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Archive for June 2015

   The annual Parish Picnic

   The annual Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, July 12, from 12:30pm to 6:30pm. In addition to the food, fun and dancing, this picnic is an important fundraiser for our parish as well as for Merton House to which 25% of the profit will be donated. • Lend a hand!—“Tent Night” is Tuesday,…

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Hope

Dear Parishioners, The death of a child. The thought of it is horrible enough for someone like me who has no children, so I cannot even imagine what that must be like for a parent. It has to be a mother or father’s number one nightmare, and unfortunately, sometimes the nightmare comes true. In the…

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Lector and Special Minister Schedules

Please check the 11:30am Mass schedule for your name, as well as your regularly scheduled Mass time. There are also some hard copies of the schedule in the sacristy. Please note that there are several slots marked “OPEN” on Saturdays for 7:30am Mass at which Special Ministers are needed. If you can help, just write…

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Project From the Heart

We will also be collecting plastic jars of Peanut Butter (18oz or less) and Jelly (22oz or less) on the 4th of July weekend to send to our soldiers in Afghanistan through Project From the Heart. Please note the sizes specified since heavier items significantly increase the cost of postage. Boxes will be at the…

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Annual Catholic Appeal

Our parish has surpassed its goal for the Annual Catholic Appeal, which was $140,000.00. To date, our parish contributions towards the Diocesan appeal total is $152,746.00. Thank you!

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Merton Center Monthly Food Collection

This weekend, June 27/28, St. Anthony Parish will be collecting paper goods (plates, cups, napkins, paper towels), for our friends at the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. Thank you for your continuing generosity.

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Synod 2014

Although Catholics are among the most highly educated groups in the U.S., many of us have advanced little beyond an elementary school level in our theological education. Moreover, many hunger for the means to enrich their spirituality and gain greater confidence in the ability to share their faith with others. Recognizing this reality against the…

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Volunteers Needed for Parish Picnic

Dear Parishioners, Our annual Parish Picnic is about a month away. As many of you know, the picnic is a Sunday afternoon of family and friends and food and music and old-fashioned conversation, a good way to rekindle connections and enjoy the pleasures of summertime. There’s shopping at the jewelry booth and browsing through the…

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Parish Registration

To register with the parish, just fill out a yellow registration card found at the entrances to the church and drop it in the collection basket or register online.

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Annual Catholic Appeal

Our parish has surpassed its goal for the Annual Catholic Appeal, which was $140,000.00. To date, our parish contributions towards the Diocesan appeal total is $147,351.00. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

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A note from our money counters

Please, please, please do not use scotch tape or any other sealant (staples, rivets, crazy glue, tenpenny nails, etc.) to secure your envelope. Doing so defeats the purpose of the easy-open feature of the envelope. Also, please indicate the amount of your offering in the space provided on the envelope. This speeds the processing and…

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Married Couples Needed

The Diocese of Bridgeport is looking for married couples to help facilitate its Marriage Preparation program as joyful witnesses to the blessings and challenges of living the vocation of marriage. Complete training and a stipend are provided. Please contact Angela Mantero, Director of Marriage and Family, at amantero@diobpt.org or 203-416-1627..

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