Archbishop Leonard P. Blair

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May 2015 Column: Repositioning for a spiritually rich and vibrant future

Letter to the Archdiocese about the new Pastoral Planning initiative

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   GOAL: $8,500,000
   OVER GOAL!
   Challenge Goal:
   $10 Million

   Pledged $
9,479,439.24
   Gifts:
40,414
   % of Goal:
111.52%
   as of May 22, 2015

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MEET OUR NEW PRIESTS
R Borja
M Galvis
R Garcia

square On May 16th, Archbishop Leonard P. Blair ordained three men to the Holy Priesthood at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford at 11 a.m. They are Rev. Mr. Ricardo Borja, Rev. Mr. Mauricio Galvis, and Rev. Mr. Ramon Garcia. If you would like to get to know them, click on their pictures.

It is a day of joy and celebration for the Archdiocese of Hartford. Our newly ordained priests have received their assignments: Father Ricardo Borja to Most Holy Trinity Parish, Wallingford; Father Mauricio Galvis to St. Paul Parish, Glastonbury, and St. Augustine Parish, South Glastonbury; and Father Ramon Garcia to St. Mary Parish, Simsbury.


PRAY FOR THE PEOPLE OF NEPAL
See Prayer for People of Nepal
NEPAL DISASTER
Donations for disaster relief may be made directly to
Catholic Relief Services www.crs.org
Donate by Phone Call 877-435-7277
from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern Time
For more information call Catholic Charities at
860-493-1841

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  • Sat. May 30. Archbishop to celebrate Mass at St. Joseph Church in Winsted in honor of its 100th Anniversary. The Mass is also dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of Saint Anthony School. See photos.
  • Sun. May 31. Hartford Earth Festival sponsored by Social Justice Ministry. Description, Sponsorship, Participate
  • Sun. May 31. Pontifical Mass to celebrate 140th anniversary of St. Mary in Lakeville. Details.  
  • Thu. Jun 4. Courage meeting. Details.
  • Fri.-Sun. Jun 12-14. Catholic Scout Retreat at Camp Workcoeman, New Hartford, CT. Details
  • Sat. Jun 13. Our friends in the Springfield Diocese are celebrating  a Mass for the Feast of St. Anthony. It has been 1 year since St. Anthony’s relic has been stored at St. Anthony Church in Springfield.  Details
  • Wed. Jun 17. Encourage meeting. Details
  • Sat. Aug 1. Catholic Choir Jamboree at 11 a.m. Details
  • Thu.–Sat. Aug 13-15. New England Convocation for Catechetical Leadership. Scholarship deadline is June 5th. Details

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE
05-04-2015. +Death of the Reverend Francis V. Karvelis
04-19-2015. +Death of Marilyn Gabriele
04-18-2015. +Death of The Reverend James G. Fanelli
04-07-2015. +Death of The Reverend Peter S. Dargan

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