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Catholic Charities: Providing Help, Creating Hope
To our valued supporters and clients,  We wanted to update you regarding Catholic Charities actions in response to the Corona (COVID-19) virus. Specifically, we are closely monitoring and following the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as that...

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POSTPONED UNTIL SEPTEMBER-Holy Family Parish, Hebron to Host Eucharistic Miracles Exhibition
This event is Postponed UNTIL September as a precaution to halt the spread of the Coronavirus. Eucharistic Miracles of the World Exhibit to come to the Diocese of Norwich Over the centuries, there have been countless instances all, over the world, where God has chosen to have The Eucharis...

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CANCELLED: Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations-March 19th
This Holy Hour is cancelled as a precaution to halt the spread of the Coronavirus. Join us March 19, 6 pm. at St. Joseph Church, Chester as we pray for men to answer the call to be instruments of God’s grace as priests and for women to answer the call to consecrated life.  ...

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CANCELED: Lenten Bible Study - The Eucharist in Scripture
This series is canceled as a precaution to halt the spread of the Coronavirus. The Cathedral of St. Patrick, Norwich invites you to participate in this six-week program and discover God’s plan of salvation as it is expressed through the Bible and the Mass. Built around three of Dr. Sco...

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Latest Information Regarding Precautions and Cancellations due to COVID-19(coronavirus)
As the concern over the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to evolve, the Diocese is closely monitoring the situation and consulting with state and local officials as well as health professionals as needed in order to respond in a responsible way. Some ministry events have been cancelled ...

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Catechist’s Energy Rooted in Faith
She is leader, catechist and mentor to more than 200 students in her faith formation programs and is the creative, artistic, musical, animated idea generator for the teachers/volunteers and parents who are also part of her programs. She has a room full of resources she created to enhance the live...

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Postponed: Action Alert - Help Oppose Legislation Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide in Connecticut
ACTION ALERT Public Health Committee to Hold Public Hearing on Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide in Connecticut ***The Public Hearing Scheduled for Monday, March 16th on Physician-Assisted Suicide has been Cancelled due to Coronavirus Precautions. All Public Hearings have been Canc...

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Lenten Video and Reflection- Week 3
  Here is a Video and a Reflection to help you on your journey this Lent.. For more video's reflections, and resources visit NorwichDiocese.org/Lent Lenten Reflection: Week Three “Own It: Penance” Penance is a term we use to describe the outward...

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Faith Sparks: Help Children Connect to Their Faith Through the Lives of the Saints
As a young man in his 20s, my father lost both of his legs in an industrial accident. As it was the early 1940s and medicine was not as advanced as today, his doctors told him it was unlikely he would ever walk again. But, my father had faith in St. Jude, the patron saint for hopeless causes, to who...

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16th Annual Saint Andrew Passion Play CANCELLED
The 16th Annual Saint Andrew Passion Play, a musical celebration of the life of Jesus is cancelled as a precaution to halt the spread of the Coronavirus. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, Friday, April 3, and Saturday, April 4. Doors open at 7 p.m. each night.  Tickets ar...

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Virtual Rosary Prayed Live Online Every Tuesday in October
October is the month of the Most Holy Rosary so the Office of Faith Events has put together a simple program to do a Group Rosary Virtually on Every Tuesday at 3pm.  It is a great opportunity for children and youth to learn the Rosary as a Community Online!  The first week will kick off on Tuesday, October 5th at 3pm.  We will do the first mystery of the Rosary and then the next mystery the following week.  By the end of the month, we will complete the 4 mysteries. In honor of 40 Days for Life, we will be offering a special Project Rachel Rosa...

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Clergy Appointments

Posted on September 27, 2021 in: News

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Clergy Appointments
The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D. D., Bishop of Norwich, has made the following clergy and diocesan appointments in the Diocese of Norwich   CLERGY APPOINTMENTS Reverend Francis Gilbert, from Parochial Vicar, The St. John Paul II Parish-Moodus and East Hampton, to Parochial Vicar, Divine Mercy Parish-Uncasville, Oakdale, and Quaker Hill. Effective: September 27, 2021. Rev. Msgr. Leszek T. Janik, from Vicar General for the Diocese of Norwich and Pastor, Sacred Heart Church, Norwichtown, to Vicar General for the Diocese of Norwich, Pastor, Sacred Hea...

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Willimantic Shelter in Need of Executive Director

Posted on September 30, 2021 in: News

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Willimantic Shelter in Need of Executive Director
The Sisters of Charity of Our Lady, Mother of the Church seek a full-time Executive Director for Holy Family Home and Shelter in Willimantic CT, Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity, this 26-bed not-for-profit facility is funded by HUD, FEMA, and other grantors. "The successful applicant will be a powerful voice for the homeless, committed to faithful stewardship while developing community among a diverse population", Mother Marie Julie, SCMC said. "They must possess skills necessary for effective leadership and government grant writing."&...

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Couples Attend Special Mass to Celebrate the Enduring Sacrament of Marriage
Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Robert Barron once said that, “in marriage we do not only administer the sacrament to each other, but we also become a sacrament.”  Loving husbands and wives married for 25, 50 and even 65 years joined hands with their spouse and renewed their sacramental commitment to each other before the Lord at the Diocese of Norwich Silver and Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, October 3. One of the four longest married couples at Sunday's Mass at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, ...

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Bishop's Column: Respect Life, Always

Posted on September 30, 2021 in: Reflections, ProLife

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Bishop's Column: Respect Life, Always
October 2021 Four County Catholic Respect Life, Always My dear sisters and brothers in Christ, October is Respect Life Month. The theme this year is Saint Joseph, Defender of Life. In this year of Saint Joseph, we recall how Joseph protected the infant Jesus and His mother Mary. In his apostolic letter, “With a Father’s Heart” our Holy Father, Pope Francis wrote, “God trusted Joseph, as did Mary, who found in him someone who would not only save her life but would always provide for her and her child.” Saint Joseph, through his devot...

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RSVP Today: Outreach to Haiti 35th Anniversary Celebration is November 8th
You are cordially invited to attend 35th Anniversary Celebration Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti Building a Legacy of Hope – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Monday, November 8, 2021 Mercy High School, Middletown, CT 5:30 Reception, Dinner, Silent Auction   Honorees: Most Reverend Bishop Michael R. Cote, D.D. Ellen Flynn, RSM Reverend Gerald Kirby Mr. Daniel O’Sullivan And our Inaugural Works of Mercy Award to The Padre Pio Foundation   Reservations $75 per person or $50 per religious RSVP by Octo...

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