Community Support

Monthly food collection to support The Merton Center – Sunday, February 21 to Wednesday, February 24

February 22, 2021

Merton Collection Demand for the Merton Center’s food resources continues unabated during the Covid-19 crisis. Since the dining hall continues to be closed, every weekday the Center distributes hundreds of meals-to-go (breakfast and lunch) and the food pantry is open every other Wednesday. Our monthly food collection will begin on Sunday, February 21 through Wednesday, February 24. Greatest needs are:  bottled water individual-size apple sauce cereal/granola/power bars Rice Krispie treats small packets of cookies Baskets will be available on the back porch of the rectory to receive your gifts. Thank you for your faithful generosity, especially at this time.

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Monthly food collection to support The Merton Center – Sunday, February 21 to Wednesday, February 24

February 13, 2021

Merton Collection Demand for the Merton Center’s food resources continues unabated during the Covid-19 crisis. Since the dining hall continues to be closed, every weekday the Center distributes hundreds of meals-to-go (breakfast and lunch) and the food pantry is open every other Wednesday. Our monthly food collection will begin on Sunday, February 21 through Wednesday, February 24. Greatest needs are:  bottled water individual-size apple sauce cereal/granola/power bars Rice Krispie treats small packets of cookies Baskets will be available on the back porch of the rectory to receive your gifts. Thank you for your faithful generosity, especially at this time.

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Monthly food collection to support The Merton Center – Sunday, January 10 to Wednesday, January 13

January 7, 2021

Demand for the Merton Center’s food resources continues unabated during the pandemic. The dining hall is closed, but every weekday the Center distributes hundreds of to-go breakfasts and lunches. To support the Center’s food pantry (open every other Wednesday), we will hold our monthly food collection on Sunday, January 10, through Wednesday, January 13.  Please consider donating any of the following:  bottled water individual-size apple sauce cereal/granola/power bars Rice Krispie treats small packets of cookies These items are added to the to-go meals. Our collection point is the back porch of the rectory (January 10 through January 13.) Baskets will be provided. Thank you for your faithful generosity, especially during these most difficult times.

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Apple Crumb Pies

December 21, 2020

Apple Crumb Pies— The center for Food Equity and Economic Development (FEED) operates a professional kitchen under Chef Kashia Cave. The staff provides 500 meals every week to Bridgeport residents in need. To increasesupport for FEED’s mission, the staff is making apple crumb pies available to the general public for $10 each for the holidays.…

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Al’s Angels Touchless Toy Drive

December 21, 2020

This year the annual toy drive is “touchless” because of the pandemic . You can participate by going to www.alsangels.org where you will find information about how you can help make a child’s Christmas a happy one.

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Al’s Angels Touchless Toy Drive

November 28, 2020

This year the annual toy drive is “touchless” because of the pandemic . You can participate by going to www.alsangels.org where you will find information about how you can help make a child’s Christmas a happy one.

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Al’s Angels Touchless Toy Drive

November 18, 2020

This year the annual toy drive is “touchless” because of the pandemic . You can participate by going to www.alsangels.org where you will find information about how you can help make a child’s Christmas a happy one.

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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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The Great ThanksGiving Project

November 1, 2020

Every year at Thanksgiving Bridgeport Rescue Mission provides a turkey, a bag of fixings, and winter coats to families in need. Coats of all sizes are needed, and canned food items in need are corn, gravy, peas, and beans. The Great ThanksGiving Project is widely recognized as Coastal Fairfield County’s most impactful holiday outreach. Distributions…

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Al’s Angels Touchless Toy Drive

November 1, 2020

This year the annual toy drive is “touchless” because of the pandemic . You can participate by going to www.alsangels.org where you will find information about how you can help make a child’s Christmas a happy one.

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Monthly food collection to support The Merton Center – Sunday, November 1 to Wednesday, November 4

November 1, 2020

Merton Center Collection Demand for the Merton Center’s food resources continues unabated during the Covid19 crisis. Since the dining hall is closed because of the pandemic, every weekday the Center distributes hundreds of mealstogo (breakfast and lunch) and the food pantry is open every other Wednesday. From Sunday, November 1st to Wednesday, November 4, we…

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The Great ThanksGiving Project

October 25, 2020

Every year at Thanksgiving Bridgeport Rescue Mission provides a turkey, a bag of fixings, and winter coats to families in need. Coats of all sizes are needed, and canned food items in need are corn, gravy, peas, and beans. The Great ThanksGiving Project is widely recognized as Coastal Fairfield County’s most impactful holiday outreach. Distributions…

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