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Development Office News

Barron Endowment Fund
By Mary Ellen Mahoney One of Pope Francis’ favorite topics is the family. As the Pope has said: “… the most beautiful thing that God made … was the family. He created man and woman, and He gave them everything ...” Pope Francis also told us that “God knocks at the door of hearts ... But, do you know what He likes best? To knock on the doors of families and find families that are united, to find families that love each other, to find families that bring up their children and educate them and help them to keep going forward and that cr...

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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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Love for School Leads to 23rd Catholic Foundation Endowment
by Mary Ellen Mahoney Many parents throughout our Diocese thank God every day for the wonderful education their children receive at our Catholic elementary schools. The exceptional teaching, moral development and passion for community service are hallmarks of our Diocesan schools and appreciated by many. This gratitude is shared by Loretta and Colin Rice, parishioners of St. Joseph Church, Willimantic who sent their 3 boys and 1 daughter to St. Mary – St. Joseph School in Willimantic. Married for 47 years this coming August and residents of Lebanon, the Rices have ...

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8th Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner
A Resounding Celebration of Catholic Education 8th Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner by: Kathy Gaito The 8th Annual Seton Scholarship Dinner was held on Sunday, October 29th at The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station, Haddam - celebrating three individuals who have devoted much of their lives working in and supporting Catholic education in the Diocese of Norwich. These recipients, Ms. Sharon A. Briere, Principal, St. Joseph School, North Grosvenordale, Connecticut, Mrs. Robin A. Holtsclaw, Claims/Risk Manager representing Catholic Mutual Relief Society and Mr. James Leone,...

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich
Office of Development
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Norwich, CT 06360-4488
Phone: 860-886-1928
Fax: 860-886-2651