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Archive for April 2015

A remedy to those times in life when we’re “stuck”

Dear Parishioners, I just read an interesting take on this Sunday’s Gospel story of Jesus appearing to two of the disciples on the road to Emmaus. It was offered by Steve Pankey, an Episcopal priest in Alabama who describes himself as a “disciple, husband, father, and priest who struggles to keep it all in the…

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Travel to St. Patrick’s Ireland with Father Allen

On Oct. 26 to Nov. 4, 2015, travel in the footsteps of St. Patrick through Ireland with Fr. Charles Allen, S.J. For more information call the Fairfield University Alumni Office at 203-254-4280 or email alumni@fairfield.edu

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Jubilee Mass of Wedding Anniversaries—

The Diocese of Bridgeport will celebrate a Mass commemorating wedding anniversaries at St. Theresa Church, Trumbull on Sunday, May 17, at 3pm. Bishop Caggiano will be the Principal Celebrant at this special Mass which will include the renewal of marriage vows and presentation of commemorative certificates. Couples celebrating an anniversary in 2015 which ends in…

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Lauralton Hall Entrance Exams on May 2nd

Lauralton Hall will be offering an Entrance Exam for 7th grade girls on Saturday, May 2 at 8:00 a.m. Pre-register for the exam online at www.lauraltonhall.org. Any questions, please call our admission office at 203-878-3333.

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Holy Family Church Concert

Holy Family Church will be holding a concert “Inspirations for Spring”. Come enjoy a concert performed by the singers and musicians of Holy Family Church. This event will be fun for the whole family and a wonderful opportunity to enjoy your favorite spiritual and uplifting music. Invite all your friends. Concert will be held in…

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Off The Streets (OTS)

This Saturday, April 25 from 10am to 1pm OTS is holding a donation drop off day in the parking lot of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Rd, Fairfield. Donations help the homeless people get a new start by getting them into an apartment and providing some basic living needs. Donations of clean/in-good-condition…

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PB &J Needed for Merton House Collection

During the weekend of April 25 and 26, St. Anthony Parish will be collecting peanut butter and jelly for the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. Baskets will be at the entrances to the church. Thank you for your generosity.

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Arranging Flowers for the Easter Season

Liturgically, the Easter season is celebrated for seven weeks until the Feast of Pentecost. Keeping the church filled with fresh flowers and looking like Easter is a big task and we would like some help. If you have some experience with arranging fresh flowers, please consider lending a hand. The weekly arrangements are done on…

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Youth Group Meets on April 20th

The parish youth group for high school age teens will meet Monday, April 20, from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Church Hall. The topic will be “Well Wishes.” 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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Men’s Discussion Group Meets on May 4th

Men’s Discussion Group will meet on Monday, May 4, 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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Day of Prayer on May 1st

Friday, May 1, 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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Parish Picnic

It’s that time again! Please join us to prepare for the annual parish picnic and help make stuffed cabbage on May 1 (4pm) and 2 (9 am). We can use your help. Please come and join the fun!

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