HARTFORD – Archbishop Emeritus Henry J. Mansell and the late David A. Lentini were recipients of the St. Francis Spirit Award during the annual luncheon meeting of St. Francis Care, parent company of St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, at the Connecticut Convention Center Jan. 7.
WATERBURY – Sacred Heart High School will hold a tribute in honor of retiring baseball coach Mark Saukas at 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at La Bella Vista Ponte Club, 380 Farmwood Road in Waterbury.
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)