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Fasting - Abstinence - Lenten Meals
Fasting & Abstinence Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence. The norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat o...

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Exploring the Lives of Black Saints

Posted on February 24, 2022 in: News

Exploring the Lives of Black Saints
During this Black History Month, we are reminded of the Black Saints in our own Catholic history. How many saints of African descent are you aware of? Well, there are probably more than you know. Below are three more recently canonized black saints, as well as  some persons who are on their way...

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2022 Lenten Bible Study: The Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
  2022 Lenten Bible Study The Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ   Where: St. Patrick Cathedral Hall When: Wednesday March 16, 23, and 30 Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Prepare your hearts to celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ at Easter by participati...

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Vatican Laments ‘Tragic’ Invasion of Ukraine by Russia
By Hannah Brockhaus Catholic News Agency The Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin lamented on Thursday the “tragic scenes” taking place in Ukraine after Russia’s attack, and said wisdom is needed to save the world “from the folly and horrors of war.&...

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Resources to Help You on Your Lenten Journey
During Lent, we prepare for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection through prayer and reflection. We contemplate the promised Second Coming of Jesus as Savior. And amid the flurry of preparations, we look for practical ways to observe the holiness of the season in our everyday lives. ...

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'Plant Your Own Seeds of Faith' - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Andrea Hoisl, Director of the Office of Faith Events, speaks about doing small things with great love for our friends and neighbors.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks

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Father Mike Schmitz to Pro-Life Marchers: 'Every Person Matters'
The popular podcaster and YouTube star Father Mike Schmitz came well-prepared for his speech at the March for Life rally. “The first speech I ever gave in my entire life was in eighth grade. We got a chance to choose any topic, any argument, any position,” he told a large crowd assemb...

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Do Small Things With Great Love at Work - Hope & Faith Video Series
This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Liza Roach, Youth and Young Adult Minister, speaks about doing small things with great love at work.   View previous videos or more articles on Faith by visiting NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks

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Giving is a Way of Life at Saint Bernard School 
Giving back to the community is a longstanding tradition at Saint Bernard School. This philosophy of generosity and caring is deeply rooted in the school’s faith and values. This year, students decided to increase the type, duration and amount of their philanthropy.  Listening to Pat V...

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Compelled By Mercy:  Core Value of Mercy Education
Mercy students, in the spirit of their founder Catherine McAuley, are steadfastly determined to take Mercy into an interconnected world. Their shared sense of social consciousness is fortified by universal empathy and a conviction that all are worthy of God’s mercy. This deep awareness and com...

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Calendar of Events

Posted on May 08, 2022 in: Around the Diocese

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Calendar of Events
Do you have an upcoming parish or school event that would be of interest to others in the Diocese? Promote Your Parish or School Event Around the Diocese Submissions Press releases announcing a diocesan, parish, or Catholic school-sponsored event must be received at least 14 days in advance of the event..  Your information should be typed into the body of an email. Please DO NOT submit flyers. Compose your submission as seen below. Provide the essential information about your event — what, when, where, and whom to contact. 175-word maxi...

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Gala Dinner Dance for the Missionaries of Holy Apostles
On Friday, June 17, Saint Clements Castle in Portland, Connecticut will be the site of a Gala Dinner/Dance in support of the senior members of The Society of the Missionaries of Holy Apostles (MSA). The MSA of the United States Province are a community of Priests and Brothers founded by Rev. Eusebe Menard in 1962. Their Charism, or mission, is to promote and form men to the priesthood, and lay leaders for service in the Universal Church. Their primary ministry in the United States is to provide priests and lay leaders that can serve the Church, and spiritual directors, t...

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Parish Helps Displaced Ukrainians in Poland 
It all started with a couch.  Rev. Richard Sliwinski, pastor of St. Mary Czestochowa Parish in Middletown, was visiting his mother in Konin, Poland, just as Russia began the invasion of Ukraine. Due to her medical issues, Fr. Richard’s mother was in need of a hospital bed, and in order to make room for it, a couch had to be removed. Fr. Richard asked around if anyone could use it, and a local priest knew a family that could. Thus began Fr. Richard’s relationship with Ivan Volvin. Ivan is a Ukrainian Catholic who emigrated to Poland some 12 years ago, and...

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Award Recognizes Judith Hughes for 45 Years of Service, Ministry
When Judith Hughes was asked how she felt receiving the Our Lady Queen of Hope Award at the Diocesan Women’s Conference last month, she replied in a soft voice, with gleaming eyes, and a gentle smile that exuded peace and warmth, with one simple word, “WOW!” Then she humbly added, “I feel I don’t deserve it. There are so many other women who are doing wonderful and important things who are more deserving than me.” But in reviewing the list of nominees for this year’s award, as well as the criteria for it, the members of the Di...

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Holy Week: View Online Photos and Videos of Norwich Masses
Click on the photos below to be taken to galleries of photos from the Chrism and Easter Vigil Masses at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich. Chrism Mass 2022   Easter Vigil 2022   View videos of Holy Week Masses - Below is a showcase of Masses from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday that took place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick in Norwich

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Eucharistic Congress - Two Bus Trips

Posted on May 05, 2022 in: Events

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Eucharistic Congress - Two Bus Trips
Join Us on a Eucharistic Pilgrimage Ever since a 2019 Pew Research Center study found that only 31 percent of self- identifying Catholics said they believe that Jesus Christ truly becomes present in Holy Communion, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has been calling for a Eucharistic Revival in the Church.  A core tenet of the Catholic faith is that the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ is truly made present in the Eucharist. But belief in The True Presence has waned in recent years. Cardinal Seán O’Malley invites all the Catholic faithful...

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