Listening Sessions with Bishop Caggiano

Between May 5, 2014 and June 21, 2014 Bishop Frank Caggiano met with various groups of the Faithful of the Diocese of Bridgeport  at the Listening Sessions.  The purpose of these sessions was to hear the concerns, comments and suggestions of the Faithful pertaining to the Diocese of Bridgeport.  Here are the questions used at the Listening Sessions:

  1. The strengths of the diocesan ministries are…
  2. I would like to see the new diocesan outreach in…
  3. The diocese should improve the ministry by…

The meetings were conducted in five vicariates of the diocese as well as with the Youth and the Hispanic Community. Here are the dates and locations of these meetings:

  1. Monday     May 5 at 7:30 PM – Vicariate I  – Trinity High School, Stamford                       
  2. Friday        May 16 at 7:30 PM – Vicariate II  – St. Aloysius, New Canaan                                   
  3. Saturday    May 17 at 1:30 PM – Youth Listening Session Notre Dame High School, Fairfield   
  4. Monday     June 2 at 7:30 PM – Vicariate III  – St. Thomas, Fairfield   
  5. Sunday       June 8 at 5:00 PM  – Spanish Community The Catholic Center (in Spanish)
  6. Tuesday     June 17 at 7:30 PM – Vicariate IV  – St. Catherine, Trumbull                                 
  7. Saturday    June 21 at 1:00 PM – Vicariate V  – Immaculate High School, Danbury

(Please consult the list of parishes in each vicariate: Vicariate List by Parish)

The following are the summary points of each of these sessions as well as audio recordings.

SUMMARIES of the Listening Sessions:

Vicariate I Synod Listening Session          – Audio Recording: Click Here

Vicariate II Synod Listening Session        – Audio Recording: Click Here

Vicariate III Synod Listening Session       – Audio Recording: Click Here

Youth Synod Listening Session                  – Audio Recording: Click Here

Spanish Listening Session                           – Audio Recording: Click Here

Vicariate IV Synod Listening Session        – Audio Recording: Click Here

Vicariate V Synod Listening Session         – Audio Recording: Click Here

Synod Commission Report on Listening Sessions and Online Forms (Input collection): PDF  file CLICK HERE

Read article about the Vespers HERE

Bishop announces 4 topics of the Synod.  Read: CLICK HERE  or  View YouTube:  CLICK HERE