Monday Message, March 6, 2023

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We have a parish leader check-in tomorrow. See the link here.

All those who attend the Bishop’s presentations will receive credit in LEAD. Please give us some time to make this happen.

Speaking of LEAD, join Carmela every Wednesday at 2 pm. Also, please check your tasks and get them cleared if you can.

The Adult Confirmation courses are set. Register here for English and here for Spanish. Remember, if you have someone who lacks ONLY Confirmation and is over 18, they can attend this workshop and then receive the sacrament on Pentecost.

Saint Francis of Assisi along with friends from Saint Luke are promoting a concert at Fairfield University on May 5, 2023.  Mark Schultz is a Dove Award winning singer-songwriter from Nashville  who was adopted as an infant.  He sings of faith, family & home. See this video link. Download this flyer.

The New England Biblical School is looking for students to begin in the fall. To date, nine parish leaders and catechists are participating from our diocese. See information here.

St. Mark School in Stratford is in urgent need of a teacher for grade 1 and to until the end of the school year. If you know someone who can assist, have them contact the principal.


We spend most of our lives searching. We search for the right job, vocation, spouse, house, car, etc. While those are the more obvious things, these exterior wants are often motivated by an interior search for who we are, want to be, and are meant to be. But as Saint Augustine said best, “You have made us for Yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in You.” Yes indeed. Our heart is certainly restless until it rests in God. When we stop frantically searching for the unsearchable in the world and rest in God’s love instead, we find everything we need and are looking for. Ultimately, it is love of God and of neighbor that leads the way to everlasting life.