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Hartford Archdiocese sets social justice conference

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From a press release: Hartford — The Office for Catholic Social Justice Ministry (OCSJM) of the Archdiocese of Hartford will sponsor its fifth annual Bishop Peter Rosazza Social Justice Conference, Rooted in Faith: Building a Better World, on Saturday, June 14th at St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. […] [Read More]

Msgr Meth drug supplier sentenced

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HARTFORD-For four years Chad McCluskey supplied Monsignor Kevin Wallin with supplies of Mexican-made methamphetamine to use and sell in Connecticut. McCluskey admitted shipping close to 10 pounds of the mind-consuming narcotic. That got him a 65-month federal prison term Wednesday from Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello. The sentence might have been higher but […] [Read More]
Interior view of the the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Hartford.

Archbishop Blair to ordain 10 as permanent deacons Saturday

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From a press release: HARTFORD — Ten men will be ordained by Archbishop Leonard P. Blair as permanent deacons on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Hartford at 11:00 a.m. They will join over 300 active and retired-active deacons who comprise the Permanent Diaconate in the Archdiocese of Hartford. The […] [Read More]
Rosa DeLauro

DeLauro: “Trafficking is slavery, pure and simple”

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A note from the office of U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3: WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) released the following statement today after legislation she co-sponsored, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act passed the House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill would create a fund for domestic victims of trafficking; eliminate barriers between our services for […] [Read More]
Ansonia Mayor David Cassetti

Be Nice to Someone this weekend

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ANSONIA-As part of the Easter Holidays, Mayor David Cassetti suggested everyone do something nice for a neighbor in need. “Please remember your neighbors this holiday weekend,” Cassetti said. “In keeping with the spirit of Easter, try to do something nice for your fellow residents who may need a helping hand.” The mayor also noted that […] [Read More]

Old Time Religion

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TRUMBULL-Want some of that old time religion? The Long Hill Baptist Church, 100 Middlebrooks Avenue, will conduct an old-fashioned revival meeting May1-May 3 on the church grounds. Stephen Schwanke, a Pittsburgh evangelist will speak nightly at 7 p. m. and during the May regular services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. The New England Baptist […] [Read More]
Categories: Religion, Town, Trumbull

The star of I am Ukrainian to appear in Hartford Sunday

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HARTFORD-On a cold February evening in one of Ukraine’s worst winters, Yulia Marushevska stood near the front of the thousands of protestors demonstrating against corruption in Kiev’s Independence Square. There she filmed a two minute video explaining the plight of Ukrainians living in a sea of corruption and poverty. She feared that many would be […] [Read More]

Assumption School hosts wine/beer tasting

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ANSONIA-Get ready for the fifth annual Aloha Luau Wine/Beer Tasting and fund-raising auction at Assumption School on South Cliff Street. The event will take place on April 5 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. A ticket will buy hors d’oevres made by Antonio’s; a tasting glass; wine; beer; […] [Read More]

Baptist Priest case transferred

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The felony case against the Rev Robert Genevicz pastor of the Stratford Baptist Church was transferred to the Main Street courthouse where more serious charges are prosecuted. Genevicz is accused of fleecing $170,000 from an elderly parishioner. He will appear in Part A on April 22. [Read More]
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Oxford program on grieving

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OXFORD-Dominican Sister Mauryeen O’Brien will conduct a program on grief April 9 at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 733 Oxford Road. The program entitled “Good Grief” is free to the public. Sister O’Brien, the coordinator for the bereaved at the Family Life Office of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Hartford and a past president of […] [Read More]