Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Irish Wedding Cake Demonstration Class

On March 3, participants in the cooking demonstration class given by Wisdom House's Head Chef Margaret Jacobs quickly learned some new techniques for decorating cakes for this special occasion.

The next cooking demonstration class will take place on Tuesday, April 14, from 6-7:30 p.m. and will be about preparing a leg of lamb. Creamy polenta will complement this Spring favorite dish and steamed asparagus will satisfy even gluten free diets! To register go to
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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Total Wellness


Looking holistically at the overarching theme of wellness, Wisdom House sponsored two programs in early March: "The Art and Practice of Forgiveness," facilitated by Rev. Eileen Epperson, and "Moving Through Stress: A Mind/Body Approach to Balance and Wellness," led by dance-movement therapist and wellness educator, Judith Erhman-Shapiro.

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

First Baptist Church Men's Retreat

Men from the First Baptist Church Stratford church retreat pause for group photos.

Their retreat theme was "Perseverance."

The fellowship experienced during the weekend will give added strength for the days to come.

For more information about the church's retreat ministry for men and women, visit

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.

                ~  Irish Blessing


Sunday, March 15, 2015

Mater Pieta nuns Care for Women Bereft of Family Support

During this year which Pope Francis has dedicated to Consecrated Life, we're happy to share stories of what religious sisters and others living consecrated lives are doing to witness to the Gospel in their lives.

Click here to read the story

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Men's Retreat

Some members of the men’s retreat from First Church in Fairfield, CT, enjoy a good moment of fellowship during lunch at Wisdom House.

They also shared reflections during the journaling session of their retreat.

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Young Entrepreneurs Mentoring Program

Rosemarie Greco, DW, was invited to be a mentor for Wamogo H.S. student Phillip Koenig in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) of the University of Rochester. The program is offered through the Chamber of Commerce of Northwest Connecticut and meets at Northwestern Community College in Winsted, CT.

Phillip Koenig is a 13-year-old student at Wamogo High School near Litchfield, CT.  He has developed a business plan to sell T-shirts in order to buy animal toys, blankets, and towels to ship to various animal shelters and pounds around the USA. His motto is "Have a heart and donate!"

You can donate through his website:
or mail it to:
Phillip Koenig
38 Brush Hill Road
Goshen, CT 06756

Thank you for your support for this humanitarian cause and for promoting the entrepreneurship of this young man.
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

"I Have Family in Iraq"

Recently a group of Dominican Sisters from the United States traveled to Iraq to give support to members of the Dominican Family there who are living and ministering in the midst of that war-torn country. The sisterly support to them personally and in their ministry meant a great deal to both groups.

You are invited to be present via live streaming on the internet at a meeting on March 8 where these American Dominican women will give a report of their first-hand experience in Iraq. See the directions on the announcement about how to take an active part in this meeting: