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Entries for May 2020

Culmination of Laudato Si' Week 2020
WOW! Where to begin? With the gift of the Holy Spirit, Laudato Si’ Week was incredible. Amazing. Outstanding. Beyond everyone’s wildest dreams. Here’s what we accomplished–together: Hundreds of thousands of Catholics on six continents praying, reflecting, and prepari...

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Knights of Columbus Founder Fr. Michael McGivney Moves Closer to Sainthood
Connecticut priest launched international lay movement, died in 19th century pandemic   ROME – The Vatican on May 27 announced that Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of the founder of the Knights of Columbus, Ve...

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Online 'Priest Chat' Returns June 18th
The Office of Faith Events presents:   Priest Chat June 18th, 6:30 p.m.   Join together online as a community in prayer and solidarity as we talk about our lives during this pandemic. The chancellors from the Diocese of Norwich will guide us through these unprecedented time...

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Two Resources Prepare Parishioners for Public Worship
On Wednesday, May 27th, Bishop Cote released the Parish Reopening Guidelines to the Pastors of the Diocese.  While the Pastors and staff are making preparations, it is just as important that we prepare ourselves and our families for returning to Mass. The initial resumption of public...

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'Hope and Faith': Mary in the Month of May
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, the Office of Faith Events presents National Speaker and brand manager of CatholicMom.com, Danielle Bean. Danielle speaks about Mary in th...

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Guidelines for Opening Churches for Public Worship Issued
On May 27, 2020 the Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, Bishop of Norwich, released the Parish Reopening Guidelines to the Pastors of the Diocese.  The guidelines were developed to assist Pastors and parish administrators in facilitating the resumption of public worship. These standards are drawn...

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K of C Reduces New Members Fee for a Limited Time
Connecticut Catholic Men Join the Knights of Columbus for $1* For the first time ever and to celebrate the 127TH anniversary of the CT State Council,Catholic men from Connecticut will be able to join the Order as online members for $1*. It’s only for the first 127 men to join by June 15...

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St. Joseph Living Center in Windham Continues Its Mission
COVID-19 has certainly changed how things are done here at St. Joseph Living Center. While families have been asked not to visit, we work hard to make sure our residents have the ability to chat with them. Communication is the key in every aspect of life.  St. Joseph Living Center is a 120-b...

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Memorial Day Prayer

Posted on May 22, 2020 in: News, Reflections

Memorial Day Prayer
God of power and mercy, you destroy war and put down earthly pride. Banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears, that we may all deserve to be called your sons       and daughters. Keep in your mercy those men and women who have died in the cause of freedom ...

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Laudato Si' Week 2020: Get Inspired, Because the Church Is Leading the Way
  This week two global webinars connected thousands of people with concrete ways to take action. Cardinal Peter Turkson helped us understand that creation is a “great act of God” and that everything we do for the Earth must “give glory to God.” Yeb Saño, clima...

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