On the afternoon of January 9th, 11 priests from the Diocese of Bridgeport all from Deanery G joined the staff at New Covenant Center in preparing and serving a full meal to 67 guests. They also help sort and stock vegetables and produce in the food pantry, and assisted over 40 women who were shopping in the pantry.
“It was just great! They have exceptional staff at New Covenant Center, who perform incredibly every day, led by their Executive Director, John Gutman, as well as Al Barber and the team at Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, who everyday care for the poor and hungry. Thanks to all of our priests. ” Msgr. Walter C. Orlowski, Pastor of St. Matthew Church in Norwalk.
Participating in this event were the following: Msgr. Walter C. Orlowski, Pastor, St. Matthew Church and Dean of Deanery G; Fr. Juan Gabriel Acosta, Pastor, St. Ladislaus Church; Fr. Sudhir D’Souza, Pastor, St. Philip Roman Catholic Church; Fr. Robert Kinnally, Pastor, St. Aloysius Parish; Fr. Christopher Perrella, Parochial Vicar, St. John Parish, Darien; Fr. Tomi Thomas, Parochial Vicar, St. Matthew Church; Fr. Paul Murphy, Pastor, St. Thomas More Parish, Darien; Fr. Paul Sankar, Chaplain-Norwalk Hospital, St. Thomas Aquinas; Fr. Rojin Mammachan, Parochial Vicar, St. Jerome Norwalk; Fr. Richard Cipolla, Pastor, St. Mary Church, Norwalk; and Fr. David Blanchfield, Pastor, St. Jerome Norwalk