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Archive for August 2018

Give Us This Day

Free samples of the September edition of Give Us This Day-Daily Prayer for Today’s Catholic are available in the vestibule of the church. Please help yourself to a copy of this highly regarded publication of the Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN. Texts for each day include readings for the Mass of the day, a reflection on…

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Volunteer at St. Joseph’s Manor

St. Joseph’s Manor welcomes day and evening volunteers. The needs are in many areas starting at 9:30 a.m.: The in-house beauty shop on Thursday and Friday mornings; The Manor Mart Gift Shop on Tuesdays 1:00-3:00 and Fridays, 9:00 to noon, and 2:00-3:00; Transporting to recreation programs on mornings and early evenings. For more information contact…

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Women’s Literacy Program Seeks Volunteer Tutors!

Mercy Learning Center

“Educate a woman; Educate a family” Mercy Learning Center, Inc., located at 637 Park Avenue in Bridgeport, is seeking volunteers to teach English Language Learners as well as adult basic reading and math in its small group tutoring program. Tutors meet with their students at the Center twice weekly for two hours each session. The…

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St. Leo Parish, 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford, announces its 38th Annual Parish Fair.

Join us Tuesday, August 28, through Friday, August 31, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ride bracelets are available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at $28.00 Sample international foods, enjoy live entertainment, and try your luck in…

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Pasta Wanted for Merton House Collection

Whether it’s farfalle, cavatelli, penne, linguine, spaghetti or your own favorite, we will be collecting pasta for our friends at Merton House on the weekend of August 25/26. Baskets will be at all the entrances to the church. Thank you for your generous response.

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Breaking Silence

Pope Francis breaks silence

Dear Parishioners, Responses to the horrifying news out of Pennsylvania last week have been pouring in. Hopefully, you have read Bishop Caggiano’s letter, provided at Mass last weekend, in which he acknowledged the raw emotions that we are feeling about this evil of clerical sexual abuse and the ensuing coverups. Worth reading are several other…

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Annual Catholic Appeal

Our parish has thus far contributed $127,789. to the Annual Catholic Appeal, representing 91.28% of our goal of $140,000. The appeal is winding down, and we are not yet reached our goal. If you have not already done so, please prayerfully consider supporting the many good diocesan programs that are funded by this appeal by adding…

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14th  Annual Golf Tournament

Our annual golf tournament will be held on Monday, September 24, at the Whitney Farms Country Club in Monroe The cost is $175.00 per golfer and includes the use of the putting green and driving range (beginning at 9 a.m.), golf and cart, lunch, cocktails, and dinner. Registration brochures are available at the entrances to…

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Pasta Wanted for Merton House Collection

Whether it’s farfalle, cavatelli, penne, linguine, spaghetti or your own favorite, we will be collecting pasta for our friends at Merton House on the weekend of August 25/26. Baskets will be at all the entrances to the church. Thank you for your generous response.

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Thank You!

Dear Friends: What an extraordinary response (as usual) to my request for men’s and women’s underwear for our annual Project Connect Day in Bridgeport on August 8! A group of Girl Scouts took charge of the table, inviting our struggling sisters and brothers to take what they needed. I do believe it was the most…

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Operation Hope’s Big Annual Tag Sale 

Operation Hope’s Big Annual Tag Sale will be held this weekend, August 18 (9am – 4 pm) and 19 (12pm – 4pm), at First Church Congregational, 148 Beach Road in Fairfield. Furniture, household goods, jewelry, linens, pictures, sporting equipment and more are available for sale. All proceeds benefit Operation Hope. The event will be held rain…

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St. Leo Parish, 24 Roxbury Road, Stamford, announces its 38th Annual Parish Fair.

Join us Tuesday, August 28, through Friday, August 31, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 1, from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ride bracelets are available Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoon from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at $28.00 Sample international foods, enjoy live entertainment, and try your luck in…

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