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Archive for March 2013

Divine Presence

Dear Parishioners, A few weeks ago, Peggy Noonan wrote a piece in the Wall Street Journal about our new Pope. “Go and Repair My House,” it was titled, in reference to a mystical experience that occurred to St. Francis of Assisi. She points out the intentions of Pope Francis to move in the same direction,…

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Bask in the Mystery

Dear Parishioners, Unlike the crowds shouting Hosanna and waving branches of palm, this crowd had their heads bowed in silent prayer. It was an awesome moment, a first look at a new pope, and he had just done something extraordinary: he asked for a favor. He asked for a blessing from the people before he…

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Day of Prayer on Friday, April 5th

Friday, April 5, 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. At 3pm, all are welcome to join…

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10am Palm Sunday Mass Begins Outdoors

Reminder: The 10 am Mass this Sunday (Palm Sunday) will begin outdoors (weather permitting) on the sidewalk in the front of the church with the Blessing of the Palm Branches.

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Arranging Flowers for the Easter Season

Liturgically, the Easter season is celebrated for seven weeks until the Feast of Pentecost. Keeping the church filled with fresh flowers and looking like Easter is a big task and we would like some help. If you have some experience with arranging fresh flowers, please consider lending a hand. The weekly arrangements are usually done…

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One Lenten Soup Supper Raises Over $2,000 for Merton House

Last Saturday night, the women of the parish and their fabulous soups raised $2,030 for the Merton House Food Pantry! This simple meal (consisting of a variety of home-made soups, bread, and water) is held in the Parish Hall every Saturday in Lent following the 6pm Mass. Donate at the door whatever amount you might…

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Lauralton Hall Invitation

Lauralton Hall invites you to attend Take-a-Look Tuesday on April 2nd at 8am for coffee and a tour of Lauralton Hall, 200 High Street, Milford. Please RSVP to (203)877-2786 x144 or just drop in.

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Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion 10am Mass

Our 10am Mass on next Sunday will begin on the sidewalk and grassy area in front of the church (weather permitting). Please join us as we enter into our celebration of the holiest week of the church year.

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