In Case You Missed It: The Office of Faith Events Summer Mission Recordings
2024's Virtual Summer Mission was Recognizing the Divine in Art.   Art is a way to feel closer to God, it is a beautiful medium to connect with the divine and get in touch with your inner self. We should all take some time to explore art that speaks to the heart and see how our spirits are uplifted. Before you know it, you might be feeling more connected to God and loving every moment. If you missed our Virtual Summer Mission, the recordings of all three sessions are right here for you to catch up on. Enjoy! On night 1 we looked at works from renowned ...

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Take Time to Rest - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Mary-Jo McLaughlin, Coordinator of Catholic Family Services, speaks about the need to rest for our spirituality. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks        

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'The Source and Summit' - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Sister Mary Jane Holden, from the order of the Sisters of the Cross and Passion, speaks about the Mass being the "Source and Summit of Christian Life" and how it has been important for her. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks        

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Three Ways to Improve the Experience of Mass - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series Liza Roach, Youth and Young Adult Minister, speaks about three ways you can help improve your experience of Mass. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks      

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Images of the Church - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith series, Mary-Jo McLaughlin, coordinator of Catholic Family Services, speaks about the images in church that draw us into a deeper prayer life with God. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks    

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Celebrating Our Lady Queen of Hope Award Winner
Bishop Michael R. Cote celebrated a special Mass to acknowledge Janet Larson as this year's recipient of the esteemed Our Lady Queen of Hope Award. The honor was bestowed upon her during a heartfelt ceremony held at Saint Columba Parish in Columbia where Bishop Cote officiated at the 11 o'clock Mass. Coincidentally, this auspicious occasion also marked the birthday of Father Michael Phillippino, adding an extra layer of joy and celebration to the parish community. Janet Larson's dedication, service, and unwavering faith have been a beacon of inspira...

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'This is a Gift for You' - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith series, Andrea Hoisl, Director of the Office of Faith Events, tells the story of a person amazed at a Mass at La Sallete Shrine. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks    

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'The Desire for God is Written in the Human Heart' - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Angelica Bakhos, Director of Formation for Crossroads 4 Christ, speaks about her favorite reason for being Catholic. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks    

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'The Greatest Gift' - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Alex Soucy, Executive Director of Crossroads for Christ, speaks about his favorite part of Mass. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks    

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'Holy, Holy, Holy' - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Carol-Lynn Miller from Blessed Sacrament Catholic Parish in Rockville and Tolland speaks about her favorite part of Mass. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks    

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What's Your Favorite Part of Mass - Hope and Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, parishioner Glenn Miller from Blessed Sacrament Parish in Rockville and Tolland, speaks about his favorite part of Mass. View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks    

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Many Are Called, Few Are Chosen
How does a lapsed Catholic who knew little about her faith have a 32-year career in faith formation and youth ministry? Anything is possible with God!   Carol Butler, coordinator of faith formation at St. Pius X Church in Middletown, began her vocation as a catechist and catechetical leader inauspiciously, as so many do with God. The woman who was teaching the baptismal class at St. Patrick’s in East Hampton when Butler was preparing for her first child’s baptism told her the best way to learn more about her faith was to teach it. Thus began her 3...

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