Relevant News for Ministry Leaders - Every Monday

Stay connected with your peers across the Diocese of Bridgeport through weekly briefings, events, and resources.

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Monday Message, May 29, 2003
KNOW Enjoy your day off today. Unplug. Spend time with family. Grill something. Pray for those who have served our country. Parish Leader Check In Tomorrow. Find the link here.… Read More
Monday Message, May 22, 2023
KNOW Save the date – September 16, 2023 – 9 am – Meeting with Bishop Caggiano and all faith formation leaders. More dates for next year coming soon. If you… Read More
Monday Message, May 15, 2023
KNOW We have a parish leader check in tomorrow. You will be led by Carmela, who will review some changes in LEAD and tell you about a few other dates… Read More
Monday Message, May 8, 2023
KNOW As communicated on Friday, the faith formation community lost a giant with the passing of Joan Kelly – a pioneer in faith formation, theological presentations, retreats, and more. Arrangements… Read More
Monday Message, May 1, 2023
KNOW Parish Leader Check In is tomorrow. We will spend some time going over the calendar for next year, but the bulk of our time together will be learning about… Read More
Monday Message, April 24, 2023
KNOW From our friends in Safe Environments, please be mindful of our diocesan policies regarding visiting clergy. Some parishes hosts priests, men and women religious, or deacons for retreats, evenings… Read More
Monday Message, April 17, 2023
KNOW Greetings from Washington, DC, where allergy season is in full swing and new directors of faith formation, youth, and young adult ministry are gathered near the JPII Shrine for… Read More
Monday Message, April 3, 2023
KNOW Holy Week Parish Leader Check In tomorrow at 11 am. You can find sign on information and link here. Today is Reconciliation Monday. A total of 25 parishes located throughout the… Read More

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Monday, April 24, 2023
Policies for Visiting Clergy
From our friends in Safe Environments, please be mindful of our diocesan policies regarding visiting clergy. Some parishes hosts priests, men and women religious, or deacons for retreats, evenings of… Read More
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Confirmation 2022-2023
Attached please find the documents to assist in your planning for Confirmation for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Directives for Confirmations.2022.23 Liturgy Planning Sheet Celebration of Mass (23) Confirmation Planning… Read More
Monday, May 09, 2022
Diocesan Consent and Release
It’s official. We now have one form that can be downloaded and used for all parish faith formation programs. Beginning in fall 2022, this form is to be used by… Read More
Wednesday, March 02, 2022
Confirmation Request Form for Fall 2022
Below please find the Confirmation Request Form for the Fall of 2022.  Please complete the form and return it to Carlos Mesquita. Carlos has recently joined the Office of the… Read More
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
Confirmation Sponsors: Norms and Forms - Updated
NEW! These go into effect in January 2022. Confirmation Planning Sheet  (Click to download Word doc) Directives for Confirmations Jan 2022 (Click to download Word doc) Previously posted information: Memo –… Read More
Monday, December 06, 2021
Conversation on Gender Identity
Please be sure to share this with your pastors, principals, counselors, and others on your team that might wish to participate. To register, simply email and let us know… Read More
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Evangelus Offer
If you have not yet reviewed Evangelus and their offer for a free communication tool for 10 parishes, please do so today. Email me if you wish to be included.… Read More
Monday, August 23, 2021
LEAD Reports
Please see the report below. It shows all those who receive email alerts from LEAD (weekly reports). If your parish has “null” that means no one is getting the report.… Read More
Monday, May 31, 2021
Calendar for 21-22
The calendar of events for 2021-2022 is now available. Look on the events page for more complete details. If you are interested in hosting an event at your parish, please… Read More