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 Application Available for Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Scholarships
The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (NDCCW) is offering a $500 Scholarship to four (4) graduating eighth grade girls who will be attending a Catholic High School in the fall of 2019.  You can access the application below. Completed applications must be received by April 15, 2019.    Applications should be sent to : NDCCW Scholarship Committee, c/o Judith Pappagallo 79 Lafayette Street Norwich, CT 06360 or emailed to norwichdiocesanccw@gmail.com .    Deadline is April 15, 2019. Any questions, call Judy...

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February Pro-Life Mass

Posted on January 14, 2019 in: News, Events

February Pro-Life Mass
Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 8:30 A.M The monthly Diocesan Pro-Life Mass will take place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich on Saturday, Feb. 2 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 Mass, the Rosary will be prayed both at the Cathedral and Planned Parenthood.

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Communications Ministry Has Immediate Opening
 Part-time Senior Writer/Social Media Manager  The Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich Communications Ministry seeks a Part-time Senior Writer/Social Media Manager to promote the awareness of all diocesan ministries and initiatives. Summary of Position: The Senior Writer/Social Media Manager is responsible for serving as the Ministry’s lead writer for all diocesan events deemed newsworthy. The exercise of this responsibility involves attending and reporting on assigned diocesan events such as Pontifical Masses, public hearings, inter-diocesan progr...

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Bishop's Pastoral Letter on Safe Environments
January 7, 2019 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   Over the past several months trust in the leadership of the Catholic Church and a lack of transparency has been called into question.  For many, trust has been shattered in the wake of the revelations of the failures of bishops and Church officials to protect children and adults from sexual misconduct and abuse.    There have been questions about what the Church is doing now to address the scourge of sexual misconduct and sexual abuse of minors. The Diocese of Norwich takes the issu...

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Bishop's Pastoral Letter on the March for Life
January 4, 2019 My dear sisters and brothers in Christ,               January 22, 2019 marks the forty-sixth anniversary of the Roe V. Wade Supreme Court decision. This year, as has become a tradition, hundreds of thousands of the faithful will gather in Washington, DC for the annual March for Life. This year's march is on January 18 and the theme is: " Unique from Day One: Pro Life is Pro Science." It is always inspiring to see young and old gathered to witness to life. It is a sign of hope ...

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A Journey With Mary Through Her Seven Sorrows
If you are seeking to find hope, strength and comfort from a loss, burden, trouble or sorrow, come take a walk with Mary, the Mother of Jesus, this Lent and find a message of strength and support from a woman who transformed her heartache and sorrow into peace and hope. The Catholic Family Services is offering a seven-week program entitled A Journey with Mary Through Her Seven Sorrows. Each session will explore one of the Seven Sorrows of Mary’s life and the message of strength and encouragement each one contains. It is based on the book Your Sorrow is My Sorrow: H...

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diocese of norwich, cathedral events, virgin mary, seven sorrows
12 Interesting Topics About the Catholic Church Webinar
On February 10th at 7 pm, there will be a webinar on "12 Interesting Topics About the Catholic Church."  Register with Marianne at (860)848-2237 ex.304 or manicolas@norwichdiocese.net.           

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Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat Weekends in March
If you are silently grieving or suffering from an abortion, experience the healing love of Jesus Christ on a Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat. The weekend healing process includes discussions, Living Scripture with meditations, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a Memorial Service and Mass of Entrustment. Participation is confidential and offers an opportunity to experience God’s love, forgiveness and compassion. Both women and men have participated in past retreats.   Upcoming weekends are: March 1-3 in Connecticut, call Marie at 203-631-9030 or e-mail he...

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abortion, healing, rachels vineyard, noriwch diocese

"Celebrate Marriage" Enrichment

Posted on January 03, 2019 in: Events, Marriage

"Celebrate Marriage" Enrichment
Celebrate Marriage – It’s not too early to begin thinking of Valentine’s Day. Give your Valentine something special this year – the gift of your time.    Come celebrate your marriage at a day-long enrichment that will renew your dreams, increase your passion and refresh and celebrate your marriage.   This marriage enrichment, aptly entitled “Celebrate Marriage,” will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 9 A.M to 3 P.M. at St. Joseph Parish Hall, 99 Jackson St., Willimantic. The cost is $35 per co...

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22nd Annual Consecrated Life Mass

Posted on January 03, 2019 in: Events

22nd Annual Consecrated Life Mass
  On Sunday, February 3, 2019, the 22nd annual Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Consecrated Life will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Norwich.   All are invited to join Bishop Cote in thanking God for the gift of consecrated life and for the sisters, brothers, and religious priests who enrich the Church and build up God’s Kingdom with the witness of their religious commitment.   The homilist will be Father Erik Lenhart, O.F.M. Cap., the former Episcopal Vicar for Consecrated Life for the Diocese o...

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