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Donate Canned Fruit for Our Merton House Collection

June 16, 2012

As we continue to be nourished by the fruits of the Holy Spirit, may we be inspired to bring canned fruit to church next weekend – June 23/24. Baskets will be at all three entrances of the church. The people of the Merton House are always most grateful for your generosity.

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Permanent Diaconate Program

June 16, 2012

Diocese of Bridgeport is seeking men for a new class in preparation for the Permanent Diaconate. Men, between the ages of 30 and 59, married or unmarried, may apply. Applications are to be submitted between now and July 31, 2012. If you feel that the Lord is calling you to the diaconate, please call the…

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Is it obvious that Christ is in our blood?

June 9, 2012

Dear Parishioner, I guess you can tell a lot by what’s in someone’s blood, which is the reason I have to get up extremely early every four months or so and schlep myself over to a little lab on Black Rock Turnpike. They will cheerfully take your blood beginning at the ungodly hour of 6am.…

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Volunteers Needed for the Parish Picnic on July 8th

June 9, 2012

The annual Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, July 8, from 12:30 to 6:30pm. In addition to the food, fun, and dancing, this picnic is an important fundraiser for our parish. As in past years, we will donate 25% of the proceeds to the Merton Center for back to school clothes for the children served by…

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A God who wears many hats…..

June 3, 2012

Dear Parishioners, In this season of graduations, I just learned something about one of the more famous graduations in the country, the one at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Many are familiar with the “hat toss” at the very end of the program since it’s often featured on television news. At the final dismissal of the…

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Pastoral Council 2012-2014

June 3, 2012

Congratulations and thanks to the new members of the St. Anthony Parish Pastoral Council: Mary Jane Canepari Kathy Carbonella Kevin Cassidy William Cronin Peter Doyle Jessica Furey Weege Harlow William Higgins Rose Olexovitch Edward Roman Timothy Smith Monica Wheeler We ask God to bless them with wisdom and insight as we seek the ways our…

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Thank You

June 3, 2012

Thank You to all of the dedicated volunteers who arranged, watered and tended to the beautiful flowers that adorned our church throughout the Easter season. The church looked lovely throughout the entire season! We greatly appreciate all of your hard work.

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2013 Mass Intentions

June 3, 2012

Starting the week of June 11, we will be accepting intentions for Masses celebrated in 2013. One of our volunteers is available to help you schedule these Masses on Tuesdays or Fridays from 10am until 12:30pm.

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Women's Prayer Group Meets on June 12th

June 3, 2012

The women’s prayer group will meet on Tuesday, June 12, at 7:30 pm in the Community Room of the school building.

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Becoming a Member of St. Anthony's Parish…

May 26, 2012

Randy Lallkissoon was a catechumen in the RCIA process of our parish during the past year and was fully received into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, receiving the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist. We asked Randy to share some thoughts about his experiences: Becoming a member of St. Anthony’s parish has given…

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Make Some Music In Your Life

May 26, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Playing a brass instrument like the tuba or trombone or saxophone takes a lot of “breath power.” I was watching the five musicians in amazement last Sunday evening in the church as they went from Duke Ellington to George Gershwin to Fats Waller to Scott Joplin and made it seem effortless! I was…

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Jot a Note to a Nun

May 17, 2012

Dear Parishioners, I know that many of you are aware of the recent Vatican criticism of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, an organization which represents about 80 percent of the American religious orders of nuns and sisters. If the statement from Rome upset you, you are certainly not alone, as it seems to have…

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