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Archbishop Leonard P. Blair

Archbishop Blair to visit Hamden’s Sacred Heard Academy

From a press release: HAMDEN — Archbishop Leonard P. Blair will preside over Sacred Heart Academy’s annual Enthronement Mass on Friday, October 3, beginning at 8:10 am. Enthronement will take place in the Mount Sacred Heart Chapel on the campus at 265 Benham Street in Hamden. There are three events on the Sacred Heart Academy […] [Read More]

Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford Sunday

STAMFORD-The 47th annual State Ukrainian Day Festival will take place today (September 14) beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Basil College Seminary, 195 Glenbrook Road in Stamford. The event will begin with a celebration of Divine Liturgy at 11 a.m. Throughout the day there will be Ukrainian entertainment, merchandise and foods like pyrohy (dumplings), holubci […] [Read More]

Bridgeport church plans Ukrainian Festival on Newtown farm

BRIDGEPORT-The Holy Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church in Bridgeport will conduct its annual festival Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. on Paproski’s Castle Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch, 40 Sugar Lane, Newtown. The festivities will begin at 11 a.m. with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy. There will be ethnic food, Ukrainian songs […] [Read More]

47th Annual Ukrainian Day Festival in Stamford

STAMFORD-The state’s Ukrainian population will descend on Stamford for the 47th annual Ukrainian Day Festival. The Sept. 14 celebration will with an 11 a.m. Pontifical Divine Liturgy. Throughout the day there will Ukrainian artists, singers and dangers as well as Ukrainian cultural vendors selling ceramics, jewelry, records and crafts. The event will feature prepared Ukrainian […] [Read More]

Ansonia’s St. Peter and St. Paul to get new pastor

ANSONIA-Monsignor John Terlecky will celebrate his last Masses at St. Peter and St. Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, 105 Clifton Avenue during the August 23-24 weekend. The Monsignor served the church for the past six and a half years before suffering health issues earlier this year. He will be replaced by the Very Rev. Archpriest Edward […] [Read More]

Hartford Archdiocese sets social justice conference

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

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

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”

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

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]