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Master, to Whom shall we go?

November 12, 2018

Dear Parishioners, As the days darken and the cold weather encroaches, we realize once again that November’s vagary provide the perfect backdrop for the remembering of our beloved dead. This particular autumn has seen an unusual number of deaths in the greater St. Anthony Community. The catechists in our religious education program, the special ministers, the…

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Catholic Theology: What’s Gender Got To Do With It?

November 12, 2018

Gender fluidity, transgender, marriage equality, feminism, toxic masculinity…All around us, gender norms are being questioned. The Catholic Church is known for holding to traditional gender roles criticizing “gender theory,” and praising the “genius of women.” But is Catholic theology on gender as clear cut as we think? What would happen if Catholics engaged the diversity…

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Hats, Mittens & Gloves Needed for Sr. Eileen’s Street Ministry

November 12, 2018

The religious education community invites the parish to join them in collecting warm hats, mittens and gloves, for women and men, to benefit Sr. Eileen Boffa’s Street Ministry. The need is great as the colder weather approaches. Donations can be placed on the back porch of the rectory. Thank you for loving your neighbor!

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Fairfield Prep Entrance Exam

Fairfield Prep Entrance Exam

November 12, 2018

Attention all eighth-grade boys: Registrations for the Fairfield Prep entrance exam are now being accepted. Contact the Admissions Office by emailing admissions@fairfieldprep.org for further information. The exam can be taken on November 17. For further admissions information and to create your online Prep Admissions Account, visit the Prep website at www.fairfieldprep.org.

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Attention Weekend Lectors

November 12, 2018

Workbooks for the new liturgical year can be found in the sacristy.

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Secular Franciscan Order

Come and see…

November 12, 2018

if you are being called to a vocation as a Secular Franciscan! Please join the  Holy Spirit Fraternity on Saturdays (dates below) for Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the church followed by a gathering in the church hall. See the Secular Franciscans brochure in the back of the church. All are welcome. For more details,…

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Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration

November 12, 2018

You Are Invited to a Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration on Sunday, November 18, at 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by The Tent of Abraham, the event takes place at the United Congregational Church in Bridgeport (2200 North Ave.)

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Maroon and Gold Gala

November 12, 2018

On Saturday evening, November 17, St. Joseph High School will host a Maroon and Gold Gala at the Waterview in Monroe. All are invited. Among the honorees is Fr. John Baran, being celebrated for his spiritual leadership. For more information visit sjcadets.org/gala or reach out to Dawn Hardwerker at 203-378-9378 x 444.

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Women of the Parish Meets on December 1st

November 12, 2018

A Morning of Reflection entitled, “The Gifts of the Spirit” will be offered on Saturday, December 1, from 9 am until 12:30 pm, in the parish hall. Annette Bonomo, M.S., a retreat leader, therapist and artist, will lead us through prayer, meditation and an art experience (no artistic ability needed). Reservations are required (203-259-0358/stanthonyffld@aol.com). A…

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Bishop Frank J. Caggiano

2018 Mass of Hope and Healing

November 12, 2018

The Most Rev. Frank Caggiano, together with a planning committee of Survivors of Sexual Abuse as Minors by Priests, will hold a special Mass for any- one who has been sexually abused as a minor and for others who have been impacted. The Mass will be held on Sunday, November 18, at 2:00 p.m. at…

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Taize for Reform

November 12, 2018

The parish will offer an evening of Taize Prayer for the Reform of the Church on Tuesday, November 20, at 7:30 pm in the church. Come be part of our common prayer and song expressing sadness for the abuse of persons and authority and hope for change and the restoration of trust in our church.

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Youth Group Meeting on Nov. 12th

November 12, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Church Meeting Room. Topic: Could be TRUE, Could be FALSE. As always…Pizza!

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