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The Season of Creating Positive & Sustainable Change
“Catholic Charities provided hope and happiness when I lost hope, when no one was going to help me with my situation." This is just one of the many thank you messages Catholic Charities has received from our clients. Our mission, of Providing Help and Creating Hope is followed ever...

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The Day and Our Community,  Making a Difference this Christmas!
Catholic Charities would like to thank The Day newspaper, and our very generous and caring community, for their outpouring of gifts, money, gift cards, clothing, toaster oven, toiletries, and much more, to help our family of 5, as part of the “Make a Difference” program.  Due to the...

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'Tis the Season to be Grateful
The act of reaching out and asking for a helping hand is difficult for many people to do. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich is here to help those who are in crisis and need assistance. The only way we are able to keep helping others is because of our supporters. We would not be in the position ...

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A Season of Giving

Posted on November 26, 2020 in: Catholic Charities News

A Season of Giving
‘Amen, I say to you, whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.’                                 ...

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A Blessing Benefiting Mothers in Need- Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women Hold Drive Through Layette
The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (NDCCW) held its annual layette on October 17th at St. Sebastian Church in Middletown Connecticut. The NDCCW has organized and held this layette for over 40 years in parishes throughout the diocese, due to the pandemic, this particul...

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Virtual  Group Pregnancy Services Begins!
If you are a parent-to-be, single mother, or parent of an infant one year and under, you can expect major challenges starting from before the child is born and throughout their infancy. Let’s not even talk about the challenges of raising adolescents, as that is a topic for another article. The...

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New Appointments Announced at Catholic Charities
Susan Connelly has been appointed Chief Operations Officer of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, Inc. by the Most Reverend Michael R. Cote.  Ms. Connelly joined Catholic Charities in 2016 as Finance Director. In January 2020, she oversaw the operations of the organization, as Interim Execu...

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Catholic Charities Welcomes Fr. Brian Maxwell
Catholic Charities is excited to announce a new addition to our team! Rev. Brian C. Maxwell has been appointed Outreach Coordinator for Catholic Charities by the Most Reverend Michael R. Cote.   Father Brian joins Catholic Charities as the Outreach Coordinator and will focus on building rela...

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Superheroes Always Wear Masks
I’ve always heard that real superheroes always wear masks. Recently, I had the experience of meeting my first real superhero. This was when eight-year-old Abby shyly walked through the doors of Catholic Charities. Accompanied by her mother, practicing social distancing, and wearing her mask, y...

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Thank You to our Sponsors!
Catholic Charities would like to express our deepest thanks and appreciation to all the sponsors and participants that made our 15th Annual Golf Tournament possible during these uncertain times. Over 73 golfers came together on September 16th at the Norwich Golf Course and enjoyed the weather, the c...

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Catholic Charities 15th Annual Golf Tournament, A Huge Success!
Catholic Charities held its 15th Annual Golf Tournament at the Norwich Golf Course, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and a great and safe time was had by all!  During this trying time of social distancing, we gratefully were able to hold a fun but safe event for all of our 73 participants. Bishop ...

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Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women & Catholic Charities Celebrates A 99 Year Partnership!
Catholic Charities can trace its beginning to a meeting of the New London branch of the Connecticut Council of Catholic Women in May of 1921. Mrs. Frank L. McGuire, president of the Council's New London branch presided over the meeting in which Rev. Matthew Judge, Diocesan Director of Catholic C...

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Catholic Charities and the CT National Guard; Working Together, Helping Our Communities
            By: Sindy Montalvo Catholic Charities would like to express our gratitude to Director William Hackett from the Connecticut Army National Guard Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection for the donation of pallets of bar ...

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Catholic Charities SNAP Enrollment Services
Catholic Charities SNAP Enrollment Services Catholic Charities can assist you with food stamp application and determination.  Please call any of our locations to make an appointment. Norwich 860-889-8346, New London 860-443-5328, Middletown 860-346-0060, and Willimantic 860-423-7065. &...

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Catholic Charities is 'An Island of Hope'
Catholic Charities is “An Island of Hope” to many these days who are dealing with the physical and financial effects of COVID-19. Catholic Charities provides a place of respite for our clients to weather the Covid-19 storm. The number of clients served by Catholic Charities throughout th...

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