Resources

From daily reads to planned journeys, discover a library designed to fulfill a diocesan community.

Marriage
Can Catholics get married outside a Catholic Church?
The short answer comes from the Code of Canon Law, the law that governs the Catholic Church. Canon 1118 states that: §1. A marriage between Catholics or between a Catholic… Read More
Reflections
Springtime. Finally.
We turned a corner here in Connecticut this weekend. No, we are still quarantined and still going to school virtually. That will likely continue for some time. We stay safe… Read More
Seasonal Resources
Watch Our Lenten Retreat: Falling Into Grace
In case you missed it, our recent webinar is now available to watch online! This one-hour webinar with Steve Angrisano was presented on March 26, 2020: Often, we can become… Read More
Great Reads
Pope says elderly people are a resource and a wealth
Speaking to the National Association of Senior Workers in December 2019, Pope Francis delivered the following address: Dear brothers and sisters, I am pleased to meet you on the occasion… Read More
Reflections
A Thought for the New Year
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
Reflections
Near Faith Experiences
All around us this season are near-faith experiences – experiences of other people’s faithfulness that challenge us to evaluate how we live our own lives. My friend, Marlene, lost her… Read More
Great Reads
Can You Say Hero?
Mr. Rogers has been the news lately. Though he’s been gone for years, his name keeps coming up because the new feature film, starring Tom Hanks, is a hit. Many… Read More
Reflections
Please, I want to see
This week in Luke’s Gospel, we hear the story of the man born blind. There it is, the great and powerful question that Jesus asks us all: “What do you… Read More
Great Reads
Helping Children Struggling with Anxiety
The National Institute of Mental Health and one of the world’s top anxiety researchers says that for most kids, feelings of worry won’t last, but for some, they will —… Read More
Seasonal Resources
Advent Poster 2019
The Leadership Institute creates a poster for Advent, Lent, and Summer. Our 2019 Advent Poster is ready! It includes 25 ways to use the season of Advent, with all its waiting… Read More
Great Reads
How Well Do You Know the Class of 2023?
How Well Do You Know the Freshman Class of 2023? Every year, the Mindset list is published about the incoming college freshman. It began as a project to prepare college… Read More

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