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Posted on February 13, 2024 in: Events, Around the Diocese

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

 

SACRED HEART ON THE LAKE RETREAT CENTER UP-COMING LENT RETREAT DAYS
 
THREE LENTEN RETREAT DAY CHOICES 
Saturday, February 24th; Saturday, March 2nd; Tuesday, March 5th 

How do we turn away from sin and live the Gospel through the three traditional disciplines of Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving?
 
ALL OUR RETREAT DAYS are from 9:30am – 3:00pm. A complete write-up of all our retreat days and programs can be found 
on our WEBSITE www/sacredheartonthelake.org

SACRED HEART ON THE LAKE RETREAT CENTER
194 Candlewood Hill Rd. Higganum, CT. 06441                    
Retreat Presenter: Sr. Lany Jo Smith, ASCJ
Donation asked $35- includes a Continental Breakfast & Full Lunch 

Reservations are necessary- Sign-up online, call Sr. Lany Jo 203-606-9102 or email info@sacredheartonthelake.org  
 

 

PROJECT RACHEL ROSARY AT THE CATHEDRAL
The third Tuesday of each month at the Cathedral of St. Patrick following the noon mass, join the Office of Faith Events as we pray the Project Rachel Rosary.  The Project Rachel Rosary focuses on hope, healing, and forgiveness for those affected by an abortion and also for an end to abortion.  Please join us for this in-person Project Rachel Rosary on Tuesday, February 20th following the noon mass at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich.  

 

RCIA RETREAT
The Office of Faith Events and the Awaken team are gearing up to assist Candidates and Catechumens prepare for receiving the Sacraments of Initiation at the Easter Vigil. Spend the day discovering God’s unconditional love for you, learn about the gifts of the Holy Spirit, develop a meaningful prayer life, and experience God’s mercy in reconciliation.  The Holy Spirit Awaken Retreat for RCIA will take place on Saturday, February 24th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Quaker Hill from 9:30am – 5pm with Mass from 5pm to 6pm.  To register, please contact Marianne Nicholas at manicholas@norwichdiocese.net or call 860-848-2237 ex.305.

 

VIRTUAL LENTEN MISSION
The Virtual Lenten Mission is an opportunity for us to deepen our faith, take time for reflection, and pray. This Lent, speakers Fr. Brian Romanowski, Judy Kosteini- Director of the New England Biblical School, Fr. Michael Phillippino, and Mary Ellen Mahon- Retired Secretary for Catholic Formation in Manchester will reflect on the upcoming scriptures for our Mission.  The mission will begin on Thursday, February 22nd at 7:00 – 7:45pm and continue weekly with the last session on Thursday, March 14th.  To register, contact Marianne at (860)848-2237 ex. 304 or email her at manicholas@norwichdiocese.net

 

Diocesan Catholic Schools Basketball Tournament
Come out to St. Bernard’s School on Friday March 1 after 3pm, Saturday March 2nd all day, and Sunday March 3rd to cheer on your favorite Catholic Elementary Teams as they compete to see who will be the Diocesan Champion.  Admission is $5 for a game or $10 for a weekend pass.
 

Young Adult Lenten Retreat with the Nashville Dominicans

Young and Catholic, the young adult movement of the diocese of Springfield invites all young adults (ages 18-40) to join for their “Journey through Lent with the Holy Family” 2024 Lenten Retreat featuring talks by the Nashville Dominican Sister of St. Cecilia Congregation on February 24th from 9am to 3pm at UMass Newman Center in Amherst. The retreat costs $25 regular and $15 for college students and includes Mass, Adoration, Confession, talks, small group discussion time, a light breakfast, and lunch. Details or register at www.youngandCatholic.org

 

Diocesan “Restored” Youth Lenten Retreat

The Diocesan Youth Leadership Team invites all middle to high school students in Western Mass to join for a special “Restored” Lenten Retreat taking place on March 10th from 3-8:30pm at St. Elizabeth’s in Ludlow. The entire retreat will be led by the youth ambassadors, who will give the talks and witnesses, lead small groups and activities, MC, and even play music. It will also include Sunday Mass, Adoration, Confession, and dinner. The cost is $10. More info, register, or group leader specific information at www.CatholicYouthRevival.org/lent

 

JOIN US FOR A JOURNEY WITH MARY THROUGH HER SEVEN SORROWS

If you are seeking to find hope, strength, and comfort from a loss, burden or sorrow- a virtual seven-week program that will explore each of the seven sorrows of Mary’s life and the message of strength and encouragement each one contains. The program will meet online on Monday nights from 7-8:15 P.M. February 5, 12, and 19, 2024.   Each week will include a reflection on one of Mary’s sorrows, guided prayer imagery, and discussion. The program is free, but registration is required. To do so, or, for more information, contact the Catholic Family Services Office, at 860-848-2237, Ext. 312, or email mmclaughlin@norwichdiocese.net.

 

Young Catholic Professionals - Executive Panel Discussion

Want to make your Lent more fruitful this year, looking to see how you can serve? Come join Young Catholic Professionals Central CT for our 1st Executive Panel Discussion! Come enjoy light refreshments and networking along with a panel discussion on service and the virtue of charity. There will also be groups from around the Archdiocese offering service opportunities for your Lenten Almsgiving. We look forward to seeing you there! 
Where: St. Mary’s Church, 5 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven
When: Tues, Feb 20th from 7 - 9PM
Who: All professionals from 18-39. 
RSVP https://ycp.glueup.com/event/executive-speaker-series-93127/?pk_campaign=widget-event-list
E-mail info@ycpcentralconnecticut.org to learn more.


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