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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 Sunday, November 3rd. It is hoped that you will join Pro-Life people of all faiths by praying, fasting, and signing-up to attend the 40 DAYS FOR LIFE peaceful prayer vigil held outside Planned Parenthood, 12 Case Street, Norwich. For More info click here  

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Pro-Life, ProLife
Show the Movie UNPLANNED in Your Church!
All Abby Johnson ever wanted to do was help women. As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, she believed in a women's right to choose. Until the day she saw something that changed everything! OUR PEOPLE NEED TO SEE THIS! ​ That’s why the Norwich 40 Days For Life Team is offering you a Free DVD to host a movie night in your church to get the message out. There is a small licensing fee that your church, benefactor, or a free-will offering could cover. Click here to obtain the license to show the movie in your...

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Pro-Life, 40DaysforLife
Catholic Charities Golf Tournament a Success!
A Great Day for a Swing and a Prayer!  FCC News Desk Catholic Charities held its 14th Annual Golf Tournament at Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam and it was one of the best tournaments on record!  Bishop Michael Cote, who was an honorary guest, participated in the Tournament.  Other members of the clergy who played in the Tournament were Monsignor Les Janik, Father Kevin Reilly, and Father Greg Galvin. All participants enjoyed an amazing catered lunch sponsored by A Beautiful Company and Cahill & Associates Financial Services, LLC, before...

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CatholicCharities, Golf

Youth Explosion

Posted on September 18, 2019 in: Events

Youth Explosion
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND Listen to live music, be astonished by the ministry of Cooper Ray, engage with other youth from throughout the Diocese of Norwich, pray with Fr. Mark Sauriol from the Diocese of Providence, and learn how to encounter Christ in your life today! REGISTER WITH YOUR PARISH OR CONTACT LIZA ROACH, lroach@norwichdiocese.net Visit YouthExplosionCT.com to register    

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Retreat, Catholic, Youth, YouthExplosion, LiveMusic
Conclusions of V Encuentro to Be Presented to Pope Francis
  Archbishop Gomez to present conclusions of V Encuentro to Pope Francis By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Sep 17, 2019 / 11:19 am (CNA).- A delegation from the U.S., including Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, will present the conclusions and proceedings of the National V Encuentro of Hispanic and Latino Ministry to Pope Francis Wednesday. The Encuentro was a September 2018 meeting of around 3,000 Hispanic and Latino Catholics on issues such as the accompaniment of immigrants, access to higher education, lay leadership formation, community outreach, an...

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CNA, VEncuentro, ArchbishopGomez
Accompanying our Youth on Their Faith Journey
New Curriculum Involves Accompanying Our Youth by Andrea Hoisl  “Walking with our youth in faith is dependent upon our trust in the Holy Spirit – trusting that it will take us where we need to go – closer to Christ,” said Fr. Frank Donio, director of the Catholic Apostolate Center in Washington, D.C.,  at a recent presentation to catechists, catechetical leaders and parents in the diocese.  Here is the complete video of Fr. Donio's Talk- Accompanying our Youth on their Faith Journey The topic of Fr. Donio&r...

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Fr.FrankDonio, Curriculum, FaithSparks, HolyFamily
Father Francis Xavier McMahon, S.S.E., May 18, 1925 -- Sept. 15, 2019
Townshend, Vt. - Father Francis Xavier McMahon, S.S.E., died Sept. 15, 2019, in Townshend, Vt. Father McMahon was born in Bronx, N.Y. May 18, 1925, the son of Francis Patrick McMahon and Teresa McCrea McMahon. After service in the United States Army Air Forces from 1943 to 1945 he attended Saint Michael's College, Winooski Park, Vt., graduating in 1949. He professed his first vows in the Society of Saint Edmund Oct. 20, 1950, and was ordained to the priesthood June 5, 1954. Father McMahon's assignments in the Society of Saint Edmund were as Secretary to the Super...

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Obituary, Fr.McMahon
HASC to Observe Day of Remembrance Mass & Gravesite Prayer Service
Amidst historic state abortion battles, area residents gather on September 14 to mourn abortion’s unborn victims on seventh annual Day of Remembrance As the fate of Roe v. Wade hangs in the balance, state legislatures across the country have passed some of the most extreme abortion bills ever seen. While states like New York and Illinois have swept away abortion restrictions, other states like Ohio and Alabama have passed abortion bans that could provoke the overturning of Roe. But on Saturday, September 14, at 8:00 a.m. local residents will gather to remind the...

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Pro-Life
Everyday Blessings Recognize God’s Gifts to Us
By Andrea Hoisl Blessings are words that express gratitude for something or show God’s favor. What does the word “bless” actually mean? In Hebrew, the root means “to increase” or “bring down Divine abundance.” So if I bless you, I am asking God to increase your well-being, happiness, or circumstances – in essence, to give you more of Himself. In a world where there is so much going on, we often forget to take time to recognize and acknowledge the many blessings in our lives. Those can include the times when God has given...

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40 Days For Life - Why We Do It! - A Reflection
WHY WE PRAY - A REFLECTION Here we are Peacefully praying and fasting for 40 Days - for Life! Started by some college students - young people - that knew "taking life" was wrong. Young people who started this prayer vigil to pray and fast for what is right and stand up against what is evil, Answering a call from God to defend the innocent unborn and build a better world. ​ Here we are In the greatest nation in the world and we have so many thinking they know better than God. So many who justify that it’s okay to do whatev...

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Pro-Life, Norwich, 40DaysNorwich, 40DaysforLife
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