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Three-level addition to the Cathedral of St. Joseph is blessed and dedicated
Written by Shelley Wolf
People pass by the addition to St. Joseph Cathedral in Hartford during a ceremony on June 19 at which it was blessed and dedicated. (Photo by Shelley Wolf) HARTFORD – Immediately after the Father’s D...

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The Transcript earns awards in two journalism contests
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WALLINGFORD – The Catholic Transcript picked up a dozen awards in May and June in contests sponsored by two professional organizations.

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Giants Coach Coughlin draws hundreds to sports dinner
Written by Jack Sheedy
Friends and supporters of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist talk over dinner June 7 at the annual Franciscan Sports Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. (Photo by Jack Sheedy) PLANTSVI...

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Social Justice Conference launches ‘Laudato Si’’ Week
Written by Shelley Wolf
Shawnee Baldwin, coordinator of the Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Hartford, holds the Bishop Peter A. Rosazza Faith and Justice Award that was presented to her on June 11 by it...

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Brake the Cycle team to start 200-mile ride through Connecticut
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Brake the Cycle team members on a previous ride through Connecticut MANCHESTER – While many Connecticut residents will be enjoying their morning coffee and starting their day on June 26, 18 men and w...

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President of Lauralton Hall to retire at end of next academic year
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Antoinette (Toni) Iadarola, president and head of Lauralton Hall in Milford, applauds during the 2016 commencement. (Photo submitted) MILFORD – Lauralton Hall president Antoinette (Toni) Iadarola wi...

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Renew efforts to build peace, help refugees, pope says
A volunteer from a humanitarian organization hugs refugee children June 13 during a police operation at a makeshift camp in Polykastro, Greece. (CNS photo/Nikos Arvantidis, pool via EPA) VATICAN CITY...

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Three-level addition to the Cathedral of St. Joseph is blessed and dedicated
Three-level addition to the Cathedral of St. Joseph is blessed and dedicated
The Transcript earns awards in two journalism contests
The Transcript earns awards in two journalism contests
Giants Coach Coughlin draws hundreds to sports dinner
Giants Coach Coughlin draws hundreds to sports dinner
Social Justice Conference launches ‘Laudato Si’’ Week
Social Justice Conference launches ‘Laudato Si’’ Week
Brake the Cycle team to start 200-mile ride through Connecticut
Brake the Cycle team to start 200-mile ride through Connecticut
President of Lauralton Hall to retire at end of next academic year
President of Lauralton Hall to retire at end of next academic year
Renew efforts to build peace, help refugees, pope says
Renew efforts to build peace, help refugees, pope says

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Three-level addition to the Cathedral of St. Joseph is blessed and dedicated

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cathstjos addition 1656 webPeople pass by the addition to St. Joseph Cathedral in Hartford during a ceremony on June 19 at which it was blessed and dedicated. (Photo by Shelley Wolf)

HARTFORD – Immediately after the Father’s Day Mass on June 19, Archbishop Leonard P. Blair blessed and dedicated a new addition to the Cathedral of St. Joseph that is intended to make the Archdiocese of Hartford’s mother church of worship more accessible and enjoyable for parishioners and visitors from throughout Connecticut and beyond.

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Giants Coach Coughlin draws hundreds to sports dinner

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flc sports banquet panorama webFriends and supporters of the Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist talk over dinner June 7 at the annual Franciscan Sports Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. (Photo by Jack Sheedy)

PLANTSVILLE – Tom Coughlin, retired head coach of the New York Giants, often liked to keep his players just a bit off balance. At the end of the 2007-08 NFL season, his team had just lost a critical game and the players expected to face his wrath in the locker room the next morning.

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Social Justice Conference launches ‘Laudato Si’’ Week

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ocsjm conf 1591 webShawnee Baldwin, coordinator of the Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Hartford, holds the Bishop Peter A. Rosazza Faith and Justice Award that was presented to her on June 11 by its namesake, Bishop Rosazza, at right, as Katie Byrnes, a member of the Board of Directors of the archdiocesan Office for Catholic Social Justice Ministry, looks on. (Photo by Shelley Wolf)

BLOOMFIELD – More than 200 parish ministry leaders, educators and volunteers interested in Catholic social teaching attended the seventh annual Bishop Peter Rosazza Social Justice Conference on June 11 at the Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary.

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