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A Catholic Comeback! FIF sees a Dramatic Increase of Applicants

According to Carol Incarnacao-Schirm, Grants Manager, “The Foundation saw a 50% increase in applications for the St. John Paul II Fund for Faith Formation this year.” This is very exciting as we witness a resurgence of Parishes responding to the needs of their Parishioners in offering engaging Faith Formation programs. We would love to fund Read More ››

FIF St. Therese Fund Grantee Spotlight: ChristLife

ChristLife: Knowing, Following And Sharing Christ April 11, 2023 FAIRFIELD—“You bring me souls.” These are the words I hear when I think about the ChristLife program. That is our “soul” purpose to exist. ChristLife is a 21-week program to encounter Jesus, who he is, why we need to know him ever deeper, how we follow Read More ››

Working for Foundations in Faith

Working for Foundations in Faith by Carol Incarnacao-Schirm, Grants Manager Writing about myself does not come naturally to me—I don’t keep a diary and hardly ever journal. But I was asked to give a glimpse into the work of the Foundation from my point of view, which inevitably means writing a first person account of Read More ››

Foundations in Faith Welcoming Program Support Application for the St. John Paul II Fund for Religious Education and Faith Formation

Foundations in Faith Welcoming Program Support Application for the St. John Paul II Fund for Religious Education and Faith Formation By Carol Incarnacao-Schirm The 2023-2024 grant cycle for program support grants is upon us! Starting on February 15, pastors and ministry leaders in the Diocese of Bridgeport will be able to apply for grants up Read More ››

Veritas Event Features Bishop On Live Radio Show

Article by Joe Pisani- reprinted from Fairfield County Catholic April 12, 2022 FAIRFIELD—Several hundred people came out for a dose of faith and fun to watch a special live broadcast of the popular “Let Me Be Frank” radio show and hear Bishop Frank J. Caggiano discuss everything from the perfect recipe for pasta sauce to Read More ››

Our Newly Launched Newsletter – By Rose Brennan

  Check out Foundations in Faith Monthly Newsletter for November  From the Board With the board recently launching the Lourdes Fund for Pastoral Care at Catholic Nursing Homes, it was important for Foundations in Faith to ensure all three of the benefitting nursing homes were on the same page. As a result, Foundations in Faith’s Read More ››

St. James Church Paves the Way with a Program on Racism

STRATFORD — It began as a simple conversation at St. James Parish about racism, a conversation at times unsettling but always illuminating, a conversation between people of different faiths and different ethnic groups. And from that discussion, which focused on the pastoral letter by the U.S. Bishops, “Open Wide Our Hearts,” a group of people Read More ››