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, December 4, 2023
KNOW We have created a page explaining the Personal Consecration. All you have to do is make sure ParishSoft is up to date. We will pull all emails for families… Read More
Monday Message, November 27, 2023
KNOW As the flu, another round of Covid, or both settles over my body, this simple note is to remind you that we have two events this week. Both can… Read More
Monday Message, November 20, 2023
KNOW The conversation last week about the new Directory for Catechesis was as inspiring as it was challenging. Have I failed in some way to make it clear how the Directory impacts… Read More
Monday Message, November 13, 2023
KNOW There is a parish leader check in tomorrow at 11. Join us to pray together and talk about those who don’t attend. I am joking, of course – it’s… Read More
Monday Message, November 6, 2023
KNOW Several great events are on the calendar. See this page for details. Do you have what you need for the personal consecration that happens in all parishes from January… Read More
Monday Message, October 30, 2023
KNOW We have a Parish Leader Check In on Tuesday. No need to dress up for Halloween. Just log in and pray with us, share some good news with us,… Read More
Monday Message, October 23, 2023
KNOW The 70th Anniversary Mass was a wonderful event. It was so nice to see our presbyterate gathered with so many of our men and women religious, Knights and Dames… Read More
Monday Message, October 16, 2023
KNOW This weekend, all parishes will be celebrating the 70th anniversary of our diocese in place of the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Please make arrangements to distribute this letter… Read More

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Tuesday, September 05, 2023
Confirmation - Fall 2023
FROM BISHOP CAGGIANO As my Office begins preparations to schedule Confirmations for the Spring of 2024, I wish to announce some changes to our current practice that will allow the… Read More
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 institute@diobpt.org 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