News and Events

First Annual Faith Formation Share Fair

share.png Calling all Youth Ministers, Catechetical Leaders, Catechists, and Catholic School Educators!! We know the summer months are for rest, relaxation and renewal, it is also a great time to plan for the new year. Come to our first annual Faith Formation Share Fair to share your ideas with your peers in ministry and leave with some new ideas. The OEEC is offering four dates at four geographical locations to make this opportunity accessible for everyone. You are invited to attend the one closest to home or all four, if you choose.

To download a printable flyer, click here.
To register on-line, click here.
For more information, contact Miriam Hidalgo (Miriam.Hidalgo@aohct.org) or Kelly Henderschedt (Kelly.Henderschedt@aohct.org).

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Annual HOPES Dinner - All Are Invited!

The 40th Anniversary HOPES Dinner to support Catholic Schools will be on Monday October 16, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Please mark your calendars! Please contact Laura McCaffrey with any questions.


Catholic Scouting Training:

Catholic Religious Emblems Training for Cub, Boy, Venture and Sea Scout Leaders. Light of Christ, Parvuli Dei, Ad Altare Dei, Pope Pius and Adult Awards.
September 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield. $10.00 includes materials and refreshments. Please make checks out to OEEC.
To register go to https://goo.gl/forms/FbCylT4t7BNkrAbz1. For more information contact Jennifer at 860-242-5573 or Jennifer.McClintock@aohct.org


Boy Scout Chaplain Aide Training for All Faiths. For more information on the Chaplain Aide duties, go to www.scouting.org site. Unit Leaders are encouraged to have at least one scout from every unit trained. September 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. St. Thomas Seminary, Bloomfield. $10.00 includes materials and refreshments. Please make checks out to OEEC. To register go to https://goo.gl/forms/pGSsGmK5XqmDg1wp2. For more information contact Jennifer at 860-242-5573 or Jennifer.McClintock@aohct.org


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Horiz. w yr, w theme sm.jpg Save the date – NOVEMBER 4, 2017 - for our inaugural Archdiocesan Women’s Conference!

The day will feature keynote speakers Hallie Lord (Sirius XM’s The Catholic Channel radio personality) and Dr. Gloria Rodriguez (founder of AVANCE), breakout sessions with a variety of speakers, closing Mass with Archbishop Leonard P. Blair, and much more. Join us for a day of inspiration, spiritual nourishment, and sisterhood! More information to come – save the date now, and visit this page on our website for updates.