Faith & Service News

Fr. Dolan conducted ceremony for Sergeant Brian Mohl who passed away in line of duty.

Sgt. Brian Mohl, who lost his life in the line of duty, was honored with a funeral held at Hartford’s Xfinity Center in the North Meadows. His state police cruiser was swept away in a flash flood caused by Hurricane Ida. Over 3,000 police officers attended the ceremony conducted by Northwest Catholic President, Fr. Dolan.

Pictured serving at the funeral left to right: Cross bearer: Gary Dragone, book bearer: Tammy Hewitt, Connecticut State Police Chaplain: Fr. Michael J. Dolan, Northwest Catholic students Matt and Sean Maguire serving as acolytes and Rev. John Revell, chaplain.

Margaret Price Earns First Place in Essay Contest

Congratulations to Margaret Price '21 for winning First Place in the National Faith and Blue Weekend Essay Contest!

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Students send Christmas cards to hospitals and nursing homes

Close to 500 cards were signed by students, all with personalized messages, some even in Spanish, and were mailed to veterans hospitals in Rocky Hill and West Haven. Cards were also sent to residents and healthcare workers at Parkville Care Center, Park Hill Manor, McLean Home, Arbor Rose, Jerome Home, Grandview Rehab and Health Care, and St. Mary Home.

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Student Council Donates $500 to Manna Meals

Northwest Catholic Student Government donates monies left by cancelled spring events to Manna Meals, a program to feed those with food insecurity.

Northwest Catholic Student Volunteers

Caroline Rutenberg volunteered at Foodshare this week, sorting through food, water, and supplies to be distributed to families in need during this challenging time.

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Link Crew Learns about the Power of Hello

Enjoy this window into one sweet and simple Virtual Link Club meeting. The Power of Hello is real.

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Virtual Global Awareness Club Waits for Cans

If you do not go to the supermarket or redemption center during social distancing, and if you have the room, you may keep your cans and bottles and donate them to us once we are able to return to our school.

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Social Distancing while Serving

NWC Director of Campus Ministry Chris Haddad and his sons lent a hand at the St. Joseph Cathedral Food Pantry this week. The pantry allowed only one family in at a time to work, then let only one family in at a time in to gather food. It was a long but important process.

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Hartford Courant at Ash Wednesday Mass

Northwest Catholic was delighted to welcome Hartford Courant photographer Kassi Jackson to Mass on Ash Wednesday. The Northwest Catholic community gathered in the Rice Auditorium for the special service that marked the beginning of Lent.

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