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Archive for October 2015

Best Seats in the House

Dear Parishioners, James and John want good seats. Don’t we all? Whether at a baseball game, a Broadway theater, or the Colbert show, nobody aspires to sit in the nosebleed section. We want a good view of the action. So James and John were simply doing what two, quick-thinking, “Sons of Thunder” would be expected…

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Come meet the Jesuits on Nov. 7th

On Saturday, November 7 from 10am to 5pm at Fairfield University, Fairfield Jesuits invite single men 18-40 years of age to explore and reflect on God’s call. Learn about the ministry and experience Ignatian prayer.

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Open House at Notre Dame on Oct. 25th

Notre Dame High School in Fairfield will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and their families on Sunday, October 25 at 2:30 p.m. This will give students a comprehensive look at Notre Dame, its academic, athletic and extracurricular programs and ND’s partnership with Sacred Heart University. Prospective students can also meet the principal,…

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Habitat for Humanity

St. Anthony’s will be joining other churches in the Diocese of Bridgeport to help build a home in honor of Pope Francis. Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County is working in partnership with the Diocese for this special build. We have reserved a build day, Wednesday, December 2nd for our parish. We are looking…

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An Extension of the loving presence of God

Dear Parishioners, “The Word of God is living and effective…” proclaims the second reading this week, and it’s good to take stock of that effectiveness once in awhile. Watching the coat collection pile up on the back porch of the rectory and listening to the insights and reflections at the men’s group the other night,…

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Did you know?

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The Norma Pfriem Breast Center is celebrating its 15th year of service to the Bridgeport-Fairfield-Trumbull area, having served over 30,000 women with comprehensives services and programs during that time. The Center is dedicated to medical excellence and compassionate care and provides financial assistance to women who might…

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Fairfield Prep Entrance Exams

Registrations for entrance exam are now being accepted. Exam dates are Saturday, October 17 and Saturday, November 14. For further information, please contact the Office of Enrollment at admissions@fairfieldprep.org.

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Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University is offering a new lecture series, the Curtis Lecture Series, honoring the University’s founder, Bishop Walter W. Curtis. The inaugural lecture will be given by Tina Beattie, noted theologian and Director of the Digby Stuart Research Center for Religion, Society and Human Flourishing at the University of Roehampton. Beattie, whose area of…

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Lector and Special Minister Schedule

The new Daily Mass Schedule of Ministers are available here..There are also some hard copies in the sacristy. Please note that there are several slots marked “OPEN” on Saturdays for the 7:30am Mass at which Special Ministers are needed. If you can help, just write your name on the schedule in the sacristy. If you…

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Women’s Group Meets on Oct. 20th

Please note that there has been a change of date. Women’s Group will meet on Tuesday, October 20, at 7:30pm, in the Community Room (second floor of the school building). All women are welcome!

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Youth Group Meets on Oct. 19th

The parish youth group for high school age teens will meet Monday, October 19th from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Church Hall. This meeting will be a pizza party to celebrate our Newly Confirmed Class of 2015! Please RSVP to Beth Paris(hhpaisan@optonline.net) if you plan to attend. For more information, please visit our website or pick…

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Coat Collection

Sr. Eileen Boffa runs a Street Ministry and is one of the coordinators of a Day for the Homeless on Saturday, October 17. Sister has asked that we collect gently used coats (WARM!) – men’s, women’s, children’s for this effort. Please drop them off on the back porch of the rectory before Tuesday. Thank you!

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