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Archive for July 2017

An Open Eye or Ear

Dear Parishioners, “Short Stories by Jesus” is the clever title for a wonderful book about the parables written by Amy Jill Levine, a professor of New Testament and Jewish studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville. Dr. Levine describes herself as a “Yankee Jewish feminist who teaches in a predominantly Christian divinity school in the…

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Merton House Collection

Next weekend July 29/30, we are collecting Paper Goods (plates, cups, napkins, paper towels) for the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. Thank you for your generosity!

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Move, Run, Fly….Rise!

Dear Parishioners, I don’t think anyone had a better time at the picnic than I did, rolling around in my “freedom wheels!” I thought the picnic would be the perfect time to try out the motorized wheelchair that was given to me (…a generous, thoughtful gift, thank you Sheila!) back in February. For the last…

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Parish Registration

2011-2012 Religious Education Registration Form 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.

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Annual Catholic Appeal: Thank you!

 We have surpassed our parish goal! To date, we have contributed $146,155.00 to the 2017 Annual Catholic Appeal! Thank you to all who have generously responded to this appeal which sustains and supports the good works of our Diocese. It is greatly appreciated!

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Lector and Special Minister Schedules

The new schedules for Lectors and Special Ministers are posted on the parish website. Please remember to check the 11:30am Mass for your name, as well as your regularly scheduled Mass time. There are also some hard copies in the sacristy. Any changes to the schedule should be noted on those sacristy copies. Thank you…

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Annual Catholic Appeal: Almost there

Our parish goal this year is $140,000 and, to date, we have reached $137,855.00, or 98.47% of that goal! Thank you to those who have already responded! Please consider making a pledge to this worthwhile effort if you have not yet done so. Your extraordinary generosity will go a long way in supporting the good…

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A Reason to Laugh

Dear Parishioners, “Learn what is to be taken seriously, and laugh at the rest.” That was the quote which came up on my daily calendar this morning. It’s from Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha, a novel published in English in the Fifties about a man who wanders the world in search of spiritual illumination. That’s one of…

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