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Hope and Healing for the Divorced and Separated
Catholic Family Services Office is offering a day for those experiencing the pain and hurt of losing a marriage relationship. Hope and Healing: Surviving Divorce and Separation, Saturday, November 23, from 9-2pm. The Church of the Holy Family Parish Hall, 185 Church St., Hebron. This workshop will give you time for personal reflection, group sharing, prayer, ritual, journaling, and support with other Catholics seeking hope and healing as you gently move forward in your life. The cost for the day is $15, which includes materials and lunch. Registration is required...

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Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations

Posted on September 11, 2019 in: Events, Vocations

Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations
Join us at St. Francis Church in Lebanon at 6pm on September 19, 2019 as we pray for men to answer the call to be instruments of God’s grace as priests and for women to answer the call to consecrated life.  St. Francis Church 67 West Town Street Lebanon, 06249

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EWTN Host - Keynote Speaker at 64th Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Convention
All women in the diocese are invited to attend the Annual NDCCW Convention on Saturday, October 19, at St. John the Evangelist Parish, 22 Maple Avenue, Montville.  Sign-in and refreshments begin at 9am then a brief business meeting followed by the keynote speaker, Donna Marie Cooper O’Boyle. She will speak about St. Faustina. Donna Marie is an award winning author and journalist, speaker and an EWTN TV host and creator of Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms, Catholic Mom’s Café and her newest series Feeding Your Family’s Soul. Mo...

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Women, CatholicWomen, Cooper-O'Boyle

Notre Dame Tag Sale

Posted on August 21, 2019 in: Events

Notre Dame Tag Sale
DURHAM -- Huge tag sale on Saturday, September 7 at Notre Dame Church, 272 Main St. from 8-1 p.m. Join us rain or shine. There will be more than 40 vendors in the parking lot selling antiques, tools, plants, pictures, produce, furniture, crafts, records, jewelry, yarn, greeting cards, handmade items etc. Vendor space is only $15.  Vendors do not need to register, just show up that morning. Hidden treasures in the Church Hall offer a huge assortment of clothing, toys, Christmas and holiday items, jewelry, china, a variety of linens, brass, kitchen su...

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Day of Recollection

Posted on August 21, 2019 in: Events

Day of Recollection
The Legion of Mary Norwich Curia presents a Day of Recollection; Mary our Mother on October 12, at Saint Andrew Church, 128 Norwich Ave., Colchester from 8:30-2:15pm. Reverend Richard Breton will be the guest speaker. The cost is $25 and includes lunch. To register or for more information please call 631-946-2888 or send your check to Legion of Mary c/o PO Box 323 Moodus, CT 06469

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Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
By Paulina Angulo The weather was perfect for the 89th Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on August 11, celebrated with the Saint Brendan the Navigator Community. The community, formed by four parishes -Saint Joseph Church and Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church in New London, Saint Paul Church in Waterford and Our Lady of Grace Church on Fishers Island is under the direction of their pastor, the Reverend Mark O’Donnell. Jubilant parishioners gathered at Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church to venerate Our Blessed Mother in a solemn Mass with the main...

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Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen to be Beatified
Archbishop Fulton Sheen, beloved American television catechist in the 1950s and 60s, has moved closer to becoming a saint. On July 12, Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to the Archbishop, making his beatification possible. The Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints promulgated the decree approving Sheen’s miracle on July 6. According to the Catholic News Agency, the miracle involves the unexplained recovery of James Fulton Engstrom, born apparently stillborn in September 2010 to Bonnie and Travis Engstrom of the Peoria- area town of Goodfield. He sh...

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Archbishop Sheen, beatification, miracle
Diocese to Celebrate Third Annual Partnership on Disability Mass
Join Bishop Michael R.Cote for a celebration of the Liturgy for people living with disabilities; for their family, friends, caregivers, co-workers, support staff and health care professionals. Sunday October 6, 2019 at 11am at St. Andrew Church, Colchester. Presentation and light refreshments to follow in the church hall. For more information or to RSVP for the reception, please contact the Office of Faith Events 860-848-2237 x304 faithevents@norwichdiocese.net

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partnershipondisability
Iván Díaz, launches tour at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, in New London
Join Iván Díaz, a prominent figure in bilingual worship, and a nationally known musician, composer, dynamic speaker and teacher on his first ever New England tour. On Friday, August 23, 2019  Ivan will take the stage at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, in New London at 7pm. Enjoy an evening of awesome bilingual music and soul-stirring praise and worship witht the entire family! Admission is free with a good will offering. For more information please contact Sister Mary Jude at 860-456-3349 or via email at aposthispano@gmail.com for more information. This...

