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Vocations Corner

Posted on January 30, 2020 in: Vocations

Vocations Corner
Father Gregory Galvin, Director of Priestly Vocations Hallelujah to our newborn King, Christ the Lord! My hope is that you experienced a merry Christmas filled with many blessings of joy, peace, faith and divine love! It’s amazing how quickly Advent and Christmas came and went. Who could ever imagine that God would save His own creation, humankind, by lovingly sending His Son into the world to lift us out of sin and bring us God’s gift of divine mercy? That the Word of God, obediently and willingly, would allow Himself to come to us in the person of a b...

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Vocations, Norwich, Catholic
Mercy High School Opens Nationwide Search for New President
The Presidential Search Committee has recently posted criteria that they are seeking in the next leader of Mercy High School, a Christ-centered Catholic diocesan college preparatory high school for young women, located in Middletown, Connecticut. Founded in 1963, Mercy is a highly rated, private high school committed to providing a challenging educational experience in a safe and nurturing environment, as well as to exemplifying Catholic values and the mission of the Mercy Education System of the Americas (MESA). Mercy aims to provide a learning environment that fosters ...

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Photo Gallery: St. Michael Church Mass of Dedication
The Mass of Dedication for the rebuilt St. Michael Church in Pawcatuck took place Saturday, January 18. Parishioners filled the church for the special Mass, celebrated by the Most Reverend Michael R. Cote, Bishop of Norwich. See  photos from this joyous event in our gallery.   CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE PHOTOS Also, be sure to read the full story about the Mass of Dedication in the February Four County Catholic, and online at NorwichDiocese.org.

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Norwich, Mass, Catholic, Pawcatuck

EWTN to Stream Pro-Life Events

Posted on January 22, 2020 in: ProLife

EWTN to Stream Pro-Life Events
EWTN Pro-Life Programmming MARCH FOR LIFE – OPENING MASS OF THE NATIONAL PRAYER VIGIL--Live Coverage of the Opening Prayer Vigil for the Annual March for Life at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC Thursday, 01/23 AT 5:30 PM ET CLOSING MASS OF THE NATIONAL PRAYER VIGIL FOR LIFE--Live Coverage of the Closing Mass of the National Prayer Vigil for Life from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. Friday, 01/24 AT 7:30 AM ET MARCH FOR LIFE--Live and complete coverage of the...

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WalkforLife
Students Welcome Refugees and Immigrants
Recently the third through sixth grade faith formation students at St. Matthew Church completed a stewardship project benifitting refugees and immigrants that are being helped by Sr. Mary Jude from the parish of Sagrado Corazon de Jesus in Windham and the organization IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services) from New Haven. The students gathered donations and filled two-gallon zip lock baggies with essential items for the refugees and immigrants.  Accompanied by a welcome card the bags included toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, soap, deodorant, dish ...

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Diocese Honors Teens for Leadership and Character
Bishop Michael Cote recently presented three high school students with the St. Timothy Award for outstanding Catholic character, integrity and Christian leadership. The three recipients are Ann Lucia Bernadette Geoly, a student at Ledyard High School and member of Our Lady of Lourdes in Gales Ferry; Nathalie O’Neill, a student at Mercy High School and member of St. Pius X in Middletown; and Olivia Riccio, a student at Morgan High School and a member of St. Mary of the Visitation in Clinton. The St. Timothy Award is sponsored by the National Federation for Cathol...

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Pope Francis Calls Us to Bear Witness to Jesus
  It has been said that one of the hallmarks of good writers is the ability to connect their audience to a story. If this is true, then one of the gifts of Pope Francis’ ministry is his ability to connect each of us with the story the Lord wants us to write with our lives. Last October, in launching an Extraordinary Missionary Month, Pope Francis gave a stirring homily in which he spoke about the call each of us has been given to be missionaries. We are missionaries, he wrote, “By living as witnesses: bearing witness by our lives that we have come...

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Pope, FaithSparks

Overcoming a Weary World

Posted on January 16, 2020 in: News

Overcoming a Weary World
January 2020 Four County Catholic Overcoming a Weary World “They that hope in the LORD will renew their strength, they will soar on eagles’ wings; They will run and not grow weary, walk and not grow faint.” Isaiah 40:31 My dear sisters and brothers in Christ, “A Thrill of Hope, the Weary World Rejoices.” These words, which graced last month’s cover of the Four County Catholic, speak to a  hope that flows from within us centered on principles of faith larger than ourselves. Based on what we see on TV, hear on the r...

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Bishop, Communication
Save The Date: Connecticut's First March for Life Event
Save The Date: April 15 The National March for Life organization, in cooperation with the Connecticut Catholic Public Affairs Conference and the Family Institute of Connecticut, are holding Connecticut’s first official March for Life event on April 15, 2020 at the State Capitol.   The March will be a time for Connecticut citizens to express their support for the life of the unborn and their opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.  Although the issues which the March will address are controversial in our society, people of faith mu...

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Pro-Life, Norwich, Catholic
In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Miriam Higgins
Sister Margaret Miriam Higgins of the Sisters of Mercy died peacefully at the age of 94 on January 11, 2020 at St. Mary Home in West Hartford. Born and raised in New London she was the daughter of Arthur Higgins and Anna Green Higgins. Sister entered the Sisters of Mercy on July 1, 1944 and professed her first religious vows on January 3, 1947. Most of Sister's teaching experiences were in the Norwich Diocese. Her teaching career began in 1944 with Kindergarten students where she quickly learned to give "the look"and with that look she never had to raise...

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