Working to provide solutions to social justice issues

Listening Campaign at St. Bridget, Manchester

September 04, 2015
In April, 2015, the Pastoral Council, Social Justice Ministry and the pastor, Fr Stephen Sledesky, initiated a listening campaign for the parish. He commissioned about 20 listeners to conduct 1-on-1 interviews with parishioners to give them a chance to talk about what they like, what concerns them, what they suggest,... Read More

St. Francis of Assisi Church in Middletown joins UACT

July 24, 2015
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Middletown recently joined United Action of Connecticut as its newest dues paying member. UACT Executive Director, Mark Kosnoff, was pleased to make the announcement. “I am really excited to have St. Francis join our organization”, said Kosnoff. “We have been trying for years to get a Middletown... Read More

UACT Receives Grant from CCHD

June 12, 2015
United Action of Connecticut received a $5,000 grant from the Catholic Campaign of Human Development for the Archdiocese of Hartford on June 12, 2015. In addition, CCHD awarded UACT another $5,000 via a Challenge Grant that is geared towards building relationships and organizing in the Central part of the State. UACT Executive Director, Mark... Read More

Sister Mary Jude Lazarus honored at UACT Justice Celebration

June 10, 2014
Sister Mary Jude Lazarus was honored by United Action Connecticut at it’s 8th Annual Justice Celebration on June 10th which was held at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Center in Middletown.  The multi-cultural event by the inter-faith organization not only paid tribute to the tireless Director of Hispanic Ministry for the Diocese of... Read More