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29th Annual White Mass - May 5, 2019 at 9am
The Annual White Mass is a celebration for healthcare workers and caregivers of all faiths, taking place at 9:00 am on May 5, 2019 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, Norwich. Brunch to follow in Cathedral auditorium. Featuring Dr. Frank Maletz, MD who will deliver the David P. Lauler, MD and Joan M. Laurler, B.S.N lecture. A donation of $25 per person is requested . For more information, to make a reservation, or to reserve a table, please call 860-887-9294, ext. 100.

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Monthly Diocesan Pro-Life Mass - Saturday, May 4 at 8:30 AM
The monthly diocesan Pro-Life Mass will take place at Christ the King Church, in Old Lyme on Saturday, May 4 at 8:30 AM. Address: 1 McCurdy Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371 Please join our celebrant Rev. Walter Nagle at Mass as we pray to end abortion and for the healing of those who have had an abortion. Following the Mass, the rosary will be prayed.

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Pro-Life, Old Lyme
Tenebrae Service - 7:30 on Friday, April 19 at St. Columba Church in Columbia, CT
Join us at St. Columba Church in Columbia, CT at 7:30 on Friday, April 19 for this moving and dramatic service. Tenebrae is an occasion to pray and contemplate Matthew's account of Jesus's death and burial while mediating on the words of our sacred scripture, meditations and powerful music. This service consists of 7 readings of lamentation and gradual extinguishing of candles. On Good Friday, we are fully aware that the story does not end on Calvary. Tenebrae reflects this understanding of Christ's Paschal sacrifice and its fulfillment. All are welcome. ...

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Spiritual Enrichment Night

Posted on April 17, 2019 in: Events

Spiritual Enrichment Night
Looking for a new way to pray? Want the Bible to be relevant in your life? Looking for a way to get closer to God? Want to better understand the Holy Spirit at work in your life? Come to a Spiritual Enrichment Night, to learn about ways to enhance your spiritual life. April 25, 2019 Christ the King Parish Hall-Old Lyme Sponsored by the Office of Faith Events and Spiritual Renewal Services, Call the Diocese of Norwich Office of Faith Events at 860-848-2237, ext. 304 for more details and/or to register. We hope you can come!!

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Hand in Hand with All God’s Children: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving
By Kathy Gaito Prayer, fasting and almsgiving (assisting the needy) are synonymous with the Lenten season which this year began on March 6, Ash Wednesday. While these Lenten practices are a way for us to reconnect with our spiritual relationship with God, they should also be viewed as a stepping stone for us to continue to grow in faith throughout the year. When we decide to continue on our Lenten journey even after our Easter celebrations have come to a close, we strengthen our connection to God and others. Make time in your day to pray a few minutes longer when poss...

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Answering the Call

Posted on March 09, 2019 in: Vocations

Answering the Call
by Father Gregory Galvin, Director of Priestly Vocations As we to prepare for Lent and Easter, it is very easy to forget who we truly are, and what we have committed ourselves to as followers of Christ. Are we ready to recommit ourselves to working more diligently to become who God has created us to be, and called us to become? Remember, He calls us to holiness and sainthood, He created us for greatness that we may share in the fullness of the gift of His Love, oneness with Him and His Son, resting in the fullness of their Spirit. He has called us to do so through a part...

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Celebrating Consecrated Life

Posted on February 05, 2019 in: Vocations

Celebrating Consecrated Life
by Ryan Blessing Those who have devoted their lives to God’s calling gathered to celebrate and renew that commitment at the Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Consecrated Life on February 3rd at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich. Among them were five Diocese of Norwich Jubilarians with a combined 275 years of consecrated life. “Two of us have 60 years, and two have 65 years,” Sister M. Marian St. Marie said. Sisters Pauline Lucie Champagne and Irene G. Charpentier have lived 65 years in consecrated life, while Sister St. Marie and Sister M...

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Teens Helping Teens

Posted on January 02, 2019 in: News, School News

Teens Helping Teens
By Marie Kalita-Leary The Mercy High School National Honor Society (NHS) Christmas Drive for the second year benefitted the Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center. As a facility of the Connecticut Department of Youth and Families, the Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center provides brief treatment, residential care and educational instruction for abused and neglected teens between the ages of 13 and 17. Youth come to the facility from all over the state. The Albert J. Solnit Children’s Center- South Campus, formerly known as the Riverview Hospital for Children ...

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Over 700 People Venerate St. John Vianney Relic in Gales Ferry
"There is nothing so great as the Eucharist. If God had something more precious, he would have given it to us." -St. John Vianney Over 700 people flocked to Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Gales Ferry on December 13th to venerate the incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney. The major relic is in the early stages of a national tour organized by the Knights of Columbus, and at the request of Bishop Michael R. Cote, it was hosted as part of the diocese’s Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations. Housed in an ornate gold reliquary, the incorrupt heart was carried into th...

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St. John Vianney, Relic, Interrupt Heart
By Morningstar Stevenson RENTON, WA – After Noel Ramos returned from visiting a Catholic school in Haiti, he felt even more blessed by the resources he has teaching at St. Anthony School in Renton, Washington. “All they have are blackboards, but they are eager to learn,” said Ramos. “Education is so powerful, and the kids in Haiti understand that.” Ramos was part of a delegation of parishioners from St. Anthony Parish to visit their sister parish, Ste. Anne de Hyacynthe. The annual trip is a part of a twinning relationship, coordinated by the Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti, that...

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Haiti, Catholic School, St. Anthony Parish, Outreach to Haiti
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