The Thomas Merton Center
A Program of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, Inc. located in Bridgeport, Connecticut
The Thomas Merton Center is committed to providing a loving, safe and hope-filled community atmosphere that responds to the needs of its guests and residents and respects the dignity of each person. We reflect to the individual and the community our shared responsibility to love and support one another.

Every 3rd Saturday a community of volunteers from the Order of Malta prepares and serves a hot, hearty breakfast to guests at Thomas Merton Center.  A lay religious Order of the Roman Catholic Church, the Order of Malta is dedicated to serving the sick and the poor. The effort typically begins on Friday when members […]

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Let’s get ready to GIVE where we LIVE! Giving Day is an exciting 24-hour online fundraising event to support nonprofit organizations across Fairfield County. Sponsored by Fairfield County’s Community Foundation and Bank of America, Giving Day 2019 kicks off three weeks from today on Thursday February 28 at the stroke of midnight. For the next 24 hours on […]

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BRIDGEPORT—In 2018, Catholic Charities provided 1,322,500 meals and it anticipates that this number will grow in 2019. However, the recent government shutdown and the added demand put on food pantries has underscored the growing food insecurity of the poor, elderly and working families. Al Barber, president of Catholic Charities, reports that the agency’s programs have broadened […]

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Assumption Parish Annual Souper Bowl Sunday Food Drive!! TACKLE HUNGER / FILL THE VAN WITH CANS It’s time to KICK HUNGER Goodbye REQUESTED ITEMS: Canned veggies, fruits, meats, soups; cereal, pasta, sauce, or other non-perishable items and household supplies such as paper towels, shampoo, can openers, etc. … ALL donations will be shared between the […]

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