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Archive for November 2014

Digesting the Marvelous Workings of God

Dear Parishioners, There’s a certain “fullness” about the Sunday evening that follows Thanksgiving. Sure, there’s the physical fullness of all that leftover turkey, but I mean something more than that. After all, along with the stuffing and pumpkin pie came a plateful of family and friends, annual traditions and visits that fill us emotionally as…

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Youth Group Meets on Dec. 1st

The parish youth group for high school age teens will meet Monday, December 1, from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Church Hall. The topic will be “Name that iTune.” We meet for pizza, prayer and fun. For more information, please visit the church’s website or pick up a flyer at the church entrances. RSVP to Beth…

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For the Blessings in Life

Dear Parishioners, A completely unexpected surprise came in the mail this morning. It was a large mysterious manila envelope, hand-addressed to me, posted with four Forever stamps, and imprinted with those sobering words “ Personal and Confidential .” I relaxed when I saw the return address. It was an old friend from college, Sharyn Broadbin…

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Weekend Lectors

Weekend Lectors please pick up your Lector Workbook for the new liturgical year, available in the sacristy.

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For the Men in our Parish…

For the Men in our Parish — a quick planning meeting to discuss the Parish Christmas Party ( traditionally, the men of the parish host this event ) will be held on Monday, December 1, at 7:00pm in the rectory. Following the meeting, on the same evening at 7:30pm, the men’s discussion group will meet,…

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Youth Group to Meet on Sat., Nov. 29th

The parish youth group for high school age teens will meet Saturday, November 29th at 10:30 am to set up the Giving Tree. For more information, please click here or pick up a flyer at the church entrances. RSVP to Beth Paris, hhpaisan@optonline.net

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Giving Tree

Our annual Giving Tree project will get underway next weekend. It’s a simple way to make a real difference in someone’s life this Christmas. Take a tag from the tree, purchase the item, and return the wrapped item when you come to Mass. All gifts are due no later than Sunday, December 14. Please be…

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Merton Center Monthly Food Collection

During the weekend of November 29 and 30, St. Anthony Parish will be collecting peanut butter and jelly for our friends at the Merton House. Baskets will be at the doors of the church. Thank you.

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CRS “Fair Trade” Event

Christmas Gifts that Give Twice —After all Masses on November 29 and 30, St. Anthony’s will host the sale of gift items made by crafters from around the world under the auspices of Catholic Relief Services. All proceeds will go to CRS and the artisans they sponsor. Items for sale are made in countries including…

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Advent Wreath Workshop

Join us after the 10am Mass next Sunday and make an advent wreath for your home! Everything you need, from greenery to candles, will be available in the parish hall (along with some good coffee!). This annual activity can make this season of preparation more meaningful for you and your family. And while you are…

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