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2012-2013 Meetings:

2011-2012 Meetings:

2010-2011 Meetings:

2009-2010 Meetings:

2008-2009 Meetings:

2007-2008 Meetings:

2006-2007 Meetings:

  • Minutes for June 8, 2006 - press release
  • September 7, 2006 - Speaker:  Dr. Paul Lakeland of Fairfield University "Financial Accountability in the Catholic Church." - press release, meeting write-up
  • September 28, 2006 - press release
  • November 9, 2006 - Speaker:  Robert Blair Kaiser, author of "Pray & Obey: Money & Power in the American Church" - press release.
  • December 7, 2006 - Speaker:  Robert J. Willis on “An American Catholicism”- meeting write-up
  • January 4, 2007 - Speaker: Kevin Connors on “Financial Accountability in the Catholic Church”, press release
  • February 1, 2007 - Speakers:  Dr. Amy Hammel-Zabin and Atty. Helen McGonigle, both addressing "Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church", press release, article
  • March 1, 2007 - Speaker:  Sister Theresa Kane "A Vision for the 21st Century: Our Church as a Community of Equals and a Community of Disciples", press release, also see meeting coverage in the March 2007 issue of Our Voice, page 4

2005-2006 Meetings:

  • July 2005 Annual  Picnic - see photo of new Board Members.
  • Minutes for August 4, 2005 - press release.  Major emphasis will be local and national implementation of  nine proposals developed at the recent national VOTF Indianapolis Conference --“The Laity Speak: Accountability Now “.
  • Minutes for September 8, 2005 - A beautiful prayer service was held.  Read Joe O'Callaghan's "Reflection on the Body of Christ." 
  • October - no General Meeting; October 5th, 8pm, Fairfield U., "Medieval Women Mystics: Weird or Wonderful?" - Elizabeth  Ann Dreyer (see EVENTS page)
  • Minutes for November 3, 2005 - see press release on Dr. Thomas Casey, speaker, on  "The Development of the Modern Concept of the Bishop in the New  Testament."  See article.
  • Minutes for December 1, 2005 - Speaker, Theologian Kieran Scott, of Fordham, "The  Role of the Bishop:  Vatican II Perspective and Beyond" please see Press release and article.
  • Minutes for January 5, 2006 - press release, article and photos in the gallery
  • Minutes for February 2, 2006 - press release, article
  • March 2, 2006 - snow cancellation - press release
  • Minutes for April 6, 2006 - press release

2004-2005 Meetings:

  • July 7, 2004 - No meeting.  Annual picnic at Penfield II Pavilion, Fairfield Beach,  6pm See details and directions.
  • Minutes for August 5, 2004 - Press Release
  • Minutes for September 2, 2004 - Press Release
  • October - No general meeting.  October 5, 8pm, presentation, Sr. Joan Chittister, at the  Regina A. Quick Center, Kelley Theater, Fairfield University
  • Minutes for November 4, 2004 - speaker Gerald Renner, co-author of  "Vows of Silence"
  • Minutes for December 2, 2004
  • Minutes for January 6, 2005 - Press Release - The Voice of the Faithful meets Thursday, January 6th at 7:30 pm in the Norwalk Congregational Church on the Green to hear theologian John Healey discuss recommended structural changes for the Catholic Church.
  • Minutes for February 3, 2005 - meeting continued discussion of the Structural Change Proposal with a presentation on Ownership of Church Property (see related articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6).  Landa Mauriello-Vernon, Coordinator of the Connecticut chapter of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) also presented.
  • Minutes for March 3, 2005 - Distinguished theologian Paul Lakeland discussed structural change in the Catholic Church.
  • Minutes for April 7, 2005 - Theologian, Anthony Padovano - "Hope in the Catholic Church" - see press release and article.
  • Minutes for May 5, 2005 - press release and article in The Hour.
  • Minutes for June 2, 2005

2003-2004 Meetings:

 

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