Archdiocese of Hartford
Office of Education, Evangelization and Catechesis
January 5, 2018
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Wishing you all a Blessed New Year!

image1.jpegOur blogs this month kick off the new year with helpful and innovate ideas! We offer some tips for praying with your teens, and a creative robot to introduce children to coding – meet Dash, and learn how he can help to immerse children in the world of technology. We also invite your feedback – let us know what “New Year’s resolutions” you have, and how our blogs may support you!



January Dates and Events

  • January 10: Celebrating Liturgy With Children: A Workshop for Parish Catechists, Parish Catechetical Leaders and Catholic School Teachers, Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center, 303 Tunxis Road, West Hartford, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., registration required.
  • January 10 and 11: Student Radio Spots at ORTV, Prospect, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., reservations required, contact Anne Clubb.
  • January 11: The Catholic School Leadership Academy, Instilling Catholic Identity, OEEC Room C (Invitation only) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • January 13: An Introduction to Parish Youth Ministry, (Sessions One, Two and Three) Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. (Please note snowdate is January 27.)
  • January 18: Faith Formation Workshop for Elementary Administrators, Alumni Lounge, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • January 18: New Administrator Meeting, OEEC Room C, 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • January 20: RCIA Spring Training Day: Looking Towards Lent, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., registration required. (Please note snowdate is January 27.)
  • January 24: Academic Round Table Discussions, Corpus Christi, Wethersfield, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
  • January 25: The Catholic School Leadership Academy, Administration and Boards, OEEC Room C (Invitation Only) 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • January 28 - February 3: NCEA Catholic Schools Week

February Dates and Events


Looking Ahead

  • March 1: Secondary and Elementary Administrative Meeting, Strategic Planning, Part 2, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • March 3: Celebration of Sacred Scripture: Ruth and the Mothers of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • March 7: Everyone Can Code, East Hall, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., registration required, contact: Laura McCaffrey.
  • March 10 - 11: Archdiocesan Basketball Tournament (1 of 2)
  • March 15: ACAAP (Assoc. of Catholic Admissions and Advancement Professionals) Spring Conference, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Questions? Contact: Anne Clubb.
  • March 16: Save the Date: Archbishop's St. Patrick's Day Breakfast, sponsored by FACS
  • March 17 - 18: Archdiocesan Basketball Tournanment (2 of 2)
  • March 22: Transform Your Website Into a Powerful Marketing Tool, with Emily Cretella, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, Alumni Lounge, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., registration required, contact: Anne Clubb.
  • March 27: Smartboard Training, Part II, Corpus Christi School, Wethersfield, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., registration required, contact: Laura McCaffrey.
  • April 23: Summa Scholar Awards, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 3:00 p.m.
  • May 18: Elementary and Secondary Administrators Meeting, Mass and Luncheon, Archdiocesan Center, Bloomfield, 8:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • June 19: Archdiocesan Awards Ceremony, Cathedral of St. Joseph, Hartford, 7:00 p.m.
  • September 25: 41st Annual HOPES Dinner, Aqua Turf, Southington, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • September 30: Archdiocesan Youth Gathering, St. Paul Catholic High School, Bristol

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