Christmas Market at St. Aloysius School

Saint Aloysius School will be hosting a Holiday Market on Sunday, November 24 from 8 am – 3 pm in the school gymnasium. Over 20 local vendors will have something for everyone, including men’s & women’s fashion & accessories, home décor, jewelry, children’s items, and more! Admission is free and all are welcome! In addition to the vendors’ items, there will be Christmas music, baked goods, and a raffle for only $5/ticket. A percentage of the day’s sales will benefit the school’s Annual Fund.

‘He Lived His Faith in All That He Did’: Hundreds Gather at St. Aloysius Church To Remember Robert M. Amen Jr.

During Robert M. Amen Jr.’s six years with the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command, the nation was shaken by the events of Sept. 11, 2001, one of his brothers recalled on Tuesday. Soon, Amen’s four younger siblings—Marc, Chris, Peter and Caroline—found themselves huddled together over a phone at their parents’ house. “It was Rob, and he was letting us know he would soon be deployed,” Marc Amen told hundreds of friends and relatives who packed into St. Aloysius Church to honor and remember his older brother, who passed away last week.

Hundreds Honor the Memory of Declan Cooney, Loving and Loved New Canaan Boy, at St. Aloysius Service

More than 500 members of the New Canaan community—family, friends, police, firefighters, paramedics, fellow parishioners and other supportive residents—packed into St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church Wednesday night to remember Declan Cooney as a loving and loved, vivacious, infectiously happy, enthusiastic and adventurous boy. Declan died suddenly last Friday. He would have turned two June 19. “He was part of an extraordinary family and he delighted in the experience,” grandfather Leo Cooney said during the memorial service.