Fairfield 375th Food Drive

On Saturday, April 26th from 8 am - 4 pm & Sunday, April 27th from 8 am - 3 pm, a Food Drive will be held at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. The Thomas Merton Center will be one of the beneficiaries from this town-wide event. Visit www.ffldfooddrive375.org for more details.


Event Details

2014 Catholic Charities / AETNA Golf Classic & Lobster Fest SPONSORSHIP

On June 30, 2014, Catholic Charites & AETNA are hosting the 2014 Golf Classic & Lobster Fest. It is the single most important fundraising event for the agency as it raises revenue for ALL of the program services we provide. In order to make the event a true success, the planning committee is seeking sponsors at ALL levels. Please review the attached sponsorship materials and let us know how  you can help make a difference. We can also customize a package to suit your corporate needs. For more information, please contact Amy Zajac at azajac@ccfc-ct.org or (203) 416-1336.


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2014 Catholic Charities / AETNA Golf Classic & Lobster Fest REGISTRATION

On June 30th, 2014, Catholic Charities & AETNA are hosting the 2014 Golf Classic & Lobster Fest to benefit ALL program services provided by Catholic Charities. Your registration includes 18 holes of golf ( best ball format including cart), lunch, cocktail hour, open bar, and a New England Lobster Fest. The event will take place at Shorehaven Golf Club in Norwalk overlooking the Long Island Sound. Register here for individual golfers and foursomes, but additional sponsorship opportunities are available above to increase the benefits of your package. For those who don't golf but want to join the party, see details below to attend the post- golf Lobster Fest.


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2014 Catholic Charities / AETNA Lobster Fest

Don't golf? That's fine! We wouldn't want you to miss out on the fun. Join us for the post-golf festivities at the 2014 Catholic Charities/AETNA Lobster Fest. Join us for an open bar cocktail hour at 5PM where you will be greeted by our Honorary Event Chairman, Bishop Frank Caggiano. Then enjoy a full New England Lobster Bake where you can bid on our  exciting live auction prizes or take a chance in our expansive raffle while basking in the view of the Long Island Sound. What a great way to start your summer! The cost per person is only $125.


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SAVE THE DATE - Merton Celebrity Breakfast

On Thursday, May 22, 2014, Catholic Charities will host a Celebrity Breakfast to benefit the Thomas Merton Center. The event will take place at the Holiday Inn in Downtown Bridgeport from 7:30-9:00 AM and will feature guest speaker Cindi Bigelow.

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Catholic Charities of Fairfield County


Over the last 95 years, Catholic Charities has grown to be one of the largest private family service agencies in Fairfield County.


It has been our privilege and mission to serve the most vulnerable in our communities through programs which alleviate hunger, support the elderly and those with physical and mental health challenges, provide safe care for children and safe haven for the homeless, and deliver fair and just services to immigrants, all without regard to age, race, religion, or ability to pay.


We don’t do what we do for Catholics; we do what we do because we are Catholic.




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2014 Merton Center Celebrity Breakfast is Coming!



     Our 20th Annual Celebrity Breakfast is set for Thursday, May 22 from 7:30am-9am at the Holiday Inn on Main Street here in Bridgeport.

      Our keynote speaker this year is Cindi Bigelow. Cindi is the 3rd generation President & CEO of family-owned Bigelow Tea, the US market leader of specialty teas. She holds a BS degree from Boston College, an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, and an Honorary Doctorate from University of New Haven.  Socially- and community-minded, she frequently makes appearances speaking to students and industry leaders, sharing insights on business ethics and career development, and has received numerous awards for her years of community service.


     We hope you can join us! For more information, please call the Merton Center at 203-367-9036 ext. 15.

Channel 12 News Announces Hometown Hero

Catholic Charities Board Member Bill Tommins


Catholic Charities Assists With the Annual Homeless Count


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Norwalk's 21st Annual Mayor's Ball Benefit's Room to Grow Preschool


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hear how the proceeds will impact Room to Grow Preschool.


AmeriCares Free Mobile Clinic Now Making Regular Stop at

New Covenant House of Hospitality


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Thomas Merton Center Sees Higher Demand As Temperatures Drop

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St. Augustine Awards


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Danbury Celebrity Breakfast


Rudy Guiliani reflects on Monsignor Bob Weiss' response to the Tragedy in Sandy Hook.

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Morning Glory Grand Opening


The latest edition of Fairfield County Catholic features and article about our Morning Glory program.

The article is on page 6. Click here for the full edition.



Catholic Charities Receives Grant

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Family Loan Program Helps Make Dreams Comes True!


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Needed Now More Than Ever - Our Homeless Outreach Team!


Michele Conderino, 34, of Bethel, left, Director of Homeless Services at Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, talks with Teresa and Ron Mace on Kennedy Avenue in Danbury, Conn., Thursday, August 1, 2013. Photo: Carol Kaliff / The News-Times

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Morning Glory and Homeless Outreach relocate!!!


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Catholic Charities Aetna Golf Classic is the largest ever!

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