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Parish celebrating 125 years

NAUGATUCK — On Nov. 30, 1890, after nearly seven years of construction, Naugatuck Catholics finally had a church to call home. Now, 125 years later, the St. Francis Church parish…


Church to celebrate feast in new hall

NAUGATUCK — St. Francis of Assisi Church will welcome the community to its new parish hall with a celebration. The church is hosting a two-day celebration of the Feast of…

Archbishop Henry Mansell of Hartford addresses the parish of St. Francis Church in Naugatuck during a rededication ceremony for the church hall Oct. 2 as Father John Kuzhikottayil looks on. –LUKE MARSHALL

Archbishop blesses restored church hall

NAUGATUCK — Fourteen months after rising waters from a flash flood destroyed St. Francis Church’s Donahue Hall, the newly renovated church hall was christened with a special blessing. Archbishop Henry…

Over 5 feet of water flooded the basement of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Naugatuck in August leaving the basement muddy and destroyed. –FILE PHOTO

Church looking to raise laughs and funds

NAUGATUCK — St. Francis of Assisi Church is hosting a comedy night to help it recover from an act of God. A silent auction, dinner and night of comedy is…

St. Francis Church conducting survey

NAUGATUCK — St. Francis of Assisi Church’s Strategic Planning Committee announced it is conducting a survey of its active and former parishioners. The committee is seeking current views on the…