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Archive for December 2012

Disaster Relief Assistance

If you sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for disaster aid. You can call FEMA to apply 1- 800-621-3326 or for more information or to apply www.disasterassistance.gov.

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Reminder About Receiving Communion

If you are not feeling well or suffering from any flu-like symptoms, please refrain from receiving the Eucharist from the cup and consider receiving the Host in your hand. This is good health practice year-round and not only during the winter months. Please be assured that those who distribute the Eucharist in our parish follow…

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A Sense of Family

Dear Parishioners, Every year, three days after Christmas, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Innocents. Since the Fourth or Fifth Century, this stands as a memorial of the children who were slaughtered by King Herod in the area of Bethlehem, so as to avoid the loss of his throne to a newborn King…

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Prayer Shawl Ministry to Meet Jan. 12th

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets on Saturday, January 12, at 10:00 am in the Community Room on the second floor of the school building. Spend some time in prayer and creativity, fashioning shawls to be given to those living with illness or bereavement.

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Restoring Hope

Dear Parishioners, Luke’s Gospel today lets us stand in the room and watch when two women, both of whom have been extremely surprised by life, exchange a greeting at the beginning of an overdue visit. Elizabeth is married but childless and is long past the years where a child is possible. Mary is in her…

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Music for the Eve of Christmas

Please join us for the last few minutes of Advent, when our Adult Choir will present a prayerful meditation for the Eve of Christmas beginning at 11:30pm in the church. The Choir will also lead us in song at the 10 am Mass on Christmas Day.

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Sing at 4:30 pm Christmas Mass

Once again, we are forming a Christmas choir of children and par- ents to sing at the 4:30pm mass on Christmas Eve. Join us in the choir loft to sing as a family! We request that the children be at least 8 years old and accompanied by a minimum of one parent. Families must register…

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Men’s Group Meets Jan. 7th

Join us on Monday, January 7, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. We will be discussing Chapters 5 and 6 of Falling Upward, by Richard Rohr. Copies of the book are in the sacristy. All gentlemen are welcome!

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Come to Church to Pray

The Community of the Parish of St. Anthony mourns the loss of so many in the Sandy Hook Tragedy. Come to church this weekend to pray with us for the victims and their families. Masses are at 6 pm on Saturday, 8am, 10 am and 11:30 am on Sunday.

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