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Archive for September 2013

Bringing Hope to So Many

Dear Parishioners, For over two thousand years, this Sunday’s Gospel parable of the unnamed rich man and the poor man named Lazarus, has dropped a question into our consciousness: Who is just outside our door? I guess that depends on where you live…. Last Monday at the Golf Tournament dinner, I had the honor of…

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Day of Prayer on Friday, Oct. 4th

Day of Prayer—Friday, October 4, 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…

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Hosea Mountain Retreat on Oct 18-20th

Our friend Gregory Norbet will host a weekend retreat on October 18-20 at The Landgrove Inn in Landgrove, Vermont. Please see www.HoseaFoundation.org for details.

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“Living Life Fully” Retreat Oct. 4-6th

Come experience the rich and life-giving wisdom of the Rule of St. Benedict. Tony Cernera, a parishioner and an oblate of Mt. Saviour Monastery, will conduct a retreat for a small group of people over the weekend of October 4 – 6. The retreat will familiarize participants with the key elements of Benedictine life as…

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Prayer Shawl Ministry Meets Oct. 12th

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets on Saturday, October 12, at 10:00 am in the Community Room on the second floor of the school building. Spend some time in prayer and creatively fashioning shawls to be given to those living with illness or bereavement. Beginning knitters are welcome! For information please call Eleanor at the parish office.

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Merton House Collection Sept. 28/29

On the weekend of September 28/29, we will be collecting coffee, tea, and sugar for our friends at Merton House. Baskets will be at the church entrances at all Masses. Thank you for the wonderful hospitality you constantly extend to the guests of the Merton House.

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Women’s Group Meets Oct. 8th

Our women’s prayer group resumes meeting on Tuesday, October 8, at 7:30 pm in the Community Room (2nd floor of the school). Come join us for our first meeting of the new season for prayer, discussion and a glass of wine! All women are welcome

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Men’s Group to Meet on Oct. 7th.

Men’s Group will resume its “first-Monday-of-themonth” meetings on October 7, 7:30pm, in the rectory. We will be discussing Chapter 1 of the book, “What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts For Life” written by Thomas Groome. Copies of the book are available in the sacristy. (Audio and Kindle versions may be obtained at Amazon.com) All gentlemen…

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