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Archive for April 2019

Walk the Way of Jesus

Dear Parishioners, As we celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem this Sunday, we have a choice as to how to proceed for the rest of this coming Holy Week. Will we be bystanders, going through the motions and rejoicing next Sunday that we can again eat chocolate, or have a drink, or return to whatever behavior…

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Youth Group Meeting on April 29th

Youth Group meeting! Monday, March 25 Topic: Channel Surfin’ 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Church Meeting Room As always…Pizza! All high school youth are welcome!

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CROP Hunger Walk No. 45

Sunday, May 5, 2019; 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Starting location: Seaside Park (South end of Park Avenue, Bridgeport). Funds raised go to hunger-related programs in the Bridgeport Area. Call 203-375- 1284 or go to www.cropwalk.org for more information. CROP (Christian Rural Overseas Pro- gram) works to end hunger one step at a time.

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Women: Save the Date

Dr. Charlotte Tomaino

Our next Women’s Morning of Reflection will take place on Saturday, May 11, from 9:00 am until 12:30 pm. Our presenter will be Dr. Charlotte Tomaino, who will share her own evolving spiritual journey and her experience as a neuropsychologist. Her presentation will include a centering prayer experience and how that prayer can help us…

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LENTEN CORNER

As we move deeper into Lent, individually and as a community, let’s keep in mind the many ways there are to renew our spirits within our parish: 7:30 am Mass: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; Prayer Service on Thursday; 5 pm Fridays: (except Good Friday), Stations of the Cross in the church; 7:30 pm Fridays:…

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K of C Fundraiser

Honey Baked Ham

Honey baked ham fundraiser for the St. Pius K of C…Go to https://honeybakedfundraising.com/fundraisers/stpiusxkofc to learn more. See flyer posted at entries to church.

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Veterans Memorial Bricks

Donate a brick for the St. Margaret Shrine Veterans Memorial in Bridgeport by April 15. Names on new bricks will be read at Mass at the shrine on September 21. Email artfalco@optonline.net or call 203-345- 3244 for more info about donating a brick for a US or Allies veteran; living, deceased, wartime, peacetime, reserves, regulars,…

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Social Justice – Living Faith

Did you know…“Systems do not exist for their own sake. They exist to bring the world closer to the will of God for it. Beware the leaders who are more intent on saving the system than on saving the gospel out of which it grows.” (Sr. Joan Chittister) Congregations for a New Connecticut (CONECT) is…

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Save the Dates

Pierogie

Please mark your calendars for our annual pierogi and stuffed cabbage days in preparation for our annual picnic. This year we will be making pierogi on Saturday, April 27, and stuffed cabbage on Saturday, May We look forward to having a great turnout of volunteers!!! Thank you!

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Operation Hope Dinners

operation hope

Operation Hope is grateful for St. Anthony’s continued support (our parish provides dinner on the last Thursday of each month). If you are interested in providing a meal/part of a meal, please contact Joann DeMaso at Jnd6@optonline.net for more information.

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Flag Collection

The Knights of Columbus flag collection box is located in the vestibule. The purpose of the collection is to ensure that damaged or unwanted US flags are collected and disposed of properly. The collection will run until just before June 14, Flag Day.

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The Goodness of the Lord

Dear Parishioners, As we begin our experience of Holy Week 2019, memories of Holy Weeks in the past surface. In looking back, perhaps we think about the intentions that we had for a “good and fruitful” Lent that would create an attitude in our hearts for a truly meaningful Holy Week, especially the celebrations of…

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