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Archive for November 2013

Evening of Music and Reflection on Dec. 8th

Our friend and parishioner Gregory, renowned musician and composer of some of the best loved contemporary liturgical music, will be joining us again to usher in Advent with his signature prayerful style. Please join Gregory and our Adult Choir for an evening of music and reflection, Sunday, December 8, 2013 6:30 pm in the church…

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Giving Tree

Our annual Giving Tree project will get underway next weekend. November 30 and December 1. It is a simple way to make areal difference in someone’s life this Christmas. Please take a tag from the tree, purchase the item requested and return it when you come to Mass, but no later than Sunday, December 15th.…

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Men’s Group Meets Dec. 2nd

Join us on Monday, December 2 in the rectory at 7:30 p.m, as we continue our discussion of the book, “What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts for Life” by Thomas Groome. The book offers insights and opportunities for discussion about some basic tenets of the Catholic faith. Monday’s meeting will center on Chapter 3. All…

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St. Anthony’s Chamber Orchestra to Perform Dec. 1st

Begin the season of Advent with an hour of music and scripture featuring the St. Anthony’s Chamber Orchestra an ensemble of eight musicians offering selections from various classical composers including Mozart and Bach. Please join us next Sunday, December 1 at 5 pm in the church.

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The Church Wants to Hear Your Voice

Dear Parishioners, Around many American tables this Thursday, there will be the sound of many voices: giving thanks, catching up on family news, arguing about football and politics and the difference between stuffing and dressing.As a country,we encourage people to think and have an opinion and express that opinion in appropriate ways. I am delighted…

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Advent Wreath Workshop

Please come to make an advent wreath for your home. Everything you need, from greenery to candles, will be available in the parish hall following the 10 a.m. Mass, Sunday, Dec. 1. This annual activity can make the season of preparation more meaningful for you and your family.

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Bake Sale!

Baked goods will be offered for sale during our workshop by the family of Vivi Rivera, a young parishioner who was diagnosed with a childhood cancer last December and is happily in remission! All proceeds will be donated to CureSearch, an organization that funds and supports children’s cancer research and is the authoritative source of…

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The cupboards are Bare

The shelves are essentially bare at Operation Hope’s food pantry. Let’s help rectify that by supporting food drives that will help feed our neighbors in need. Alyssa and Alex Kraus, two of our young parishioners, are offering to collect your nonperishable contributions from your front or back porch on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 19. Please email them to schedule…

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Do What You Can

Dear Parishioners, One thing you don’t expect to have to do on a Tuesday morning in a rectory in Fairfield, Connecticut, is to perform triage, but that’s exactly what it came down to. You see, the United States Bishops have called for a national collection to be taken every three years for the formation and…

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Pasta Needed for Monthly Merton House Collection

Penne, spaghetti, ziti, rigatoni—the list goes on and on and on! We’ll be collecting pasta for our friends at the Merton House on the weekend of Nov. 23/24. Baskets will be at the church entrances. Thank you for your kindness and generosity.

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Adult Discussion Group

The Sunday Morning Discussion group meets at 8:45am in the Community Room on the second floor of the Parish Hall. This hour-long, open discussion uses the Sunday Mass readings as a launching point for some “conversation and coffee” on matters relevant to Christian living.

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