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Archive for June 2018

Annual Parish Picnic

The annual parish picnic will be held on Sunday, July 8, from 12:30pm until 6:30 pm. In addition to the food, fun and dancing, this picnic is an important fundraiser for the parish, and we give 25% of the profits to the Merton Center! Please note the following: Volunteers are needed – Many volunteers are…

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Focus on the Content

Pope Francis

Dear Parishioners, Pope Francis was traveling to Geneva this past week to meet with the world Council of Churches on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of that group. (Popes Paul VI and John Paul II had also attended gatherings of the wCC.) The wCC is recognized by the Vatican as one of the most…

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The Father John Tribute Book  

tribute book

The Father John Tribute Book  will be available for purchase at the church picnic on July 8. ($10.00) The book contains not only parishioners’ memories of Father John, but also some of his homilies and bulletin letters. There is also a CD with a musical tribute to Father John.

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Stop and Shop cards

Stop & Shop Gift Card

Thank you for continuing to drop those Stop and Shop cards in the basket…so many people have been helped.

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Pastoral Visitor Ministers

communion host

A stay in the hospital, fighting an illness, or being confined at home for any reason can be a frightening and lonely ordeal. We would like to support and encourage you during this difficult time. The Pastoral Visitor Ministers of St. Anthony’s endeavor to bring comfort and encouragement, Christian fellowship, and prayerful support. If you…

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Safe Environment Classes

If you volunteer in any capacity in the parish you are required by the diocese to attend a VIRTUS Training Class. If you have previously attended such a class and you have received notice that you need to re-certify, go to VIRTUS.org to do so. St. Anthony’s will be holding two training sessions…on Saturday morning,…

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Annual Catholic Appeal

Our parish has thus far contributed $109,308.00. to the Annual Catholic Appeal, representing 78.08% 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.

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Paper Goods Wanted for Merton House Collection

On the weekend of June 30/July 1 we will be collecting paper goods (napkins, paper towels, cups, etc.) for our friends at Merton House. Thank you for your generous support of this parish ministry. Baskets will be at all entrances to the church.

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Lobster Tickets!!!

Tickets for the lobster dinner at the picnic will be sold following all the Masses this weekend and next. The price is $15.00 for a single lobster dinner and $25.00 for a twin lobster dinner. Make sure you aren’t disappointed on the day of the picnic by purchasing your tickets now.  

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White Elephant Items for the picnic!

It is time to collect those treasures to sell at the White Elephant booth at our annual picnic. (this year on July 8) Just about anything can be accepted EXCEPT electrical items, cribs, car seats, large furniture, clothing or sports/exercise equipment. Items may be dropped in front of the middle garage in the parking lot.…

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Jewelry for the picnic!

Jewelry for Picnic

Jewelry alert! The parish is collecting old/new/broken jewelry for the annual picnic, this year on Sunday, July 8. Please call Mary Ann Sulik (203-747-0693) for a pickup, or drop off your jewelry on the back porch of the rectory before Sunday, June 24th. Please enclose your name and phone number with your donations so anything…

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