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Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich: Key Dates and Milestones of the 2020s
Our History Continues . . . 2020 Susan Connelly was named Interim Executive Director on February 19th  while continuing as Finance Director following Edward Tessman’s resignation as Executive Director on January 30th. Catholic Charities Senior Management Team met to decide ho...

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich: Key Dates and Milestones of the 2010s
Our History Continues . . .  2010 Catholic Charities established a diocesan connection with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., an entity established by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. New office space was dedicated June 3  in New London. Bishop Cote bl...

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich: Key Dates and Milestones of the 2000s
Our History Continues . . .   2000 Great Jubilee Year Catholic Charities Donors and Benefactors are remembered during the January 1 Jubilee Mass celebrated by Bishop Hart at St. Mary Mother of the Redeemer Church, Groton. In May, Bishop Hart dedicated the new offices of Catho...

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich: Key Dates and Milestones of the 1990s
Our History Continues . . .   1990 Bishop Reilly began the first Diocesan Synod. Parish delegates, clergy and advisors participated in sessions and submitted their proposals to Bishop Reilly in 1992. He formally promulgated them May 30, 1993. Among these was implementing the sacredness...

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich: Key Dates and Milestones of the 1970s and 1980s
Our History Continues . . .   1970s Bishop Hines retired as Bishop of Norwich on June 17, 1975. Monsignor Daniel P. Reilly, Vicar General of the Diocese of Providence, R.I., was named Bishop. August 6, 1975, Bishop Daniel P. Reilly was ordained Bishop and installed as Bishop of Norw...

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Catholic Charities Diocese of Norwich: Key Dates and Milestones of the 1950s and 1960s
Our History Continues . . .   1950s Aug. 6, 1953, Pope Pius XII established the Diocese of Norwich with Bishop Bernard J. Flanagan as bishop. The jurisdiction of the Diocese included the four counties in Eastern Connecticut: New London, Norwich, Middlesex, Tolland, and Fishers Island, ...

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Catholic Charities Celebrates 100 Years-Key Dates and Milestones of the 1930s & 1940s
Our History Continues . . .   1930  The Great Depression and World War II presented new challenges and District Offices were established in Middletown and Norwich. New London District board members were instrumental in establishing the Council of Social Agencies, which evolved int...

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Catholic Charities Celebrates 100 Years-The Beginning
A Beginning Rooted in Faith ~ The First Decade ~ The story of Catholic Charities begins with the first words of the Gospel of St. John. “The Word was made flesh and lived among us.” Each day, month, generation and century is marked by the reality of those words. All who ser...

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