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Courageous Nonviolence Leadership – March 10, 2018   

Let us dedicate ourselves to becoming nonviolent people

and building nonviolent communities!

“Everyone can be an artisan of Peace,” Pope Francis

 

Courageous Nonviolence Leadership Pope Francis encourages us to nonviolence, in imitation of Jesus. To help us develop that element of our spirituality, we invite you to a workshop, a dynamic one-day introduction to Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation.

Now is the perfect time to attend this training facilitated by the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence.


WHEN:       Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9:00am- 3:30pm

WHERE:     St. Bridget Cafeteria, 80 Main St., Manchester

Cost:          $20. --- Includes lunch


Based on the nonviolence philosophy and methodology of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this workshop will provide participants with strategies to address conflict in all of its forms.


The workshop includes:

  •       interactive exercises in applying the Six Principles of    Nonviolence to a broad spectrum
  •           of individual, group, institutional and systemic conflicts,
  •       analysis of Dr. Martin Luther King’s writing and its relation to Catholic Social Teaching,
  •       documentary film footage of nonviolent campaigns,
  •      an overview of conflict analysis and management.

To register please contact Suzanne Ryan 860-716-3913!



MONDAYS DURING LENT

The Archdiocese of Hartford will once again sponsor its Lenten Confession Campaign. Like in previous years, MONDAY will be “confession day” in parishes throughout the Archdiocese, beginning Monday, 2/19.
Visit ConfessionMondays.com to check for church locations and times near you. The website will also provide information on how to go to confession.
The door of faith is always open. This Lenten season experience God’s love, mercy, and forgiveness.


WELCOME A NEW LEADER OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Allison Fusaro is a new Leader of Religious Education in Parish of Saint Teresa of Calcutta. we welcome her in our Community.

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PLEASE NOTE !

Offertory and any other donation checks should still be made payable to either St. Bridget Church or St. Bartholomew Church. Beginning January 1, 2018 checks should be made payable to Parish of St. Teresa of Calcutta.


LATEST FROM PASTORAL PLANNING

"Stewards For Tomorrow" summary  (pdf)

Notes from March 28 parish meeting  (pdf)



FAITH AND EDUCATION


RELIGIOUS EDUCATION/CONFIRMATION REGISTRATION 2017-2018

Register online for all grades, or download separate paper registration forms for Religious Education (pre-K - 8) and Confirmation (grades 9-12).