Announcement

Just a word… The Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe…

November 21, 2020

Just a word… The Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe… November 22, 2020 Imagine if you were Jesus, with what words would you want to leave your followers if it was the last time you spoke to them? Our gospel today is the last recorded teaching of Jesus, according to Matthew. Presumably, these were the lessons Jesus most wanted his followers to remember. In speaking about our…

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Fun DIY project for cold winter days

November 21, 2020

AR Workshop has created fun DIY-to go kits to complete in your home. St. Anthony’s Parish will receive 10% or 20% of the proceeds depending on the number of kits sold. This a wonderful family project to keep for yourself or give as a gift. Simply go to www.arworkshop.com/fairfield or call 203-295-0569. Remember to use…

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Malta House seeks a Nursery Assistant

November 18, 2020

Malta House, home for pregnant women and their babies, is looking for a nursery assistant who would be a caring, responsible person with professional experience in a child-care setting. Please send cover letter and resume to agedal@maltahouse.org if you are interested. They are also seeking volunteers for the nursery. Please complete the volunteer application linked to their…

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Mindfulness in Challenging Times

November 18, 2020

November 21, 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. a live, virtual program. Dr. Jerry Silbert has facilitated workshops and etreats for twenty-five years. This program is open to anyone would like toexperience a variety of mindfulness practices that can help in responding to challenges with wisdom, compassion, and equanimity. The program includes meditations, reflection, poetry, sharing, and kindness and compassion practices. No prior experience is needed.…

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Balm for Blue Holidays

November 18, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. a live, virtual program. Join Kim Langley, a certified spiritual director, in exploring “the layers of life, losses, and lessons; noticing, honoring, holding space for our own fertile and creative composting of mind and heart into something rich, something that grows, nourishes, and affirms a new way of being.” This workshop comes just as the holiday season known for wide-ranging emotions and expectations is upon us. Go to info@mercybythesea.org or call 203-245-0401 for more information and to register. https://programs.mercybythesea.org/CourseCatalog/ScheduleView.asp?ScheduleId=3289

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Calling all old/broken/tired jewelry

November 18, 2020

Calling all old/broken/tired jewelry If you were disappointed that we were unable to accept your jewelry for sale at the picnic this past summer, now is your chance to clean out your collection and donate what you no longer want. Through the kindness of Mary Anne Sulik, aka, the Jewelry Lady, we are able to place your donations at a consignment shop and garner some funds for the parish. There will be a box on the back porch for your offerings. Thank you for your always generous response!

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Prayer

Centering Prayer Invitation

November 18, 2020

The Centering Prayer group will meet electronically! Please contact Susan Lenahan at 203-858-8367 for details. Wednesdays, 9:00 -11a.m. Newcomers are always welcome!

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The parish is alive and well!

November 18, 2020

Dear Parishioners, You might be wondering what these three pictures have in common! If you had ventured on to the back porch of the rectory last week you might have seen all these items (with the exception of the car!) and thought what in the world is going on here? Between the outstanding collection for Merton House (all the seats in the car, except the…

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Just a word… Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time…

November 18, 2020

Just a word… Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time… November 15, 2020 Why in the world did the servant who received a single talent bury it? The first and the second servants played the market shrewdly and doubled their master’s investment. But the third, perhaps for the reason specified in the gospel… he saw the master…

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Calling all old/broken/tired jewelry

November 8, 2020

Calling all old/broken/tired jewelry If you were disappointed that we were unable to accept your jewelry for sale at thepicnic this past summer, now is your chance to clean out your collection and do- nate what you no longer want. Through the kindness of Mary Anne Sulik, aka, the Jewelry Lady, we are able to place your donations at a consignment shopand garner some funds for the parish. There will be a box on the back porch for your offerings. Thank you for your always generous response!

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Prayer

Centering Prayer Invitation

November 8, 2020

The Centering Prayer group will meet electronically! Please contact Susan Lenahan at 203-858-8367 for details. Wednesdays, 9:00 -11a.m. Newcomers are always welcome!

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Just a word… Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time…

November 8, 2020

Just a word… Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time… November 8, 2020 Did you ever wonder where the bride is among all these virgins Matthew refers to? And why the groom is so late in coming to the feast? And where exactly are the so-called foolish bridesmaids to go to buy more oil at midnight? I…

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