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Caseworkers Exemplify Compassionate Caring
At Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, we are blessed to have caring employees who go above and beyond what is expected of them. Nine of these are our case workers. Throughout the Diocese, in our four offices you will find these dedicated individuals, tirelessly striving to improve the lives of ...

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Help a Child - Fill a Backpack
Catholic Charities is collecting school supplies and backpacks for children who will be attending school over the summer and in the fall!  If you would like to help a child in need, please drop off items such as pens, folders, pencils, crayons, markers, notebooks, backpacks, rulers, glue sticks...

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Pregnancy and New Parent Programs a Success
The Virtual Pregnancy and New Parent Support Group has been in full-swing these past few months. Just recently one of our caseworkers had a support group turnout of nine parents. The Pregnancy and New Parent Program aims to bring together new mothers and fathers to create a safe space to connect and...

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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, Inc. Annual Report 2020
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich, Inc. Annual Report 2020 A year with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 brought many challenges and disrupted daily life for all of us. Individuals and families are struggling to survive. Our families, friends and neighbors became ill while others fou...

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Mohegan Sun Marketing Dept Brings A Bright Christmas Delight!
Mohegan Sun Marketing Dept. Delivers a Joyful Christmas Blessing! This Christmas was very jolly this year thanks to the generous donations from those in our community.  One such donor team was organized by Angie Shafer, Office Coordinator of Loyalty & Strategic Marketing.  Angie hel...

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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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A Season of Giving

Posted on October 19, 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.’ Mt 25:40 Among this tumultuous time of Covid-19, Catholic Charities is assisting anyone who comes to us in need. Although the giving season is year-round for us, it is that special time o...

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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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