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Foundations in Faith Doubles Up on Funding for Parishes

Crisis words like church closures, mass cancellations, quarantine, social distancing, sheltering in place, PPE, disinfectant, and face masks, are all a bit scary as they reflect our new norm of isolation and distancing to help people stay safe and flatten the COVID-19 curve. These new practices have profoundly impacted how our Catholic communities interact with Read More ››

Stand Up to Racism

Stand up, use your voice, ask the tough questions. As pro-life Catholics, we must condemn the senseless deaths of our brothers and sisters. Racism is evil and the greatest threat to justice. Foundations in Faith applaud all who take a knee, use their voice, protest peacefully to bring about true equality for all.  

Foundations in Faith Doubles Up on Funding for Parishes During COVID-19

Crisis words like church closures, mass cancellations, quarantine, social distancing, sheltering in place, PPE, disinfectant, and face masks, are all a bit scary as they reflect our new norm of isolation and distancing to help people stay safe and flatten the COVID-19 curve. These new practices have profoundly impacted how our Catholic communities interact with Read More ››

FIF Distributes $100K in COVID-19 Emergency Funding to Parishes

Foundations in Faith recently launched the COVID-19 Emergency Fund within the St. Francis Xavier (SFX) Mission Church Fund. Through the generosity and flexibility of a leadership donor to the We Stand with Christ campaign, Bishop Frank Caggiano, together with the donor, proposed that during this extraordinary crisis “a portion of the St. Francis Xavier Fund Read More ››

St. Francis Xavier Fund for Mission Churches Launches Emergency Funding Grants for DOB Parishes

Today, we are pleased to introduce an opportunity for eligible parishes to receive limited financial support from Foundations in Faith. Foundations in Faith, which supports pastoral ministries in the Diocese of Bridgeport, has launched the St. Francis Xavier Fund for Mission Parishes thanks to a significant initial donation intended to support our vital, but financially Read More ››

“Fabulous!” Faith Formation; Artistic, Inclusive and Multi-generational.

Foundations in Faith St. John Paul II Fund welcomes fresh ideas to learn and live faith   Application are now open for Churches and Parishes in the Diocese of Bridgeport to apply for funding for their religious education, youth ministry and faith formation programs.   Talk about putting one’s faith into action! The youth group Read More ››

Foundations in Faith Announces First-Ever Youth in Action Grant Recipients

Known as “by youth-for youth” grants, the new grant program flips the script to let young people innovate and show adults new ways of approaching one’s faith journey.   BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut – How can we encourage young people to deepen their Catholic faith and become more involved in the Church? One way is to give 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 ››