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Archive for April 2018

Loving One another

Dear Parishioners, As I write this column, I am very aware of the date…April 24…the one month anniversary of Fr. John’s death. That he is no longer with us is hard to believe, and still seems so unreal, especially as his spirit permeates St. Anthony’s in all we do. Remain in me as I remain…

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Parish Ministry Schedules

Schedules

New schedules for Special Ministers and Lectors have been posted to the website. Some copies are available in the sacristy.

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Youth Group to Meet on April 30th

Youth Group for high school age teens meets twice a month on Mondays, from 7pm to 8:30pm. All high school youth are welcome! Next meeting is April 30th. The topic is “God and Chips.” We meet in the Church Hall for pizza and discussion.  All high school kids are welcome!  RSVP to Beth Paris, hhpaisan@optonline.net.

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Tribute Book in Memory of Fr. John

tribute book

As was suggested at the Town Hall Meeting on April 4,  a tribute book is being created to share individual memories of Fr. John. Barbara Kiernan is collecting and will edit these memories…whether a homily “nugget” that inspired you, something you learned from Fr. John’s words or example, pictures drawn by our youngest members…  anything…

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Annual Catholic Appeal

Our parish has thus far contributed $72,893. to the Annual Catholic Appeal, representing 52.07% of our goal of $140,000. Thanks to those parishioners who have already contributed. If you have not yet made a gift, please prayerfully consider doing so. Thank you! Click here to make your donation online.

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Music for a Spring Afternoon

Join us this Sunday, April 29, at 5pm in the church for “Music for a Spring Afternoon,” followed by a light reception. All are welcome!

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Forgiveness

Dear Parishioners, The past several weeks have been difficult ones, to say the least. Everyday life has not been ordinary, by any means, as the world and this parish are different without Fr. John in them. Hard as it is, we must remember that Fr. John would expect us to carry on as he would…

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Council of Churches Presents “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”

Council of Churches presents “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,” a musical, on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 7:30 pm, at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre. The evening begins with a reception at 6:15 (City Lights Gallery) followed by a presentation at 7:00. Tables seating from 2 to 7 persons is available. Call 203-334-1121 for more information…

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Annual Catholic Appeal

Our parish has thus far contributed $69,283. to the Annual Catholic Appeal, representing 49.49% of our goal of $140,000. Thanks to those parishioners who have already contributed. If you have not yet made a gift, please prayerfully consider doing so. Thank you. Click here to make your donation online.

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St. Edmund’s Retreat on Enders Island

St. Edmund’s Retreat on Enders Island

St. Edmund’s Retreat on Enders Island is offering an upcoming Bereavement mini retreat, with Fr. Demetri Belsito, from Sunday, April 29 – Wednesday, May 2. See http://enders.is/BereavementMini or phone 860-536- 0565 for further information.

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The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall, Announces Honor Roll

The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, Lauralton Hall is pleased to announce that the following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the third quarter of this academic year: Jessica Abbazia, Grade 11, High Honors; Maria Abbazia, Grade 9, Honors; Hannah Donne, Grade 11, High Honors; Mackenzie Mary Llewellyn, Grade 12, Honors;…

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St. Pius Blood Drive

On Saturday, April 28, the American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive at the St. Pius Parish Center, 834 Brookside Drive in Fairfield, from 9 am until 2 pm. To schedule your appointment visit REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG or call 1 800 RED CROSS (800-733-2767). Streamline your donation experience and save up to 15 minutes by visiting …

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