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WJMJ's semi-annual "ON-AIR" radiothon is Over! 

Thank you to the best radio listening audience for your generous response to our semi-annual radiothon.  Because you care about your WJMJ, you helped us to reach our radiothon goal of $125,000!  We thank you so much! 

However, if you missed the opportunity to make your pledge during the radiothon or would like to make a donation in support of the radiothon, it's never to late to show your support of WJMJ.  You can conveniently make your donation online by clicking on the "Donate now to WJMJ Radiothon" icon below, or you can mail your check or money order to WJMJ Radiothon, 15 Peach Orchard Road, Prospect, CT  06712-1052.  Please make checks payable to "WJMJ Radiothon".

Thank you for your Support!

Please click on this "Donate Now" icon to make your Online Donation to the WJMJ Radiothon:


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The monies raised during WJMJ's semi-annual radiothons provide the funding that allows it to continue the programming that you enjoy so much.  Please remember that WJMJ is a non-commercial radio station, and depends on contributions from listeners and supporters like you to stay on the air.  Please show your support of WJMJ by making a tax-deductible contribution to WJMJ during the radiothon.  Thank you for your support!

WJMJ's Fall 2014 Radiothon Dollars Pledged Through 11/17/2014.


A Special WJMJ Thank You goes out to the following food service providers for donating the meals that fueled our many Radiothon Volunteers!  When you visit, please tell them thank you for helping your favorite radio station during its semi-annual radiothon!

Click on any of the logos to visit our sponsors' website.

HIGHLAND PARK MARKET, Farmington, and additional locations in Coventry, Glastonbury and Suffield, provided dinner Friday.


MIRABELLE'S Italian Restaurant, 50 Waterbury Rd, Prospect, Dom and Chef Louie provided dinner Saturday and is donating the "Dinner for Two" for a lucky WJMJ listener and their guest with Father John and the listener's favorite WJMJ on-air personality.


NEIL'S DONUTS AND BAKE SHOP, 83 North Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, provided the morning kick start to the volunteers with fresh donuts.


SUBWAY provided lunch daily for the volunteers helping them "Eat Fresh".


TEXAS ROADHOUSE, Reidville Drive, Waterbury, and additional locations in Manchester, West Haven and Springfield, MA, provided dinner on  Thursday and Monday.

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That's the Spirit - Cooking Italian Style

If you would like to be notified when Luca and Annamaria come to Connecticut next July, click the image below.

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Bella Italia 2015 - June 22 to July 5, 2015 - SAVE THE DATES

The Office of Radio & Television and WJMJ Radio invite you to join Father John Gatzak to celebrate his 40th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood on a fantastic 14 day/12 night classic pilgrimage tour of Italy from June 22 to July 5, 2015.  Preliminary itinerary includes visits to:  Verona, Venice, Modena, Florence, Assisi, the Eternal City... Rome (where 40 years ago on June 29, 1975, Father John was ordained a priest by Blessed Pope Paul VI in Saint Peter's Square), Sorrento and the breathtaking Amalfi Coast.

Estimated Cost per person, double occupancy, from JFK (based on exchanges rates and tariffs as of October 2014): $4,799 (includes estimated government taxes and airline fuel surcharges and fees of $609 as of October 2014).  Final cost and complete itinerary will be available by December 1, 2014.  However, you can reserve your seat now with a deposit of $350, fully refundable until March 23, 2015.   Book by December 31, 2014 and SAVE $200 per person.  Please click HERE for an advance reservation form.

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Sunny Portugal - September 25 to October 4, 2015 - SAVE THE DATES

Join Father John Gatzak and your fellow Office of Radio & Television supporters and WJMJ listeners on a 10 day/8 night tour to Sunny Portugal... Estoril Coast, Alentejo & Algarve with an Optional Madeira Island post tour extension.

Book Now & Save $200 per person until March 26, 2015 on air inclusive packages only.  Cost per person from New York (including air taxes and fees/surcharges, and hotel transfers): Double $3,389; Single $3,889; Triple $3,359.  Rates after March 26, 2015:  Double $3,589; Single $4,089; Triple $3,559.

Itinerary features:  Cascais, Lisbon, Jeronimo's Monastery, Sintra, Fatima, Evora, Monsaraz, Algarve, Sagres, Lagos, Faro, Azeitao, 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and much more. For a complete itinerary, terms and conditions, and more information on extensions and options for this tour click HERE.

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Ongoing -- Archdiocese addresses the Federal edict on Health Care Insurance

The Archdiocese of Hartford and dioceses across the nation, as well as non-Catholic religious and non-religious groups are vigorously opposing the new federal health care insurance legislation, which will require that all employers (with few exceptions) pay for health coverage that covers sterilization, contraception, and medication that induces abortion.

Archbishop Mansell, as well as all U.S. Catholic bishops, asks you to oppose the new United States Health and Human Services mandate on health insurance. This legislation violates the basic principle in our country of freedom of religion. Your resistance to this edict will be appreciated. Please contact your respective U.S. legislator and ask them to intervene on behalf of religious freedom.  Click here to find the contact information for your U.S. legislators.

A Statement on Religious Liberty by the Ad Hoc Committee For Religious Freedom, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Listen to Father John's "Time Out to Take A Stand" message on the HHS mandate.

Read a transcript of Father John's "Time Out to Take A Stand" on the HHS mandate in English or Spanish.

Read Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan's Wall Street Journal op-ed piece on Religious Freedom.

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