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Archive for July 2014

Rallying for a Cause

Dear Parishioners, 21. Most people think of that as a lucky number, right? It’s a favorite address on the roulette wheel and the second-to-none hand at the Black Jack table. But suppose it was scratched into the side of your car by a freak tempest of Nature? It all happened last Tuesday night, “tent night”,…

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Parish Picnic Door Prize Winners

$150 A&S Food Patrick Ferullo $150 Isabel et Vincent French Baker V. Zarella $150 South Pine Creek Deli Dom Rossi $150 Bed, Bath, & Beyond Susan Martin $150 Super Stop & Shop Gene Scoran

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Merton House Collection

On the weekend of July 26/27, we will be collecting breakfast cereal for our friends at the Merton House. Baskets will be at the entrances to the church. Thank you for your continuing generosity. It is very much appreciated!

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Help the Homeless

”Off The Streets” is a not-for-profit corporation which helps people get a new start by getting them into an apartment and providing some basic living needs. OTS is having a drop-off day on Saturday, July 19, from 9a to 1p, at Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, in Fairfield. Donations of small kitchen tables and chairs,…

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Lector and Special Minister Schedules Posted

Lector and Special Minister Schedules— please note that the new schedules for Lectors and Special Ministers are on the parish website. There are also some hard copies in the sacristy. Also: We are now scheduling two special ministers for each daily Mass and are in particular need for help on Saturdays at 7:30am. Our goal…

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Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

The 2014 Annual Bishop’s Appeal ended on June 30th. Our parish surpassed its goal of $80,000 by raising $144,664. Your extraordinary generosity will go a long way in supporting the good works in which the Diocese is involved. Thank you.

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Join Us at the Picnic

Dear Parishioners, In the twelve years since I’ve been attending this parish picnic, not once has anyone complained to me that there were no amusement park rides! I think that’s pretty amazing in an age and a town where community summer carnivals pop up like wildflowers in these months. I have nothing against Ferris Wheels…

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RESERVE YOUR LOBSTER TODAY

THERE ARE LIMITED NUMBER OF LOBSTERS AVAILABLE BUT YOU CAN RESERVE YOURS TODAY!! TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AFTER ALL THE MASSES THIS WEEKEND AT THE TABLE IN FRONT OF THE CHURCH. SINGLE $14 TWIN $22

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Calm. Centered. Peaceful.

Dear Parishioners, Is it my imagination or did the 4th of July weekend get here a little faster this year? This mid -summer marker, with its fireworks and cook-outs, celebrates our country’s independence and hardwon freedoms. These are certainly important to ponder, but, in the heat of a New England summer, it might be best…

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2014 Annual Parish Picnic Sunday, July 13, from 12:30pm to 6:30 pm

Admission $3 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 pantry. Please pray for good weather and please consider volunteering some of your…

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Balance

Dear Parishioners, St Peter and St. Paul. I suppose you can liken them to two forces that seem almost to oppose each other. Peter is the rock, the anchor, holding things stable, steady, and in order. Paul is the mover and shaker, the wind that propels the boat out of the harbor and into the…

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