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October 4th, 2015

Guide to Wolcott Churches

by Christopher O'Brien

Wolcott has several faith communities and opportunities for worship. Residents are invited to attend services in town and become active in their faith communities. The town has a history of communal service to all residents through eccumenical services that are held on the Green from time to time. For instance, at 1 pm this Sunday, October 4th there will be a Blessing of the Animals. (Must be vaccinated and on leashes!).

 

Here are links to each of Wolcott’s Church community websites:

St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church     website  bulletin

St. Pius X Catholic Church   website  bulletin

Wolcott Congregational Church   website

All Saints Episcopal Church   website  monthly newsletter

Christ Church    website

Wolcott Community Bible Church   website

 

November 8th, 2013

Pope Appoints New Bishop to Lead Hartford Archdiocese

by Christopher O'Brien
Toledo Bishop Leonard Blair and Hartford Archbishop Henry Mansell | Photo: Christine Stuart

Toledo Bishop Leonard Blair and Hartford Archbishop Henry Mansell | Photo: Christine Stuart

By Chrstine Stuart | CTNewsJunkie

He joked that he didn’t campaign for the position, but Toledo Bishop Leonard P. Blair said he happened to be in Rome when he learned he was being named Archbishop of Hartford and was able to thank Pope Francis in person.

“I asked for his blessing on the church in both Hartford and Toledo,” Blair said at a press conference last week.

Blair, 64, will be installed on Dec. 16 as the fifth archbishop of the Hartford Catholic Diocese. He succeeds Archbishop Henry J. Mansell, 76, who served the diocese for 10 years and is past the mandatory retirement age of 75.

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