Category Archives: Category: Faith Formation

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 ››

Success at Saint Catherine’s Is Measured In Small Steps

Reprinted from Fairfield County Catholic – June 19, 2019 Editors Note: These comments were originally delivered by Helen Burland, Executive Director of St. Catherine Center for Special Needs on its 20th anniversary. They have been printed and posted here with her permission. Good evening – I am Helen Burland and I have the honor and Read More ››

St. John Paul II Grant Review Committee Takes a Deep Dive

On April 15th, 2019 a total of 31 Applications were official submitted for consideration for the second year of the St. John Paul II Fund grant process. The Grant Review Committee convened to discuss the review process and get to work. The Committee consist of five members and began with a prayer and introductions. Kelly Read More ››

St. John Paul II Fund 2018 Report – We Are Off to a Great Start!

St. John Paul II Fund For Religious Education & Youth Ministry Report on 2018 Grants The Call: In February of 2018 the St. John Paul II Fund was launched to seek applications from parishes and diocesan organizations to find innovative approaches to invigorating religious education and youth ministry. Bishop Caggiano emphasized the importance of “thinking Read More ››

St. John Paul II Fund Announces 2019 Grant Information

The Diocese of Bridgeport has announced the application process for the second year of the Saint John Paul II Fund for Religious Education and Youth Ministry. St. John Paul II Fund for Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Grant: Responding to Bishop Caggiano’s invitation to lifelong formation, in February 2018, parishes were invited to reimagine faith Read More ››

Quick Wins In Faith Formation

BRIDGEPORT—“We’re not watering down formation by using digital methods,” said Rose-Talbot Babey, director of parish engagement for the Diocese of Bridgeport. “The expectation is still high.” The Office of Faith Formation for the Diocese of Bridgeport hosted a “Quick Wins for Faith Formation” session on October 26, 9 am-3 pm at the Catholic Center, which Read More ››