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We received this note from the Archdiocese of Hartford: HARTFORD — The Mass of Installation of Archbishop Leonard P. Blair, the fifth Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Hartford, will take place Monday, December 16th at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, 140 Farmington Ave., Hartford. A crowd of 2,000 is expected to attend Read More
From a press release: HARTFORD, Conn. – The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools and the Archdiocesan School Board have created a new academic scholarship fund, The Archbishop Henry J. Mansell Scholarship Fund, to benefit Catholic school students in the Archdiocese of Hartford. According to President of the FACS Board of Trustees Brian A. Read More
From a press release: MILFORD — St. Ann’s Parish Center, 501 Naugatuck Ave., will be staging its Victorian Christmas Spectacular on Saturday, Dev. 7, from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. Guest will be greeted by some of Charles Dicken’s most famous characters such as Ebeneezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Mr. and Mrs. Fezzwig and the Ghost from Read More
HARTFORD-The Catholic Diocese radio stations will resume their efforts to raise at least another $27,000 beginning Monday at 6 a.m. The Diocese which broadcasts over FM stations 88.9 in Hartford, 93.1 in Hamden and 107.1 in New Haven cut short their radiothon last week to raise money for the Phillipine victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Today Read More
From a press release: HARTFORD – At Christ the King Roman Catholic Church on Sunday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m., Boston organ virtuoso Peter Krasinski will improvise an accompaniment to a screening of Cecil B. DeMille’s immortal silent film epic “King of Kings” at Hartford’s Cathedral of Saint Joseph. Return with us to a day when Read More
As you might be aware, this year Hanukkah starts the day before Thanksgiving, creating a phenomenon known as “Thanksgivukkah.” Are you celebrating both holidays this year? How are you melding them together? Let us know by emailing Amanda Cuda at email@example.com.
STRATFORD — The Christ Episcopal Church, 2000 Main St., will present a Veterans Day event on Sunday, Nov. 10, following the 10 a.m. service. Scoutmaster Larry Sinko will lead a color guard of five Boy Scouts; the scouts will present each veteran in attendance with an American flag pin. Dorothy Cameron, the church organist, will Read More
No. Your ears don’t deceive you. It is former shock jock Jerry Kristafer. Nor do your eyes. He’s the morning DJ on WJMJ, the Archdiocese of Hartford’s Catholic radio station. Kristafer started his new gig Nov. 4. But don’t expect a return of laughing Clancy or Penny the Time-Telling pig. The Archdiocese said Kristafer be Read More
“It’s an urban sociological story in many ways,” McRoberts said. “People who wanted to open businesses there couldn’t get loans, so you get all of the forces colliding to create these religious districts.