Sacred Heart presents the world music festival


Trinity Episcopal Church in Southport is hosting a service honoring the hidden toll many servicemen have paid over the years. It will be at 6 p.m. on November 11 at 651 Pequot Ave.

The service, “Mental Trauma: The Forgotten Cost of War,” will include ringtones, letters from the front read aloud, historical sound recordings and prayers for peace.

The service is open to everyone. No church affiliation is required.

Refreshments will follow in the venue’s parish hall.

Call the church with any questions at 203-255-0454.

Fairfield honors veterans with program and lunch

The city’s annual Veterans Day event will begin at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at the Veterans Memorial Wall of Honor, located at 611 Old Post Road. It is hosted by the Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. A light lunch will be served shortly after. The public is invited to attend.

The church will distribute 40,000 pounds of non-perishable food

The Fairfield Connecticut Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is distributing 40,000 pounds of non-perishable food.

Church members will pick up a tractor-trailer from church headquarters in Salt Lake City on Nov. 11 and then distribute food to approximately 1,400 families.

The food will be donated to Fairfield County food banks for distribution to the community, including Operation Hope in Fairfield and the Easton Senior Center.

The Church collects voluntary donations from its members. The church uses the funds to produce and provide food for people in need in the United States and around the world.

The Fairfield Connecticut Stake is a unit of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It consists of seven congregations covering 17 towns in southern Fairfield County. The stake includes approximately 1,900 families and 3,100 individuals.

Notre Dame High School supports Think Pink Pledge

Notre Dame High School in Fairfield donated more than $1,600 to the Norma Pfriem Breast Center at Bridgeport Hospital.

Students, parents and staff were invited to purchase Think Pink t-shirts, with a portion of each sale going to the center in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month last month.

Fairfield High Schools Celebrate Accounting Opportunities

High schools across the city are participating in Accounting Opportunity Week, which Governor Ned Lamont proclaimed Nov. 7-11 and aims to educate and inspire high school students about accounting opportunities.

The Connecticut Society of CPAs sent CPAs and accounting professionals to classrooms across Connecticut as part of the week.

The presentations also inform students of scholarship opportunities available through the CTCPA Accounting Scholarship Foundation.

The Sacré-Coeur hosts a music festival

Sacred Heart University is hosting a world music festival at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at 5151 Park Ave. in Fairfield.

It will include a concert dedicated to the Brazilian song form, Choro, a musical genre created in the late 1800s in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, combining European dance forms with samba and jazz rhythms.

It includes Tim Moran on woodwinds, Joe Carter on violão, Leco Reis on bass and Nanny Assis on percussion.

The event is free and open to the public.

Fairfield University Presents Lecture on Jews and Ukraine

Fairfield University has announced that Marci Shore will give this year’s Joan and Henry Katz Lecture on Judaic Studies at 7:30 p.m. on November 16 in Fairfield’s Kelley Center Presentation Room and via Zoom webinar.

Shore is an associate professor of history at Yale University and a regular visiting scholar at the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen in Vienna.

The conference is free and open to the public.

Reservations are requested. People can register to attend at

Please contact the Bennett Center for Judaic Studies at [email protected] or call 203-254-4000, ext. 2066. For information on other Bennett Center events, visit


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