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Enfield Mayor Scott R. Kaupin prepares to taste-test an array of baked goods at this year’s Rock-a-Thon Variety Show and Bake Sale on April 26 at St. Joseph’s Residence in Enfield, a home of the Little Sisters of the Poor.
MILFORD – Rachel Landock, a senior at Lauralton Hall in Milford, vamped in a dress made out of recycled Christmas cards that senior Anaka Mastrianni designed and that took the First Place Overall award in the school’s ninth annual Eco-Fashion Show, Trash the Runway, in May.
The school’s Environmental Club annually showcases innovative outfits that turn trash into treasure at its most popular activity. The show aims to promote sustainable living and good stewardship of the earth.
HARTFORD – The Archdiocese of Hartford is participating again in the "Fortnight for Freedom" from June 21-July 4.
The Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a document, “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” outlining the bishops’ concerns over threats to religious freedom, both at home and abroad. The bishops called for a “Fortnight for Freedom,” a 14-day period of prayer, education and action in support of religious freedom, from June 21-July 4.
Emily Drewry stands next to her grandmother, Darleen Craft, during a rehearsal for Sacred Heart High School’s 92nd commencement exercises, held June 6 at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Waterbury.
Mrs. Craft was one of 27 alums from the class of 1964 who shared the evening with the 2014 grads and received “Golden Diplomas.” She is the only grandparent-alumna of a current grad to attend.
HARTFORD – ’Twas right before Christmas 2004 when a sad and scrawny dog was about to become the star in a Christmas story at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.
Just another abandoned dog of indiscriminate age and lineage, she was injured, cold and scared. Her prospects were dim after being chained to a fence on church property on Asylum Avenue sometime during the night. But she was about to receive a Christmas miracle. She was found in the morning by employees arriving for work at the daycare center within the former St. Joseph Cathedral School.