Celebration of Sacred Scripture is virtual this year!
The Biblical Roots of the Apostle’s Creed
All are Welcome! Free of Charge!
Saturday, March 6, 2021, 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. with a break from 2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Dr. Brian Schmisek, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Catholic Biblical School students in Years 2, 3 and 4 are required to register and attend as part of their studies this year.
Register Now! Virtual Women’s Conference
There are just two sessions left for the 2020 Women’s Conference. The next session will be held next Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Workshop: Breaking the Alabaster Jar: A Lenten Reflection
Presenter: Gail Bellucci, Coordinator for Parish Life, Archdiocese of Hartford
We will journey for a brief time with the mysterious woman of Bethany who anointed Jesus prior to his passion. What wisdom has she for us as we approach the reliving of Jesus’ suffering and death leading to the hope of Easter? Come and see!
Spiritual Breakout: God's Paintbrush Within Us - A Guided Meditation
Presentor: Noranne Wamester, Pastoral Associate and Director of Faith Formation, Incarnation Church, Wethersfield
From the very beginning of our existence, God gently held us and looked into our souls. Delighted with His creation, He took a paintbrush to accompany us as He wished to paint the moments of our lives, moments of grace, moments of challenge, moments of stress and moments of peace. Through the gift of guided meditation, we will journey to the depths of our souls and allow the hand of the Lord to become our Master Painter.
The Underground: Internet Safety Trainings for Kids & Parents
Since the pandemic started a year ago, there has been a significant uptick of kids being groomed online, some as young as 7 to 9 years old. An organization called The Underground
is sponsoring a round of Internet Safety Trainings for Kids & Parents. There will be four separate trainings, listed below. Scott Driscoll from Internet Safety Concepts
will be providing the training. Here are the APP Guides for parents listing some of the APPs being used to exploit children in both English
. Click here to download a flyer
to share with your families.
Thursday, March 18 at 6:30 p.m. for parents
Tuesday, March 23 at 6:30 p.m. for parents (Spanish version)
Wednesday, March 24 at 6 p.m. for students ages 10-12 years old
Thursday, March 25 at 6 p.m. for students ages 13-18 years old
New! Virtual Course in Basic Biblical Literacy
Making Sense of the Bible in the Catholic Tradition
is a six-week interactive opportunity to begin reading the Bible with greater understanding. Parishes and schools are invited to contact BJ Daly Horell to find out more: Catholic.Biblical.School@aohct.org
Please be sure to continue checking our Seasonal Resource Page
. This page is updated weekly and includes Lenten resources as well as information regarding upcoming feast days.
New items added to the Seasonal Resource Page this week:
Our Sunday Visitor (OSV) Innovation Grants
The OSV Institute for Catholic Innovation
is a dynamic extension of OSV
. OSV Institute is dedicated to inspiring and encouraging innovative and effective Church-related programs and activities helping Catholics fulfill their calling to discipleship. Take some time to reflect on an idea, inviting the Holy Spirit as your inspiration. As with anything, begin in prayer. In the application, you will be asked for a project description, intended audience and additional details. Consider developing your idea through conversations with friends, journaling or reviewing OSV Institute's Innovative Resources
. Applicants are competing for one of three $100,000 prizes.
Visit the FAQ
page for any questions you have or contact the OSV Institute here
or click here