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Please Come and Join Us for the Festivities This Year

April 13, 2014

Dear Parishioners, One of my favorite parts of the Paschal Triduum comes right in the middle of things. Early Saturday evening, at about seven o’clock or so, we build a large fire on the sidewalk in front of the church. Around that fire, people start to gather. As the sky gets darker, everyone instinctively draws…

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Arranging Flowers for the Easter Season

April 13, 2014

Liturgically, the Easter season is celebrated for seven weeks until the Feast of Pentecost. Keeping the church filled with fresh flowers and looking like Easter is a big task and we would like some help. If you have some experience with arranging fresh flowers, please consider lending a hand. The weekly arrangements are usually done…

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The Final Soup Supper of Lent

April 13, 2014

At the final soup supper of Lent, the women of the parish raised $1,678.00 for the Merton House Food Pantry! The proceeds from the five soup suppers will be donated to The Thomas Merton Center. Thank you to all who participated in this wonderful parish tradition!

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Lector and Special Minister Schedules

April 13, 2014

Please note that the new schedules for Lectors and Special Ministers are on the parish website. Click here to view. There are also hard copies in the sacristy.

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Caroline House Seeks Volunteers

April 13, 2014

Looking for a new volunteer opportunity or service hours? What a way to give back to your local community. Caroline House is hosting an open house Saturday, April 26th, 11am – 1pm. Come meet our students and staff and take a tour of our facility. RSVP at www.thecarolinehouse.org or contact Christine Matthews Paine (203– 605-2728.

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Youth Group to Meet on April 21st

April 13, 2014

Youth Group for high school age teens meets twice a month on Mondays from 7pm to 8:30 pm. The next meeting will be Monday, April 21. all high school youth are welcome! We meet in the Church Hall for pizza, prayer and fun! For more information, and to check the dates of the upcoming meetings,…

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Religious Education Classes and Adult Discussion Group Resume April 27th

April 13, 2014

Please note: Religious Education Classes and Sunday Adult Discussion Group will resume meeting on Sunday, April 27.

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Blood Pressure Screening April 12/13

April 12, 2014

Parish nurses will be available to check blood pressure this weekend April 12/13 after the 6 pm Mass on Saturday and the 8am and 10am Mass on Sunday.

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How Lucky We Are

March 30, 2014

Dear Parishioners, You’re going to like the new Eucharistic ministers. It’s a lively group, these thirty or so men and women who have agreed to participate in this important work of the parish. I was with them last Monday night, going over a few things in the church, and, after the meeting, I couldn’t help…

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Palms from Last Year Wanted

March 30, 2014

Palms from last year—do you have any palm branches from last year tucked behind pictures on your walls? If you have any branches that you no longer want, please bring them to church and drop them in the box provided. We will use them for next year’s ashes for Ash Wednesday.

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Blessing of the Easter Foods

March 30, 2014

Baskets of Easter Foods will be blessed on Holy Saturday, April 19, at 11am and noon (before and after the Easter Egg Hunt).

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Bring the Children to an Easter Egg Hunt On April 19th

March 30, 2014

On Holy Saturday, April 19, the annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11:30 am rain or shine! Please join us for a fun morning!

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