Author Archives: Kelly Weldon

As the Jury Deliberates

Resharing some moving thoughts from my Parish Priest: Today I awake from a sleepless night. A night of worry. A night of anxiety. A night of a mind full of so many thoughts. I see so much good and so much bad; so much love and so much hate; a nation and a people at Read More ››

Technology Grant Is Life-Saver For Blessed Sacrament

Reprint from FCC BRIDGEPORT—When Father Skip Karcsinski looks back on the challenges Blessed Sacrament Church confronted during the COVID lockdown, he says they would have been insurmountable if his parish did not receive a grant from Foundations in Faith to overhaul its technology and communications systems. So many problems that had been endurable before quickly Read More ››

14-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge

As a member of Bishop Caggiano’s Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, I strive to work daily to learn how to be an ally to black and brown people as well as work to dismantle the racist attitudes that are a part of me, a result of my privilege, my upbringing. A friend passed along a Read More ››

Vespers and Dinner with Redemptoris Mater Seminarians

On February 28th, Foundations in Faith Board Member, Dan Mudd, along with Chris and Kelly Weldon attended Vespers and dinner with Fr. Marco Pacciana, Fr. Giando Menico Flora, and the Redemptoris Mater Seminarians. Dan Mudd is the Board Advocate for the St. Charles Borromeo Fund for vocations and seminarians. According to Kelly Weldon “our visit Read More ››

St. John Paul II Application is LIVE

Click here for the JPII Fund Application for Religious Education and Youth Ministry. Click here to view a PDF of the Application for your planning purposes. All applications must be submitted online. Click here for a copy of the budget form which you will need to upload into the online application for submitting. All applications Read More ››

Youth in Action Grants Inspire Service “By Youth, For Youth”

Youth in Action Grants Inspire Service “By Youth, For Youth” By Emily Clark Foundations in Faith has announced the recipients of the 2021 Youth in Action grants, representing groups of Catholic young adults and teens who possess the desire for collaboration, mission work, and evangelization within their parishes and communities. With up to $5000 going Read More ››

Shared Reflections on JPII Grant

At the beginning of the pandemic, as I said before… we were shut down for about a month. And I was so upset, I didn’t know what we were going to do and I was so worried that I was going to lose my job and lose the students & teens in our programs. And Read More ››

JPII Applications go LIVE February 10th

Foundations in Faith announces St. John Paul II Funding Available for Fall Religious Education and Youth Ministry Programs Applications go Live February 10th   As St. John Paul II said of young people, “The Church needs your energies, your enthusiasm, your youthful ideals, in order to make the Gospel of Life penetrate the fabric of Read More ››

Bishop Caggiano declares; Foundations in Faith has “remarkable impact on our Diocese in a short time”

2020 A Year in Review – Bishop Caggiano declares; Foundations in Faith has “remarkable impact on our Diocese in a short time”.   Foundations in Faith quickly shifted its energies and focus in 2020 to assist parishes and pastoral ministries in the Diocese of Bridgeport suddenly faced with significant financial challenges brought on by the Read More ››