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The Church Wants to Hear Your Voice

November 24, 2013

Dear Parishioners, Around many American tables this Thursday, there will be the sound of many voices: giving thanks, catching up on family news, arguing about football and politics and the difference between stuffing and dressing.As a country,we encourage people to think and have an opinion and express that opinion in appropriate ways. I am delighted…

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Advent Wreath Workshop

November 24, 2013

Please come to make an advent wreath for your home. Everything you need, from greenery to candles, will be available in the parish hall following the 10 a.m. Mass, Sunday, Dec. 1. This annual activity can make the season of preparation more meaningful for you and your family.

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Bake Sale!

November 24, 2013

Baked goods will be offered for sale during our workshop by the family of Vivi Rivera, a young parishioner who was diagnosed with a childhood cancer last December and is happily in remission! All proceeds will be donated to CureSearch, an organization that funds and supports children’s cancer research and is the authoritative source of…

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The cupboards are Bare

November 19, 2013

The shelves are essentially bare at Operation Hope’s food pantry. Let’s help rectify that by supporting food drives that will help feed our neighbors in need. Alyssa and Alex Kraus, two of our young parishioners, are offering to collect your nonperishable contributions from your front or back porch on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 19. Please email them to schedule…

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Do What You Can

November 16, 2013

Dear Parishioners, One thing you don’t expect to have to do on a Tuesday morning in a rectory in Fairfield, Connecticut, is to perform triage, but that’s exactly what it came down to. You see, the United States Bishops have called for a national collection to be taken every three years for the formation and…

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Pasta Needed for Monthly Merton House Collection

November 16, 2013

Penne, spaghetti, ziti, rigatoni—the list goes on and on and on! We’ll be collecting pasta for our friends at the Merton House on the weekend of Nov. 23/24. Baskets will be at the church entrances. Thank you for your kindness and generosity.

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Adult Discussion Group

November 16, 2013

The Sunday Morning Discussion group meets at 8:45am in the Community Room on the second floor of the Parish Hall. This hour-long, open discussion uses the Sunday Mass readings as a launching point for some “conversation and coffee” on matters relevant to Christian living.

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Youth Group to Meet Nov. 18th

November 16, 2013

Youth Group—for high school age teens meets twice a month on Mondays, from 7pm to 8:30pm. All high school youth are welcome! Next meeting is November 18. We meet in the Church Hall for pizza, prayer and fun! For more information, and to check the dates of the up- coming meetings, please visit the church’s…

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Bake Sale Next Weekend

November 10, 2013

One of our high-school parishioners, Isabel Kaczegowicz, will be heading to the Dominican Republic with Builders Beyond Borders to help build 20 prefab homes. Please support Isabel in this most worthwhile project with the purchase of baked goods after the Masses next weekend.

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St. Anthony Music Ministry

November 2, 2013

Choir rehearsal takes place on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm in the choir loft. All are welcome and all that is required is a love of singing and a commitment to service. If you have any questions, please see our Music Director, Frank Macari.

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Blood Pressure Screening

November 2, 2013

Parish nurses will be available to check blood pressure this weekend after the 6pm Mass on Saturday and the 8am and 10am Mass on Sunday. Stop into the sacristy on the left side of the front of the church and take advantage of this painless and possibly life-saving measure.

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Lecture at Fairfield University on Nov. 19th

November 2, 2013

“Buying the Field: Women Religious in a Renewing Church” will be given by Sandra Schneiders, Professor Emerita of New Testament Studies and Spirituality, at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley,California. This lecture is presented by the Center for Catholic Studies at the Dolan School of Business Dining Room on Tuesday,…

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