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Archive for February 2013

Keep an Open Mind

Dear Parishioners, I visited with my godmother this week which is always a nice way to spend a couple of hours for many reasons, not the least of which is the variety of homemade cookies that appear out of nowhere. Cherry Coconut. Pineapple. Sugar. Fudge Things With All Kinds Of Amazing Stuff In Them. She…

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Palms from last year Wanted

Palms from last year—do you have any palm branches from last year tucked behind pictures on your walls? If you have any branches that you no longer want, please bring them to church and drop them in the box provided. We will use them for next year’s ashes for Ash Wednesday.

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Liturgical Minister Schedule Posted

Liturgical Minister Schedules— The Liturgical Minister schedule for Palm Sunday through Easter is now posted on the parish website. Hard copies are also available in the sacristy of the church.

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Prayer Shawl Ministry March 9th

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets next Saturday, March 9, 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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Men’s Group Meets on March 11th

Join us on Monday, March 11, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. We will be discussing Chapters 10 and 11 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Copies of the book are in the sacristy. All gentlemen are welcome!

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The Power of Music

Dear Parishioners, When in the chapel at Fairfield University, you can be pretty sure that they’ve run out of seats if you see that the President of the university is sitting on a windowsill! Age to Age: Generations of Faith, the concert at the chapel that St. Anthony’s co-sponsored with the Center for Catholic Studies,…

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Sister’s Easter Catechism: Will My Bunny Go to Heaven?

A one-woman comedy performance presented by the School Sisters of Notre Dame on Sunday, March 3. The event includes:  Mass (11am), Lunch and Auction (12 noon), followed by the performance. The event will be held at 345 Belden Hill Road in Wilton. Tickets are $65 in advance, and $75 at the door. Tickets are available…

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VIEWS OF PASCHAL MYSTERY: OLD, NEW & NOW

VIEWS OF PASCHAL MYSTERY: OLD, NEW & NOW Rev. Charles Allen S.J. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday March 4, 5, and 6 at 7pm in the church We are delighted to welcome back Fr. Allen and his always-enlightening, always-refreshing insights. His three evenings of reflection will examine the Paschal Mystery, the death and resurrection of Jesus, from three distinct vantage…

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Men’s Group Meets March 11th

Join us on Monday, March 11, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. We will be discussing Chapters 10 and 11 of Falling Upward by Richard Rohr. Copies of the book are in the sacristy. All gentlemen are welcome!

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March 1st – Day of Prayer

Friday, March 1 is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Prayer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be in exposition after the 7:30 am Mass until 12 noon. Please consider spending a half hour of prayerful quiet time in the church sometime during this day. At 3pm, all are welcome…

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