Rev. Mark Connolly was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1970 he started THE SUNDAY MASS on television in the New York metropolitan area. In 1993, Fr. Connolly was named the Director of Radio and Television for the Diocese of Bridgeport. He is well known in the field of Radio and Television. Presently, Father is the host of an ABC-syndicated show, "THOUGHTS FOR THE WEEK ," which airs every Sunday morning throughout the country. Father Connolly is the senior editor of SPIRITUALITY FOR TODAY .
Most Rev. Edward M. Egan, D.D., J.C.D. , was consecrated a bishop in 1985. In 1988 he was installed as the Third Bishop of Bridgeport. Bishop Egan has a degree in philosophy; licentiate in Sacred Theology and a Doctorate in Canon Law. He has overseen the regionalization of the diocesan elementary schools, established an active Hispanic Apostolate, and founded the St. John Fisher Residence for young men considering the priesthood.