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Operation Hope Dinners

January 15, 2020

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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Men’s Discussion Group

January 15, 2020

The men’s group meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the school Com- munity Room. Chapter 1 of A Concise Guide to Catholic Social Teaching by Kevin McKenna will be the topic on Jan- uary 13. There are a few extra copies of the book in the church sacristy for…

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Prayer

Centering Prayer Invitation

January 15, 2020

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. Develop a contemplative meditation practice by exploring centering prayer with St. Anthony’s Centering Prayer Group; Wednesdays, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Contact the parish office (203-259-0358 or office@stanthonyffld.org).

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BINGO for the Brave

January 15, 2020

Please visit: Homesforthebrave.org/bingoforthebrave or call 203-338-0669 for details on the bingo fundraiser scheduled for January 23, 2020, at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in Stratford. Proceeds benefit CT’s homeless veterans.

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Ignatian Experience

January 15, 2020

The Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Fairfield University invites parishioners to the Ten-Week Ignatian Experience, an adaptation of the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius. The program begins in February and ends in April 2020. The experience enables participants to encounter the Living God in their day-to-day life. Meetings are once a week with a…

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St. Louis Jesuits

Coming Home Concert with St. Louis Jesuits (Tim Manion, Roc O’Connor, S.J., and Dan Schutte)

January 15, 2020

February 16, 2020, 4:00 p.m. Tim, Roc, and Dan will offer a taste of their Coming Home concert—a sold-out performance presented in St. Louis. The Fairfield concert will be presented in partnership with St. Anthony of Padua Church to support Fairfield University’s Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality. The choir and musicians from St. Anthony’s under…

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Mercy Learning Center

Educate a Woman..Educate a Family!

January 15, 2020

Mercy Learning Center (637 Park Avenue, Bridgeport) provides basic literacy and life-skills training to low-income women in the Greater Bridgeport area. Tutors are needed. Experience is not necessary to be a tutor. The tutor training date is Friday, January 24; 9:00 to 3:00; lunch is provided. Contact Lynn Gabriel, Tutor Coordinator at 203-334-6699 or at…

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Caring for the Patient as well as the Caregiver

January 15, 2020

The Family Caregivers Support Group presents Carol Galloway, PT, MSPT at a special free event on Wednesday, January 15, from 10:15 – 11:15 am. Carol is the Director of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Associates of Fairfield and Shelton. This support group is supported by a generous grant from SWCAA (Southwest Area Agency on…

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A Matter of Balance Course

January 15, 2020

Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 12 noon, January 30 through March 26 (no class on March 12). Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults restrict their activities out of fear of falling. “A Matter of Balance” is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This program emphasizes practical strategies to…

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Springing to Action

January 15, 2020

Dear Parishioners, If you attended the 10 am Mass on Sunday, December 29, you would have seen for yourself the best of our parish in action. Our visitors from Maplewood were seated in their regular spot when one of them fainted. Immediately two doctors and nurses come to her aid, the ambulance was called, Mass…

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Secular Franciscan

January 15, 2020

Come and see…if you are being called to a vocation as a Secular Franciscan! Please join the Holy Spirit Fraternity on Saturdays (next one is Jan. 18) for Mass at 9:30 a.m. in the church followed by a gathering in the church hall. All are welcome. For information, call Susan Lenahan at 203-858-8367.

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St. Anthony’s Adult Choir

January 15, 2020

Love to sing?  See Frank Macari after Mass to talk about joining the choir. Practice is on Thursday evenings at 7:30.

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