Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut
Friday, June 23, 2017
Scorsese says a boyhood of church and movies continues to inspire him
Film director Martin Scorsese speaks with New York Times journalist Paul Elie in front of an audience at the Catholic Media Conference in Quebec City June 21 following a screening of his new movie "Si...

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Corpus Christi procession honors the Blessed Sacrament
Written by Administrator
Priests and deacons walk ahead of Archbishop Leonard P. Blair, under canopy, as he carries a monstrance containing a consecrated host in a Corpus Christi procession from the Basilica of the Immaculate...

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Refugees were visible signs of ‘One Family Under God’ at Catholic Social Justice Conference
Written by Shelley Wolf
Archbishop Leonard P. Blair, left, and Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Peter A. Rosazza applaud in the chapel of the Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary in Bloomfield on June 10 at a social justice c...

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Eucharist is reminder of God's love, call to unity, pope says
Pope Francis holds a monstrance on the feast of Corpus Christi June 18 at Rome's Basilica of St. John Lateran. (CNS/Tony Gentile, Reuters)ROME (CNS) -- The Eucharist is a tangible reminder of God's lo...

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Convocation of Catholic leaders will be historic event, bishops told
INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) -- During their spring meeting in Indianapolis, U.S. bishops were reminded that the upcoming Convocation of Catholic Leaders -- a gathering they began talking about years ago -- is ...

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Archdiocese of Hartford celebrates those who teach, spread the faith
Written by Karen O. Bray
Honorees, families and friends celebrate and pose for photos following the inaugural Archdiocesan Awards Ceremony at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford on June 10. Archbishop Leonard P. Blair pre...

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Scorsese says a boyhood of church and movies continues to inspire him
Scorsese says a boyhood of church and movies continues to inspire him
Corpus Christi procession honors the Blessed Sacrament
Corpus Christi procession honors the Blessed Sacrament
Refugees were visible signs of ‘One Family Under God’  at Catholic Social Justice Conference
Refugees were visible signs of ‘One Family Under God’ at Catholic Social Justice Conference
Eucharist is reminder of God's love, call to unity, pope says
Eucharist is reminder of God's love, call to unity, pope says
Convocation of Catholic leaders will be historic event, bishops told
Convocation of Catholic leaders will be historic event, bishops told
Archdiocese of Hartford celebrates those who teach, spread the faith
Archdiocese of Hartford celebrates those who teach, spread the faith

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