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Did You Miss the Fourth Lenten Mission Meeting? Here's the Video!
Did you miss last week’s Lenten Mission??  Fr. Peter Langevin explored faith through the eyes of Mary Magdalene.  Fr. Peter reflected on Mary Magdalene as a sinner forgiven by Jesus, but also as the one who was chosen to first announce the Resurrection to the apostl...

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Life in the Spirit Seminar Weekend Retreat : April 23 - 25, 2021
“Is something missing in your life and you can’t seem to figure out what it is?” A Life in the Spirit Seminar is an OPPORTUNITY for YOU to EXPERIENCE the GIFT OF PENTECOST! Presented by Spiritual Renewal Services, a ministry of the Diocese of Norwich The Life in t...

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Cathedral Holy Week Schedule

Posted on March 22, 2021 in: Events, Lent

Cathedral Holy Week Schedule
Holy Week Masses for the Cathedral of Saint Patrick Space is limited due to social distancing guidelines as mandated by the state of Connecticut  Masses will be live-streamed as indicated by * NorwichDiocese.org/Masses   Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord March 28 9am +...

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Saint Bernard Students Learn About the Stock Market in a Fun Way
For the past three years, Kelli Hammond’s eighth-grade history classes have learned valuable lessons using the Stock Market Game. Since its inception in 1977, the Stock Market Game has helped almost 20 million students prepare for financially independent futures. Students are introduced to ...

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Vocations Corner: Dive Into Lent
At the beginning of the first week of Lent, the Church celebrated the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter. The next day, during Holy Mass, we heard proclaimed the Gospel of Matthew chapter 6: verses 7-25 where Jesus teaches the apostles to pray. I highlight these two points as a way to simply yet signif...

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A Reflection on Saint Joseph

Posted on March 18, 2021 in: Reflections

A Reflection on Saint Joseph
Mary-Jo McLaughlin, Coordinator of Catholic Family Services, gives a reflection and prayer on St. Joseph.    

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Connecticut Bishops Release Joint Statement on Vaccines
        Statement from Connecticut Catholic Bishops Regarding COVID-19 Vaccines   People should feel free in good conscience to receive any of the vaccines currently available (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) for the sake of their own health an...

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Sacraments 101: Jesus Transforms the Ordinary into Something Heavenly
As we’ve seen in both the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation, each Sacrament of the Church comes to us with a particular form and a particular matter which are required in order for the Sacrament to be valid. But if we step back for a minute, we can see that there is a coherent reason w...

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Strengthen Your Marriage

Posted on March 18, 2021 in: Events, Marriage, Lent

Strengthen Your Marriage
The Stations of the Cross for Couples Friday, March 26 7 PM Registration Required Sign-Up Today The Catholic Family Services Office and Worldwide Marriage Encounter are sponsoring a virtual Stations of the Cross for Couples on Friday, March 26 at 7 P.M.  Join us as we accompany Je...

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A Prayer to Saint Joseph

Posted on March 18, 2021 in: Reflections

A Prayer to Saint Joseph
The prayer is ordinarily enriched with a partial indulgence (Handbook of Indulgences, conc. 19). During the Year of Saint Joseph, however—which lasts from December 8, 2020 to December 8, 2021—the use of this prayer has been included among those enriched with a plenary indulgence (se...

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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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