Days for Life Campaign in the Diocese of Norwich.  Press Play to view the Highlights of the Mass. This year, the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE campaign runs from Wednesday, September 25th through Sunday, November 3rd. It is hoped that you will join Pro-Life people of all faiths by praying, fasting, and signing-up to attend the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE peaceful prayer vigil held outside Planned Parenthood, 12 Case Street, Norwich. Never done it before? There’s nothi...

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2019, Pro-Life, 40DaysNorwich, 40DaysforLife
7p TONIGHT-Vigil Mass to Kickoff 40 Days For Life-Cathedral of St. Patrick
The Norwich 40 DAYS FOR LIFE campaign will begin with a Vigil Mass at Saint Patrick Cathedral on Tuesday, September 24, at 7pm. Please join us in praying to God to bless our efforts over these 40 Days.   This year, the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE campaign runs from Wednesday, September 25th through Sunday, November 3rd. It is hoped that you will join Pro-Life people of all faiths by praying, fasting, and signing-up to attend the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE peaceful prayer vigil held outside Planned Parenthood, 12 Case Street, Norwich. For More info click here  

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Pro-Life, ProLife
Show the Movie UNPLANNED in Your Church!
All Abby Johnson ever wanted to do was help women. As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, she believed in a women's right to choose. Until the day she saw something that changed everything! OUR PEOPLE NEED TO SEE THIS! ​ That’s why the Norwich 40 Days For Life Team is offering you a Free DVD to host a movie night in your church to get the message out. There is a small licensing fee that your church, benefactor, or a free-will offering could cover. Click here to obtain the license to show the movie in your...

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Pro-Life, 40DaysforLife
Catholic Charities Golf Tournament a Success!
A Great Day for a Swing and a Prayer!  FCC News Desk Catholic Charities held its 14th Annual Golf Tournament at Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam and it was one of the best tournaments on record!  Bishop Michael Cote, who was an honorary guest, participated in the Tournament.  Other members of the clergy who played in the Tournament were Monsignor Les Janik, Father Kevin Reilly, and Father Greg Galvin. All participants enjoyed an amazing catered lunch sponsored by A Beautiful Company and Cahill & Associates Financial Services, LLC, before...

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CatholicCharities, Golf

Youth Explosion

Posted on September 18, 2019 in: Events

Youth Explosion
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND Listen to live music, be astonished by the ministry of Cooper Ray, engage with other youth from throughout the Diocese of Norwich, pray with Fr. Mark Sauriol from the Diocese of Providence, and learn how to encounter Christ in your life today! REGISTER WITH YOUR PARISH OR CONTACT LIZA ROACH, lroach@norwichdiocese.net Visit YouthExplosionCT.com to register    

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Retreat, Catholic, Youth, YouthExplosion, LiveMusic
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