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Archive for January 2016

Our Best Word

Dear Parishioners, T. S. Eliot may well have thought that “April is the cruelest month…” but I think he’d have to admit that January is no prize either. The holidays are over but the winter continues, with its wind and snow and ice and short hours of daylight. It sets us up for a little…

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Catholic School Week

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School will host a school-wide Open House on Sunday, January 31, from 10am-Noon. All are most cordially welcome to visit. Visit www.stasonline.net  for more information.

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Thank You!

A special thank you to all who volunteered their time to take down the decorations in the church. We appreciate all the efforts of each volunteer.

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Adult Choir

Rehearsals for the adult choir take place on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm in the choir loft of the church. Consider becoming a part of this important and vital ministry in our parish. If you would like some more information, speak with Frank Macari, our music director.

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Day of Prayer on Feb. 5th

Friday, February 5, 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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The Importance of “We”

Dear Parishioners, The second reading this week manages to be both humbling and challenging at the same time. In the second Letter to the Corinthians, Paul writes how the Spirit of God gives many different gifts to those in a faith community, all meant to serve and build it up in some way. The humbling…

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The Mercy Learning Center Seeks Volunteers

The Mercy Learning Center in Bridgeport is seeking volunteers to teach reading, math and English as a Second Language to women in its tutoring program. Tutors meet with their students at the Center twice weekly, for two hours each session. Over 850 students benefited from the MLC tutoring program last year. A one-day training session…

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Men’s Discussion Group Meets on Feb. 1st

The men’s discussion group will meet on Monday, February 1, 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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Canned Fruit Needed for Merton House Collection

During the weekend of January 30/31, we will be collecting Canned Fruit for our friends at Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. There will be baskets at all of the entrances to the church. Thank you for your generosity

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