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Pastoral Letters from the Bishop

Easter Message 2021, Bishop Michael R. Cote, DD
Diocese of Norwich Office of the Bishop 201 Broadway Norwich, Connecticut  06360 (860) 887-9294   Easter Message, 2021 “The two recounted what had taken place on the way and how He was made known to them in the breaking of the bread.” Luke 24:35 Dear Brot...

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Lenten Pastoral

Posted on February 23, 2021 in: Pastoral Letters from the Bishop

Lenten Pastoral
Diocese of Norwich Office of the Bishop 201 Broadway Norwich, Connecticut  06360 (860) 887-9294   Lenten Message, 2021 “And your Father who sees what is hidden will repay you.” Matthew 6:18 Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, In the Gospel reading of...

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Pro-Life Pastoral
Diocese of Norwich Office of the Bishop 201 Broadway Norwich, Connecticut  06360 (860) 887-9294   January 4, 2021 Pro-Life Pastoral To be read at all Masses or published in the parish bulletin on the weekend of January 16-17, 2021. My dear sisters and brothers in C...

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National Vocation Awareness Week
Diocese of Norwich Office of the Bishop 201 Broadway Norwich, Connecticut  06360 (860) 887-9294 October 27, 2020 (To be read at all Masses or reprinted in the parish bulletin on the weekend of October 31-November 1, 2020.) My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, A blessed Al...

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Discover Catholic Schools Week, November 2020
Diocese of Norwich Office of the Bishop 201 Broadway Norwich, Connecticut  06360 (860) 887-9294 October 15, 2020 (To be read at all Masses or reprinted in the parish bulletin on the weekend of October 31-November 1, 2020.) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Discover Cathol...

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 “Respect Life Month” 2020 and the 25th Anniversary of The Gospel of Life
 “Respect Life Month” 2020 and the 25th Anniversary of The Gospel of Life One year ago, even before the unthinkable effects of the pandemic and the social unrest and division that we are now witnessing, a piece in the New York Times stated: “The world we live in now is one ...

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Respect Life Sunday, October 3/4
English Spanish Diocese of Norwich Office of the Bishop 201 Broadway Norwich, Connecticut  06360 (860) 887-9294 September 24, 2020 To be read at all Masses or published in the parish bulletin on Respect Life Sunday, the weekend of October 3 & 4, 2020. ...

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Easter Message 2020, Bishop Michael R. Cote, DD
“For they did not yet understand the Scripture that he had to rise from the dead.” John 20:9 Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Risen Lord, The passage from the Gospel of John cited above is the last verse proclaimed in the Gospel for the Mass of Easter Day. It speaks to us of a very...

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