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Archive for October 2016

Bake Sale This Weekend

One of our high school parishioners will be traveling to Nicaragua with Builders Beyond Borders during her April vacation. Maeve will help build a youth center in the town of Sabeneta, a facility which will be used by youth and young mothers. To help fund her trip, she will conduct a bake sale after the…

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Soup Wanted for Merton House Collection

We’ll be collecting cans and packages of soup next weekend for the guests at the Merton House. Your prayerful generosity is deeply appreciated. Baskets will be at the entrances to the church to collect your offering.

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Care and Compassion

Dear Parishioners, I don’t know all the ingredients Tony DeMattia puts into his meatballs, but care, compassion and love are mixed right in there with them. Last Saturday, Tony received the St. Augustine Medal of Honor from Bishop Caggiano as a recognition of all he does as a volunteer for our parish. To say that…

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One Body

Dear Parishioners, Rev. Cass Shaw was sitting next to me in the sanctuary before the 10am began last Sunday. She is the Director of the Council of Churches and was there to share with us some of the programs and activities the council is involved with. As we waited, she leaned over to me and…

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St. Anthony Youth Groups Meets on Oct. 24th

The St. Anthony Youth Group will meet on Monday, October 24, from 7 pm to 8:30pm downstairs in the church meeting room.  All high school kids welcome!  Pizza and discussion:  “Candles in the Wind…”

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Gregory Norbet/Dan Schutte Concert

To celebrate our parish membership in the Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport, St. Anthony’s will host a concert featuring our dear friends Gregory Norbet and Dan Schutte on Sunday, October 23, at 6pm, in the church. This concert is a “’first-time event” as Dan and Gregory have never before performed a concert together (although…

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Fill the Porch with Coats

Sr. Eileen Boffa runs a street ministry in Bridgeport and is asking us to collect gently used coats (men’s, women’s, children’s) to be distributed to those in need. Please drop off any coats you can contribute on the back porch of the rectory before Saturday, October 29. Thank you for your continued and generous support!

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Parking Lot Safety

Please have a little extra patience and use a little more care when navigating the parking lot on Sunday mornings. Religious Education classes are back in session and more children are walking and running through the lot. Adult supervisors are stationed outside for everyone’s safety. Thank you.

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Join Us for a Men’s Retreat on Nov. 4-6th

All men in the parish are invited to a retreat at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center, West Hartford, CT on the weekend of November 4-6. This year’s theme: The Light of Simplicity…discover how simplicity can shine a light on what is essential and important in our lives. The retreat includes home-cooked meals, inspirational liturgies, uplifting…

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