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Archive for July 2015

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 $154,221.00. Thank you! Thank you!

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Silent Sundays

Dear Parishioners, There is absolutely no chance you’ll hear your favorite hymn at Mass this weekend unless you’re wired to your iPod. The choir loft door is closed, the organ is off, and our Music Director, Frank Macari, is on a well-deserved vacation. Over the years, some have asked why we don’t get a substitute…

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Blood Pressure Screening

Parish nurses will be available to check blood pressure on the weekend of August 8/9 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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Merton House Collection

During the weekend of August 1/2, we will be collecting breakfast cereal for our friends at the Merton House. Baskets will be at the entrances to the church. Thank you for your continuing generosity. It is very much appreciated!

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Synod 2014

Three previous parish bulletin blurbs discussed six major initiatives adopted by the Diocesan Synod, namely, establishing a Diocesan Strategic Planning Commission, a Comprehensive Pastoral Planning Process, a Catholic Service Corps, a Catholic Leadership Institute, a Council of Religious and a Diocesan Pastoral Council, and creating a consultative process leading to a Presbyteral Assembly. These long-range,…

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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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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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Annual Parish Picnic on July 12th

Sunday, July 12, from 12:30pm to 6:30pm Admission $3 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. Please pray for good weather and please consider volunteering some of your time or…

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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 $153,321.00. Thank you!

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Declare Our Independence

Dear Parishioners, There is a remarkable congregation on Grove Street in neighboring Bridgeport, the members of Bethel AME Church, a church that welcomed faith communities from Bridgeport and beyond last Wednesday evening, to join them in expressing the profound sorrow felt by all at the vicious attack on a gathering of the faithful the week…

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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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