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Monday Message, October 3, 2022
KNOW Helen Burland will join us at our next Parish Leader Check In to discuss the many calls we’ve received about ministry with our growing special needs population. Be sure… Read More
Monday Message, September 26, 2022
KNOW Thank you so much for all those who participated with such excitement in our Catechetical Summit on September 20. While we do have the transcript of the day, the… Read More
Monday Message, September 19, 2022
KNOW Tomorrow is the Catechetical Summit II. Those pastors who have not responded will hear from the Bishop’s office today. For those faith formation leaders who have not responded, please… Read More
Monday Message, September 12, 2022
KNOW Our first Clergy Check In is this week. Please encourage your pastor, parochial vicar, or deacon to check in and hear about the great things happening this year –… Read More
Monday Message, September 5, 2022
KNOW Tomorrow we have our second 30-minute check-in of our new ministry year. Please find the link here and join us for some lively conversation. If you have not yet… Read More
Monday Message, August 29, 2022
KNOW If you are not yet a local leader in LEAD, please contact Carmela. You will need to be a local leader to track your folks effectively. A local leader… Read More
Monday Messenger, August 22, 2022
UPCOMING EVENTS August 27 – Fall Kickoff with Bishop Caggiano         9:30 am – Our Lady of Assumption in Fairfield. The agenda includes morning prayer and discussion… Read More
Monday Message, June 20, 2022
KNOW Our Wine Down will become a Wine Up and move to September. I am doing this for a few reasons: Only seven people responded. Some of the people on… Read More

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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
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Study Guides for Directory for Catechesis
I am happy to share the Leaders and Participants Guides and Participants Guides for the new Directory for Catechesis. We strongly encourage you to set time aside as a parish catechetical leadership team to read and discuss the… Read More