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St. Joseph School students showcase their work in Invention Convention
The middle school students of Saint Joseph School in Baltic participated in their third annual local Connecticut Invention Convention competition on March 29.   An original prototype was produced and tested by each student as a solution to a given problem. James Ruckert was the finalist for the 7th grade with his prototype Tie Shield. Daniel FitzGerald was the 6th grade finalist with his Faucet Friend. Brianna Smith was the 5th grade finalist for her prototype, the Higherase. The winners of the local competition will go on to represent the school in the Con...

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Monthly Holy Hour for Vocations-April 25th
APRIL 25th  6 pm St. Patrick, East Hampton

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29th Annual White Mass - May 5, 2019 at 9am
The Annual White Mass is a celebration for healthcare workers and caregivers of all faiths, taking place at 9:00 am on May 5, 2019 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, Norwich. Brunch to follow in Cathedral auditorium. Featuring Dr. Frank Maletz, MD who will deliver the David P. Lauler, MD and Joan M. Laurler, B.S.N lecture. A donation of $25 per person is requested . For more information, to make a reservation, or to reserve a table, please call 860-887-9294, ext. 100.

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Monthly Diocesan Pro-Life Mass - Saturday, May 4 at 8:30 AM
The monthly diocesan Pro-Life Mass will take place at Christ the King Church, in Old Lyme on Saturday, May 4 at 8:30 AM. Address: 1 McCurdy Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371 Please join our celebrant Rev. Walter Nagle at Mass as we pray to end abortion and for the healing of those who have had an abortion. Following the Mass, the rosary will be prayed.

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Pro-Life, Old Lyme
The Galaxy and Beyond: Mercy students explore Earth and the Universe during their Astronomy Trip
By Marie Kalita-Leary Mercy High School Dean of Academics and Technology Mrs. Melissa Bullock and Science teacher Ms. Gianna Iannucci have been involved with the University of Notre Dame Science and Religion Initiative since 2015. The Initiative is designed to help secondary Catholic school teachers to integrate Catholic teaching into the science classroom in terms of ethics, awareness of the history of Catholic scientists, and clarifying superstition from religion. They have also been involved in helping the Vatican Observatory advance its website and tools for teachers...

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Bishop Cote welcomes 11 Catechumens and Candidates at Easter Vigil Mass
By Ryan Blessing A dramatic transformation from darkness to light filled the Cathedral of St. Patrick as part of the celebration of the Easter Vigil on April 20. The Diocese of Norwich also welcomed three Catechumens, those who have never been officially baptized into a church prior to entering the Catholic Church, at the holy liturgy. The catechumens joined two Candidates – non-Catholic Christians requesting entrance in to the Catholic Church -- and six adults previously baptized as Catholic to receive the Sacraments of Initiation – Holy Communion and ...

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Mercy’s Robotic Team Wins Another FIRST Robotics Championship
By Marie Leary The Mercy TechTigers 3654 won their second FIRST® Robotics championship banner in March at the Waterbury District event. The TechTigers, an all-girl robotics team from Mercy High School Middletown, excelled at this year’s game Destination: DEEP SPACE and earned the win with two consecutive victories FIRST®, an acronym “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology,” was founded in 1989 to help design programs that help the building of science and technology and generate interest in the STEM field for young people. T...

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Twenty-Fourth Annual Diocesan Secretaries Mass
The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D.D., Bishop of Norwich, cordially invites you to the Twenty-Fourth Annual Diocesan Secretaries Mass which will be held at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick, 213 Broadway, Norwich, Connecticut, at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  Secretaries of all faiths are invited to attend as well as their families, friends, and employers.           This Mass is an opportunity for you and your loved ones to thank the Lord for the blessing of being called to serve in this way.  It affords us ...

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Holy Week Schedule- Cathedral of Saint Patrick
Holy Week The Week that Forever Changed the World HOLY THURSDAY EVENING - April 18th Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7pm Confessions following Mass    Good Friday APRIL 19th The Lord’s Passion - 3pm Confessions following Service The Way of the Cross  - 6pm   HOLY SATURDAY APRIl 20th Confessions - 10:am - 11:00Am Only EASTER Vigil Mass - 8pm   EASTER SUNDAY APRIL 21st The Resurrection of the Lord Masses 7:30am, 9:am, 10:30am and 5pm

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Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 8pm

Posted on April 19, 2019 in: Events

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil  8pm
Join us as we welcome new members into the Church and celebrate the many Liturgies that contribute to this most beautiful of celebrations. The Liturgy of Light (Lucernarium) First there is the fire that becomes light. As the procession makes its way through the church, shrouded in the darkness of the night, the light of the Paschal Candle becomes a wave of lights, and it speaks to us of Christ as the true morning star that never sets – the Risen Lord in whom light has conquered darkness.     The Easter Proclamation When the...

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