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Archive for May 2013

Plant Some Color

Dear Parishioners, For some people, rolling the gas grill out of the garage is the signal that summer has begun. For others, it’s shocking the pool with chlorine or that first ride in the car with the top down. At St. A’s, I know the season has changed when I look out the window and…

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Sacred Sites of Italy

St. James Pilgrimage, September 9-18, 2013. Visit Rome, Pompeii, Tomb of Padre Pio, and Assisi. Please call the St. James Parish Center for the complete itinerary and pricing at 203-375-5887, ext. 102.

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Annual Parish Picnic Collection Underway

The Annual Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, July 7, from 12:30pm to 6:30pm. In addition to the food, fun and dancing, this picnic is an important fundraiser for our parish. As in the past years, we will donate 25% of the proceeds to the Merton Center for back to school clothes for the…

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Travel London and Paris with Fr. Allen

Fr. Charles Allen, S.J. invites you to join him for a trip to London and Paris with special emphasis on Jesuit sites from October 31 to November 8, 2013. For more information, please call the Fairfield University Alumni Office (203)254-4280.

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Paper Goods Wanted for Merton House Collection

St. Anthony Parish will be collecting paper goods (cups, plates, napkins, paper towels) on the weekend of June 1 and 2. Baskets will be available at the entrances to the church. Thank you for your generosity!

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Music for a Spring Afternoon

Please join us for the music of Boyce, Vivaldi, Tchaikovsky, Britten and Bernstein performed by the St. Anthony of Padua Chamber Orchestra. Sunday, June 2, 2013 5:00pm in the church.

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Humble Beginnings

Dear Parishioners, You might assume that an original gift from Dan Schutte would most likely be a piece of music or a song, but that’s not what I received in the mail last week. Dan is a creative man of many talents. Besides composing works of art in music, he also enjoys painting them. He…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, step-mothers and to all who fill the role of mother! In honor of your day, the parish is making a donation to Caroline House in Bridgeport, a ministry of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Caroline House provides education for women and their children in language and…

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Now Accepting 2014 Mass Intentions

We are now accepting intentions for Masses celebrated in 2014. One of our volunteers is available to help you schedule the Masses on Tuesday and Friday from 10am until 12:30pm.

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Motherhood

Dear Parishioners, Mother’s Day was a simple concept when I was a kid. It required a card (store-bought or homemade), a couple of flowers (florist or garden), and a kiss of appreciation for all the stuff mothers took care of on the other 364 days. Maybe lunch or dinner out so Mom wouldn’t even have…

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