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Archive for October 2019

Fr. Michael Callaghan, C.O.

Last Saturday evening, October 19, Fr. Michael Callaghan of the Brooklyn Oratory, was installed as the pastor of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish in Brooklyn. The installation was celebrated by The Most Reverend James Massa, an Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn. You remember that Fr. Michael was such a wonderful…

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Awakening the Brain

Awakening the Brain, by Charlotte A. Tomaino, Ph.D. The author offers a unique perspective as a clinical neuropsychologist and a person of deep spirituality. The book explores increasing our consciousness of how the brain works so we become more open to receiving grace and intentionally create the lives we want. We will meet on November…

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Save the Date! Nov. 16th

Nationally renowned and award-winning Catholic author Chris Lowney will offer a program at St. Anthony’s on Saturday, November 16, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Drawing on decades of leadership experience, this former Jesuit seminarian-turned- international-business-executive will examine the challenges facing the global Catholic Church and will outline strategies that clerical and…

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Centering Prayer Invitation

Prayer

Centering Prayer is a simple and powerful way to access a deeper relationship with God which expands one’s receptivity to the presence and activity of God in one’s life. If you have an interest in developing a contemplative meditation practice, you are invited to explore centering prayer with St. Anthony’s Centering Prayer Group on Wednesdays,…

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Secular Franciscan Profession

Come and see…if you are being called to a vocation as a Secular Franciscan! Please join the Holy Spirit Fraternity on Saturdays (Nov. 16; and Dec. 14) for Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the church followed by a gathering in the church hall. There is a brochure on the Secular Franciscans in the back of the…

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Catholic Studies

A Deeper Meaning:  Sacred Jazz, Civil Rights, and the Catholic Church. Presented by Ann Celenza of Georgetown University. Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:30 p.m. in the Dolan School of Business Event Hall, Room L01. This event is free and open to the public.

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Supporting “Save the Children” for Halloween

Dear Parishioners, I cannot believe that we are almost at the end of October already! The religious education year is well underway, the leaves are changing color, and thoughts are turning toward the holidays…yikes! That means that Hallowe’en is right around the corner. I don’t know about you, but once Halloween comes along, it seems…

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Youth Group Meeting on November 4th

Monday, November 4, 2019; 7 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Church Hall Meeting Room Topic: Stand/Sit—Remember Me? All high school youth are welcome; Pizza and refreshments will be served. The evening will include opportunities for creativity, fun, great discussion, and good works. RSVP to Hhpaisan@optonline.net for the meeting or with questions.

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 Men’s Retreat Takes Place on November 1-3, 2019

All men of the parish are invited to a retreat at Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center, West Hartford. CT. 0ur Deepest Longing is the theme. The retreat includes a quiet room, great meals, inspirational liturgy, uplifting music, free time, and workshops. 6:00 on Friday though brunch on Sunday. Contact parishioner Steve Violette at 203-818-9789 or…

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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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Awakening the Brain

Awakening the Brain, by Charlotte A. Tomaino, Ph.D. The author offers a unique perspective as a clinical neuropsychologist and a person of deep spirituality. The book explores increasing our consciousness of how the brain works so we become more open to receiving grace and intentionally create the lives we want. We will meet on November…

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