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Forward in Faith

Dear Friends in Christ:

Many people have been asking me when the Annual Family Commitment is going to take place this year. The answer is—it is not. Each year I am inspired by the generosity of our parishioners to the Annual Family Commitment and helping our parish to address very real needs that impact us all. Thank you for your support of your parish family!

So, why are we not having an Annual Family Commitment this year? Because we are participating in the Forward with Faith campaign partnering with the Hartford Bishops’ Foundation. So let me provide you with some background information as we begin this process here in our parish.

Founded in 2016, The Hartford Bishops’ Foundation, Inc. (HBF) is a 501(c)(3) forward-thinking nonprofit dedicated to advancing the mission of the Archdiocese of Hartford. This is achieved by supporting the Church’s mission within the wider context of the spiritual, social, and material well-being of everyone in the Hartford, Litchfield and New Haven counties. HBF is dedicated to advancing the mission of the Archdiocese of Hartford by encouraging philanthropy and strategically investing in parishes, schools, ministries, and services that are integral to the Archdiocese’s vibrancy and long-