Lent

Explore Holy Week Photos and Videos
Holy Week 2021 Resources Below are several links to photo galleries and video produced by the Office of Communications to highlight Holy Week 2021. Click on a link to be taken to a photo gallery.       PALM SUNDAY GALLERY CHRISM MASS GALLERY EASTER VIGIL GALLERY     Replays of Cathedral Masses and Services Easter Sunday April 4, 2021                

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The Light of Resurrection: Faithful Return at Easter Vigil
A sea of candlelight brought a comforting glow to those gathered in the darkened Cathedral of Saint Patrick, where an in-person Easter Vigil returned on Holy Saturday, April 3. The Liturgy of Light (Lucernarium) began as Bishop Michael R. Cote and ministers proceeded in silence and darkness to the rear of the Cathedral. There, the Bishop read to the faithful about the meaning of the vigil before performing a blessing of the new fire, which is used to light the Paschal candle. “On this most sacred night in which our Lord Jesus Christ passed over from death to lif...

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Lenten Reflection- Deacon Tom Casey
March 31, 2021 This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Deacon Tom Casey explores during Lent the scripture passage "Be still and know that I am God." For more resources to help you on your Lenten journey Visit and Bookmark  NorwichDiocese.org/Lent

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In Case You Missed It: Palm Sunday Mass Video
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Sunday, March 28, 2021   Bishop Cote's Palm Sunday Homily     Photos from the Mass                        

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Did You Miss the Fifth Lenten Mission Meeting? Here's the Video!
Did you miss last week’s Lenten Mission? Bishop Michael Cote explored faith through the eyes of Mary. Bishop Cote speaks about Mary as an example of motherhood and authority in a unique way. Click the link below and use the password to view the video: CLICK HERE Password to watch video is: Mission5 To View Previous Videos and Other Lenten Resources Visit, Bookmark and Share NorwichDiocese.org/Lent

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Lessons of the Basin and the Towel - Bishop's March Column
March 2021 Four County Catholic Lessons of the Basin and the Towel “I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.” John 13:15   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Our 40-day Lenten journey of sacrifice and self-reflection is well underway. As we move toward Holy Week it is easy for us to become distracted by current events.  I pray that you can free yourself from the distractions of the world to contemplate Christ’s suffering, death, and resurrection and allow the peace of ...

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Lenten Reflection - Deacon Christopher Deskus
March 24, 2021 This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Deacon Christopher Deskus helps us to focus on the reflective time of our Lenten journey which leads to a better relationship with God. For more resources to help you on your Lenten journey Visit and Bookmark  NorwichDiocese.org/Lent

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Did You Miss the Fourth Lenten Mission Meeting? Here's the Video!
Did you miss last week’s Lenten Mission??  Fr. Peter Langevin explored faith through the eyes of Mary Magdalene.  Fr. Peter reflected on Mary Magdalene as a sinner forgiven by Jesus, but also as the one who was chosen to first announce the Resurrection to the apostles. Click the link below and use the password to view the video: CLICK HERE Password to watch video is: Mission4 To View Previous Videos and Other Lenten Resources Visit, Bookmark and Share NorwichDiocese.org/Lent

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Vocations Corner: Dive Into Lent
At the beginning of the first week of Lent, the Church celebrated the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. The next day, during Holy Mass, we heard proclaimed the Gospel of Matthew chapter 6: verses 7-25 where Jesus teaches the apostles to pray. I highlight these two points as a way to simply yet significantly enter more deeply into the Lenten season — to assist in diving deeper into the spiritual journey that Lent can be for us.  The significance of the timing of the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter highlights for us a call to imitate the man Simon, to whom Jesus ...

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Norwich, Catholic, Priests
Lenten Reflection - Deacon Dennis Dolan
March 17, 2021 This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Deacon Dennis Dolan speaks on renewal during the season of Lent. For more resources to help you on your Lenten journey Visit and Bookmark  NorwichDiocese.org/Lent

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Video Showcase of Lenten Masses & Services

 

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