Faith Events

Office of Faith Events

The Office of Faith Events assists the Diocese and its parishes, to bring high-quality supportive services and events that enable Catholics of all ages, especially youth, to know, practice and share their faith in a meaningful and purposeful way. The office encompasses Catholic Family Services, Catholic Scouting, Catechesis, C.Y.O. Sports, Evangelization, Faith Formation, RCIA, and Youth and Young Adult Ministries.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Marriage Enrichment: May 15
Virtual Marriage Enrichment Come away for a day and re-energize and deepen your marriage and your faith with practical insights from Pope Francis’ wisdom on marriage and family life. Join other married couples for a virtual enrichment entitled “The Joy of Love” on Saturday, May 15 from 9 1 p.m.  The enrichment is based on Chapter 4 of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia: The Joy of Love and will feature four talks on: Daily Love, Conjugal Love, Passionate Love and Transformation of Love. This enrichment is for married couples o...

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Spring Festival to Benefit Scholarship in St. Patrick School Volunteer's Name
A few months ago we lost Andrew R. Cannon, a wonderful man, a community leader, a fun guy to be around and a hard worker. So many people knew and loved Andy. He worked for 25 years as the Chief of Probation for the State of Connecticut and volunteered for more than 30 years with the Poquetanuck Fire Department.  After retiring from the state in 2010, he continued to work in the community in various positions including at Home Depot in Lisbon, driving a school bus in town and working in several retail stores.  Andy dedicated his after-work hours volunteeri...

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Save the Date: Evening of Reflection for Mothers
Evening of Reflection for Mothers All moms are invited to take time for their own personal growth and wellness by joining with other women for a virtual Evening of Reflection for Mothers on May 20th at 7pm. If you are a mom, consider taking the time you need and deserve to deepen your relationship with Christ through personal prayer, reflection, and spiritual enrichment.  There is no cost, but registration is required. To register, please email Mary-Jo McLaughlin at Catholic Family Services at or call her at (860) 848-2237 Ex...

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Laudato Si' Week, May 16-24
Pope Francis invites everyone to participate in the Laudato Si' Week- beginning Monday, May 16 to Monday, May 24, 2021. To celebrate the anniversary of the encyclical on the care for the environment, Laudato Si’, Pope Francis has invited Catholics to participate in a nine-day global campaign of prayer and action from May 16-24. The theme of the week is “everything is connected.” The Office of Faith events will be sending out daily updates presenting articles, virtual events, and workshops you can attend to learn more about possible action(s) ...

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OFE Staff

Andrea Hoisl

Office of Faith Events Director
860-848-2237 x203

Liza Roach

Youth and Young Adult Minister
860-848-2237, x305

Marianne Nicholas

Office of Faith Events Administrative Assistant
860-848-2237 x304

Mary-Jo McLaughlin

Catholic Family Services
860-848-2237, x312

Hope & Faith

May 12, 2021

This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Karen Romegialli – Catechetical Leader for St. John in Cromwell, speaks about the blessings of motherhood.


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