Christians of the Holy Land

The challenges created both by the COVID-19 pandemic and recent hostilities between Israel and the Gaza territory have created a dire situation for many Christians who live and work in the Holy Land. More specifically, many Christians make their livelihood in woodworking, creating statues that are sold to tourists who...

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Welcome 2021!

By the grace of God we start yet another year – 2021! We thank God that, despite 2020 being a tough year, we are still alive and able to see a new year. This year due to COVID-19, there will not be any big public ceremonies and parties to welcome...

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Thank You… Thank You… Thank You!

Dear St. Mark Parish family, At the very beginning I would like to tell you that I am speaking for all the clergy of St. Mark Parish. Saint Mother Theresa says: “Where there is love, there is God”. This is the feeling we got in this morning’s event. We love...

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Food Drive for Greater Bridgeport Community

Dear St. Mark family, I hope this finds you and your families healthy and coping well in this strange and depressing environment. During these unprecedented times many of you are struggling in every imaginable way. But in spite of that you have been very supportive of our parish by mailing...

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Pastor’s Letter Regarding the Suspension of Mass

Dear St. Mark parish family, As we continue to hunker down, hope you and you families are doing well! It has been over a month since our Masses were suspended. Fr. Russ, our Deacons and I continue to celebrate Sunday and Weekday Masses and pray for you and your loved...

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Easter Message 2020

“Peace be with you” (John 20:19) Dear brothers and sisters in the Risen Lord, Happy Easter! Saint John, who was an eye witness of the Risen Lord, writes in his Gospel: “On the evening of that first day of the week, when the doors were locked, where the disciples were, for fear...

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Pastoral Letter to St. Mark Parishioners

My dear friends, I hope you and your families are doing well! As the spread of Coronavirus continues taking many lives with it and more and more people getting infected, our stress on all levels also skyrockets. I had the opportunity to get in touch with some of you and...

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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Dear friends, During the COVID-19 pandemic as the faithful are not able to attend Mass and receive the Lord in the Eucharist, many are concerned about how they will receive spiritual nourishment. With this regard there are some common questions which Bishop Caggiano answers in one of his email to...

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