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More than 200 students in grades four through eight gathered Jan. 15 in the Campion Court gymnasium of Corpus Christi School in Wethersfield to hear Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Peter A. Rosazza speak about social justice and the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., in honor of Dr. King’s birthday.
PROSPECT – Archbishop Leonard P. Blair invoked the theme of a "diocesan family of faith" when he addressed more than 400 past donors to the Archbishop’s Annual Appeal at a luncheon Jan. 12 at the Aria banquet hall. The event marked the start of the 2014 appeal campaign, which has as its theme "Building Hope and Providing Help."
Father Daniel Akho confers the sacrament of baptism on Alexander Moo, son of Ler Moo and Bweh Paw, as the rest of the family looks on at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford on Jan. 5.
Buses to the March for Life in Washington are being sponsored by Connecticut Right to Life, the Pro-Life Ministry of the Archdiocese of Hartford and several parishes in the archdiocese on Jan. 21 and 22.
Connecticut Right to Life will have three buses leaving on the evening of Jan. 21. A bus from Waterbury will leave from the commuter parking lot on Hamilton Avenue and Route 84 at 10:30 p.m. and will pick up additional riders in Newtown and Danbury.
HARTFORD – In one of his final official announcements, Archbishop Henry J. Mansell stated that an anonymous donation of $2.8 million will enable a necessary addition to be built at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.
The construction project involves the addition of a handicapped-accessible entrance and restroom facilities on the west side of the cathedral.