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Archive for August 2017

Save the Date

Save the Date—On the evening of September 18, we will host an informal discussion centering around various social justice issues and how our parish might respond to them. Bring your interest and the issues which concern you the most to what is bound to be an enlightening evening. Details to follow.

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Find the Key

Dear Parishioners, In the Gospel this week, Jesus gives to the disciple Peter the “keys to the kingdom of heaven.” Notice the plural? Keys..not key. That suggests to me that there are many ways to unlock the kingdom of God, many possibilities of opening up pathways into a world that is holy and just and…

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Merton House Collection

This weekend, August 28/27, we will be collecting canned fruit for our friends at Merton House.  Baskets will be at all entrances to the church.  Thank you for your inspirational generosity!  The people at Merton House are always appreciative of St. Anthony’s donations.

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Community-Wide Prayer Service Against Racism: August 23

Together with the Jewish Federation and the local synagogues. Congregation Beth El is organizing a community wide prayer service against racism and hate. It will take place at Congregation Beth El (1200 Fairfield Woods Rd, Fairfield), next Wednesday, August 23rd at 7:00 pm. As religious leaders of different faiths, it is extremely important for us…

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Register or Volunteer for St. Anthony’s 13th Annual Golf Tournament

The St. Anthony’s 13th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, September 25th. Registration is now closed. We need a lot of volunteers to have this event run smoothly. Please use the sign-up forms below to volunteer for a specific responsibility  The signup form below does not include some positions that have already been…

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So, what is of concern to you?

Dear Parishioners, There was more going on in Charlottesville than resentment over moving a statue, and there’s more going on in the country than what happened in Charlottesville. In an interview after the carnage caused by domestic terrorism, the mayor pointed out that, until the last few years, these racist groups lived unorganized existences in…

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Fairfield Social Services

Fairfield Social Services needs your help to provide supplies and clothing gift cards to more than 100 children. Last year, Fairfield Social Services provided new backpacks, shoes, and other essentials to 102 children from 54 low income families from the community’s generous donations. Please drop-off gift cards in any amount from stores like Staples, Target,…

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13th Annual Golf Tournament

Our annual golf tournament will be held on Monday, September 25, at the Whitney Farms Country Club in Monroe. The cost is $175. per golfer and includes the use of the putting green and driving range (beginning at 9 am), golf and cart, lunch, cocktails and dinner. Registration brochures are available at the entrances to…

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Operation Hope Tag Sale

Operation Hope Tag Sale will be held this Saturday (9a-4p) and Sunday (12n-4p) at the First Congregational Church on Beach Road. Admission is $1 and all proceeds support our community’s mission to end hunger and homelessness for those most in need in our area. Please plan to visit, shop, and support a great cause!  

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Religious Education Registration 2017-2018

Parents who would like to enroll their child(ren) for the coming year of Religious Education classes may do so on Tuesday evening, September 5, at 7:30 pm in the church. One parent from each family is expected to attend this meeting. We do not charge for religious education but each family is required to be…

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Finding a Five Dollar Bill

Dear Parishioners, I received a long, plain, white envelope in the mail this week. It was sent from Hartford and hand addressed to “Pastor,” no return address. It looked mildly creepy so I figured it was either Hate Mail or Crazy Mail. Hate Mail might include comments on a variety of topics from a homily…

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Fairfield Social Services

Fairfield Social Services needs your help to provide supplies and clothing gift cards to more than 100 children. Last year, Fairfield Social Services provided new backpacks, shoes, and other essentials to 102 children from 54 low in-come families from the community’s generous donations. Please drop off gift cards in any amount from stores like Staples,…

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