Home/Stay Informed/All Diocesan Articles

All Diocesan Articles

 

 

Attend an Exciting and Interactive Advent Experience

Posted on December 10, 2019 in: Events, Advent

Attend an Exciting and Interactive Advent Experience

O Holy Night

The Advent Season is a Time of Expectation!

It is a time of hope!

Come and join us at St. Joseph Church on Montauk Avenue in New London, CT
on Monday, December 16 from 6-8 P.M.  
We are honored to welcome Father John Gordon, Director of Evangelization and
Vicar for Pastoral Life for the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ.

Fr. Gordon will bring us an exciting and interactive Advent experience. 
He will take us on a journey of the heart in preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas and for His second coming which we await.  

There will be music, an opportunity for a faith response, and an Advent book as a gift. 

There is no admission fee, but a donation would be appreciated.

Come with anticipation and encounter Jesus this Advent season!  All are welcome, so bring a friend! We look forward to seeing you there!

Bookmark and Share  

Most Viewed Articles of the Last 30 Days

Your Guide to Church Bazaars and Holiday Craft Fairs
Use the Handy List Below to See Where All the Best Church Bazaars and Craft Fairs are Being Held Throughout the Diocese. You Can Also Add Events to Your Google Calendar from Ours.        Friday, November 19, 5 PM –– 7 PM Saturday, November 20, 9 AM –– 3 PM St. Peter Church Fair  30 St. Peter Lane, Higganum Our Christmas Fair is Back!!!  Visa Card Raffle - top prize $2500 gift card. Basket Raffle with 22 baskets for men, women, and children.  Holiday Decorations include wreaths and ot...

Read More

Send in Your Nativity Scene Photos

Posted on November 25, 2021 in: News, Advent

588

Send in Your Nativity Scene Photos
FCC News Desk In 2019, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter, Admirabile signum, on the meaning and importance of nativity scenes, calling for this “wonderful sign” to be more widely displayed in family homes and public places throughout the world. For the last two years, in response, we asked parishioners, ministries, offices, churches, and schools to send us a picture of the nativity scene on display at their location. The response to this request was tremendous. Once again, we are asking for pictures of your creche. The photos will ...

Read More

Catholic
Seeking Applicants for the Our Lady Queen of Hope Award
The Our Lady Queen of Hope Award: Honoring Dedicated Women in Our Diocese This coming Spring, during the 2022 Virtual Women’s Conference,  the Norwich Diocesan Women’s Conference Committee will vote on and name the recipient of the second annual Our Lady Queen of Hope Award.   The Our Lady Queen of Hope award was created to honor a woman in the diocese for her vision and leadership in the Catholic Church.  Candidates display strong faith, are committed to living out Catholic values, display leadership, display love, and service, have be...

Read More

Catholic
Advent Resources to Help You Prepare for Christmas
“Beloved now is the acceptable time spoken of by the Spirit, the day of salvation, peace, and reconciliation: the great season of Advent. This is the time eagerly awaited by the patriarchs and prophets, the time that holy Simeon rejoiced to see.” - St. Charles Borromeo During the four weeks of Advent, we prepare for the celebration of Christ’s birth through prayer and reflection. We contemplate the First Coming of Jesus as Savior and anticipate His promised Second Coming. Amid the flurry of Christmas preparations, we look for practical...

Read More

Celebrate with Us  - The Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe
On Sunday, December 12, 2021, faithful from across our Diocese will gather at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick to celebrate The Annual Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Join us at 6:30 pm to pray the Rosary and attend Confession. The bilingual  Eucharistic Celebration will begin at 7pm. The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D.D., Bishop of Norwich is the Principal Celebrant. Following the Liturgical celebration, please join us for a fiesta of delightful music, delicious food & warm fellowship, as together we honor Our Lady and ask her intercession for...

Read More

Lectio Divina for the First Week of Advent

Posted on November 27, 2021 in: Advent

93

Lectio Divina for the First Week of Advent
Lectio Divina for the First Week of Advent We begin our prayer: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Stir up your power, we pray, O Lord, and come, that with you to protect us, we may find rescue from the pressing dangers of our sins, and with you to set us free, we may be found worthy of salvation. Who live and reign with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, forever and ever. Collect, Friday of the First Week of Advent Reading (Lectio) Read the following Scripture two or three times. Luke 21:25-28...

Read More

Our Advertisers Support Our Ministries

Please Support Our Advertisers

Annual Catholic Appeal

 
Signup for Weekly Newsletter


    Recently Added Galleries
    Click to view album: Palm Sunday
    Click to view album: Blessing of the Fleet
    Click to view album: Mass of Ordination for Father Michael Bovino
    Click to view album: Rite of Election 2020
    Latest Articles
    Lectio Divina for the First Week of Advent
    Send in Your Nativity Scene Photos
    Saint Joseph School Holding Annual Basket Raffle and Auction
    Advent Resources to Help You Prepare for Christmas
    Bishop's Column: Lord of Love
    Trashed 2- Roundtable Discussion
    The Value of Vocations - Hope & Faith Video Series
    Saint Bernard School Students are Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
    201 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360-4328
    Phone: 860-887-9294