Special Needs Planning Seminar  

The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a seminar addressing estate and trust planning for families with special needs children and young adults.

James Funnell, Jr., Attorney-at-Law specializes in estate and trust planning, special needs planning and estate and trust administration will present along with Jon Starr, General Agent for the Knights of Columbus.

Seminars will be offered at three locations.

March 28th 7-8:30 pm
Our Queen Mary Church Hall
248 Savage Street
Plantsville, CT  06479
March 29th  7-8:30 pm
Knights of Columbus Hall
37 West Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT  06830
March 30th 7-8:30 pm
St. Pius X Church Community Room
834 Brookside Drive
Fairfield, CT  06824

All are invited. Please RSVP as seating is limited. Email: staffagency@kofc.org or call 475-489-7866
Special Needs Planning Seminar

The Cure for the Winter Doldrums!

The Cure for the Winter Doldrums!

The Faith Clubs will hold a Winter Dinner Dance on February 26th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at St. Pius X Parish Center in Fairfield. Adults ages 18-100 are welcome to attend this night of good food and dancing. Music is provided by Herb Ramirez, DJ extraordinaire and food will be prepared and served by the St. Andrew Parish Youth Group. The flyer is available with all the details Invitation for Winter Dance 2016.

For more information, please contact lgrozier@stcatherineacademy.org or call 203-540-5381.

The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and World Day of Prayer for the Sick

The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and World Day of Prayer for the Sick

All, especially the sick, the frail, the handicapped are invited

Mass will be celebrated and the Sacrament of the Sick offered

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Welcome will begin at 2:30 pm

Mass will be celebrated at 3:00 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church
275 Union Avenue Bridgeport

Refreshments will follow Mass

Sponsored by the Order of Malta in CT
Feb 21, 2016 (pdf)


Center to Host Mass Celebrating People with Special Needs

On November 1, 2015, The Most Reverend Frank Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport will celebrate Mass in recognition of people with disabilities. The Mass is hosted by Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs and will take place at 1:00 PM at Holy Cross Church, adjacent to the Center. Several young people will receive the sacraments of Baptism, Holy Eucharist and Confirmation. Following Mass, there will be a special blessing of the Memorial Garden dedicated to Saint Catherine Academy Founding Benefactors, Kay and Jerry Luff. This garden includes the raised beds that were built and installed as an Eagle Scout project by Andrew Aoyama, flower garden and walkway made possible through the generous donation of the CT Association of Malta. Kay and Jerry Luff were active members of this Catholic Lay organization.

A reception will follow. The Center will be open and Art work by the Academy students and young adults in the Adult Day program will be on display. For more information please call 203-540-5381.

Special Needs Mass Flyer (pdf)

Center announces New Position

Helen Burland, Executive Director of Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs announced the establishment of a new position, Director of Parish and Community Outreach. This position is part of the leadership team at the Center and will support the mission to provide support to parishes and diocesan community groups that service people with disabilities. A complete job description is available Director of Parish and Community Outreach (a pdf).  All inquiries should be directed to Helen Burland by email at hburland@diobpt.org.

Annual Dinner is June 14th

Spring is just around the corner! Planning for the annual dinner has begun. Anyone interested in helping the committee or wants to donate an item to the silent of live auction should call Helen at 203-540-5381 ext 2010 or email to hburland@diobpt.org.