Home/Stay Informed/All Diocesan Articles

All Diocesan Articles

Entries for 'Ben LoCasto'

Father Gregoire Fluet Named Interim President of College
In a unanimous vote of the Mount Saint Mary College Board of Trustees, Fr. Gregoire Fluet has been named Interim President of the college. At the beginning of September, Fr. Fluet assumed the role of Acting President of the college. In just a few weeks, Fr. Fluet has shown that he is a capable an...

Read More

schools
Parish Mission: The Prodigal Son
It has been said that if all the Bibles in the world and all the words of God suddenly disappeared, and if only The Parable of the Prodigal Son remained, it would be enough of the Gospel to guide Christians in the Way of Christ. Parish  Mission:  “The Parable of the Prodigal ...

Read More

healing
God is with Us in the Wind
Feast of Corpus Christi at Good Shepherd Catholic Community Columbia/Hebron “I am with you until the end of the age,” our Lord promised. On Saturday, June 10, at the Eucharistic Procession honoring the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, the wind kicked up just as the fai...

Read More

Cheerful Givers Have Zeal to Serve God
Who do you know who can keep giving for nearly 50 years with smiles on their faces? The answer can be found with a volunteer charitable group of women at St. John the Evangelist Church in Old Saybrook. They are officially called the Father Hussion Columbiettes Auxiliary 2968 of the Knights of Columb...

Read More

Women
Healing Masses and Healing Services in Hebron
Come join us for a Mass of Healing and Hope on the third Sunday of every month at 2 p.m. at Church of the Holy Family, 185 Church St, Hebron. The next Mass scheduled will be on May 21. Mass will be celebrated by Father Ray Introvigne with a healing service following the Mass led by Father&...

Read More

healing, Prayer
The Power of Prayer - One Woman's Amazing Experience
May 27, 2021 dawned with blue skies and fair weather as Lois Roy, Sexton at Church of the Holy Family, in Hebron, arrived to begin her day.  She met and spoke with the pastor, Father Michael Phillippino in the driveway as he arrived for his duties. A short time later, Father was jolted ...

Read More

Prayer
Knights Templar March For Life in Nation's Capital
The 50th Annual March For Life in Washington, D.C. was unique for me on several levels. First and foremost because it was the first post-Roe March, and the joy of the marchers celebrating that fact was palpable. Also unique was the theme for this year’s March for Life, “Next Steps: Ma...

Read More

Pro-Life
Presence Program - The Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist
The Good Shepherd Parish will be giving a special program called Presence which helps us understand the powerful way that God is present in the Eucharist. The program is free of charge and consists of four modules that will be held over four weeks. Participants can go online at Formed.org to revi...

Read More

Sacred Heart on the Lake to Offer Advent Retreats
Sacred Heart on the Lake Retreat Center, Higganum, is offering two Advent Retreats: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3rd from 10:00 to 3:00 Retreat Theme:  A Season of Hope and Trust $35.- Full Luncheon included Presenter- Sr. Lany Jo Smith, ASCJ SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10th from 10:00 to 3:00 ...

Read More

advent
NEW: School of Spiritual Direction in Putnam, CT
The Immaculate Conception Center in Putnam, CT - in partnership with Franciscan University's School of Spiritual Direction - is offering a two-week intensive training program in spiritual direction, January 29- February 11, 2023. This is the first part of a three-year program for Certification i...

Read More

Spiritual Renewal Services
Page 1 of 6First   Previous   [1]  2  3  4  5  6  Next   Last   

Most Viewed Articles of the Last 30 Days

Calendar of Events

Posted on April 05, 2024 in: Events, Around the Diocese

19947

Calendar of Events
Calendar of Events   April 13 St Joseph Church Goods & Services Auction 5-8pm  St Joseph Church - Parish Hall, Rockville 5 00 PM to 8 00 PM $35K+ in Auction Value - 100+ Items - 50/50 CASH Raffle.  $20 In Person (includes / meal) or Virtual Bidding Available at https://onecau.se/st-joseph-2024-auction 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 U...

Read More

Oh Happy Day!

Posted on March 28, 2024 in: Reflections

1431

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...

Read More

Here’s When Easter Officially Ends

Posted on April 04, 2024 in: News

1429

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, ...

Read More

The Shroud of Turin - The Most Holy Cloth

Posted on March 19, 2024 in: News

1282

The Shroud of Turin - The Most Holy Cloth
It is said to have been brought from the Mideast to Europe by the Knights Templar, and it is purportedly the most studied artifact in history. But the greatest claim made for this cloth is that it is the actual burial cloth of Christ, the Shroud of Turin. On the cloth can be seen a faint image of the corpse of a tortured man, with blood stains indicating wounds around the head, chest, arms, hands, and feet. The first photograph of the cloth was taken in 1898, and to everyone’s amazement, it revealed that the image was something akin to a photographic negative, whic...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

Annual Catholic Appeal

ACA DONATE

English

Español

 

 
Signup for Weekly Newsletter


    Recently Added Galleries
    Click to view album: Nativity photos
    Click to view album: Archbishop Kevin S. Randall - Episcopal Ordination, Nov. 4, 2023
    Click to view album: Rite of Election
    Click to view album: Mass of Ordination  for Fr. Jacob Ramos
    Latest Articles
    Love for God - Our Lady Queen of Hope Award
    'This is a Gift for You' - Hope & Faith Video Series
    Paths to the Cross- Journeys into the Heart of Catholicism
    The Secret Weapon to a Stronger Marriage
    A Question of Faith- What is Papal Infallibility?
    Sharing in Our Humanity
    Family and Community Are Key to Overcoming Secularism, Pope Says
    Calendar of Events

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
    201 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360-4328
    Phone: 860-887-9294