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Deacons Elkin Mauricio Galvis Hurtado, Ricardo Emilio Borja Alcaraz and Ramon Israel Garcia

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.

Read more: Three men move closer to priesthood

usj grant-webTogether for the announcement of a $2 million-plus grant for the University of St. Joseph in West Hartford recently are, from left, Cheryl Barnard, vice president of student affairs; Michelle Kalis, provost; Rep. John Larson, and Pamela Trotman Reid, University of St. Joseph president. (Photo submitted)

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.

Read more: USJ receives $2-plus million grant toward student success

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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)

seton mansell-webArchbishop Emeritus Henry J. Mansell, fourth from left, is the winner of a St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award from National Catholic Education Association this year, awarded Oct. 6 in Washington, D.C. With him for the honor are, from left, Brother Robert Bimonte, NCEA president; Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, apostolic nuncio to the United States; Brendan Carroll of St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol, chosen by Archbishop Mansell to win a Seton scholarship and other prizes; Archbishop Leonard P. Blair of Hartford; and Dale R. Hoyt, superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of Hartford. (Photo courtesy NCEA)

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.

Read more: Archbishop emeritus Mansell is honored by NCEA

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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.

Read more: Sister Mariette Moan is appointed vicar for religious

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Caritas Christi Center, Hamden, Hamden, United States
"Finding the Sacred in Everyday Life," a two-part program, will be presented by Lisa Velazquez, certified [...]
Date :  January 19, 2015
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Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford
Archbishop Leonard P. Blair will celebrate the annual Rally for Life Mass at 9 a.m. Jan. 24 at the [...]
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Doubletree by Hilton, Bristol, Bristol, United States
Magnificat for women will meet for breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Bristol. Registration begins at [...]
Date :  January 24, 2015
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St. Mary School, Newington, Michigan City, United States
Saint Mary School in Newington will host several open houses next week for families interested in the [...]
Date :  January 25, 2015
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Spiritual Renewal Center, Norwich, Norwich, United States
A Mass of Healing will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Spiritual Renewal Center in Norwich. It is [...]
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Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, New Haven, United States
Dr. Denys Turner will speak on “A Teacher and Two Students: Albert, Thomas Aquinas and Meister Eckhart” on from 5:15-6:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Hubert Campus Center on the New Haven campus [...]
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Caritas Christi Center, Hamden, Hamden, United States
"Finding the Sacred in Everyday Life," a two-part program, will be presented by Lisa Velazquez, certified [...]
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Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven, New Haven, United States
The Knights of Columbus Museum’s 10th annual Christmas crèche exhibition, “Buon Natale: Crèches of Italy,” opened Dec. 1 and remains on view until Feb. 1 with [...]
Date :  January 26, 2015
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St. Mary School, Newington, Michigan City, United States
Saint Mary School in Newington will host several open houses next week for families interested in the [...]
Date :  January 29, 2015
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My Father's House, Moodus, East Haddam, United States
MOODUS – Healing and a spaghetti supper will be combined at 6:30 p.m. Jan 30 at My Father’s House at [...]
Date :  January 30, 2015
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Caritas Christi Center, Hamden, United States
Caritas Christi Center's ongoing centering prayer program will continue from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at the [...]
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My Father's House, Moodus, East Haddam, United States
MOODUS – Matthew Arnold, speaker, author, producer and host of the radio program “Shield of Faith” on Radio Maria, will present a program titled [...]
Date :  January 31, 2015

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