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Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 11, 2012

This Wednesday, August 15, is the Feast of the Assumption and a holyday of obligation. Mass will be celebrated at 7:30am.

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In Memorium…

August 11, 2012

We received news of the death of Sr. M.Symphronia Spyra, a Franciscan Sister of St. Joseph and principal of St. Anthony School from 1968-1970. Please remember her in your prayers.

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Retrouvaille of Connecticut

August 11, 2012

If your marriage has become troubled and stressed, unloving or uncaring, or cold and distant, but you want to try again, then the Retrouvaille program can help you. The Next Retrouvaille weekend in Connecticut will take place September 21 through 23. Although Retrouvaille is Catholic in origin, couple from all or no faith traditions are…

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Renewing the Face of the Earth

July 31, 2012

Dear Parishioners, A week ago Tuesday, Frank and I were on a JetBlue flight, cruising along at an altitude I can’t begin to imagine, with the promise of landing 15 minutes early. Smiles of delight faded into groans of dismay as the captain announced that a “monster storm” had taken up residence over the airport…

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Travel Spain with Fr. Allen

July 31, 2012

Fairfield University is offering a guided tour through Spain (Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo and Manresa). The tour will be led by Fr. Charles Allen, S.J. The trip dates are October 26 to November 4. For more information, please call 203-254-4280.

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Thinking Outside the Box

July 28, 2012

Dear Parishioners, How clever of Jesus. On that mountain, when he fed the multitudes with only a few loaves of bread and a couple of fish, he managed to accomplish two things at once. In feeding the crowd, he also fed the imagination of his disciples. Can you picture them as they distributed food to…

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Day of Prayer Aug. 3rd

July 28, 2012

Friday, August 3, is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Prayer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be in exposition after the 7:30am Mass until 12noon. Please consider spending a half hour of prayerful quiet time in the church sometime during this day. A sign-up sheet is located at the…

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Get Involved. Join Us at Our Next Golf Tournament Meeting on Monday, July 30th

July 28, 2012

Please Join Us! The 8th Annual Golf Tournament will be on Monday, September 24 at Whitney Farms in Monroe. Lunch, golf (12:30 shotgun start), cocktails and dinner. There will be a planning meeting on Monday, July 30th at 7:00pm in the Community Room of the school building. There are many sponsorship and volunteer opportunities. Silent…

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Go Away…and rest awhile…

July 22, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Some friends of mine hosted a unique dinner party last weekend. Along with all the guests, they invited four Broadway musical performers and an accompanist into their home who offered a kind of “cabaret hour” after dinner. It’s an idea generated by the New Paradigm Theatre Company (nptheatre.org), a creative group of professionals…

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New Lector and Special Minister Schedules Posted

July 22, 2012

Please note that the new schedules for Lectors and Special Ministers are available here. There are also some hard copies in the sacristy.

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Merton House Collection – July 28/29

July 22, 2012

An interesting “combo” awaits your generosity this month for the Merton House. Please consider bringing paper goods (napkins, plates, etc.) or salad dressing for the collection on the weekend of July 28/29. Baskets will be at the three entrances to the church. Thank you for your help.

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Faith Taking Action

July 11, 2012

Dear Parishioners, In one of the classrooms on the second floor of the Parish Hall, there is a large closet where we store leftover paper goods for the parish picnic. It’s filled with aluminum pans and plastic forks and paper plates, the sort of things that are purchased in bulk and can be used next…

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