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Archive for February 2014

How Holy are We Supposed to Be?

Dear Parishioners, So, just how holy are we supposed to be? That’s the obvious question this Sunday’s readings raise to me. We hear the direction from God in Leviticus, “Be holy as I am holy” and then, in the Gospel, Jesus takes all the good and basic commandments he learned in his youth and “supersizes”…

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Taizé Prayer – Fridays in Lent

Come and experience the beauty of the chants of Taizé in an hour of prayerful meditation. The services will be held each Friday in Lent at 9 pm in the church beginning March 14.

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First Friday in Lent

We journey together in Christ: Song and Prayer for the Lenten Season—Father Francis Patrick O’Brien will be leading us in an evening of Lenten reflection on the first Friday of Lent, March 7, at 7:30 pm in the church. Father Fran has been composing music for worship for almost forty years. He is a frequent presenter of workshops and concerts through New…

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Men’s Group Meets on March 3rd

Join us Monday, March 3, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30 pm as we continue our discussion of the book, “What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts for the Life” by Thomas Groome. The book offers insights and opportunities for discussion about some basic tenets of the Catholic faith. We will begin…

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Fish Fry at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School will be holding their annual Fish Fry Friday, March 7 and Friday, March 21 from 4:30-7:00 pm in their Parish Center Gymnasium. Adult Dinners $12 include baked or fried cod, choice of two sides: french fries, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese or clam chowder, one desert and a beverage. Children $6…

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Attention all Eucharist Minister

Both review workshops have been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 25 or Wednesday, February 26 both at 7:30 pm in the church. All Eucharistic Ministers are expected to attend one or the other. Please sign up in the sacristy or by email stanthonyffld@aol.com. Thank you!

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Lecture at Fairfield University on March 5th

Fairfield University’s Center for Catholic Studies presents the 8th Annual Commonweal Lecture, “Hammer Is The Prayer: Radical Doubt, Realistic Faith” delivered by Christian Wiman, Yale Divinity School, Wednesday, March 5, at 8 pm in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room. Admission is free!

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Join Us for a Lenten Soup Supper

Join us for a  Lenten Soup Suppers Saturday evenings during Lent. 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 6 pm Mass. Donate at the door whatever amount you might have spent on dinner that evening. All proceeds…

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Adult Discussion Group Meets Sundays at 8:45am

The Sunday Morning Discussion group meets at 8:45 am 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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Peanut Butter & Jelly Needed for Merton House Collection

“Peanut butter and jelly, peanut butter and jelly, that’s what I like in my belly, while I’m watchin’ the telly!!!” And that’s (P,B, & J) what we’ll be collecting for our friends at Merton House this weekend February 22 and 23. Baskets will be at the entrances to the church. Thank you for your generosity!!

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Youth Group Meets Feb. 24th

Youth Group for high school age teens meets twice a month on Mondays from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. The next meeting will be Monday, February 24th. 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…

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