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Catholic Charities Needs Your Help
Catholic Charities has put out a new urgent call for resources to help all of those in need in Eastern Connecticut. All donations are welcome especially non-perishable food, baby items such as diapers and wipes and, monetary donations of any size. If you or someone you know needs assistance, w...

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Campus Ministries: Accompanying Our Young Adults on the Journey
The Office of Campus Ministry was established to make Christ present to the academic communities in the Diocese of Norwich. The ministry serves students, faculty and staff at Connecticut College, Eastern Connecticut State University, UConn at Storrs, and Wesleyan University.  The Coronavirus...

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Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Supports Ministries
The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (NDCCW), an affiliate of the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW), works hard to carry out its mission by acting “through its members to support, empower, and educate all Catholic women in spirituality, leadership and service. NCCW programs r...

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Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord
"By His Ascension, Jesus draws our gaze to Heaven to show us that the end of our journey is the Father." Pope Francis   The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord will be celebrated by two live-stream events from the Cathedral of Saint Patrick. The first wiill  take...

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Relationship with God: Providing a Critical Piece to a Successful Life
As Father Steve Gulino finishes hearing several confessions, the altar is prepared and the congregation files in. As the seats are filled, volunteers are assigned the readings and the responsorial psalm. Holy Mass is set to begin.  This image might represent the celebration of Mass in any of...

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Properties & Cemeteries Employees Use Social Distancing to Provide Essential Services
Norwich Diocesan Cemeteries carry out the sacred religious rites of providing for the burial and care of the resting places of the deceased.  Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and precautionary quarantining, in the spirit of “One Faith, One Family,” our ministry has found ways to be ava...

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“In the Midst of a Pandemic: The Priesthood is a Beacon of Light”
For centuries nautical explorers traveled the Earth seeking new lands and civilizations. For weeks and months, they sailed following their maps by day and the stars by night. Often, they would find themselves amid horrific storms. The lighthouse beacon was their solace in the darkness and their guid...

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'Hope and Faith': Take Time to Listen to the Lord
The Office of Faith Events has decided to continue weekly videos focused on Hope and Faith during the pandemic.  This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Mary-Jo McLaughlin, Coordinator of Catholic Family Services in the Office of Faith Events, speaks about taking time to listen to the Lord ...

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In Case You Missed It: Laudato Si' Week 2020
Laudato Si’ Week has begun, and thousands of Catholics from all over the world have joined in. On Saturday and Sunday, the Holy Spirit moved the faithful during a two-day retreat that left many in tears of sorrow for our common home and tears of joy for the hope we share. On May 20, the ...

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Hispanic Ministry Exists to Preserve, Enrich and Strengthen Faith
Hispanic Ministry exists to preserve, enrich and strengthen the faith of Latino Catholics in the Diocese of Norwich, many of whom have been here for years, many others fairly recently arrived and not yet integrated into the mainstream of church and society. That makes it important for this ministry ...

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Calendar of Events

Posted on May 10, 2024 in: Events, Around the Diocese

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Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events Sunday, May 19, June 16, July 21 Healing Mass & Healing Service Church of the Holy Family, Hebron 2 PM to 4 PM, the third Sunday of every month Fr. Ray Introvigne and Fr. Michael Phillippino. Music by: Joe D’Ambrose, Jayvee & Tina Mateo. “Remember- Jesus is the Healer!” For more information contact Andrea Hoisl at faithevents@norwichdiocese.net or 860-848-2237 ext. 203 Thursday, May 23  "Open Your Heart" Gala to benefit St. Vincent de Paul Middletown. Thursday, May 23, 2024, 5:30 to ...

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Why Mary is Our 'Perfect Mother'

Posted on May 09, 2024 in: Reflections

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Why Mary is Our 'Perfect Mother'
Mary is our heavenly mother and the month of May, dedicated to her, always provides us an opportunity to consider how much our Mama loves us and cares for us. Nowhere is her maternal protection over us more evident than in the numerous visits from heaven that she has made. Each apparition of Our Lady demonstrates that the Queen of the Universe loves us and will do all that she can to aid us and bring us to her Son. Many people know about the marvelous visit of Mary to Fatima, Portugal, in 1917, beginning in May and culminating in October with the great miracle of the ...

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Healing Mass Schedule for 2024

Posted on May 09, 2024 in: Events

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Healing Mass Schedule for 2024
Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. -Matthew 11:28 Come join us for a Healing Mass & Healing Service 2:00-3:00 pm 3:00-4:00 pm 2 PM the third Sunday of every month with Fr. Ray Introvigne and Fr. Michael Philippino All masses will be celebrated at the Church of the Holy Family 185 Church St, Hebron, CT, 06248 (RT 85) January 21 February 18 March 17 April 21 May 19 June 16 July 21 August 18 September 15 October 20 November 17 December 15 Music by Joe D’Ambrose, and Jayvee & ...

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The Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne Formally Succeeds Archbishop Leonard P. Blair as Archbishop of Hartford
At 6 AM local time (noon in Rome) today, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Archbishop Leonard P. Blair upon reaching the retirement age of 75. At the same time, the Most Reverend Christopher J. Coyne immediately assumed office as sixth Archbishop and 14th Bishop of Hartford. A Mass to mark the inauguration of his ministry will be held on Sunday, May 5th at 11 AM, as the Archbishop takes possession of the Cathedral of St. Joseph, the mother church of the Archdiocese. Upon his succession as chief shepherd of the Archdiocese, Archbishop Coyne said, “After a ...

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Monthly Pro-Life Mass to be Held June 1

Posted on May 20, 2024 in: ProLife

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Monthly Pro-Life Mass to be Held June 1
The monthly Diocesan Pro-Life Mass will take place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich on Saturday, June 1 at 8:30 A.M. Please join our celebrant Rev. Raymond Introvigne at Mass as we pray to end abortion and for the healing for those who have had an abortion. Following the Mass, the Rachel Rosary will be prayed at the Cathedral. A brunch in the Cathedral Hall will follow the Rosary this month.      

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The 2024 Annual Catholic Appeal: How to Help

Posted on May 01, 2024 in: ACA

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The 2024 Annual Catholic Appeal: How to Help
Together we can all be the loving hands and feet of Jesus Christ!   Thank you for your generosity! Gifts and pledges received: $1,752,541 Progress toward meeting our goal: 64.9% Parishioners who have donated: 10.63%  Please help the ACA reach our goal of $2.7 million!   Watch Bishop Cote's 2024 Annual Catholic Appeal Message:

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