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Archive for January 2014

To Be a Good “Fisher-Being Person”

Dear Parishioners, Were they fishermen or fisherpersons? And did Jesus offer to make them “fishers of men” or “fishers of men and women?” (Or should it be, maybe, “fishers of people”? Or does that sound creepy?) The language of this passage drives me nuts. I know that the Lord was radically inclusive and certainly meant…

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Volunteers Needed to Cook

Pierogies and stuffed cabbage will be made on the following weekends: Pierogies on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7-8. Stuffed Cabbage on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 21-22. Friday after 3 pm into the evening. Saturday after 9 am throughout the day. All women, men, children and youth group are welcome to help, the more hands the…

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Virtus Training on Feb. 10th

Attention volunteers, there will be a Virtus training Monday, Februay 10 at 6:30 pm in the Community Room for those who have not yet been trained and certified.

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Youth Group Meets Jan. 27th

Youth Group for high school age teens meets twice a month on Mondays from 7pm to 8:30 pm. The next meeting will be Monday, January 27. All high school youth are welcome! We meet in the Church Hall for pizza, prayer and fun! For more information, and to check the dates of the upcoming meetings,…

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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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St. Anthony Music Ministry Rehearsals Resume Jan. 30th

St. Anthony Music Ministry the adult choir will resume rehearsals on Thursday, January 30 at 7:30 pm in the choir loft of the church. Consider becoming a part of this important and vital ministry in our parish. If you would like some more information, please speak with Frank Macari, our music director.

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St. Anthony Women’s Retreat

St. Anthony Women’s Retreat will take place on the weekend of February 28—March 2 at the Convent of St. Birgitta in Darien. Invitations containing details about the weekend can be found at the entrances to the church. Space is limited. Please call Eleanor at the parish office for more information.

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Day of Prayer on Friday, January 31st

Day of Prayer—Friday, January 31, is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Prayer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposition after the 7:30 am Mass until 12noon. Please consider spending a half hour of prayerful quite time in the church. At 3pm, all are welcome to join the Chaplet…

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There is a plan

Dear Parishioners, Last Saturday morning I had, what I call, one of those “priestly privilege” moments. This time it happened at a baptism: A family had gathered from all over the country to celebrate their mother’s milestone birth- day. Because they were all together, it seemed the perfect weekend to baptize the newest grandchild as…

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Marriage Encounter

Resolve to start a new love affair with your spouse that’s beyond your wildest dreams.  It can happen on a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend in Hartford, CT.  This weekend is a positive, simple, common sense private experience between husband and wife that revitalizes marriage.  A weekend away renews the romance and excitement you experienced during…

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St. Anthony Women’s Retreat

St. Anthony Women’s Retreat will take place on the weekend of February 28—March 2 at the Convent of St. Birgitta in Darien.  Invitations containing details about the weekend can be found at the entrances to the church.  Space is limited.  Please call Eleanor at the parish office for more information.

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