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Welcome to Saint Catherine Center

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Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs fosters the educational, spiritual, and social well-being of young people with disabilities through a continuum of direct services in our Adult Services Program and Saint Catherine Academy. We also provide support for faith formation and inclusion in local parishes and Catholic schools.

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Calendar and Events

10
Oct
Columbus Day 2022
Center closed
06
Nov
Mass for People with Special Needs
11
Nov
Veterans Day 2022 – Staff Training Day
No program. Staff Training Day
02
Oct
Joy & Gratitude Dinner
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
JOIN US for our annual “Joy & Gratitude” Dinner! We are looking forward to gathering on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 5 to 9 p.m. McClinch Family Center Saint Catherine of Siena Parish 220 Shelton Road | Trumbull, CT Honoring: …

In the News

Adult Field Day: Cheers For Everyone
saintcat
Jul 14, 2022

Adult Field Day: Cheers For Everyone

Our second Adult Program Field Day had a new feel to it, with green and red jerseys to delineate teams, blue jerseys for staff, and official looking striped shirts for the referees, Racquel Lynch and Branden Jackson. Karelle Watson was …

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Knowing They are Loved: Faith in Their Lives
saintcat
May 02, 2022

Knowing They are Loved: Faith in Their Lives

Every Friday during Prayer Service at Saint Catherine Academy, Philip offers a litany of intercessions, praying for his family, classmates, teachers, and individuals he knows who are sick or struggling. He even prays for Cobalt, his pet parakeet that passed …

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A New Addition to the Fleet
saintcat
Mar 17, 2022

A New Addition to the Fleet

After an extended search, we are excited to announce the purchase of a new wheelchair-accessible van for the Center. With room for two wheelchairs and four additional persons, the van is a much-needed addition to the Center’s fleet. Staff from …

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A Message From Helen Burland, Executive Director

Faith, and Trust, and Pixie Dust - In the children’s classic, Peter Pan tells us that “all the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.” Reflecting on this past year, we recognize the importance of faith and trust as a foundation to the mission of Saint Catherine Center. We recently took time to explore the role of faith and trust in the lives of the individuals we serve and their families. A deep connection to their faith, an appreciation for community, and openness to God’s love were evident in all of these conversations. There is an intricate network of trust that exists between our families, staff, and donors. Knowing that our faith will guide us, we place our trust in each other.

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