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Archive for September 2012

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Dear Parishioners, The Lord warned us. He told us the Kingdom of God is now and it is among us, but that we’ll find it in unexpected ways. It’s the treasure chest found buried in the field while plowing it; it’s the pearl of great price nestled inside the oyster. The Kingdom is as quiet…

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Men’s Group

Join us on Monday, October 1, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. All gentlemen are welcome!

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A little “bite” of Broadway – Oct. 13th

Dear Parishioners, There’s a nasty little secret in our towns that is not talked about in polite company. One out of every four women will experience it in some form, although it affects entire families. As a matter of fact, statistics tell us that it can impact anyone without regard for age, ethnic background, social…

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Benefit Antique & Classic Car Show Sept. 29th

Notre Dame of Fairfield is hosting its Benefit Antique & Classic Car Show on Saturday, Sept 29, from 11am to 3pm on the school grounds. $10 fee to register a vehicle. Free admission to view. Tro- phies, ballot voting, music, food and raffles! For more information, please contact Kim or Mark at 203-685-3193.

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Would you like to join this ministry but need a refresher course in knitting or crocheting? Join us on Saturday, Oct.13, at 10 am in the Community Room of the school, when our special guest will be available to teach you!

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Merton House Monthly Collection

Next weekend (Sept 29 and 30), we will be collecting donations of soup and broth for the guests of the Thomas Merton House. You may leave your donations in the boxes at the church doors. Thank you!

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Seeing the Bigger Picture…

Dear Parishioners, If I’m a little grumpy lately, it’s because I’m busy washing out yogurt containers, wondering how to bundle and tie a stack of newspapers that weighs more than the refrigerator, and trying to figure out which bin I’m supposed to use to throw away a single soiled blueberry container made of cardboard ……..all…

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Shadow a Lauralton Hall Student

Lauralton Hall—an all girls Catholic college preparatory school in Milford, invites all 8th Grade girls to spend a day as a shadow student October 3 —December 7. For further information, please call the Admissions Office at 203-877-2786 ext. 144.

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Diocesan Celebration of Marriage Anniversaries

The Diocese of Bridgeport will celebrate a Mass commemorating significant marriage anniversaries ending in “0” or “5” beginning with 15 years. Mass will be held at Saint Theresa Church, Trumbull, on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 3:00pm. The Mass will include the renewal of marriage vows and presentation of commemorative certificates. Couples who have or…

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Bible Timeline Study

Do you want to read the Bible, but don’t know how to begin? St. Luke Church in Westport is offering a video based study on Wednesday, September 19 from 7:30 to 9:30pm. To learn more, visit www.stlukewestport.com.

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St. Anthony Music Ministry Resumes Rehearsals on Sept. 27th

The adult choir will resume rehearsals on Thursday, September 27 at 7:30pm in the choir loft of the church. Consider becoming a part of this important and vital ministry in our parish. If you would like some more information, speak with Frank Macari, our music director.

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Religious Education Classes Begin On Oct. 7th

Religious Education classes begin on Sunday, October 7. Registered children in grades preKindergarten through 3rd grade report from 8:45am until 9:45am. Grades 4 through Grade 8 attend from 11am until 12pm. If you should have any questions, please contact Eleanor Sauers at the parish office.

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