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Open Up and Put Yourself Out There

February 9, 2013

Dear Parishioners, The new Ferrari, the F12berlinetta, goes from zero to sixty in three seconds. It’s fine and fast and pretty—especially in red—a 12-cylinder, direct-injection dynamo dream that will always have a date for the prom, but I feel kind of sorry for it…. ….because some things shouldn’t be rushed. Like Lent. We are about…

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Be a Part of St. Anthony Music Ministry

February 9, 2013

Rehearsals for the adult choir take place on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm in the choir loft of the church. Consider becoming a part of this important and vital ministry in our parish. For more infor- mation, speak with Frank Macari, our music director.

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Lenten Daily Lector and Special Minister Schedule Posted

February 9, 2013

Please note that the Lenten schedule for Lenten Daily Lectors and Special Ministers is on the parish website. There are also some hard copies in the sacristy.

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Need help with Friday nights in Lent

February 9, 2013

Hundreds of candles will be set up and lighted for the Friday night Taizè prayer services this Lent (beginning Feb.22). We are in need of 3 or 4 people who can set these up at 8:15pm and put them away after the service. If you can give help in any way, please call the office.…

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About Lenten Fasting and Abstinence

February 9, 2013

About Lenten Fasting and Abstinence…fasting from certain foods was originally instituted as a reminder of our dependence on God, a heightening of our awareness of life and not merely a penitential deprivation of sorts. Perhaps we might consider the “rules” of fasting through that lens: thinking about what we do not consume as food available…

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Lenten Reading Materials Available

February 9, 2013

Enrich your experi- ence of this wonderful season and browse through the variety of reading materials available in the prayer chapel at the main entrances to the church. There are many different kinds of Lenten booklets that are free for the taking, or to pass on to some- one you know. The books on the…

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Lenten Pamphlet

February 9, 2013

A schedule listing all of our Lenten events and offerings is available at the en- trances to the church. Please take a copy.

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Father Allen to offer Three Evenings of Reflection

February 8, 2013

Rev. Charles Allen S.J.—Fr. Allen from Fairfield University will be visiting us again this Lent to offer three evenings of reflection on March 4, 5 and 6 at 7pm. Please see our Lenten pamphlet for more information.

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St. Anthony Music Series on Feb. 10th

February 8, 2013

Please join us on Sunday, February 10, when we host The New Blue of Yale. Founded in 1969, the same year that Yale University first admitted undergraduate women, this a cappella group is the oldest women’s organization of any kind on campus. They have toured all over the country and the world, sung for presidents,…

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Join Us For Taizé on Friday Nights

February 3, 2013

Dear Parishioners, For many a Catholic, Friday nights in Lent have been about fish sticks (or a large cheese pizza) and Stations of the Cross at the local church. Six weeks of this left you with a feeling of mastery over your physical hungers, perhaps some insight into how our suffering is united with Christ’s,…

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World Day of Prayer for the Sick On Feb. 9th

February 3, 2013

Come celebrate the World Day of Prayer for the Sick at St. Aloysius Church, in New Canaan on Saturday, Feb 9. Welcome begins at 2:30pm. Mass will be celebrated (3pm) and Sacrament of the Sick will be offered. Refreshments will follow.

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Lenten Bible Study Begins Feb. 14th

February 3, 2013

Please join us for a six week Bible Study led by Donna Spigarolo. The classes will be held on Thursdays in Lent, beginning on February 14, and continuing through March 21, from 7pm until 8:30pm in the Community Room. The study will focus on the key themes of the Gospel of Luke. Please call the…

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