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Saints of Molokai Minister to Forgotten Exiles
In February, my husband and I were blessed to vacation in Hawaii. The scenery everywhere was breathtaking, but there was a beauty and a peace on the island of Molokai that I didn’t experience on the other more populated islands we visited. Maybe it was the less-frantic pace of Molokai, which b...

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'Hope and Faith' Video Series Week 3
As the Lenten Series has ended, the Office of Faith Events has decided to continue weekly videos focused on Hope and Faith during the Pandemic.  This week the Hope and Faith series is joined by national youth speaker Robert Feduccia. Robert reflects on what God wants us to focus on eac...

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"Hope and Faith" Video Series Week 2
As the Lenten Series has ended, 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, Mary-Jo McLaughlin, coordinator of Catholic Family Services in the Office of Faith Events, speaks about no...

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The Divine Mercy Chaplet-Live-stream from Cathedral of St. Patrick
For the sake of His sorrowful passion, have mercy on us and on the whole world!   Prayed on ordinary rosary beads, the chaplet of Divine Mercy is a spiritual devotion that extends the offering of the Eucharist, so it is especially appropriate to pray it after Mass. It is also appropriate ...

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Vocations Corner: A Seminarian Reflection
This month, Larry Barile presents us with a brief look at his journey as he prepares to be called to ordination as a Transitional Deacon. Please keep Larry in your prayers, Larry was ordained a transitional deacon, April 15, 2020 at Pope John XXIII National Seminary where he is presently in h...

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Vocations, Norwich, Catholic
Christ is Risen; He is Truly Risen! Alleluia!!
Easter Message, 2020 "For they did not yet understand the Scripture that He had to rise from the dead." John 20:9   Dear brothers and sisters in the Risen Lord, The passage from the Gospel of John cited above is the last verse proclaimed in the Gospel for the Mass of Eas...

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"Be Not Afraid" - Hope & Faith During the Pandemic- OFE Launches New Video Series
As the Lenten Series has ended, the Office of Faith Events has decided to continue weekly videos focused on Hope and Faith during the Pandemic.  This week, Liza Roach, Youth and Young Adult Minister for the Diocese of Norwich, kicks off the series during Holy Week speaking about the numerou...

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Bishop's Column: There is a Season
April 2020 Four County Catholic There Is A Season   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   There was a song that I recall from my youth called Turn, Turn, Turn. The lyric will be familiar to you —   To every thing, turn, turn, turn there is a seas...

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Bishop Cote Shares a Timely Palm Sunday Homily
This morning, April 5th, the Most Reverend Michael R. Cote celebrated Palm Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick. He could be heard on radio station WICH 1310 AM and viewed via live stream on the diocesan website-NorwichDiocese.org.   In case you weren't one...

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Stations of the Cross from the Cathedral of Saint Patrick
The Stations of the Cross began as the practice of pious pilgrims to Jerusalem who would retrace the final journey of Jesus Christ to Calvary. Later, for the many who wanted to pass along the same route, but could not make the trip to Jerusalem, a practice developed that eventually took the for...

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