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Pray for Freshmen Class

September 1, 2012

Dear Parishioners, It was a witless blunder. I was at lunch last week with my 14-year-old goddaughter who just graduated from Middle School and is about to start attending Staples High School. The “talk topics” were rowing merrily along in that seamless way in which adolescent girls know how to converse: her experiences at a…

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Day of Prayer Sept. 7th

September 1, 2012

Friday, September 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 sometime during this day. A sign-up sheet is located at the…

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Merton House Collection

September 1, 2012

It is that time of year again… we will be collecting coffee, tea and sugar to help brighten the day of Merton House’s many guests. Baskets will be at the entrances to the church this weekend. Your generosity is appreciated.

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Religious Education Registration

September 1, 2012

Registration for the new Religious Education year (2012-2013) has begun. Click here to download a Religious Education Registration Form

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Mercy Learning Center is seeking volunteers

September 1, 2012

Mercy Learning Center is seeking volunteers to teach reading, math and English as a Second Language (ESL) to women in its tutoring program. Tutors meet with their students twice weekly, for two hours sessions. Teaching experience is not necessary. The final one day training session will be held on Wednesday, September 12, from 9am to…

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2013 Mass Intentions

September 1, 2012

We are now 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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Reflect on Your Life

August 18, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Narragansett, Rhode Island, is a lovely place to spend a week’s vacation. The beaches are beautiful: soft sand, clean, bracing ocean water and balmy sea breezes. There are attractions galore, from the siren call of Newport to the abundance of local fresh seafood available straight from the fishing boats in Galilee. My family…

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Generosity…

August 11, 2012

Dear Parishioners, This past week, I was looking at the final “numbers” for this year’s Parish Picnic. First, there are the hundreds of volunteers on the day of the picnic itself, which amounts to thousands of hours of effort and work! This doesn’t even include the hours of volunteering that had been givenmin the months…

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Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 11, 2012

This Wednesday, August 15, is the Feast of the Assumption and a holyday of obligation. Mass will be celebrated at 7:30am.

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In Memorium…

August 11, 2012

We received news of the death of Sr. M.Symphronia Spyra, a Franciscan Sister of St. Joseph and principal of St. Anthony School from 1968-1970. Please remember her in your prayers.

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Retrouvaille of Connecticut

August 11, 2012

If your marriage has become troubled and stressed, unloving or uncaring, or cold and distant, but you want to try again, then the Retrouvaille program can help you. The Next Retrouvaille weekend in Connecticut will take place September 21 through 23. Although Retrouvaille is Catholic in origin, couple from all or no faith traditions are…

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Renewing the Face of the Earth

July 31, 2012

Dear Parishioners, A week ago Tuesday, Frank and I were on a JetBlue flight, cruising along at an altitude I can’t begin to imagine, with the promise of landing 15 minutes early. Smiles of delight faded into groans of dismay as the captain announced that a “monster storm” had taken up residence over the airport…

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