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Fishermen's Mass to be Streamed

Posted on July 23, 2020 in: News, Events

Fishermen's Mass to be Streamed
Although the traditional, large Blessing of the Fleet ceremony will not take place this year because of COVID-19, the Stonington fishing fleet will still receive a special blessing on Sunday. The Fishermen's Mass, offered to remember deceased fishermen and their familes and to pray for a boun...

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Norwich, Catholic
God Will Provide - Hope and Faith Video Series
The Office of Faith Events weekly video series "Hope and Faith" features videos focused on Hope and Faith during the pandemic.  Week 16 This week on the Hope and Faith Series, John Angotti, national Musician and speaker, reminds us that in difficult times, God will provide...

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Restore, Renew, Rekindle Your Relationship
Online Marriage Encounter Experience   July 27 - August 17   Apply at wwmectw.org   For more information, contact Frank and Margie Pearson, (860) 337-2447 or at Application@wwmectw.org

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Marriage, Norwich, Catholic
Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace: A Prayer for Civility
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.   Where uncivil words prevail, show me how to model love.   Help me remember the God-given dignity of all and invite others to do the same.   Show me how to build bridges and not walls and see first what unites us rather tha...

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Have an Anniversary? Plans for Annual Mass Have Changed
Because of uncertainties surrounding Covid-19, the Annual Silver and Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass will not take place this year. Bishop Cote will offer a private Mass for the intentions of all couples celebrating specific anniversaries this year. Each couple who registers will receive a signed...

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Share Your Talents

Posted on July 17, 2020 in: Volunteer Opportunities

Share Your Talents
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.  1Peter 4:10 Communications Ministry Volunteer Opportunities Do you like to take photos? Write? Or perhaps social media is your thing.  Th...

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Monthly Pro-Life Mass Resumes August 1
The monthly Diocesan Pro-Life Mass is resuming and will take place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich on Saturday, August 1 at 8:30 A.M. Please join our celebrant Rev. Walter Nagle at Mass as we pray to end abortion and for the healing for those who have had an abortion. Following the Mas...

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Pro-Life
Catholic Charities, Providing Hope in Times of Uncertainty
Now more than ever, Catholic Charities is providing support for our neighbors in need. Our Intensive Case Management Program provides emergency food, rental and utility assistance, baby items and other basic needs through our offices in Middletown, New London, Norwich and Willimantic. Because of the...

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Catholic Charities
Weeds and Wheat-Hope and Faith Series Week 15
The Office of Faith Events weekly video series "Hope and Faith" features videos focused on Hope and Faith during the pandemic.  Week 15 This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Mary-Jo McLaughlin, speaks about the parable of the weeds and the wheat reminds us that each pers...

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St. Bernard Holds Online Summer Studies Program
Saint Bernard School launched a new online studies program to encourage students to stay engaged with learning and stay connected to the school during the summer. The program allowed students to enroll in online courses for credit and as academic enrichment, and was open to current Saint Bernard ...

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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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