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Two New Endowments Added to Catholic Foundation
By Mary Ellen Mahoney Generous and kind people continue to look to endowments in the Catholic Foundation as a great way to support their favorite Diocesan ministry in a substantial and lasting way. The Catholic Foundation’s 28th and 29th ministries were recently established. Liza Roach and her father, Robert N. Roach, Jr (Nick) through their family owned company, The Chemical Company, located in Jamestown, Rhode Island established the Roach Family Endowment Fund this past September. Liza is the Youth and Young Adult Minister in the Office of Faith Events. The Roach...

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STANDING TOGETHER TO BUILD THE FUTURE - Office of Communications
By Kathy Gaito The Office of Communications ministry is the public’s window into the Diocese, spanning Middlesex, New London, Tolland, and Windham counties in Connecticut, in addition to Fishers Island, New York. Disseminating pertinent information throughout this region is one of the key focuses of the Communications Office. “It is important to keep all people within our Diocese connected and well-informed,” Wayne Gignac stated. Wayne was appointed by Bishop Cote as Editor of the Four County Catholic (FCC) and Director of Communications on September 14...

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Take Time to Reflect on Your Year
By Mary Ellen Mahoney How many times have you heard people complain about the end of the year and how busy they are? From Thanksgiving onward, many feel overwhelmed with the responsibilities and busyness of the season.  As much as everyone loves Christmas and New Year’s, there are a good portion of people who feel rushed to just get through it all. This is very, very sad. Not only is yearend filled with time to joyously celebrate being with our families and the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, but it also provides us with the opportunity to take ...

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STANDING TOGETHER TO BUILD THE FUTURE - Ministry to the Sick
By Kathy Gaito & Sister Rita Johnson, SSND The theme for the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal is “Standing Together to Build the Future”. Each month we will feature a group who supports our Diocesan Ministries by following this motto through their good works.   As we journey through life, it would be a rare occurrence if we never had to visit a hospital.  Whether the visit would be for a loved one, a friend or even ourselves, a hospital is a place filled with many emotions…and sometimes it’s extremely helpful to have someone ava...

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STANDING TOGETHER TO BUILD THE FUTURE  St. Joseph Living Center
By Kathy Gaito   When we or someone we know needs assistance, we want to know that those who are helping us are committed, friendly and most important, qualified. This is especially true as we grow older and need to seek services for family members or even ourselves. The Diocese of Norwich is blessed to be affiliated with St. Joseph Living Center (SJLC) in Windham, Connecticut.  Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, SJLC has a CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) 5 Star rating. Whether you are seeking short-term rehabilitation, skilled...

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Outreach to Haiti

Posted on August 14, 2018 in: Development Office News

Outreach to Haiti
Standing Together to Build the Future By Kathy Gaito The theme for the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal is “Standing Together to Build the Future”. Each month we will feature a group who supports our Diocesan Ministries by following this motto through their good works. My work with Outreach has been humbling and inspiring at the same time.  The amount of commitment many of our board members, benefactors, volunteers and staff have shown, for years and decades, is truly inspiring.” – Dan O’Sullivan, Executive Director, Outr...

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STANDING TOGETHER TO BUILD THE FUTURE - Diocese of Norwich Catholic Schools
By Kathy Gaito   The theme for the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal is “Standing Together to Build the Future”. Each month we will feature a group who supports our Diocesan Ministries by following this motto through their good works. A Catholic education is a gift!  The Catholic schools in the Diocese of Norwich have been successfully developing their stewardship equation of time, talent and treasure…keeping our schools strong and constantly building toward the future.   Mr. Henry Fiore, Jr., Superintendent of Schools, answ...

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Crocheting Gifts from the Heart
By Kathy Gaito   The theme for the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal is “Standing Together to Build the Future”. Each month we will feature a group who supports our Diocesan Ministries by following this motto through their good works.   Stewardship takes many forms. As Catholics we always hear the words – time, talent and treasure when someone refers to stewardship. The treasure referred to in this article is crocheted afghans. This form of stewardship was started by Mrs. Alice Pudvah and Ms. Becky Cady with many other Diocese of Norwic...

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STANDING TOGETHER TO BUILD THE FUTURE - Sisters of Charity of Our Lady, Mother of the Church
By Kathy Gaito   The theme for the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal is “Standing Together to Build the Future”. Each month we will feature a group who supports our Diocesan Ministries by following this motto through their good works. The best way to describe the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady, Mother of the Church is… one group, many ‘great works’! While the Sisters of Charity are united as one religious order, their work can be seen and felt across the many communities that encompass the Diocese of Norwich. It was hard to decide w...

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“Our Faith Calls US To ACTION”! Volunteer – Maryann Boord
By Kathy Gaito The theme for the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal is “Our Faith Calls US to ACTION”. Each month we will feature someone who supports our Diocesan Ministries by following this motto. “You will be blessed.  You will meet people in need who will inspire you by their faith and hope, and work with people who will inspire you with their passion and generosity of spirit.” – Maryann Boord responding to the question: If someone were to ask you why they should volunteer in the Diocese, what would you tell them?  Mar...

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
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Norwich, CT 06360-4488
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