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Archive for January 2015

Snow Days

Dear Parishioners, It’s Monday morning as I write this and a little kid just left the parish office with his Mom. He’s so little that he is oblivious to something that his big brother in First Grade is already acutely aware of and excited about: tomorrow is going to be a snow day!!! I have…

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Music for a Winter Afternoon

Please join us next Sunday, February 8, at 5pm in the church, when we continue with our seasonal music series, featuring, “The Reit Duo,” Alyssa (harp) and Peter (French horn) who will offer a wonderful hour of selections ranging from classical to romantic to modern.

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Year-end Contribution Statements Mailed

Year-end Contribution Statements—have been mailed to all parishioners whose annual contributions reach $250 or more. Any other statements may be obtained by contacting the parish office.

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Speaker at Fairfield University

Speaker at Fairfield University—on Saturday, February 7, at 4:30 pm, Rita Ferrone, noted columnist from Commonweal and blogger at PrayTell, will deliver a talk entitled “Becoming Who You Are: Women, Baptism and the Post-Vatican II Church.” There is no charge for the lecture, which takes place in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room, and…

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Lenten Bible Study

Please join us for a six week Bible Study led by Donna Spigarolo. The classes will be held on Thursdays in Lent, beginning on February 19 and continuing through March 26, from 7 until 8:30 pm in the Community Room in the school. The study will focus on getting to know Jesus though the Gospel…

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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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New Minister Schedules Posted

Please note that five new schedules have been posted for Special Ministers and Lectors on the parish website: Weekend for Special Minister, Weekend for Lectors, Daily Mass, Lenten Daily Mass, and Holy Week. Also, please remember that any changes to the schedules should be noted on the copies which hang in the sacristy.

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The Joy of Cooking!

Our parish has made a commitment to Operation Hope to provide a monthly dinner meal for fifty people which will be served at the shelter on the fourth Thursday of the month by their staff. We cook the meal here and need your help!!!!! We especially need “veggie” cooks and dessert cooks! For more information,…

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Day of Prayer on Feb. 6th

Friday, February 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 sometime during this day. A sign-up sheet is located at the…

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Women’s Group Meets on Feb. 10th

Women’s Group will meet Tuesday, February 10, at 7:30 pm, in the Community Room (second floor of the school building). We will be discussing the recent visit of Edwina Gateley to our parish and the impact of her work. All women are welcome!

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Men’s Discussion Group Meet son Feb. 9

Because of a conflict in scheduling, the men’s group will meet on the second Monday of February (instead of the first) February 9, at 7:30pm in the rectory. Copies of the article we’ll be discussing can be found at the front doors of the church. All men in the parish are welcome to attend.

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Youth Group Meets on Feb. 9th

The parish youth group for high school age teens will meet Monday, February 9, from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Church Hall. The topic will be “Heart Beats” 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 Paris…

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