Preparing for Advent - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Liza Roach- Youth and Young Adult Minister, speaks about Luke 1 in in preparing for Advent.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks        

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The Value of Vocations - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series Fr. Jonathan Ficara, the Director of Vocations in the Diocese of Norwich and the Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace, speaks about using our vocations to respond to God's grace and using service as Thanksgiving.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks        

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Video: Learn About the St. Joseph Churches in the Diocese
Celebrating the Year of St. Joseph Learn more about the Churches named St. Joseph in the Diocese of Norwich during the Year of St. Joseph. This week the Office of Faith Events visits Fr. Larry LaPointe at St. Joseph, Willimantic.   View Additional Churches with the honor of being named Saint Joseph

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A Resource for Post Abortion Healing - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Sr. Mercy Marie of the Sisters of Life speaks about a retreat for women who are healing from post abortion syndrome and the effects it had. To speak to someone in the Diocese of Norwich about post abortion healing, call Project Rachel at (860) 861-4439. All calls are confidential.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks        

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Thankful and Blessed - New Traditions to Reinforce Thankfulness
This is the time of year when we typically give thanks for all the blessings in our lives.  Thanksgiving reminds us to pause and examine all that we've been gifted by God.  We marvel throughout the month at God's bounty and generosity – blessing each one of us in innumerable ways, whether we deserve it or not.  But the practice of only thinking about this around Thanksgiving needs to be changed. We need to try to infuse thankful contemplation into our lives throughout the year.  Being grateful and thankful is a practice that not only glo...

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Sr. Amaris Salata Discusses Human Trafficking - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Sr. Amaris Salata speaks about a social justice issue in our own backyard: Human trafficking.*   *Warning- subject matter may trigger some individuals who have experienced similar trauma.  Viewer Discretion Advised Please join us for the culmination of this video series on Sunday, November 21, 2001, 7- 8PM, the feast of Christ the King, with a Virtual Event designed to answer questions about the topics that were presented over the ´╗┐previous seven weeks.   To obtain the link for the me...

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Laudato Si and the Role of Catholics - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Joe Meyer speaks about Pope Francis' Laudato Si and what it calls us to do as Catholics.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks        

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In Case You Missed It: Metanoia Lecture Series
Did you miss the Metanoia Lecture last week? “Responding to God’s Call: Witness Stories” took place at St. Thomas Aquinas on the University of Connecticut Campus with the Sisters of Life and the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. Great talks and a panel discussion on discernment took place about the will of God. We hope you enjoy!   Metanoia Lectures Rewind If you missed the first of the Metanoia Lectures at St. Thomas Aquinas in Storrs with Gloria Purvis, it is not too late.  We have the recording for you to watch and share!&...

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Video: Learn About the St. Joseph Churches in the Diocese
Celebrating the Year of St. Joseph Learn more about the Churches named St. Joseph in the Diocese of Norwich during the Year of St. Joseph. This week the Office of Faith Events visits Michael McManus at St. Joseph, Occum.   View Additional Churches with the honor of being named Saint Joseph

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Confronting Climate Change - Hope and Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Fr. Robert Washabaugh speaks with Teresa Eikel, the Director of the Interreligious Eco-Justice Network about climate change.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks      

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CST Principles Address Needs of the Poor and Migrants
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Sr. Mary Jude- Director of the Office for Hispanic Ministry, speaks about five principles of migration from Catholic Social teaching.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks      

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40 Days For Life Campaign Director - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Steve Karlen- Campaign Director for 40 Days for Life, speaks about what 40 Days for Life is all about.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks Please visit our 40 Days for Life Webpage to see how you can help in this important work.      

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