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'Faith, Hope and Love'

Posted on July 26, 2022 in: Outreach to Haiti

'Faith, Hope and Love'
In his First Letter to the Corinthians, St. Paul shared, “So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13) If we stop and think about it, through our faith we come to know God and His great love for us. Through this gift of love, we a...

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Christ’s Love is ‘Not for Ourselves Alone’
I often think how wonderful it is that God loves me and how awesome it is that He loves all of us. This recently came to mind when I was visiting the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website and learned in the celebration of Mass, “we receive grace that enables us to imitat...

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Moments of Hope in Haiti

Posted on April 25, 2022 in: Outreach to Haiti

Moments of Hope in Haiti
When asked many years ago what the scriptures say about hope the late Maurice Blumberg shared the following in one of a series of articles he wrote for Catholic Exchange. “Hope is faith directed to the future. It’s faith acting on and trusting in the promises God has made. It’s hop...

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Deacons Shift from 'Build A House' to 'Give A Goat'
The word “deacon” is derived from “diakonia'', a Greek word which means “to serve”. Deacons are members of the clergy along with priests and bishops.  The deacon’s ministry has three dimensions: liturgy, word and service. Deacons are ordained as a sac...

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New Employment Opportunities in the Diocese of Norwich
Looking for a job? We have a number of open positions that can be found at  NorwichDiocese.org/Employment.   Be sure to keep the link to NorwichDiocese.org/Employment handy

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Education Sponsorship Program Helps Haitian Woman Realize Her Dream
"For I know well the plans I have in mind for you—oracle of the LORD—plans for your welfare and not for woe, so as to give you a future of hope." (Jeremiah 29:11) These words of Jeremiah, remind us God knows each of us and has plans so that we may have a future of hope....

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Outreach to Haiti Celebrates 35 Years of Walking with Our Haitian Brothers and Sisters
We are blessed to have many wonderful people use the varied gifts God gave them to walk with us and serve our brothers and sisters in Haiti for more than thirty-five years. We celebrated this Anniversary Milestone in November at a special dinner with many of our friends and supporters who helped us ...

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Christmas Joy: One of Many Gifts
As Christians from different cultures throughout the world come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus, it is our opportunity to step off the treadmill of our daily lives and appreciate the true gifts of Christmas. Through our gift of faith, we know Jesus Christ is the Son of God. God’s gift...

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Outreach to Haiti "For the Love of a Child" Raffle
FOR LOVE OF A CHILD RAFFLE Diocese of Norwich Outreach to Haiti Ministry held its second annual raffle For the Love of a Child. The only prize, a Grand Prize, was $10,000 and tickets were limited to 400 at $100 each. The drawing was held on Friday, Nov. 5 at noon at the Outreach Office in No...

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A Day in the Life of an Outreach to Haiti Student
Jimmy Kervens Jean-Felix, a member of our staff in Christ the King neighborhood of Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince, was able to attend school and graduate from University thanks to the Education Sponsorship Program Outreach has had for many years. Jimmy recently shared the trials and t...

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