The new location of the Thomas Merton Family Center held its grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday. The newly built center aims to provide essential services to the homeless and working poor including hot meals, health care and job training.
The dedication of the new Thomas Merton Family Center in Bridgeport was an occasion to celebrate Catholic social service, charitable giving, and the power of partnering with other health and social service providers to serve the most vulnerable in the Greater Bridgeport area.
New Covenant Center held its annual Thanksgiving Day lunch on Thursday afternoon in Stamford. Over 35 volunteers from St. Leo Parish prepared and served the meal.
New Covenant Center, a program of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, had volunteers collecting food at LaRocca’s Country Market on Old Long Ridge Road in Stamford.
Catholic Charities has announced that it will name the dining hall of the new Thomas Merton Family Center for Father Charles Allen, SJ, longtime assistant to the president of Fairfield University, and friend of Merton Center.
The Thomas Merton Center, announced that it will open a new community center this winter.