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Diocese of Norwich Begins Its Lenten Video Series
  FCC News Desk The Diocese of Norwich announces the launch of its weekly Lenten Video Series.  The videos will appear on the Diocese of Norwich website, on the Office of Faith Events web page and through the diocese's free weekly e-mail newsletter.    We hope our Diocese of Norwich weekly Lenten video program will help you enhance your Lenten Journey! For more Lenten Series videos, please see our website, NorwichDiocese.org/Lent Here are the first 4 below Welcome   Prayer   ...

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Lenten Calendar of Daily Inspirations

Posted on February 25, 2020 in: Lent

Lenten Calendar of Daily Inspirations
Reflect – Repent – Restore “The path to Easter demands that we renew our faces and hearts as Christians through repentance, conversion and forgiveness, so as to live fully the abundant grace of the paschal mystery.”  Pope Francis, Message for Lent, 2019   The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has published a 2020 calendar of daily inspirations for Lent, which begins February 26. Check the calendar daily by clicking the included link below, which will open a PDF file you can print or save....

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Ash Wednesday Prayer

Posted on February 21, 2020 in: Lent

Ash Wednesday Prayer
Ash Wednesday is the first day of the 40 days of Lent dedicated to prayer, fasting, and reflection in preparation for the great celebration of Christ’s Paschal Mystery in the Easter Triduum. We pray that this day marks the beginning of your spiritual renewal. If we can help you with prayers or resources during this Lenten Season please contact us at 860-848-2237, ext. 312 or at faithevents@norwichdiocese.net. God’s blessings and peace…Andrea, Liza, Marianne and Mary-Jo Office of Faith Events, Diocese of Norwich

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Lenten Bible Study - The Eucharist in Scripture
The Cathedral of St. Patrick, Norwich invites you to participate in this six-week program and discover God’s plan of salvation as it is expressed through the Bible and the Mass. Built around three of Dr. Scott Hahn’s foundational talks: “The Lamb’s Supper,” “The Fourth Cup,” and “Consuming the Word,” The Eucharist in Scripture examines the biblical foundations of the Eucharist and explores the Church’s liturgy as the original context for the books of the Bible. The program includes prayerful Scripture read...

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The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist
The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist A Parish Mission A Pew poll that purported to show that a majority of U.S. Catholics do not believe church teaching about the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist had commentators blaming Communion in the hand, lay Eucharistic ministers, and even the Second Vatican Council. But sacramental theologians, liturgists and pollsters say the wording of the poll question likely skewed the data, since the results vary significantly from differently phrased surveys on the same topic from the past decade. Experts ag...

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Holy Family Parish, Hebron to Host Eucharistic Miracles Exhibition
Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit to come to the Diocese of Norwich Over the centuries, there have been countless instances all, over the world, where God has chosen to have The Eucharist transform perceptibl into flesh and blood. That is, the Eucharistic bread manifesting itself physically into human flesh, and the wine into human blood. In fact, there have been over 160 such Eucharistic miracles approved by the Church. The Church of the Holy Family, in Hebron is hosting the Vatican International Exhibit of Eucharistic Miracles of the World. The exhibit ...

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Making Lent a Season to Welcome and Not Dread
The Lenten season in the Catholic Church is a time when we focus on fasting, sacrifice and prayer. The truth is that most people don’t look forward to doing so for 40 days. Giving up candy, screen time or your favorite celebratory beverage is really not something we ever desire or feel motivated to do. Yet, as Catholics, we have been taught that Lent calls us to focus on all of this. The question becomes, how can we make fasting, sacrifice and prayer more meaningful this Lent? How do we share this Lenten journey as a family? When I was a child, my family would sit ...

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Save The Date: Lenten Mission

Posted on January 30, 2020 in: Events, Lent

Save The Date: Lenten Mission
LENTEN MISSION All are invited to join professional performer VaILimar Jansen for a two-night Lenten Mission with the theme Unplug.  Both evenings will be focused on our call, role and mission as followers of Christ.  Ms. Jansen uses song, dramatization and reflection to engage the audience.  ValLimar tours internationally as an inspirational speaker, author, storyteller, psalmist and singer throughout the United States, Europe, Israel and the Far East.  Presentations will be held at St. John Church, 5 St. John’s Court, Cromwell, on Sunday...

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