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'Happy Hour for Couples' Will Enrich Relationships
Couples, are you looking for a unique date night idea that will enrich both your relationship and your spiritual lives? Grab your favorite beverage and join other couples for an uplifting Couples’ Happy Hour that will inspire you and offer different perspectives about romance, relationships and family life.  The Diocesan Catholic Family Services Office is sponsoring a virtual Couples’ Happy Hour the second Friday every other month beginning September 9 from 7-8:30 p.m.. Each evening will include a presentation on topics relevant to today’s couples,...

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Attention Men: Brothers in Christ is Coming to a Parish Near You
Brothers in Christ is a men’s group focusing on prayer, discussions about our faith and leading men in fellowship to build up the body of Christ.  The group was started last year by members Don Gould and Deacon Dan D’Amelio, of Saint John Paul II parish, and Michael Lopez, of Divine Mercy Parish, under the guidance of the Office of Faith Events for the Diocese of Norwich.  The men’s group proved to be very successful, with online virtual discussions every second Tuesday of the month. Each month brought a new topic of discussion and interact...

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Into the Breach - Men's Study Group
“Into the Breach” is an apostolic exhortation by Bishop Olmstead of Phoenix which explores the need for men to step into the breach in the battle for the family. The Knights of Columbus has produced a series of 12 videos based on Bishop Olmstead’s work. Each session of the study group includes prayer, watching one of the 12 videos, discussion of the topic presented, and review of quotes from Scripture and the exhortation.   The ITB Study Group meets at St. Columba Church, Columbia, Connecticut. Schedule: 8:30 Mass, 9:00 Rosary, 9:20 ...

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Brothers in Christ A Men’s Virtual Faith Group Meets monthly on the second Thursday of the month. Join this gathering of men who will share faith, personal experiences, and discussion. If you are interested in developing fellowship and discipleship with other men devoted to Christ, register by emailing Liza Roach at lroach@norwichdiocese.net or call 860-848-2237 ext. 305.    Couples Happy Hour Make your Couple relationship a priority this year and join other couples for an uplifting ‘Couples Happy Hour’ January 13, 2023, from 7- 8 PM. W...

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Cheerful Givers Have Zeal to Serve God
Who do you know who can keep giving for nearly 50 years with smiles on their faces? The answer can be found with a volunteer charitable group of women at St. John the Evangelist Church in Old Saybrook. They are officially called the Father Hussion Columbiettes Auxiliary 2968 of the Knights of Columbus. They are dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Theresa the Little Flower and St. Joan of Arc. Their motto is a blue circle that represents the world, a white cross representing Christ’s love for us, rays that represent their zeal to serve God through the Mediums of ...

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Schedule of Memorial Day Masses
Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2023 Schedule of Diocesan Cemetery Masses   9 a.m. St. Joseph Cemetery, Boswell Avenue, Norwich Monsignor Leszek Janik - Celebrant  In case of inclement weather, this Mass will be celebrated in the Cathedral of St. Patrick, 213 Broadway, Norwich.      9 a.m. Sacred Heart Cemetery, Harland Road, Taftville Reverend Christopher Zmuda - Celebrant In case of inclement weather, the Mass will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church, Taftville.      9 a.m. St. Patrick Cemetery, Depot ...

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The 70th Annual Blessing Of The Fleet Is Coming To Stonington Borough
As Stonington has done for over 60 years, the St. Mary community will celebrate the annual Blessing of the Fleet. This is to honor present and past commercial fishermen, lobstermen and their families. The traditional celebration returns this year. THURSDAY, July 27 at 6 p.m.: The 2023 Blessing of the Fleet 5K Race is an in-person timed race through historic Stonington Borough. The certified course starts and ends at the Town Dock, 1 High Street, Stonington. You can also choose to register for a non-competitive 2-mile walk. Register today: www.runreg.com/bles...

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Pope St. John Paul II Hiking Club Blends Faith, Friends and the Beauty of God’s Creation
Pope St. John Paul II, who had a passion for the great outdoors and used it to evangelize the Catholic faith, is inspiring others locally to do the same. Suzi Porter, leader of a women’s Bible study group at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury, was driving to a class last March when she felt called to start a Catholic hiking group and name it after the saint and former pope. “Our former Pope loved the outdoors and I had seen pictures of him hiking and skiing and kayaking well into his senior years,” Porter says. “I thought wh...

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Awakening: How is the Holy Spirit at work in your life? 
Awakening: How is the Holy Spirit at work in your life?    Awakening: How is the Holy Spirit at work in your life?  Join us for a 4-part Mission designed to help deepen your faith!  Rediscover God’s Unconditional Love, Learn more about the Holy Spirit’s Gifts, develop a deep and meaningful prayer life, experience the mercy of God through a deeper understanding of reconciliation.  For two weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays, October 3rd, 5th, 10th, and 12th  at 7:00-8:30 pm, Our Lady of Sorrows, 14 Prospect St, Essex. Register online...

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Save the Dates: Marching Together to Support Life
The Archdiocese of Hartford will be participating in two upcoming marches that support the dignity of human life, one later this month and another in March. From Jan. 18 to 19, the Respect Life Ministry will pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., to witness to the beauty and dignity of every human person. Three buses of pro-life supporters will leave Connecticut at 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 18 to participate in the largest annual human rights demonstration in the world on Capitol Hill. Then on March 20 in Hartford, the third annual Connecticut March for Life, sponsored by ...

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Holy Saturday Blessing of the Easter Baskets Schedule
HOLY SATURDAY BLESSING OF THE EASTER BASKETS 9 a.m. •St. Patrick Church, East Hampton 10 a.m. •St. Maurice Church, Bolton • Our Lady of Lourdes, Gales Ferry • St. Bridget of Kildare Church, Moodus • St. Joseph Church, Norwich • Our Lady of the Lakes, Oakdale •St. Mary Church, Portland • St. Joseph Church, Willimantic   11 a.m. • Sacred Heart Church, Groton • St. Bernard Church, Rockville • St. John the Evangelist, Uncasville Noon • St. Mary Church of the Visitation, Clinton • ...

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Annual Blessing of the Fleet Returns to Stonington Borough
As Stonington has done for over 60 years, the St. Mary community will celebrate the annual Blessing of the Fleet. This is to honor present and past commercial fishermen, lobstermen and their families. The traditional celebration returns this year. THURSDAY, July 25 at 6 p.m.: The 2024 Blessing of the Fleet 5K Race is an in-person timed race through historic Stonington Borough. The certified course starts and ends at the Town Dock, 1 High Street, Stonington. You can also choose to register for a non-competitive 2-mile walk. Register today: www.runreg.com/blessingofthefle...

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Save the Date: NDCCW's Day of Reflection is Sept. 14
THE NORWICH DIOCESAN COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN PRESENTS A DAY OF REFLECTION SAVE THE DATE! FOOD FOR THE SOUL III Celebrating the Eucharistic Revival SPEAKER: Susan Conroy SEPTEMBER 14, 2024 ST. MARY’S - GROTON, CT Join us for an inspiring day dedicated to spiritual nourishment and reflection. Mark your calendars and prepare to deepen your faith with thought-provoking discussions and enriching fellowship.

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