The Challenge is on!

The Leadership Institute of the Diocese of Bridgeport is pleased to introduce the Family Bible Challenge. Our goal in the first season is to provide 1,000 families with up to two Bibles, a weekly reflection, and access to videos introducing each book of the Bible, trivia questions, and other resources.

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The Challenge is on!

The Leadership Institute of the Diocese of Bridgeport is pleased to introduce the Family Bible Challenge. Our goal in the first season is to provide 1,000 families with up to two Bibles, a weekly reflection, and access to videos introducing each book of the Bible, trivia questions, and other resources.

Accept the Challenge

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Featured Resources

From daily reads to planned journeys, discover a library designed to fulfill a diocesan community of all ages with catechesis and spiritual nourishment.

Liturgical Ministries
Lift Up Your Hearts
Looking for a way to liven your Sunday liturgical experience this Lent? Spiritandsong.com is a virtual faith community, a place where Christians of all ages can experience faith-building music, online prayers,… Read More
Seasonal Resources
Lenten Resources
This Lent, why not let us do the heavy lifting and provide you with a plethora of resources from across the web to make your Lenten load a little lighter.… Read More
Great Reads
Why the Catholic Church needs a Eucharistic response to the sex abuse scandals
From America Magazine – Catholics encounter the Body of Christ directly in the bread and wine of the Eucharist. What we have here is not an inert cosmic substance that… Read More
Early Adolescence
Raising Kids Who Care
How do you raise kids who care? Education professor William Damon says that one of the first and most important steps in raising moral children is to nurture their ability… Read More
Early Adolescence
Apps Parents Should Know
Pop quiz: What is Voxer? If you’re scratching your head, it’s time to read up on the trendy new social media apps kids are using. Friending your child on Facebook… Read More
Liturgical Ministries
Altar Server Resources
Since formation for Altar Servers happens at the local level, we thought we would put together a collection of resources parishes could use when creating a manual or list of… Read More
Seniors
Actor Rob Lowe: Don't Underestimate the Stress Caregivers Face
Forty million Americans work as an unpaid family caregiver. The mental, physical and emotional stress they face is overwhelming. It’s time to help. Actor Rob Lowe, who cared for his… Read More
Reflections
A New Year Thought
I’m sorry…I didn’t mean it I take it back Strike it from the record What is as irreversible as murder, violates its victims more than theft, is as deadly as… Read More

Family Movie Night

Saint John Paul II said the family is "the church in miniature." To help families spend time together and share common experiences, The Leadership Institute provides recommendations for Family Movie Night. Each week, a new movie recommendation and explanation is available for your consideration. Enjoy the show!

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Upcoming Events

The Leadership Institute offers formation opportunities for all ages - from high school retreats and young adult meet-ups to leadership conferences, weekend workshops, and more.

Friday, April 05, 2019
Pedro Rubalcava viene a la diócesis
Pedro Rubalcava es un clínico, compositor e intérprete bilingüe / bicultural conocido a nivel nacional con experiencia en varios estilos musicales. Pedro se dedica a buscar y crear experiencias de… Read More
Sunday, June 23, 2019
SHU Journey: Summer Theological Institute for High School Youth
A Lilly Endowment Summer Theological Institute for High School Youth June 23, 2019 – June 28, 2019 ‌‌SHU Journey is an extraordinary six day residential summer experience of faith education,… Read More
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Holy Land Pilgrimage 2019
UPDATE! Our pilgrimage has been rescheduled. Instead of traveling this upcoming March, our pilgrimage will take place in July 2019. Be sure to check the post below to see the… Read More
Monday, September 14, 2020
Oberammergau 2020
Join Bishop Caggiano and The Leadership Institute for an 11-day journey through Eastern Europe, featuring the 2020 Passion Play in Oberammergau. The villagers of Oberammergau first performed the play in 1634… Read More

Everyday Leadership

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Formation is a conscious education of the mind and spirt. Formation builds creativity and self-discovery and deepens our relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Ministry with Seniors

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Religion in Society

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