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Archive for January 2019

Philosophy Course by Dr. James Long

The Enduring Wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas: A Peek at His Summa. Dr. James Long, Philosophy Professor from Fairfield University, will be teaching a course on St. Thomas Aquinas here at St. Anthony’s. The course is being offered to diocesan seminarians, and Dr. Long (our parishioner and choir member!) is also offering it as an…

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Educate a Woman..Educate a Family!

Mercy Learning Center

Mercy Learning Center (637 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT) seeks volunteers. Tutors meet with students at the Center twice weekly for two hours each session. A one-day training is required. Upcoming New Tutor training dates are Friday January 18, and Friday, January 25; 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (lunch is provided). Contact tutor coordinators Lynn Gabriel…

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St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Open House on Jan. 27th

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School (1719 Post Road in Fairfield) will host an open house for prospective families on Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to noon. Take a guided tour of PK3-4, kindergarten, elementary, and middle schools. Visit with classroom teachers and administrators and meet current families. All families of PK3-8th grade students…

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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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Take Comfort

Dear Parishioners, Interspersed with our daily Masses at 7:30 am are prayer services, during which those gathered recite together “The Canticle of Zechariah,” the lovely hymn to God that proclaims in part: “In the tender compassion of our God, the dawn from on high shall break upon us, to shine on those who dwell in…

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BINGO for the Brave

Thursday,  January 31, 6:00 p.m. at Vazzano’s Four Seasons (337 Kenyon Street, Stratford). Tickets include ten games of bingo and daubers with free pizza and soft drinks and extra bingo sheets available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Homes for the Brave and its mission to assist Connecticut’s homeless veterans return to productive and meaningful lives.…

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Women of the Parish

A Morning of Reflection entitled Daughters of God; Daughters of Light, will be offered on Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Marilyn Kravitz-Toolan, Ph.D., a religious educator, professor, and retreat leader will lead us through prayer and meditation.  Reservations are required. Reserve your space now. (203-259-0358, or Stanthonyffld@aol.com).

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Youth Group Meeting on Jan. 28th

Youth Group meeting! Monday, January 28th. Topic: Everything and the Kitchen Sink! 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Church Meeting Room As always…Pizza! All high school youth are welcome!

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Wondrous Light

Dear Parishioners, Here we are at the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, the manifestation or showing of the Lord. The prophet Isaiah proclaims, “Rise up in splendor, Jerusalem! Your light has come, the glory of the Lord shines upon you.” I wonder how many of us, in these Christmas Days, have had the…

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Educate a Woman..Educate a Family!

Mercy Learning Center

Mercy Learning Center (637 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT) seeks volunteers. Tutors meet with students at the Center twice weekly for two hours each session. A one-day training is required. Upcoming New Tutor training dates are Friday January 18, and Friday, January 25; 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (lunch is provided). Contact tutor coordinators Lynn Gabriel…

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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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St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School Open House on Jan. 27th

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School (1719 Post Road in Fairfield) will host an open house for prospective families on Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 10 a.m. to noon. Take a guided tour of PK3-4, kindergarten, elementary, and middle schools. Visit with classroom teachers and administrators and meet current families. All families of PK3-8th grade students…

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