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Archive for February 2012

“Being Good at Being Catholic”

“Being Good at Being Catholic”—A three-part series of talks will be offered by Anthony Cernera, Ph.D., on March 12, 19, and 26, at 7:30pm, in the Community Room. Dr. Cernera will suggest how themes and ideas taken from the Second Vatican Council can be of practical and spiritual help in our daily efforts to live…

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“Ransomed, Healed, Restored, Forgiven: Jesus as Healer, Forgiver, and Savior”

Rev. Charles Allen S.J. – Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday – February 27, 28, and 29 Our parish is delighted to welcome back Fr. Allen and his always-enlightening, always-refreshing insights. This year, his three evenings of reflection will examine significant roles of Jesus in the Scripture: the Lord as healer, as forgiver of sins, and as…

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Men’s Group Group Meets March 5th

Men’s Group—Join us on Monday, March 5, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. This hour-long session is based on the Sunday readings. All gentlemen are welcome!  

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Day of Prayer—Friday, March 2nd

Day of Prayer—Friday, March 2, is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Prayer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be in exposition after the 7:30am Mass until 12noon. Please consider spending a half hour of  prayerful quiet time in the church sometime during this day. A sign-up sheet is located…

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“Come to the Desert!”

“Come to the Desert!”—Saturday, March 31, 9-2pm at St. James Parish Center, a day of study, prayer and sharing on the scriptural teaching of Jeff Cavins.  Focus will be on the last words of Christ from the gospel of Matthew:  “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”.  Cost of $20 includes study materials…

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About Lenten Fasting and Abstinence……

fasting from certain foods was originally instituted as a reminder of our dependence on God, a heightening of our awareness of life and not merely a penitential deprivation of sorts.  Perhaps we might consider the “rules” of fasting through that lens:  thinking about what we do not consume as food available to those who are…

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5 Methods of Prayer

Each Friday, enjoy a light lunch and experience different Ignatian ways of praying. Sessions will be held from 12:00 noon until 1:15pm in the Egan Community Room  (lower level of the Egan Chapel of the St. Ignatius Loyola). For further information on each event, please contact Patricia Brennan, L.P.C. at  mailto:pbrennan@fairfield.edu or at (203)254-4000 x7235.

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Soup and Scripture at Fairfield University

Fairfield University — During Lent, Fairfield University is offering the following: Soup and Scripture: Each Wednesday, the University invites you to join them for discussion on the readings for the upcoming Sunday. The sessions will be held immediately after the 12:10pm Mass and will last approximately 45 minutes (12:45pm—1:30pm). A simple soup lunch will be…

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