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Archive for August 2014

Enjoy the Moment

Dear Parishioners, It’s Labor Day weekend and it feels like the last call for the summer of 2014, to finish the last pages of that beach book and burn the last of the citronella candle out on the deck. Pretty soon it will be time to trade in the shorts and flip-flops for a pair…

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St.Anthony’s Golf Tournament

Our annual golf tournament will be held on Monday, September 22, at Whitney Farms in Monroe, CT, with registration at 10am and the tournament starting at 12:30pm. The cost is $175 per player which includes cart, lunch and dinner. There are many opportunities to be a sponsor of the tournament and donations of any amount…

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Save the Date!!!

Edwina Gateley, the author of such books as A Mystical Heart and Christ in the Margins, as well as a poet and a retreat leader, will be coming to our parish on the weekend of October 17-19. Edwina will present an evening of reflection on Friday for all, and a workshop for women on Saturday.…

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Day of Prayer Sept. 4th

Friday, September 5, 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. A sign-up sheet is located at the…

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Religious Education 2014-2015

Registration for the coming year for our Religious Education Program is underway. Both the calendar and registration form can be found on the parish website www.stanthonyffld.org under the heading of Religious Education. Please note that all registration forms should be completed (one for each child, please) and submitted to the office by September 12. Class…

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Words Have Power

Dear Parishioners, I know, I know: this summer, everybody seems to be reading The Boys in the Boat and raving on about what a wonderful book it is. I’m sure there are some good ideas there, but, sorry, just not in the mood for true grit and the 1936 Olympics. Instead, I just finished Lexicon,…

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Volunteer Opportunity

The Mercy Learning Center in Bridgeport is seeking volunteers to teach reading, math and English as a Second Language to women in its tutoring program. Tutors meet with their students at the Center twice weekly, for two hours each session. Over 850 students benefited from the MLC program last year. A one-day training session is…

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St.Anthony’s Golf Tournament Organizational Meeting

Our annual golf tournament will be held on Monday, September 22, at Whitney Farms in Monroe, CT. A meeting to begin the planning for this event will be held on Monday, August 18, at 7pm, in the Parish Hall. If you can lend a hand in some way, please join us. Any who golf, ride…

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Miracle Math

Dear Parishioners, I’m not at all the sort of person who does math in his head. A calculator is my first line of defense against math problems, but when backed into a corner and forced to use paper and pencil (never pen), I admit I still need to write those little numbers at the top…

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The Roaring 20’s

A Dinner Dance to benefit St. Vincent’s Special Needs Services will be held on Saturday, September 6, from 6:30 TO 11:30pm at Testo’s Restaurant in Bridgeport. Tickets are $100 per person. For more information, contact Chris Howard at 203-386-2715 or stvincentsspecialneeds.org

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Blood Pressure Screening

Blood Pressure Screening—Parish nurses will be available to check blood pressure next weekend after the 6pm Mass on Saturday and the 8am and10am Mass on Sunday. 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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Lector and Special Minister Schedules

Lector and Special Minister Schedules—please note that the new schedules for Lectors and Special Ministers are available here. 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 is to attract…

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