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The Presentation Of the Lord-Candlemas

Posted on February 03, 2021 in: News

The Presentation Of the Lord-Candlemas
On Tuesday, February 2nd at 7PM, Fr. Michael Bovino celebrated the Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas) in a special way. In the old Catholic calendar, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord was the official end to the Christmas Season. It was traditional to have a blessing of candles at the...

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Pope Francis Releases World Communications Day Message
Pope Francis issued his World Communications Day message on January 23, saying that the risk of misinformation being spread on social media was now widely recognized. “We have known for some time that news and even images can be easily manipulated, for any number of reasons, at times simply...

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Knights of Columbus Distribute Winter Coats
Five of Windham County’s local Knights of Columbus councils have joined forces to buy or collect new and used winter coats for local children and adults. More than 750 coats are being given away by the area Knights this year, the eighth year they have done so. Working for several months, th...

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Enders Island Connections: A New Way for Seniors to Connect
Enders Island is excited to announce a new, free program for seniors. With the generous support of The Rotary Club of Mystic we've created this program to help us thrive through the long winter and the pandemic. While we need to stay separated for health reasons, we invite you to come togethe...

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Putnam Knights of Columbus Sponsor Blood Drives
Over the last five months, Cargill Council 64, Knights of Columbus, has collected 89 pints of blood for the Connecticut Chapter of the American Red Cross. On Friday, December 4, the Catholic family fraternal group sponsored its third and final blood drive of 2020. Red Cross blood donor teams went...

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Local Businesses Show Support to Catholic Schools
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, the Patron Saint of Catholic Schools, whose feast day is today, January 4, is the first American born saint to be canonized by the Church. She founded the first American religious community for women, the Sisters of Charity. She opened the first American parish school and ...

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Multicultural Celebration of Three Kings Day Takes on a New Look
Three Kings Day is celebrated all across the world.  Not to be deterred by the pandemic the Joint Norwich Catholic Cluster of Saint Mary, Saint Joseph, and  Saints Peter and Paul, stepped up their celebration to include YOU! View this virtual event, in the convenience of your ...

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Watch & Listen to the 41st Lessons & Carols
The Festival of Lessons and Carols was held on Sunday, January  3, 2021 on the Feast of the Epiphany. One of the most festive ways to enjoy the beauty of the Cathedral of Saint Patrick, there were readings of sections of the Christmas story, choir music, and singing of carols appropriat...

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A Square and A Prayer Ministry Knitting and Sharing Love and Hope
A new Square and a Prayer Ministry through the Office of Faith Events provides comfort and solace to shut-ins and those in medical facilities throughout the diocese. The idea for the ministry came from Alice Pelletier, a lifelong knitter and secretary to Bishop Cote. Her original design of a three-i...

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Bishop Cote's Video Christmas Message
Bishop Michael R. Cote shares his Christmas Message with us, the men, women, and children of the Diocese of Norwich. Wishing you and your family a blessed Christmas! May the light of Christ, shine brightly during this holy season and throughout the year. We hope you enjoy this video reflection...

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