Category Archives: Category: Faith Formation

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 ››

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 ››

2021 Youth in Action Grants Announced

Foundations in Faith Board of Trustees wishes to congratulate the 2021 Youth in Action grantees; Crossroads 4 Christ , for their collaboration between the Stamford and Fairfield Chapters, Our Lady of Fatima Parish – Bpt for their project- Our Lady’s Vegetable Garden which will support their food pantry and St. Theresa Church who will collaborate Read More ››

“Yes, I Will Help”

“Yes, I will help” was the resounding response from Fairfield County Catholics responding to the Diocesan “Giving Tuesday” appeal. We had over 60 donations to Foundations in Faith for the St. Francis Xavier (SFX) Fund. As a new fund, one of the goals was to build awareness as well as raise funds. According to Kelly Read More ››

Giving Tuesday – SFX Fund to help COVID Impacted Churches

The Saint Francis Xavier Fund supports Diocese of Bridgeport Churches that are struggling with challenges driven by COVID related dislocation, unemployment and illness. Despite these very real issues, our Churches remain active in their communities, providing extensive pastoral works of charity. Given the significant decrease in offertory collections, our Churches, mostly in urban locations, are Read More ››

2021 Youth in Action Grant Opportunities

Foundations in Faith is thrilled to announce that the second year of the Youth in Action Grant opportunity is being announced and we have expanded our reach based upon the tremendous success of the first year projects. Things to know: The 2021 Grant Application is now live. All applications must be submitted online and by Read More ››