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Spread the Word of Your Faith This Holiday

December 8, 2012

Dear Parishioners, As you might have read in recent months, the Vatican has been proposing a “New Evangelization” for the Catholic Church at large. This effort is especially focused on “re-proposing” the Gospel message to those who have experienced a crisis of faith. The Pope attributes this crisis to the effects of secularization, but I…

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Advent Reading

December 8, 2012

When you are gathering material to read this Advent, consider some of the new offerings in our Parish Library (in vestibule of the church). Such titles as Chasing Mystery (Carey Walsh), Keys to the Council (Richard Gaillardetz and Catherine Clifford), and Women, Wisdom and Witness (ed. Rosemary Car- bine and Kathleen Dolphin) have joined old…

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Day of Prayer Jan. 4th

December 8, 2012

Friday, January 4, is the First Friday of the month and a Day of Prayer for our parish. The Blessed Sacrament will be in expo- sition after the 7:30am Mass until 12noon. Please consider spending a half hour of prayer- ful quiet time in the church sometime during this day. At 3pm, all are welcome…

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Relay for Life

December 8, 2012

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Fairfield is looking for volunteers to help plan the Relay for Life 2013, an overnight event to raise funds and awareness for the ACS. The event will take place at Fairfield Ludlowe High School on June 8-9th, 2013. The next committee meeting is on this Wednesday, December…

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Oplatki Packets Available

December 8, 2012

Packets of oplatki, the wafers of unleavened bread which are used during the blessing of the Christmas meal by many who are of Eastern European descent, are available in the baskets at the entrance to the church. Donations are voluntary and will be given to the Thomas Merton Center.

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Day of Prayer Dec. 7th

December 3, 2012

Friday, December 7, 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 some time during this day. At 3pm, all are welcome to…

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Blood Pressure Screening Dec. 8th & 9th

December 3, 2012

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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Bring Light Into Your World

December 3, 2012

Dear Parishioners, In the parish office, we have a little plastic gadget to stamp the church account number on checks that are to be deposited from the weekend collection. After stamping the checks from the second collection last week, it ran out of ink…… I figured that the amount would be greater than a typical…

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Join Us for Our Parish Christmas Party on Dec. 16th

December 3, 2012

Our annual Parish Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, December 16, from 3pm until 6pm in the parish hall. The Good News Gospel Choir will start off the festivities with some Christmas carols, followed by a pasta dinner and visit from “someone special”. Please download the flyer and ticket reservation form the first week…

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Rebuilding

November 25, 2012

Dear Parishioners, I am sure you are aware that many people are still suffering from the effects of the hurricane we all experienced a few weeks ago. New York. New Jersey. The Connecticut shore. As I write this, quite a few of our own parishioners right here in Fairfield are still unable to return to…

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St. Anthony Music Ministry

November 25, 2012

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. Please speak with Frank, our music director, for more information.

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Adult Discussion Group

November 25, 2012

The Sunday Morning Discussion Group meets each Sunday at 8:45am in the Community Room on the second floor of the parish hall. Please join us!

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