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Academy science teacher is as unique as her DNA

September 30, 2016 Mary Chalupsky
Sister Mary Jane Paolella, a member of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, makes a point to her honors biotechnology research class last year at Sacred Heart Academy in Hamden, a school that has broken new ground in the area of genomic sequencing over…

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Not long ago, Pope Francis made an unexpected appearance at a “Judges’ Summit on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime,” a...


Standing on the steps of the Malta House of Care health care clinic recently, longtime patients Jairo and Lilia Gonzalez...


Medics inspect the damage outside a field hospital Sept. 27 after an airstrike in the rebel-held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo,...


Toby Kebbell and Pilou Asbaek star in a scene from the movie "Ben Hur." (CNS photo/Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures...


ENFIELD – John Berube, president of the parish council of St. Bernard Parish, thanks Father John P. Melnick, pastor, for...


HAMDEN – Sacred Heart Academy senior Elizabeth Lamont has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship...

Bishops' Foundation aims to strengthen ties between church and wider society


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HARTFORD – The Archdiocese of Hartford has launched the Hartford Bishops’ Foundation, Inc., to strengthen the local church's ties to business, government and community leaders in a common effort  to improve the lives of people who live in Hartford, New Haven and Litchfield counties.

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Order of Malta delivers healing promise of Lourdes


malta lourdes F6104 webAuxiliary Bishop Christie A. Macaluso prays over one of the 200 people who attended the Order of Malta's third annual Lourdes in a Day Pilgrimage on Sept. 10. (Photo by Mary Chalupsky)

BLOOMFIELD – The Order of Malta’s third annual Lourdes in a Day Pilgrimage for the infirmed and their caregivers on Sept. 10 included a washing of hands with holy water brought from the consecrated grotto of Massabielle in Lourdes, France.

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Catholic Biblical School starts new six-week course


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HARTFORD – The Catholic Biblical School (CBS) of the Archdiocese of Hartford began a new six-week course of study entitled “Making Sense of the Bible in the Catholic Tradition” on Sept. 20.

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