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Posted on July 20, 2022 in: News, Vocations

Clergy Appointments
July 5, 2022 The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D. D., Bishop of Norwich, has made the following clergy and diocesan appointment in the Diocese of Norwich   Reverend Jacob Ramos, newly ordained, to Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish - Coventry and Storrs. Effective: Ju...

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Updated "Program of Priestly Formation in the United States of America" is Released
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has announced the release of the updated Program of Priestly Formation in the United States of America (PPF). The sixth edition of this document which was promulgated on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on June 24, is particular law in the Ch...

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New Employment Opportunities in the Diocese of Norwich
Looking for a job? There are more than a dozen open positions listed on our website. Here are just a few of the opportunities.  More are being added weekly. Bookmark the link below       Be sure to keep the link to Norwi...

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'A Priest Forever' - The Ordination of Rev. Jacob Ramos
“You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek.” -- Psalm 110   A celebration of the ordination to the priesthood of Reverend Jacob Ramos for service as a priest in the Diocese of Norwich took place June 25, 2022. The Ritual Mass for the Conferral of Holy Or...

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An Invitation to the Ordination of Deacon Jacob Ramos
  You are cordially invited to the Cathedral of Saint Patrick for the Mass of Ordination of Deacon Jacob Ramos Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.   Unable to attend in person? The Mass also will be livestreamed:   Related articles ...

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Diakonia: Hospital Ministry Serves the Sick and Dying
It was in 2005, when I was in my fourth year of studies to become a deacon, that I was required to volunteer for a community service experience. As deacon candidates, we were encouraged to find a volunteer experience that would take us out of our comfort zones. About the same time, I saw a church...

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We are Called to ‘Play’ Well Together
One thing I learned from my experience playing team sports in high school was that personal excellence translates to team excellence when individuals perform excellently together (as a team). It’s not enough for players to play well individually. They have to play well together to succeed.&nbs...

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Diakonia: Installation into the Ministry of Lector
Bishop Michael R. Cote installed five candidates for the Order of the Permanent Diaconate into the Ministry of Lector on May 27: Joseph Delaney, Mark Desrosiers, Christopher Hammond, David Imhof and Ronald Krystofik.  The installation into the Ministry of Lector was one of the required steps...

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Shoutouts to Some of Our Seminarians
First, a shoutout to seminarian Mark Johnson, our first year theologian, who received the ministry of lector with his classmates on Friday, April 22, in the seminary’s Immaculate Conception Chapel. The ministry of lector is conferred upon those who prepare and proclaim readings from scripture ...

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God Calls Us To Share His Love Through Service
As we celebrtate our Lord Jesus Christ's resurrection, we often think of all those who have sacrificed as Jesus did, whether it be the forgoing of personal time through volunteerism, making monetary donations to organizations even through these difficult times or for those who made a life-long c...

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