149 South Pine Creek Road, Fairfield, CT
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Peace

“Peace be with you.”

May 21, 2018

Dear Parishioners, Wasn’t it just Easter Sunday a week or so ago? How is it that we have arrived at the Feast of Pentecost so quickly? And what does that rapid fire passage of time bode for the much anticipated but always fleeting summer soon to be here? We are given a clue from the…

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Jewelry for Picnic

Jewelry for the picnic!

May 21, 2018

Jewelry alert! The parish is collecting old/new/broken jewelry for the annual picnic, this year on Sunday, July 8. Please call Mary Ann Sulik (203-747-0693) for a pickup, or drop off your jewelry on the back porch of the rectory before Sunday, June 24th. Please enclose your name and phone number with your donations so anything…

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Bake Sale

Upcoming Dates to Remember

May 21, 2018

On the week end of June 2/3, there will be a bake sale for the benefit of a young parishioner who will be traveling to Guatemala on a School for the World project. Please support this effort! AND on the weekend of June 9/10, Al’s Angels will be selling lemonade to support their outreach to…

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communion host

A message from the Pastoral Visitor Ministers of St. Anthony’s Parish

May 21, 2018

A stay in the hospital, fighting through an illness, or being confined at home for any reason can be a frightening and lonely ordeal. We would like to support and encourage you during this difficult time. The Pastoral Visitor Ministers of St. Anthony’s endeavor to bring comfort and encouragement, Christian fellowship, and prayerful support. If…

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Mentoring

Shepherds Mentoring Program

May 21, 2018

Shepherds, an 18-year-old Fairfield County non-profit that provides tuition support and adult mentors to underserved, at-risk Bridgeport area high school students, is looking for adult mentors for ten young men and women entering Kolbe Cathedral High School this September. Please see the flyers provided in the back of the Church, or feel free to contact…

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Annual Catholic Appeal

May 21, 2018

Our parish has thus far contributed $89,648.00 to the Annual Catholic Appeal, representing 64.03% of our goal of $140,000. Thanks to those parishioners who have already contributed. If you have not yet made a gift, please prayerfully consider doing so. Thank you.

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Merton House Collection

May 21, 2018

On the weekend of May 26/27 we will be collecting rice and dried beans for our friends at the Merton Hose. Baskets will be at all entrances to the church. Thank you for your continuing generosity.

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tribute book

Tribute Book in Memory of Fr. John

May 12, 2018

Many thanks to the several dozen people who have shared their thoughts about and memories of Fr. John for the tribute book we plan to produce in early July. Two weeks remain for your contribution. Want to be anonymous? Just say so. The following “prompts” may guide your reflections: My favorite thing about Fr. John…

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Jewelry for Picnic

Jewelry for the picnic!

May 12, 2018

Jewelry alert! The parish is collecting old/new/broken jewelry for the annual picnic, this year on Sunday, July 8. Please call Mary Ann Sulik (203-747-0693) for a pickup, or drop off your jewelry on the back porch of the rectory before Sunday, June 24th. Please enclose your name and phone number with your donations so anything…

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First Communion

Something More

May 12, 2018

Dear Parishioners, This past Sunday, at the 11:30 Mass, nineteen of our parishioners received the Eucharist for the first time. They were all dressed up, complete with smiling faces that lit up the church. They certainly made their parents and extended families proud and happy, feelings echoed by others who attended that Mass. What is…

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Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 12, 2018

In honor of all in the parish who are mothers, mothers-to-be, step-mothers, godmothers, grandmothers, or are engaged in any kind of mothering role,  a donation has been made to the Mercy Learning Center for Mother’s Day,  in your honor.  Mercy Learning Center provides literacy and life-skills training to low-income women in Bridgeport, with the goal of breaking intergenerational…

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Mentoring

Shepherds Mentoring Program

May 12, 2018

Shepherds, an 18-year-old Fairfield County non-profit that provides tuition support and adult mentors to underserved, at-risk Bridgeport area high school students, is looking for adult mentors for ten young men and women entering Kolbe Cathedral High School this September. Please see the flyers provided in the back of the Church, or feel free to contact…

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