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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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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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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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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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COVID-19 Coronavirus Update
To our valued supporters and clients,  We wanted to update you regarding Catholic Charities actions in response to the Corona (COVID-19) virus. Specifically, we are closely monitoring and following the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as that...

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Catholic Charities Cancels the 99th Anniversary “Hope Anchors the Soul” Gala
Due to the growing concern regarding the coronavirus and to protect our community, Catholic Charities is canceling the 99th Anniversary “Hope Anchors the Soul” Gala.  The Gala was to be held on April 18, 2020 at Mystic Yachting Center in Mystic, CT.  For those who have purchase...

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LOOKING FOR HELP FINDING EMPLOYMENT?
Let Catholic Charities help you create a resume, prepare for interviews and help you with job searching skills.  One-on-one classes are available and held by appointment only.   Classes take place in our Norwich, New London and Willimantic offices.   Norwich 331 Main Str...

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The Day Newspaper Delivers Help & Hope this Christmas
Providing Help, and Creating Hope this Christmas Season Thanks to The Day newspaper, and generous donations provided by the community, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich was able to “Make a Difference” and give a memorable Christmas to a family of six. The family has gone through ...

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St. Thomas More School Helping Those in Need This Christmas
                During this season of giving and sharing, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich would like to thank the students, faculty, and staff of St. Thomas Moore School for the generous donation of gift cards for ...

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Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Council 5633 Gives the Gift of Warmth
This December, the Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Council 5633 generously donated coats for boys, girls men and women who come to Catholic Charities in need. During this winter season, we see so many individuals and families who are struggling to meet their most basic needs. ...

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Catholic Charities & Chelsea Groton Foundation Helping Our Community
Last week, The Chelsea Groton Foundation awarded a $15,000 grant to Catholic Charities’ Intensive Case Management/ Emergency Basic Needs program which offers assistance with food, shelter, clothing, utilities, prescription assistance and emergency transportation to people in need.  The pr...

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