Advent Lessons and Carols
All are welcome to join the seminarians of St. John Fisher Seminary, under the direction of Mr. David Hughes, for Lessons & Carols. It is a fitting way to prepare ourselves and our families for Our Lord's birth on Christmas. Light refreshments will follow.
Date: December 3, 2017
Place: St. Mary Church, Norwalk
If you are a single man between the ages of 18-35 and you think that Lord might be inviting you to the priesthood, please consider attending the annual Discernment Retreat with Bishop Caggiano.
Date: January 12-13, 2018
Place: St. John Fisher Seminary
Dates & Locations:
January 23, 2018 at the Bishop's Trumbull Residence
March 21, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church in Danbury
Join us at St. Pius X Church in Fairfield as those seminarians who have completed their study of philosophy officially become candidates for Holy Orders and prepare to begin theological studies at a major seminary faculty. This event is open to the public.
Date: April 22, 2018
Place: St. Pius X Church, 834 Brookside Dr. in Fairfield, CT
Time: 12 Noon
Celebrate with us the great occasion of Diaconal Ordination, where the candidate finally receives the sacrament of Holy Orders and enters the clerical state. As a deacon a man can begin reading the gospel during liturgy, preaching, and administering baptism. The deacon also has a special ministry to the poor and of service to the members of the Church. This event is open to the public.
Date: May 19, 2018
Place: St. Augustine Cathedral
The culmination of each year is the ordination of men to the Sacred Priesthood, in which they are conformed to Christ the High Priest and given the power to administer the sacraments, especially the Eucharist and Reconciliation. Please come and celebrate with the local church of Bridgeport this most sacred and joyous event.
Date: June 2, 2018
Place: St. Joseph Church, 8 Robinson Ave. in Danbury, CT