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Sacraments 101: Holy Orders Part I
In concluding our look at the Sacrament of Matrimony in the previous article, we’ve now covered six of the seven sacraments instituted by Christ. That leaves us to discuss one last sacrament which falls into the same category as Matrimony/Marriage. It is the Sacrament of Holy Orders. Holy Orde...

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Advent Mission Week 4 Video

Posted on December 19, 2021 in: Advent

Advent Mission Week 4 Video
On the fourth and final week of Diocesan Advent Mission, the Office of Faith Events invites Msgr. Les Janik to speak on Jesus.   Bookmark and visit NorwichDiocese.org/Advent for additional resources this Advent season. See all the Advent Mission 2021 videos below:  ...

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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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'They are like clean windows...' - A Young Person's View of Vocations
On October 28, 2021, Sister Mary Grace of the Sisters of Life came to the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas in Storrs for a talk on religious vocation and a panel discussion on discernment with Sister Mary Loreta of the Sisters of Life and Fathers Gabriel and Immanuel of the Franciscan Friars of the Rene...

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Video: Learn About the St. Joseph Churches in the Diocese
Celebrating the Year of St. Joseph Learn more about places named St. Joseph in the Diocese of Norwich during the Year of St. Joseph. This week the Office of Faith Events visits the residences and staff at St. Joseph's Living Center in Windham.   View Additional Churches w...

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A Busy Year for the Communications Ministry - Your Help is Needed
  Dear Faithful Readers . . .  Once a year we appeal to your generosity to help defray the production costs of our print, online, and email newsletter editions of the Four County Catholic. This year is no exception. Please consider a donation to the Communication Ministry - Click He...

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Happy Guests Return to Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner
After a two-year hiatus, guests were happy to gather in person for the 11th Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner on Nov. 7 at the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station.  Dr. Gail Kingston, superintendent of schools for the diocese, discussed the importance of a Catholic education. The Saint Bernard Sch...

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Reflect on the Peace of Christmas - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Marianne Nicholas-the Administrative Assistant for the Office of Faith Events, speaks about Advent peace. Bookmark and visit NorwichDiocese.org/Advent for additional resources this Advent season.   View previous videos or more ar...

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Rest in Peace - Monsignor Michael T. Donohue
Reverend Monsignor Michael T. Donohue Reverend Monsignor Michael T. Donohue retired priest of the Diocese of Norwich died Sunday, December 12, 2021, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London. Obituary and arrangements are below.  East Lyme - Monsignor Michael T. Donohue,...

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"Viva la Virgen de Guadalupe"
On Sunday, December 12, 2021, faithful from across our Diocese gathered at the Cathedral of Saint Patrick to celebrate The Annual Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Very Reverend Laurence LaPointe celebrated the Mass.  Reverend Luis Henry Agudelo delivered a stirring Homily bookende...

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A Prayer for 2022

Posted on December 30, 2021 in: Reflections

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A Prayer for 2022
Remember us, O God; from age to age be our comforter. You have given us the wonder of time, blessings in days and nights, seasons and years. Bless your children at the turning of the year and fill the months ahead with the bright hope that is ours in the coming of Christ. You are our God, living and reigning, forever and ever. Amen

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Clergy Appointments

Posted on December 24, 2021 in: News, Vocations

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Clergy Appointments
  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 Lawrence J. Barile, newly ordained, to Parochial Vicar, Blessed Sacrament Parish-Rockville and Tolland. Effective: December 17, 2021.   Reverend George Busto, from Parochial Vicar, Blessed Sacrament Parish- Rockville and Tolland, to Parochial Vicar, Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish-Coventry and Storrs. Effective: January 10, 2022.   Reverend Jeffrey Ellis, from Full-time Studie...

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When Does Christmas Actually End?

Posted on January 05, 2022 in: News

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When Does Christmas Actually End?
By Catholic News Agency How many days is Christmas? When should you finally take those lights off the porch, or remove the tree? Read on for some of the arguments for and against commonly agreed-upon end dates for Christmas. Christmas is one day This, of course, is the simplest answer. Christmas is typically celebrated on Dec. 25 for most of the world, and on Jan. 7 for Churches using the Julian calendar, and on Jan. 6 for yet another, considerably smaller, part of the world. On this day, the liturgy celebrated is the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord. Pr...

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Register Today: Virtual Norwich Diocesan Women's Conference
Join us March 26, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to noon for the Virtual Norwich Diocesan Women’s Conference   TO REGISTER: Click Here (Link: https://bit.ly/2Laol7Y) Registration is $10.   Hear a special message from Bishop Cote, witness the naming of the 2022 Our Lady Queen of Hope Award recipient, and much more all from the comfort of your own home! The conference will last from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Our keynote speaker will be author,professor, and spiritual director Liz Kelly. Liz will present ideas from her latest book, "Love Like A Sai...

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New Date: Young Adult Mass With Bishop Cote

Posted on January 10, 2022 in: Events

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New Date: Young Adult Mass With Bishop Cote
On Sunday, February 27, St. Thomas Aquinas in Storrs is delighted to host Bishop Michael Cote for the 4th Annual Diocesan Young Adult Mass & Reception. All young adults (ages 18-39, single and married) are invited and encouraged to attend. Young adults are welcome to invite friends to join us.  Mass with Bishop Cote will begin at 7 p.m. and following the liturgy there will be a social in the Catholic Center. For more information, please contact Liza Roach at lroach@norwichdiocese.net or call (860) 848-2237, ext. 305.  

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Register by Feb. 1: Marriage Enrichment Celebrates the Joy of Love
For Valentine’s Day this year, give your spouse the gift of your time and re-energize your marriage by attending a virtual marriage enrichment entitled The Joy of Love  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12. This enrichment will coincide with National Marriage Week, celebrated Feb. 7-14, and its theme “Marriage: Called to the Joy of Love.” Celebrate the joy of your love by focusing on the most important person in your life – your spouse. The enrichment is based on Chapter 4 of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia: The Joy of Love and ...

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