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Archive for November 2018

Lauralton Hall presents Christmas in the Mansion

Stroll Lauralton’s decorated halls, tour the historic Victorian Gothic mansion, shop for holiday gifts from 40+ vendors, visit Santa’s Workshop, and more. December 2, Noon—5:00 p.m., 200 High Street, Milford, CT. $10 entrance fee; no charge for children 12 and younger. Preview Party (reservations required), December 1, 6:30 p.m. Go to Lauraltonhall.org/Christmas or email Christmas@lauraltonhall.org.…

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Advent Mission

Frank Runyeon

Our Lady of the Assumption Parish, Fairfield, invites you to attend an Advent performance by acclaimed TV star Frank Runyeon on Monday and Tuesday, December 10 and 11. Mr. Runyeon will perform Signs! The Gospel of John on December 10, and Luke: Stories on the Road on December 11. Both nights start at 7:00 p.m.…

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Advent Parish Mission

December 3 and 4 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Pius X Church (834 Brookside Drive, Fairfield). Evenings include inspiring talks, music, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, and Benediction. Led by Fr. Luke Joseph Leighton, CFR, with music by Michael Corsini. For further information call the St. Pius parish office at 203-255-6134.

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The Angel Appeal

The Council of Churches held a special place in Father John’s heart, so in 2015 St. Anthony’s became a member. The council is involved in projects throughout the greater Bridgeport area to provide food, culinary training to employ folks in the food services industry, school partnerships to maintain school engagement culminating in graduation and further…

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The Giving Tree

When you come to church this weekend you will see the Giving Tree in the sanctuary. As we have done for the past few years during the season of Advent, the tree is holding “ornaments” that specify the gift card that is requested. This year we are asking for gift cards for Walgreen’s, McDonald’s and…

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Congratulations to Jeremy Redgate

Congratulations to Jeremy Redgate, who has faithfully served the 6 pm Saturday Vigil Mass for so many years (16!!!). Jeremy was chosen to receive this year’s St. Augustine Medal of Honor for service to the community of St Anthony’s. The medal was awarded at a ceremony at the cathedral on Saturday, November 17. Here’s to…

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Volunteers Needed for Science Experiments –


This Sunday, after the 10 am Mass, two young parishioners, Molly and Emily Donovan, invite you to join them in the parish hall as subjects for their upcoming science fair projects. Molly will be testing how well people follow directions and Emily will be conducting a study of people’s reaction time. The tests won’t take…

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Dear Parishioners, Maria Harris, a consummate religious educator, wrote that community is taught by the way it is lived. The community of St. Anthony Parish is such a place, living out its dedication to the Gospel and the building of a Christ-centered community in a myriad of ways. Each way teaches not only the one…

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Daily Mass Cancellation Policy

As inclement weather approaches, please note that the 7:30am daily Mass or Communion Service may be cancelled due to hazardous snow or ice conditions. A decision will be made in the early morning. If you would like to be notified through email of a cancellation, please send your request to the parish email address. Also,…

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Hats, Mittens & Gloves Needed for Sr. Eileen’s Street Ministry

The religious education community invites the parish to join them in collecting warm hats, mittens and gloves, for women and men, to benefit Sr. Eileen Boffa’s Street Ministry. The need is great as the colder weather approaches. Donations can be placed on the back porch of the rectory. Thank you for loving your neighbor!

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