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Archive for March 2014

How Lucky We Are

Dear Parishioners, You’re going to like the new Eucharistic ministers. It’s a lively group, these thirty or so men and women who have agreed to participate in this important work of the parish. I was with them last Monday night, going over a few things in the church, and, after the meeting, I couldn’t help…

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Palms from Last Year Wanted

Palms from last year—do you have any palm branches from last year tucked behind pictures on your walls? If you have any branches that you no longer want, please bring them to church and drop them in the box provided. We will use them for next year’s ashes for Ash Wednesday.

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Lenten Soup Suppers

Thank you to Religious Ed and the Adult Group who made and served the great variety of soups last Saturday evening! $1,670.00 was collected!! As is the tradition here at St. A’s, the final two Soup Suppers are hosted alternately by the men of the parish (March 29), and the women of the parish (April…

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Holy Week through Modern Eyes

A Lenten series given by Rev. Charles Allen S.J. from Fairfield University will be held in the church on Monday, March 31, April 1 and April 2 at 7:00 pm. We are delighted to welcome back Fr. Allen and his always-enlightening and always refreshing insights.

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Day of Prayer on April 4th

Friday, April 4, is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Payer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be in exposition after the 7:30am Mass until 12 noon. Please consider spending a half hour of prayerful quiet time in the church sometime during this day. At 3 pm, all are welcome…

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Prayer Shawl Ministry Meets on April 12th

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets Saturday, April 12 at 10am in the Community Room on the second floor of the school building. Spend some time in prayer and creativity, fashioning shawls to be given to those living with illness or bereavement.

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Men’s Group Meets April 7th

Join us Monday, April 7, 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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The Pastoral Council of St. Anthony Parish

The Pastoral Council of St. Anthony Parish along with the parish staff will meet for a day of prayer, reflection, and discussion on Saturday, April 5. Please keep them in your prayers as they seek to discern and understand the directions in which God’s Spirit may be leading our parish. If you have any ideas,…

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