CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
News and Stories
Last year, members of Temple Sinai synagogue in Stamford held a Christmas Day lunch at the New Covenant Center on the city’s West Side on a rainy day amid a global pandemic.
When Lucille Souza was a high school freshman in Burbank, Calif., the idea crossed her mind that maybe, just maybe, she might be called to the religious life. Her parents, who were immigrants from Portugal, worked hard to make a good life for their family, and they sent her to a school run by Mother Cabrini’s Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
BRIDGEPORT — An interfaith partnership will on Saturday feed 2,500 families struggling through the holidays.
Thank you for all the gifts you have provided to our neighbors in need throughout 2021! Your gift was a hand-up, not a hand-out. We look forward to working with you in 2022! Click to view our Holiday Card!
Mental health and a sense of wellbeing are all about connections, says Richard Madwid, MS, LPC, LADC, CCS, director of Behavioral Health Services for Catholic Charities of Fairfield County.
He says the COVID-19 crisis has disrupted connections between friends, family and the larger community. As a result, over the past two years Catholic Charities has seen a dramatic increase in requests for counseling and mental health services for conditions ranging from anxiety and depression to domestic violence and substance abuse.
The 2021 Danbury Celebrity Breakfast featuring guest speaker Dr. John Murphy, CEO of Nuvance Health.
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County Participates in ‘Purple Thursday’ to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence
Staff from all programs of Catholic Charities Fairfield County participated in “Purple Thursday” on October 21st, 2021. Purple Thursday is a national day of action each October during Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Take a look at our Fall 2021 'Hopeful Happenings' Newsletter and learn about new updates from our programs!