The Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ > Diocese of Norwich


Do you have an upcoming parish or school event that might interest others in the diocese? Promote your parish or school event around the diocese Submissions Press releases announcing an event sponsored by a diocese, parish or Catholic school must be received at least 14 days prior to the event. Please DO NOT submit flyers. Compose your submission as indicated below. Provide essential information about your event – what, when, where and who to contact. 175 words maximum…

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Lenten Calendar 2022

“Dear brothers and sisters, every moment of our life is a moment to believe, to hope and to love. The call to live Lent as a journey of conversion, prayer and the sharing of our goods, helps us, as communities and as individuals, to rekindle the faith that comes from the living Christ, the hope inspired by the breath of the Holy Spirit and the love that flows from the merciful heart of the Father. —Pope Francis, Message for Lent, 2021 Daily Lenten Inspirations Calendar Click here

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Virtual Lenten Diocesan Mission - Explore the Saints

The Lenten Mission is an opportunity for us to deepen our faith, to take time to reflect and pray. Please join us as we explore the saints and how they call us to renew our relationship with Christ. Thursdays March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. To register, contact Marianne at (860)848-2237 ex. 304 or email him at [email protected] Looking for additional resources to help you prepare for Easter? Bookmark the link below and visit often as you observe the wonderful season of Lent! …

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Lenten Bible Study 2022 The Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ Where: St. Patrick’s Cathedral Hall When: Wednesdays, March 16, 23 and 30 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ at Easter by participating in this three-week Lenten Bible study program. The program includes scripture study, Lectio Divina (prayerful reading of the scriptures), AND Adoration and Blessing of the Blessed Sacrament every session! The program will be coordinated by Fr. Michael Bovino and animator…

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Virtual raffle to support Norwich Diocesan Women's Conference

VIRTUAL Basket Draw to Benefit Norwich Diocesan Women’s Conference February 25 – March 27 Support your Norwich Diocesan Women’s Conference by taking a chance on 15 beautiful baskets. Choose from themed baskets for quilting, tea time, cooking, collectibles, entertaining and more! The odds are $1 each and the draw is open to EVERYONE, so tell your friends!! It’s so easy to participate! Visit The raffle ends at midnight on March 27, Winner…

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Fasting - Abstinence - Lenten meal

Fasting and abstinence Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are compulsory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays in Lent are days of compulsory abstinence. The norms on fasting are mandatory from 18 to 59 years old. When fasting, a person is allowed to eat a full meal, plus two smaller meals that together do not equal a full meal. Norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding on members of the Catholic Church from the age of 14. Churches Offering Lenten Friday Meals Are you looking for a break from co…

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