“Oh, What a Night!”

Michael LaBella, recipient of the 2018 Leadership Award, was congratulated by Charles Chiusano (L), Chairman of the Board, and Helen Burland (R), Executive Director. 

The Annual “Joy and Gratitude” Dinner on June 10th at Fairfield University was hugely successful, attracting nearly 300 guests and raising over $300,000 in much-needed support for Center programs.

Graduation 2018

Natalie with Brian Farrell (L), Director of Education and Dr. Steve Cheeseman (R) Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of Bridgeport

“You are the light of the world…
your light must shine before others.” Matthew 5

June 12th was a special day for 2018 Saint Catherine Academy graduate Natalie Massaro and her family.

Helen Burland Receives the McGivney Award

PLANTSVILLE – The Forty-Third Annual Connecticut State Council of the Knights of Columbus Venerable Father Michael McGivney Award was presented to Helen Burland, Executive Director of Saint Catherine Center for Special Needs on March 25 at the AquaTurf Club in Plantsville, CT.  

Established in 1975 by the Connecticut Sate Council to honor the ideals of the Order’s founder, Venerable Father McGivney,

St. Catherine Students Shine A Light

December 22, 2017 Fairfield County Catholic

FAIRFIELD—“What a remarkable experience of faith!” said Bishop Frank J. Caggiano at the end of this year’s St. Catherine Academy Christmas Pageant.

“Now I can say it’s really the beginning of the Christmas Season in our diocese!” said the bishop to the more than 200 people who turned out for

Chihuly: Organic Shapes and Brilliant Colors



— Fairfield — This year the students are studying the American glass sculptor, Dale Chihuly, as part of their art curriculum. Inspired by the recent exhibition at the New York Botanical Gardens, Mrs. Barber, our art teacher introduced Chihuly to the students by showing them a glass globe with infused colors. Chihuly’s works are considered to possess outstanding artistic merit in