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Its Time FORE Catholic Charities 17th Annual Golf Tournament
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich will be hosting its 17th Annual Golf Tournament on September 12, 2021, at Great Neck County Club in Waterford,  Registration begins at 11:00 am.  Kick off your day with an all-you-can-eat BBQ and an on-sight cigar roller.  Shotgun start at 12:...

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Heartfelt Donations Help Struggling Families
The Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (NDCCW) held its annual Layette on Saturday, June 11th at St. Joseph’s Church in Willimantic Connecticut. The NDCCW has organized and held this layette for over 40 years in parishes throughout the diocese.   As Covid restr...

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Catholic Charities Assisting Breast Milk Donors During Formula Shortage
With the current shortage of baby formula, more and more moms are considering donating their breast milk to Mothers' Milk Bank Northeast. The New London office of Catholic Charities is a Milk Bank Depot for moms wishing to make a lifesaving donation. Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast, a...

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Social Media Volunteer Intern Opportunity
Looking for an opportunity to give something back to your community or maybe you just want to make a difference to the people around you?  Want to build your social media resume?  Catholic Charities has the perfect volunteer opportunity available for someone with social media exp...

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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 Middletown Office Has a New Location!
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich is excited to announce that the  Middletown office has relocated inside the Amazing Grace Food Pantry located at 16 Stack Street in Middletown.  This partnership will enable Catholic Charities to fulfill its mission to respond to Christ’s call t...

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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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Deacon Ronald Blank Gives the Gift of Hope
The staff at Catholic Charities would like to extend our most sincere sympathy to the family of Deacon Ronald Blank.  Deacon Blank served on our Advisory Board in Middletown and was a valued member of the Catholic Charities family.  In his death, Deacon Blank remembered Catholic Chariti...

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Catholic Charities Achieves Reaccreditation!
The team at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Norwich has achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). In a portion of a letter received from Jody Levinson-Johnson, President and CEO of the Council on Accreditation stated “Congratulations! On behal...

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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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Ways to Help Families in Need!

Posted on September 29, 2021

Ways to Help Families in Need!
Catholic Charities has been assisting struggling families for 100 years!  In FY 21 we have provided over 1,000 infant and toddler services to families in our neighborhoods. Can you help us - help those families who are facing increased hardship during this challenging time? We are in dire need ...

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Catholic Charities 16th Annual Golf Tournament Recap
By Sally Velcofsky Catholic Charities wrapped up another successful Golf Tournament at Great Neck Country Club on September 13th, 2021.  We were blessed with a beautiful day to host 92 golfers, including Bishop Michael Cote, Monsignor Les Janik, and Father Kevin Reilly of St. Patrick’s...

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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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