Home/Stay Informed/News

News

News

K of C Reduces New Members Fee for a Limited Time
Connecticut Catholic Men Join the Knights of Columbus for $1* For the first time ever and to celebrate the 127TH anniversary of the CT State Council,Catholic men from Connecticut will be able to join the Order as online members for $1*. It’s only for the first 127 men to join by June 15TH. To join or get more information go to kofc.org/joinus Use Promo Code CT127 for the fee to be waived. Any questions, contact membership.director@ctstatecouncil.org *membership fee normally $30      

Read More

Laudato Si' Week 2020: Get Inspired, Because the Church Is Leading the Way
  This week two global webinars connected thousands of people with concrete ways to take action. Cardinal Peter Turkson helped us understand that creation is a “great act of God” and that everything we do for the Earth must “give glory to God.” Yeb Saño, climate activist and executive director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia, inspired us to act by reminding us that the “Church is uniquely positioned to lead.” The vision of the Church as a leader in caring for our common home is becoming reality, and it is changing lives. F...

Read More

Catholic
Campus Ministries: Accompanying Our Young Adults on the Journey
The Office of Campus Ministry was established to make Christ present to the academic communities in the Diocese of Norwich. The ministry serves students, faculty and staff at Connecticut College, Eastern Connecticut State University, UConn at Storrs, and Wesleyan University.  The Coronavirus pandemic has altered the way we serve our students. For instance, the TLC (Tom's Leadership Council) student leaders group and FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) missionaries continue to keep in touch with students through group chats, and having an online pr...

Read More

Norwich, diocese, Catholic
Relationship with God: Providing a Critical Piece to a Successful Life
As Father Steve Gulino finishes hearing several confessions, the altar is prepared and the congregation files in. As the seats are filled, volunteers are assigned the readings and the responsorial psalm. Holy Mass is set to begin.  This image might represent the celebration of Mass in any of the parishes within the Diocese of Norwich, though this Mass is not being celebrated in one of those churches. This Mass is being celebrated in one of six correctional facilities within the Diocese of Norwich. Father Steve Gulino is a volunteer and the congregation are inmates f...

Read More

Norwich, Catholic
Properties & Cemeteries Employees Use Social Distancing to Provide Essential Services
Norwich Diocesan Cemeteries carry out the sacred religious rites of providing for the burial and care of the resting places of the deceased.  Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and precautionary quarantining, in the spirit of “One Faith, One Family,” our ministry has found ways to be available and provide services during this difficult and stressful time. Keeping cemeteries open so families may visit the graves of their loved ones, along with providing burial services for nine diocesan cemeteries, is part of our mission (acts of corporal and spiritual works o...

Read More

Norwich, Catholic, cemeteries
Online Video Q&A with Father Greg Galvin a Success
On Wednesday, May 6, Andrea Hoisl, Director of Faith Events, was joined by Father Greg Galvin, Director of Vocations as he answered questions asked by parishioners throughout the Diocese about church life during the pandemic. The hour-long Q&A was well attended and answered some timely questions. See the complete video below    

Read More

Norwich, Catholic
Ministry During Pandemic - Special "One Faith, One Family" Edition of the Four County Catholic
Approximately two months ago the Ministry Fair that was to be held on March 15 was postponed due to coronavirus concerns. This annual event is a way to showcase the good works of our diocesan ministries. It is at the Ministry Fair that ministry directors and their staffs update participants on the positive impact of their work. This is an important event to the success of the Annual Catholic Appeal and by extension the continued support of the ministries. Within three days of the postment the Development Office and the Communication Office with the he...

Read More

Norwich, Catholic
Employment Opportunity- Director of Office for Safe Environments
Looking for a job? We have a number of open positions that can be found at  NorwichDiocese.org/Employment. The latest of which is for  Director- Office for Safe Environments This position requires good skills in administration, organization, management, training/teaching, and communication.Computer literacy required, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Must be a practicing Catholic in good standing. The position closes on May 22, 2020 Details on how to apply for this position can be found here. Be sure to k...

Read More

diocese of norwich, Employment, Catholic, youth

Consecrating Our Families

Posted on May 03, 2020 in: News

Consecrating Our Families
Bishop Cote has invited parishioners to join us in prayer to our Lady for her maternal protection of our Diocese and her powerful intercession for an end to the current pandemic. The ritual provided by the USCCB provides optional prayers to enable families to renew their consecration to the Blessed Mother as well. This can be performed at any time during the month of May. Marian Consecration-English Marian Consecration-Spanish If you would like to view Bishop Michael R. Cote renewing the consecration of the Diocese to the Blessed Virgin Mary u...

Read More

'Hope and Faith' Video Series Week 4
As the Lenten Series has ended, the Office of Faith Events has decided to continue weekly videos focused on Hope and Faith during the pandemic.  This week on the Hope and Faith Series, Andrea Hoisl, Director of the Office of Faith Events, speaks about the Beatitudes in light of the coronavirus.  Andrea reminds us how each of us is fulfilling the call of the Gospel during this difficult pandemic.     To see past videos or more articles on Faith, visit NorwichDiocese.org/FaithSparks

Read More

Norwich, Catholic, faith
Signup for Weekly Newsletter

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
    201 Broadway
    Norwich, CT 06360-4328
    Phone: 860-887-9294