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In Anticipation

January 13, 2013

As close the door on another season of Christmas, I can’t help but marvel at the way this parish community comes together to work or to play and somehow manages to leave the world a little brighter by having done so. Take the Giving Tree, for instance. Again this year, the tree yielded far more…

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Lenten Concert on Feb. 15th at Fairfield U

January 13, 2013

St Anthony Parish is delighted to join with Fairfield University in sponsoring a concert event on the first Friday of Lent, February 15, at 7:30pm, at the Egan Chapel on the university campus. Age to Age: Generations of Faith will feature liturgical music icons Steve Angrisano, Curtis Stephan, and our friend Dan Schutte. These three…

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St. Anthony Women’s Retreat Feb. 8-10

January 13, 2013

St. Anthony Women’s Retreat will take place on the weekend of February 8—10, at the Convent of St Birgitta in Darien. Invitations containing details about the weekend can be found at the entrances to the church. Space is limited. Please call Eleanor at the parish office for more information.

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Year-end Contribution Statements

January 13, 2013

Year-end Contribution Statements will be mailed this month to all parishioners whose weekly collection contributions reached $250 or more. Any other statements may be obtained by contacting the parish office by phone or email.

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Adult Discussion Group to Meet on Jan. 6th

January 5, 2013

Our Sunday morning adult discussion group resumes this Sunday (January 6) at 8:45am in the Community Room (second floor of the school building). We gather for coffee and discuss the scripture readings of the day and how they relate to our daily lives as Christians. Please join us!

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Look Around for Stars

January 5, 2013

Dear Parishioners, Remember a couple of months ago when we were in the middle of the power blackout of the super storm? It was so dark at night that even if you lit only one candle or flashlight, it meant the difference be- tween maneuvering the living room safely or tripping over the cat. This…

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Masses for Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God

December 28, 2012

Please note the changes in the Daily Mass Schedule for the following days: Monday, December 31: 5:00pm Tuesday, January 1: 10:00am

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Disaster Relief Assistance

December 28, 2012

If you sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for disaster aid. You can call FEMA to apply 1- 800-621-3326 or for more information or to apply www.disasterassistance.gov.

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Reminder About Receiving Communion

December 28, 2012

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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A Sense of Family

December 28, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Every year, three days after Christmas, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Innocents. Since the Fourth or Fifth Century, this stands as a memorial of the children who were slaughtered by King Herod in the area of Bethlehem, so as to avoid the loss of his throne to a newborn King…

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Prayer Shawl Ministry to Meet Jan. 12th

December 28, 2012

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets on Saturday, January 12, at 10:00 am in the Community Room on the second floor of the school building. Spend some time in prayer and creativity, fashioning shawls to be given to those living with illness or bereavement.

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Restoring Hope

December 23, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Luke’s Gospel today lets us stand in the room and watch when two women, both of whom have been extremely surprised by life, exchange a greeting at the beginning of an overdue visit. Elizabeth is married but childless and is long past the years where a child is possible. Mary is in her…

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