Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced Fr. Edward R. Clifford has been appointed pastor of St. Joseph Parish (St. Joseph Church, Bridgton; St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Fryeburg) and St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish (St. Catherine of Sienna Church, Norway; Our Lady of Ransom Church, Mechanic Falls; St. Mary Church, Oxford) effective July 1, 2017. We wish him well in his new position.
Congratulations to Jean Paul Fortin who was inducted into the Franco American Hall of Fame this week at the Capitol Building as part of the annual Franco American observance by our State Legislature!!
My appreciation also goes to Gail Gould, Sr. Carol Martin, and Sarah Handy and all who helped prepare the children for Confirmation and First Eucharist this past weekend. Thanks also for the wonderful ceremony and reception in the school gym.
Congratulations to Fr. Joachim Van Thanh, former Parochial Vicar of St. Augustine Church, who is celebrating his 80th birthday on April 28 and his 50th anniversary of becoming a Priest on April 29. You can write to Fr. Thanh at 115H Birchwood Drive, Bristol, CT 06010
A big thanks to all who signed letters to Congress the last two weeks. 658 were put in the mail!!