Category Archives: Category: Grants

St. John Paul II Fund Grant Applications are LIVE!

A spark, a change, something cool, can it be fun? 2020 is new year and a new decade; let’s brainstorm and collaborate. Imagine some new, fresh approaches to learning and living our faith. Get the youth involved, after all they “think out of the box” best; not to mention their enthusiasm is energizing. Foundations in Read More ››

Foundations in Faith welcomes Patrick Turner to the Board of Trustees

Patrick Turner served as the Director of Strategic and Pastoral Planning for the Diocese of Bridgeport from 2015-2019.  His major focuses during that time were the creation and implementation of a diocesan-wide pastoral planning process, facilitating parish mergers, and coordinating the implementation of the major recommendations that emerged from the Fourth Synod of the Diocese Read More ››

2019 JPII Fund Recipient

To celebrate the season of giving, the youth group of St. Theresa Church in Trumbull sponsored a pasta dinner and blanket service project last Saturday evening to benefit the Center for Family Justice. Over 100 members of the parish joined in fellowship to support the Binky Patrol, an organization that provides blankets to ill and Read More ››

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 ››

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 ››