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Renovated Playground Dedicated at St. Joseph School
FCC News Desk St. Joseph School in North Grosvenordale marked the first day of autumn through a special dedication of its newly renovated playground area.  Leading the SJS community in the beginning of the school day ceremony was Father Steven Gulino, Associate Pastor of St. T...

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Diocesan Policy Review Board Posts Revised Policies
Office for Safe Environments The Diocesan Policy Review Board has recently revised the following diocesan policies: Pastoral Code of Conduct, Sexual Misconduct Policy, Comprehensive Screening Policy, and Electronic Communications, Internet, and Computer Use Policy. Copies are available from yo...

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Seek Justice – Be a Blessing

Posted on September 29, 2019 in: News

Seek Justice – Be a Blessing
“Our dignity as human beings is not found in the accumulation of stuff and things but by being a blessing –– helping people who cross our path in our professional lives and in our personal lives,” said Reverend Brian J. Romanowski, J.C.L., Adjutant Judicial Vicar for the Dioc...

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The 2019 Connecticut Catholic Men’s Conference – What are You Longing For?
By Mark C. McCann The 2019 Connecticut Catholic Men’s Conference will be here before we know it. Our committee members share a passion to see Catholic men come to a deeper appreciation of their faith and to live that faith out in a more meaningful way. We hope the conference will reach into...

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Pope’s Message for 2019 World Day of Migrants and Refugees: Full Text
Pope Francis releases his message for the 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees, which is commemorated on Sunday, September 29, 2019. The full text of the message is below:   "It is not just about migrants" Dear Brothers and Sisters, Faith assures us that in a mysteriou...

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Connecticut Catholic Conference to be Honored by Family Institute of Connecticut
Connecticut Catholic Conference to be Honored by Family Institute of Connecticut on October 3rd  Please Read the Announcement Below and Plan to Attend September 26, 2019 -- Family Institute of Connecticut is pleased to announce that Chris Healy and the CT Catholic Conference&n...

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Red Mass to Honor Those in the Legal Community
Lawyers, judges and other members of the legal community are invited to attend the Diocese of Norwich's 29th annual Red Mass. The Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 29th, at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, in Norwich.

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Women of Influence, Doctors of the Church

Posted on September 25, 2019 in: Events

Women of Influence, Doctors of the Church
The date of this Event has Changed to November 5, 2019 Throughout history, only four women have been given the title “Doctor of the Church” St. Hildegard of Bingen St. Catherine of Siena St. Teresa of Avila St. Therese of Lisieux Women of Influence November 5, 2019...

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A Peaceful Protest-40 Days for Life Begins
Homilist, Reverend Jeffrey Ellis Delivers Inspiring Message at the September 24th Vigil Mass to Kickoff the 40 Days for Life Campaign in the Diocese of Norwich.  Press Play to view the Highlights of the Mass. This year, the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE campaign runs from Wednesday, September 25th th...

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7p TONIGHT-Vigil Mass to Kickoff 40 Days For Life-Cathedral of St. Patrick
The Norwich 40 DAYS FOR LIFE campaign will begin with a Vigil Mass at Saint Patrick Cathedral on Tuesday, September 24, at 7pm. Please join us in praying to God to bless our efforts over these 40 Days.   This year, the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE campaign runs from Wednesday, September 25th through Sun...

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Calendar of Events

Posted on April 13, 2024 in: Events, Around the Diocese

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Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events   April 20 Awakening: How is the Holy Spirit at work in your life? Join us for a one day retreat designed to help deepen your faith! Saturday, April 20, 2024, 9-4 (lunch included) St. Mary Church Hall, Putnam *Rediscover God’s Unconditional Love *Come to know the Holy Spirit intimately *Learn more about the Holy Spirit’s Gifts *Develop a deep and meaningful prayer life *Registration in advance is necessary for this event* Register online to or call Marianne at 860-848-2237, ext. 304. (Sponsored by the Office Faith E...

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Here’s When Easter Officially Ends

Posted on April 04, 2024 in: News

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Here’s When Easter Officially Ends
Catholics recognize Easter — when Jesus Christ rose from the dead after sacrificing his life for all of humanity — as the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the spring equinox. But, as it turns out, they can continue saying “Happy Easter” into May or, in some years, into June. Easter lasts for a total of 50 days, from Easter Sunday until the feast of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit came upon the apostles, Mary, and the first followers of Christ.  This year, 2024, Easter was on March 31 and runs until Pentecost Sunday, ...

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Oh Happy Day!

Posted on March 28, 2024 in: Reflections

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Oh Happy Day!
Some years ago, a Gospel song made the top 10 charts, it was called “Oh Happy Day.” The refrain of the song is, “Oh happy day, oh happy day, when Jesus washed my sins away.” The “happy day” is Good Friday, because that is the day when Jesus brings salvation to humanity by His Passion and death on the cross. But for Christians, there is an even happier day, the day when He is risen: Easter Sunday. As Catholic Christians, we are, of course, a people of the Eucharist, and a people of the living Word of God. But primarily, we are an Easter...

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A Glowing Celebration of Faith- Candlelit Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick
A sea of candlelight cast a comforting glow over those gathered in the darkened Cathedral of Saint Patrick for the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday, March 30th. The Liturgy of Light (Lucernarium) commenced as Bishop Michael R. Cote and ministers proceeded in silence and darkness to the rear of the Cathedral. There, the Bishop spoke to the faithful about the significance of the vigil before bestowing a blessing upon the new fire, which would be used to light the Paschal candle. Father Brian Romanowski then carried the lit candle down the main aisle into the dimly lit Cath...

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Singing ‘Alleluia’ to Praise the Lord: Experience the Seasonal Difference
Have you ever noticed that the liturgical seasons affect the use of the word “Alleluia”? In the spring, it comes and goes and comes back again – from Ordinary Time, to Lent, to the Easter Season. This shift in language – coupled with music, instrumentation and mood – is expressed in all Catholic parishes. So take note. But perhaps it is most noticeable in those with extensive music programs and professional choirs, such as at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford. LENT: ABSTAINING FROM ALLELUIA On the Sunday before Ash Wednesday &nda...

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Sacred Oils, Sacred Vows - Chrism Mass 2024
"May your holy oil, O Lord, be blessed by You, for our sake" The annual Chrism Mass took place Tuesday morning, March 26th, at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich, continuing the celebration of Holy Week leading up to Easter.  The Most Rev. Michael R. Cote, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Norwich, blessed the sacramental oils that will be used by parishes throughout the diocese in the coming year for baptism, confirmation, anointing of the sick and the ordination of priests.  In his homily, the Bishop remarked, "It is the c...

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