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Ivan Diaz, Hispanic, bilingual, performer
Lay Carmelites Reflect on Silence, Prayer and the Psalms at Annual Retreat
By Suzanne Henderson The 2019 Annual Lay Carmelite Retreat was held at Enders Island in June. Forty-five retreatants from communities throughout Connecticut and New York enjoyed four conferences on the Psalms presented by Father Francis Amodio, Provincial Delegate for the Province of St. Elias in Middletown, New York.  “Jesus prayed the Psalms, and as a Church we pray the Psalms as we pray the Liturgy of the Hours. This is the prayer of the Church. The Psalms are written by and for the people of God,” stated Father Francis. As Carmelites, we are calle...

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Lay Carmelite Retreat
Silver and Gold Jubilee Anniversary Mass
SAVE THE DATE – All couples married 25 & 50 years or celebrating any significant anniversary year are invited to attend a Silver and Gold Jubilee Anniversary Mass at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 2pm. Come and renew your commitment to live your marriage in holiness in a Pontifical Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael R. Cote. Family and friends are invited to share in this special testimony and witness to love and marriage. Dessert and beverages will be served following the Mass in the Cathedral Hall. Register through your ...

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Anniversary Mass
Baltic Church & School Hold 33rd  Annual Rummage Sale
St. Mary's Rummage Sale is an annual, two weekend event. The sale is the main fundraiser for St. Mary's Church and St. Joseph School at 70 West Main Street in Baltic. The Sale is open during the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August. Thursday* July 25: 5-8pm  Friday, July 26: 9 - 6pm Saturday, July 27: 9- 2pm Friday, August 2: 10- 3pm Saturday, August 3: 9- 2pm *Thursday is our special EARLY BIRD shopping - $10 admission. All other days have FREE admission! Departments include: clothing; housewares; furniture; linens; books; jewelry ...

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St. Mary's Rummage Sale 2019, Bargains, Baltic, ThingstoDoThisWeekend, Southeastern CT, Baby Items
Meet The Board of Catholic Charities: Dr. Christopher Lipinski
Q: How long have you been a member of the Board of Directors at Catholic Charities? A: I was asked to join in 2002, by Monsignor Thomas Bride and I’ve been on the board for the past seventeen years.   Q: Why did you become involved with Catholic Charities and what has your involvement looked like during your tenure? A: Before joining the Board of Directors, I was a driver for Father Martin’s First Saturday Club for the handicapped in Norwich. Fast forward, some years later, I returned to Main Street to be part of Catholic Charities. I’m stru...

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Education is the Road Out of Poverty for Haitian Youth
By Mezalus Emil Kenley Richard’s story is proof that education is the road out of poverty for Haitian youth. The Outreach to Haiti Education Sponsorship recipient, Kenley now works to support his family and send his sister to college. For most of his life, Kenley’s family has faced economic challenges. He was born in Port-Au- Prince in 1989, the third of seven children of Jean Bossuet Richard and Keteline Noel. His mother, Keteline, has provided for Kenley’s family through her small trading business. His father was a cabinet maker who found occasiona...

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Tenth Annual Seton Scholarship Honorees Announced
By Kathy Gaito Our Catholic schools certainly know the meaning of this year’s Annual Catholic Appeal (ACA) theme, “Hand in Hand with All God’s Children.” The education of each student involves various school personnel working together, putting the child’s best interests first and making the school experience the best it can be. Similarly, the ACA works with donors, pastors and ACA leadership throughout the Diocese so that our ministries and programs are able to have the biggest impact possible. Recognizing the exemplary work of our educat...

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