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Ashes on Wed., Feb. 13th during 7:30am & 6pm Masses

February 3, 2013

Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, February 13. Ashes will be distributed during the two Masses: 7:30am and 6pm.

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Communication from God

January 27, 2013

Dear Parishioners, Most of the time, I find that communication from God is whisper-quiet subtle. You really have to have the volume turned up and be paying attention in order to figure out what God is getting at. But then, every once in a while, the Lord is about as subtle as a stick in…

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World Day of Prayer for the Sick Feb. 9th

January 27, 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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Choir Rehearsals Take Place Thursday Evenings at 7:30pm

January 27, 2013

St. Anthony Music Ministry—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 information, speak with Frank Macari, music director

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Women’s Prayer Group to Meet Feb. 13th

January 27, 2013

The women’s prayer group will hold its next meeting on Ash Wednesday, February 13, at 7:30 pm in the Community Room of the school building.

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Men’s Group to Meet Feb. 4th

January 27, 2013

Men’s Group—Join us on Monday, February 4, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. Chapters 7, 8, and 9 of the book Falling Upward will be discussed. All gentlemen are welcome!

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Day of Prayer

January 27, 2013

Friday, February 1, 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 12 noon. Please consider spending a half hour of prayerful quiet time in the church. At 3pm, all are welcome to join the Chaplet of…

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Canned Tuna Needed for Merton House

January 27, 2013

Thomas Merton Center Collection—This weekend, St. Anthony Parish will be collecting canned tuna for the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. Baskets will be at all entrances to the church. Thank you for your generous support.

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Mercy Learning Center Seeks Tutor Volunteers

January 22, 2013

Mercy Learning Center is seeking volunteers to teach reading, math and/or ESL in its one-on-one or small group tutoring program. Commitment is twice per week for two hours. No experience necessary. Training and materials will be provided on Wednesday, January 23 from 9am to 3pm (lunch provided). Please contact Sue McNeil to register at 203-334-6699…

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Feed the Spirit. Feed the Stomach.

January 22, 2013

Dear Parishioners, “Your six o’clock Mass is the perfect date-night Mass!” I admit that’s one I had never heard before, but I thought it was worth passing on. The person who said it had a point. I often see folks at the Saturday night Mass dressed up a little more than usual, like they’re moving…

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A reminder about receiving communion

January 22, 2013

If you are not feeling well or suffering from any flu-like symptoms, please refrain from receiving the Eucharist from the cup and consider receiving the Host in your hand. This is good health practice year-round and not only during the winter months. Please be assured that those who distribute the Eucharist in our parish follow…

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Relay for Life of Fairfield Kickoff Celebration on Jan. 23rd

January 22, 2013

Relay for Life of Fairfield invites you to its Kickoff Celebration on January 23 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at First Church Congregational across from Town Hall. There will be food, fun and a great introduction to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Event. All are welcome.

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