Author Archives: Kelly Weldon

F.A.I.T.H. on FIRE

F.A.I.T.H. Community Events At Holy Name of Jesus, Stratford On the morning of October 27th, a day that would have been recognizable to Noah as the time to batten down the hatches and set out on his epic, divine-inspired cruise, Faith Formation students, Parents, Family Members and Friends converged at Holy Name of Jesus for Read More ››

St. Peter’s Youth Group in Danbury – Doing it Right!

Mike Falbo, Youth Minister at St. Peter’s Youth Group in Danbury recognized that how we engage the teen youth must change. The old approaches to youth ministry are tired out and our youth crave for something new, fresh, meaningful. The St. John Paul II Fund supports Mike and the St. Peter’s Youth Group as they Read More ››

Foundations in Faith Adds New Talent to the Board of Trustees

On October 10th, 2019 the Foundations in Faith Board of Trustees unanimously and enthusiastically voted to approve two new directors- Ligia Masilamani and Diane Kremheller. Ligia is a wonderful addition to the board as she brings with her tremendous experience in social service program delivery and working with the disenfranchised. Foundations in Faith is about Read More ››

Being Bold For Christ

My friends and I started a young adult group called Catholic Adventures in May of 2018 and due to the success of our initiatives (praise God!), I began to prayerfully discern how we could evangelize the wider Stamford community (not just young adults). I expressed this desire to a friend who told me about Nightfever, Read More ››

St. Catherine Center for Special Needs Celebrates 20 Years

FAIRFIELD—Students, families, faculty and staff gathered at the St. Catherine Center for Special Needs on Sunday to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of St. Catherine Academy. In his homily, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, who was principal celebrant of the Mass along with concelebrant Msgr. Robert Weiss, pastor of St. Rose of Lima parish in Newtown, reflected Read More ››

FIF Annual Bishop’s Reception September 25th

The Foundations in Faith Board of Trustees is happy to announce that the Bishop’s Reception is planned for September 25th, 4:00-6:00 at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Weston. This is a wonderful event to celebrate the recipients of the 2019 Foundations in Faith grant awards. The gathering will include seminarians, retired priests, religious education Read More ››

Here is Innovation! – A JPII Funded Project

St. Luke Parish, Westport New Teen Communication Internship By JENNIFER COFFMAN WESTPORT—St. Luke Youth teens have long been recognized for their faithful witness, joyful enthusiasm and willingness to share their time and talents with the parish. Now, a new internship has been created allowing teens to contribute to parish communications ranging from writing Gospel meditations Read More ››