BLOOMFIELD – Archbishop Leonard P. Blair stressed that humility and service must be foremost in the minds of three new transitional deacons who were ordained Dec. 6 in the chapel at the Archdiocesan Center at St. Thomas Seminary.
WEST HARTFORD – The University of St. Joseph, with the support of U.S. Congressman John Larson, was awarded a federal Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant in the amount of more than $2.08 million. The grant, Raising Educational Achievement (REACH), was approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
REACH is a new program that enables student success by improving academic assessment and college readiness skills for students, supporting faculty in meeting students’ learning needs, enhancing resources for underprepared students and systems for tracking and serving at-risk students and increasing support and leadership opportunities for second- and third-year students.
The Daughters of Wisdom of the United States Province elected their new leadership for the next four years during a meeting Oct. 9-12 at Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield.
From left are Sister Catherine Sheehan of Hamden, province leader; Sister Marie Chiodo of Silver Spring, Md.; Sister Evelyn Lamoureux of Oceanside, N.Y.; and Sister Evelyn Eckhardt of Ozone Park, N.Y.
This year marks the 65th anniversary of the United States Province of the Daughters of Wisdom. (Photo submitted)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hartford Archbishop Emeritus Henry J. Mansell was among five honorees Oct. 6 at the National Catholic Educational Association’s (NCEA) St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Gala at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.
The awards were in recognition of lifelong dedication to Catholic education. The association also presented the NCEA President’s Award at the event.
HARTFORD – Sister Mariette J. Moan, a member of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, has been named vicar for religious for the Archdiocese of Hartford.
The position makes her responsible for 715 members of consecrated life in the archdiocese.
The vicar for religious is an official representative of the archbishop in matters regarding consecrated life. In this capacity, Sister Mariette serves as his liaison and offers pastoral concern, provides appropriate resources and facilitates collaborative structures for leaders and members of the various forms of consecrated life to enhance their vocation within the church.