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Archive for February 2019

Parish Musicians

Join Dr. Jennifer Pascual, Director of Music and Organist at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, for a day of prayer, reflection, music- making, and fellowship. March 9, 10-3:00 p.m.; Registration fee: $25 (includes lunch). For more info or registration: Nyliturgy.org/workshops or 914-968-6200, ex. 8177.

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Centering Prayer Retreat on Enders Island

St. Edmund’s Retreat on Enders Island

A guided, silent, Centering Prayer Retreat with Deacon Peter Emr. Centering Prayer was developed as a response to revive the contemplative teachings of early Christianity and present them in updated formats. March 15-17, 2019.  For more information and registration click here or 860-536-0565. “Be still and know that I am..”

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St. Rose Women’s Lenten Retreat

Saint Rose Of Lima Church

Saturday, March 9.  “Come Grow with Us-Grow in Grace.” 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. followed by Mass. Registration is $25. Contact Cate Gosselin at 203-426- 2333, ext. 1 or email dre@strosechurch.com for more info. St. Rose Church is located at 38 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470

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Day-By-Day Agape Retreat

For high school teens; Restore, rejuvenate, and connect with the one thing that can help make sense of everything-our relationship with God.  Girls’ weekend has passed; boys’ weekend:  3/1-3/3 (registration deadline 2/26). Info and application at cyfm.org. Capuchin Youth and Family Ministries, 781 Route 9D, PO Box 192, Garrison, NY. 845-424-3609.

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Poets, Poems, and Prayer

A six-week lecture series will be presented by John Murray , S.J., March 7-April 11, 2019, 10-11:30 a.m.; Participation fee: $60.00. Explore the dynamics of the four weeks of Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola through poetry and prayer. Topics include creating a prayerful response to God and others and finding your own poetic voice…

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“How can I repay the kindness of the Lord?”

Dear Parishioners, “How can I repay the kindness of the Lord?” Dan Schutte’s song, which began the celebration at the 11:30 am Mass on Sunday, has been resonating in my head this morning. Between that opening, and the final hymn “City of God,” came an array of prayer, blessing and more song, with powerful words…

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Gregorian Chant Seminar

St. Edmund’s Retreat on Enders Island

Learn about the history, theology, and practice of Gregorian Chant with chant instructor John Brodeur; 7:00p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on February 27, 2019. 1 Enders Island, Mystic, CT. Register at http://enders.is/FebChant. There is no charge.

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Prayer Shawl Ministry to Meet on March 9th

Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet on Saturday, March 9, at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room in the school. All who knit or crochet or who would like to learn are welcome to participate and create shawls for the ill or bereaved.  

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Men’s Discussion Group Meets on March 4th

Men’s Discussion Group will meet on Monday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the rectory. Copies of the article to be discussed will be available at the front entrance of the church on 2/24 and 3/3. All men of the parish are welcome!

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Year-end Contributions Statements

Year-end Contribution Statements will be mailed beginning January 31 to all parishioners whose weekly collection contributions reached $250.00 or more. Any other statements may be obtained by contacting the parish office by phone or email.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019, 11:30 am

Dr. Eleanor Sauers

Bishop Frank Caggiano will offer Mass on Sunday, February 17, at 11:30, during which Dr. Eleanor W. Sauers will be officially recognized as the Parish Life Coordinator for St. Anthony Parish. A reception will follow in the parish hall. All are invited to attend and celebrate!

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