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Archive for April 2014

Change is Inevitable

Dear Parishioners, The Easter season always brings us something new, demonstrating that new life, resurrection, doesn’t only happen once at the end of a life, but many, many times during. For individuals, this may be a new outlook or a resolve, a new beginning or a new path. For a parish community, it may be…

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St. Anthony Music Ministry

Rehearsals for the adult choir take place on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm in the choir loft of the church. Consider becoming a part of this important and vital ministry in our parish. For more information, speak with Frank Macari, music director.

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Adult Discussion Group Meets Sunday Mornings

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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Youth Group to Meet on May 5th

Youth Group for high school age teens meets twice a month on Mondays from 7pm to 8:30pm. The next and last meeting will be Monday, May 5. 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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Lenten Soup Suppers Raise $8,320 for Thomas Merton Center

We are pleased to announce that the parish raised a total of $8,320.00 (last year $7,497.51) during the Soup Suppers this year. The grand total will be donated to The Thomas Merton Center. Thank you to all who participated in this wonderful parish tradition.

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Arranging Flowers for the Easter Season

Liturgically, the Easter season is celebrated for seven weeks until the Feast of Pentecost. Keeping the church filled with fresh flowers and looking like Easter is a big task and we would like some help. If you have some experience with arranging fresh flowers, please consider lending a hand. The weekly arrangements are done on…

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Please Note

Religious Education Classes and Sunday Adult Discussion Group will resume meetings on Sunday, April 27.

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Men’s Group Meets on May 5th

Join us Monday, May 5, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. 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. We will begin the discussion…

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Day of Prayer on May 2nd

Friday, May 2 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 to join…

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Thank you!

A special thank you to all who volunteered their time to make the Triduum so special this year! We appreciate all the efforts of each volunteer: the ushers, greeters, lectors, special ministers, altar servers, the choir and musicians, those who ordered, cut, arranged and still maintain the beautiful flowers, those who folded and distributed the…

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