2017 Mass of Hope and Healing for Adult Survivors of Abuse as a Minor


2017 Mass of Hope and Healing for Adult Survivors of Abuse as a Minor

October 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
St. Anthony of Padua Church
149 S Pine Creek Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Erin Neil
(203) 650-3265

Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 11.35.58 AM2017 MASS OF HOPE AND HEALING


SUNDAY OCTOBER 29, 2017 2:00 P.M.

The Most Rev. Frank Caggiano, together with a planning committee of Survivors of Sexual Abuse as Minors by Priests, will hold a very special Mass for anyone who has been sexually abused as a minor and for others who have been impacted. The Mass will be held on October 29, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at St. Anthony of Padua Church located at 149 South Pine Creek Rd, Fairfield, CT. Light Refreshments will be served immediately following the Mass.

In addition, there are two upcoming gatherings at the Bridgeport Public Library at their North Branch located at 3455 Madison Ave, Bridgeport, CT. This is an opportunity to meet with fellow adult survivors of abuse as a minor together with the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator. You are important to us and we want to know how we may assist you in your journey towards healing.

Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.


Thursday June 1, 2017 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

If you are an adult survivor of abuse as a minor, and you would like to learn more about this Mass, the upcoming gatherings, and resources that are available in our Diocese, please contact one of our Victim Assistance Coordinators, Erin Neil, L.C.S.W., (203) 650-3265 or Michael Tintrup, L.C.S.W.  (203) 241-0987.



Resources offered through the U.S.C.C.B. Office of Child and Youth Protection.



Thank you for all that you do each day for the safety and protection of the children of our Diocese.