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Archive for November 2017

King of the Universe

Dear Parishioners, We Americans get nervous when we hear the word “king.”  Ever since we fought a costly and pain­ful war to separate ourselves from King George and England, we have associated “kingship” with an un­savory means of governing.  Except for our fascina­tion with things royal in the social pages of the news­paper and the…

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Children’s Christmas Choir

Rehearsals are held on Sundays at 4pm in the Parish Hall. Boys and girls in grades 4-6 are welcome to join. For more information, please contact Kate Pet­rafesa, Kieran Brown, or Lily Aston at stachil­drenschoir@gmail.com.

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Lost and not found

There are several items St. Anthony has found and left in the basket at the front entrance of the church of the church. Please check it if you think you might have lost something while at church.

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Adult Discussion Group

Adult Discussion Group is taking a hiatus for a couple of months. Watch the bulletin for more information.

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Parking

Please make use of the parking lot in the back of the church when coming to Mass. If you must park on a side street near the church, please remember to observe state parking laws (no parking 25 ft from an intersection) and to respect the property of our neighbors by being careful not to…

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Workbooks for Lectors

The lector work­books for the new liturgical year will be availa­ble in the sacristy on the weekend of November 25/26.

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Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Dear Parishioners, As we prepare to celebrate the great, all-inclusive American Holiday of Thanksgiving, we reflect on the many people and things in our lives for which we are grateful.  Surely, regardless of eco­nomic circumstance or even personal or family health, our lives abound in goodness and we can (hopefully!) recognize the many ways in…

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Attention Youth Group Members

Keep in mind the next Youth Group Meeting is on Mon­day, November 27, which will center around the Giving Tree setup and the traditional “missal swap!” The meeting will begin at 7 pm as usual. Please contact Beth Paris to RSVP for the meeting or if you have questions.

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Much to anticipate

Dear Parishioners, Who can believe it is November??? I, for one, cannot wrap my head around that. It seems that we were just throwing hamburgers on the grill and enjoying those delicious August tomatoes, and here we are, pumpkins from Hallowe’en already decomposing on the porch steps, Thanksgiving fast approaching and Christmas songs on the…

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A Voice of Conscience: Uncovering Mass Murder from the Holocaust to Today

Wednesday, November 15 2 at 8 pm, Fr. Patrick Desbois of Yahad In Unum, (a French organization founded in 2004 by French Roman Catholic and Jewish leaders to locate the sites of mass graves of the Jewish victims of the Nazi mobile killing units), will speak at the Quick Center at Fairfield University. His talk…

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Advent Evening of Reflection

Sunday, December 10: Our friend and parishioner Gregory Norbet will return for his annual Advent Evening of Reflection, at 6:30 pm in the church. Gregory will lead us in a contemplative service of music and words, inviting us further into the Advent frame of mind and spirit.

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