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Archive for June 2012

2012 ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC SUNDAY, JULY 8 12:30 TO 6:30 PM

The Stan Scott Band will be playing from 12:30 to 4:30 PM Please consider volunteering. Here are some ways to help: Volunteers—Consider volunteering a few hours – leading up to, during and after the picnic. Sign-up forms are located at the entrances to the church or contact Marcy Vidoli at 203.259.6561 or email vidoli@sbcglobal.net. This…

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A Place and a Way For God's Spirit to Thrive

Dear Parishioners, A young couple recently moved into Connecticut from another state and joined our parish. I met with them last week and, among other things, they asked about having their eighteen-month-old son baptized. I explained the procedure, filled out the paperwork, and we started looking at some dates for the christening. They seemed relieved…

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Planting Seeds on Father's Day

Dear Parishioners, On a Sunday afternoon, the church parking lot is the perfect training ground for training wheels. For instance, a couple of weeks ago, I watched a Dad teaching his young son how to ride a bike. Both being dressed in the standard issue Fairfield uniform of khaki shorts, polo shirt, and turtle helmets,…

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Donate Canned Fruit for Our Merton House Collection

As we continue to be nourished by the fruits of the Holy Spirit, may we be inspired to bring canned fruit to church next weekend – June 23/24. Baskets will be at all three entrances of the church. The people of the Merton House are always most grateful for your generosity.

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Permanent Diaconate Program

Diocese of Bridgeport is seeking men for a new class in preparation for the Permanent Diaconate. Men, between the ages of 30 and 59, married or unmarried, may apply. Applications are to be submitted between now and July 31, 2012. If you feel that the Lord is calling you to the diaconate, please call the…

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Is it obvious that Christ is in our blood?

Dear Parishioner, I guess you can tell a lot by what’s in someone’s blood, which is the reason I have to get up extremely early every four months or so and schlep myself over to a little lab on Black Rock Turnpike. They will cheerfully take your blood beginning at the ungodly hour of 6am.…

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Volunteers Needed for the Parish Picnic on July 8th

The annual Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, July 8, from 12:30 to 6:30pm. In addition to the food, fun, and dancing, this picnic is an important fundraiser for our parish. As in past years, we will donate 25% of the proceeds to the Merton Center for back to school clothes for the children served by…

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A God who wears many hats…..

Dear Parishioners, In this season of graduations, I just learned something about one of the more famous graduations in the country, the one at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Many are familiar with the “hat toss” at the very end of the program since it’s often featured on television news. At the final dismissal of the…

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Pastoral Council 2012-2014

Congratulations and thanks to the new members of the St. Anthony Parish Pastoral Council: Mary Jane Canepari Kathy Carbonella Kevin Cassidy William Cronin Peter Doyle Jessica Furey Weege Harlow William Higgins Rose Olexovitch Edward Roman Timothy Smith Monica Wheeler We ask God to bless them with wisdom and insight as we seek the ways our…

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Thank You

Thank You to all of the dedicated volunteers who arranged, watered and tended to the beautiful flowers that adorned our church throughout the Easter season. The church looked lovely throughout the entire season! We greatly appreciate all of your hard work.

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2013 Mass Intentions

Starting the week of June 11, we will be accepting intentions for Masses celebrated in 2013. One of our volunteers is available to help you schedule these Masses on Tuesdays or Fridays from 10am until 12:30pm.

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