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Archive for June 2014

When Stories are Told…

Dear Parishioners, Her name is Nia. She is small of stature, with a head full of curls and sparkling eyes that warm you as soon as you meet her. She is exuberant, full of life, and she has a story to tell. Last Tuesday evening, Nia told that story to the women gathered for our…

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Merton House Collection

Next weekend, June 28/29 we will be collecting Palmolive, Dawn, Ajax, Joy or “store brand” dish detergent for our friends at Merton House. Merton House serves hundreds of meals, six days of the week and so they do a lot of washing! Baskets will be at all entrances to the church.

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Summer Art Camp

St. Luke’s Parish is offering a new summer art camp experience for children in grades 1 through 8 called “Dare to Dream.” It combines age-appropriate meditation and prayer with an opportunity to express the fruits of their prayer in acrylic paint and canvas. Sessions will be taught by our Coordinator of Religious Education, Mrs. Jacqueline…

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“God so loved the world that he gave his only son…”

Dear Parishioners, John 3:16 You can find it in the most unexpected places. It’s printed on the inside bottom rim of the paper cups at the In-N-Out Burger in Los Angeles. Tim Tebow, the football player, has printed it on his eye black before a game. Wyclef Jean, DJ Muggs, and Method Man, have all…

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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 and for the Merton Center. As in the past years, we will donate 25% of the proceeds to The Thomas Merton Center’s food…

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Pastoral Council 2014-2016

Congratulations and thanks to the new members of the St. Anthony Parish Pastoral Council: Rose Corr Joe Emanuel Fritz Erauda JoAnne Fabry Bernie Favreau Marianne Gumpper Jerry Hemenway Mary Ellen Higgins Bill Petitte Dolores Ryan Donna Schmidt Steve Violette We ask God to bless them with wisdom and insight as we seek the ways our parish may become…

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Thank You!

Thank You!—to Kelly Sohigian, Barbara Hageney, JoAnne Sclafani, Donna Schmidt, Mary Dailey, Lisa Massucci, Barbara Carroll and all of the dedicated volunteers who arranged, watered and tended to the beautiful flowers that adorned our church throughout the Easter season. The church looked lovely throughout the entire season! We greatly appreciate all of your hard work.

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Bake Sale Sunday, June 15th

Bake Sale—this Sunday, June 15, following the 8am and 10am Masses, our parishioner Kieran Brown will be offering baked goods for sale to help support her mission trip to Philadelphia to mentor school age children in that city.

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Happy Father’s Day!

In honor of all the fathers in our parish, a donation has been made to the John Patrick Flanagan Foundation Established in memory of this Fairfield dad, the foundation supports charities which provide direction, education, and/or improved environment for vulnerable children and families. Read more at www.jpff.org

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