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Archive for May 2014

Blood Pressure Screening June 7th & 8th

Parish nurses will be available to check blood pressure next weekend after the 6pm Mass on Saturday, June 7th and after the 8am and 10am Mass on Sunday, June 8th. Stop into the sacristy on the left side of the front of the church and take advantage of this painless and possibly life-saving measure.

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It can happen to you

Dear Parishioners, Last Monday morning, there was a cherry-red ‘68 Pontiac Firebird in the church parking lot, a beautiful sight to behold. Some forty years later, the lines of the car are still stylish and balanced, evoking an era of American muscle cars that’s never really been repeated. The Firebird was literally waiting for a…

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Music for a Spring Afternoon

Eastern Brass Quintet Sunday, June 1 at 5:00 pm Don’t miss the fun as the talented group returns to our parish bringing a little springtime to jump start the season.  The hour-long concert will be followed by a light reception.

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Smile at the Idea

Dear Parishioners, I don’t know about you, but I am quite relieved that the New York Racing Authorities have given their blessing on the use of nasal strips by horses running in the Belmont Stakes, including, of course, California Chrome, the contender for the Triple Crown. Leave it to a young colt from California to…

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Aging in Place

Aging in Place is a growing national movement in which senior citizens form “villages,” usually nonprofit organizations, that help them receive (and in some cases purchase) a la carte “vetted” services of transportation, in-home care (housekeeping, bathing), home maintenance, health care (visiting nurses) and other services so that they can remain in their own homes.…

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The Good News Gospel Choir

We are very pleased to welcome back The Good News Gospel Choir, directed by Chris Coogan, for the Feast of Pentecost, Sunday, June 8 at the 10am Mass.

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Day of Prayer on June 6th

Friday, June 6, 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. A sign-up sheet is located at the side entrance to the…

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Men’s Group Meets on June 2nd

Join us Monday, June 2 for the last 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. We will begin the discussion on Monday with Chapter 9. All gentlemen are welcome.

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2014 Diocesan Synod

Input can be submitted in various ways without leaving the comfort of one’s home. Questions may be mailed directly to the Diocesan Synod Office at 238 Jewett Ave., Bridgeport, Ct., 06606 or one may choose to fill out the General Input Form at www.2014synod.org/FormG. There are also “in person Listening Sessions” which are complemented with…

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Annual Parish Picnic

The annual Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, July 13, from 12:30pm to 6:30pm. In addition to the food, fun and dancing, this picnic is an important fundraiser for our parish. We are collecting the following in preparation of the picnic: Jewelry—We are collecting old/new/broken jewelry for the annual picnic. Please enclose your name…

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