Category Archives: Category: Faith Formation

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 ››

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 ››

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 ››