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Archdiocesan Pastoral Plan Announced

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What are the basics of the pastoral plan? Overview Pastoral Plan for Parishes Charts Future Course For the Archdiocese of Hartford Parish List FAQs about the Pastoral Planning Process Pastoral Planning Timeline Glossary Decrees See Video of Pastoral Planning News Conference at
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Media Advisory – Correction regarding an Incorrect Headline About Parish Closings

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MEDIA ADVISORY Correction regarding an Incorrect Headline about parish closings in the Archdiocese of Hartford HARTFORD, Conn. (May 6, 2017) A headline in one of the local newspapers today stated that 127 parishes in the Archdiocese of Hartford are slated to close. This is false.
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Saint Joseph School, Meriden, to close at the end of this academic year

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Students are Encouraged to Enroll at Our Lady of Mount Carmel School HARTFORD, Conn. (March 27, 2017) – After a financial review by the pastor and parish trustees, it was determined that Saint Joseph School in Meriden will close at the end of the academic year.  The decision was
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Hot off the press: the April edition of the Transcript Magazine

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See The Catholic Transcript, April 2017 edition here.
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Two Hamden Catholic Schools Will Become One

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St. Rita and St. Stephen Unite in 2017-2018 Academic Year HAMDEN, Conn. (March 13, 2017) – Saint Rita School on 1601 Whitney Ave., and Saint Stephen School on 418 Ridge Rd., located approximately one mile from each other in Hamden, will become one school, effective in the
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Pilgrimage sold out

Pilgrimage to Portugal and Spain is SOLD OUT

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The pilgrimage to Portugal and Spain in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, is now SOLD OUT. There are no more open slots. Thank you.  
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Dispensation from Lenten Abstinence on Friday, March 17, 2017

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Archbishop Leonard P. Blair has formally dispensed the Faithful of the Archdiocese of Hartford from the obligation to abstain from meat on the Memorial of Saint Patrick, Bishop, which will be observed this year on Friday, March 17. Inasmuch as fasting is a spiritual good, meant,
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The March 2017 edition of the Catholic Transcript is now available

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The March 2017 edition of the Catholic Transcript Magazine is now available. If you would like to receive a free monthly copy call: 860-286-2828, ext. 3 or email: jlachapelle@catholictranscript.org. See the Catholic Transcript online.    
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Read Archbishop Leonard P. Blair’s “Faith Matters” column

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Read Archbishop Leonard P. Blair’s “Faith Matters” column, which appeared in the New Haven Register on 2/10/17.  
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Statement Regarding the Executive Order on Refugees and Migrants

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Archbishop Leonard P. Blair affirms the January 27 statement made in Washington, D.C., by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops that the Bishops “believe in assisting all those who are vulnerable and fleeing persecution, regardless of their religion… welcoming
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