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Vocations Corner: A Seminarian Reflection
It is with great joy that I reflect on the recent ordination to Transitional Deacon of Reverend Mr. Larry Barile and the Priestly Ordination of Father Michael Bovino. These past months have been so different, and yet much remains the same. As men continue to respond to the will of God in their lives...

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Welcome to Sacraments 101

Posted on September 16, 2020 in: Reflections, Vocations

Welcome to Sacraments 101
If one of your non-Catholic friends were to approach you one day and say to you: “What are the Sacraments all about? Why do you Catholics place such importance on them? After all, I have read the Gospels - and Jesus doesn’t use the word Sacrament anywhere,” how would you respond? W...

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The Rite of Religious Profession

Posted on September 05, 2020 in: Vocations

The Rite of Religious Profession
"Do not forget that when the Lord calls, He also provides the necessary strength and grace to answer His call." -- Pope Saint John Paul II     On August 19, the chapel at Holy Family Motherhouse in Baltic was the place of this wondrous moment for two young women inv...

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Vocations Corner: A Seminarian Reflection
Now it is a pleasure to introduce to you one of our seminarians who joined us from Medellin, Colombia, several years ago. It’s been a long road for Ruben Dario Garcia Sanchez, yet he continues to work toward one day being a priest of God, ready to serve the Diocese of Norwich.   Fathe...

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Holy Hour for Vocations

Posted on August 11, 2020 in: Events, Vocations

Holy Hour for Vocations
Join us at Saint Sebastian Church, Middletown on August 13, at 6 p.m. as we pray for men to answer the call to be instruments of God’s grace as priests and for women to answer the call to consecrated life.   If you can't make this one please consider joining us at a future Hol...

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Monthly Hour Hour for Vocations

Posted on July 05, 2020 in: Vocations

Monthly Hour Hour for Vocations
Join us July 16, at 6 p.m. in Notre Dame Church, Durham as we pray for men to answer the call to be instruments of God’s grace as priests and for women to answer the call to consecrated life.   

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Gallery & Video: Father Michael Bovino Ordained to the Priesthood
A celebration of the ordination to the priesthood of Reverend Michael Bovino for service as a priest in the Diocese of Norwich took place June 27, 2020. The Ritual Mass for the Conferral of Holy Orders took place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich, with the Most Reverend Michael R. C...

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Clergy Appointments

Posted on June 29, 2020 in: News, Vocations

Clergy Appointments
June 29, 2020 The Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, D. D., Bishop of Norwich, has made the following clergy and diocesan appointments in the Diocese of Norwich   Reverend Michael Bovino, Newly Ordained, Parochial Vicar, Cathedral of Saint Patrick, Norwich. Effective:  July 16, 2020...

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Live Streaming Information for Mass of Ordination of Reverend Mr. Michael Bovino
The Mass of Ordination to the Holy Priesthood of Reverend Mr. Michael Bovino will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich. Attendance at the cathedral is by invitation only. The Mass will be live streamed so that all may experience this joyous m...

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A Seminarian Reflection: Dharen Manuel Brochero Garavito
By Manuel Brochero Garavito 1 st Theology, Mount Saint Mary Seminary I LOVE JESUS! These words bring me back to the moment I realized how much I love Jesus. It reminds me of a story Father Richard Ricard, pastor of my home parish, Blessed Sacrament in Rockville-Tolland, said in one of his homi...

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