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Travel Spain with Fr. Allen

July 31, 2012

Fairfield University is offering a guided tour through Spain (Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo and Manresa). The tour will be led by Fr. Charles Allen, S.J. The trip dates are October 26 to November 4. For more information, please call 203-254-4280.

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Thinking Outside the Box

July 28, 2012

Dear Parishioners, How clever of Jesus. On that mountain, when he fed the multitudes with only a few loaves of bread and a couple of fish, he managed to accomplish two things at once. In feeding the crowd, he also fed the imagination of his disciples. Can you picture them as they distributed food to…

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Day of Prayer Aug. 3rd

July 28, 2012

Friday, August 3, 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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Get Involved. Join Us at Our Next Golf Tournament Meeting on Monday, July 30th

July 28, 2012

Please Join Us! The 8th Annual Golf Tournament will be on Monday, September 24 at Whitney Farms in Monroe. Lunch, golf (12:30 shotgun start), cocktails and dinner. There will be a planning meeting on Monday, July 30th at 7:00pm in the Community Room of the school building. There are many sponsorship and volunteer opportunities. Silent…

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Go Away…and rest awhile…

July 22, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Some friends of mine hosted a unique dinner party last weekend. Along with all the guests, they invited four Broadway musical performers and an accompanist into their home who offered a kind of “cabaret hour” after dinner. It’s an idea generated by the New Paradigm Theatre Company (nptheatre.org), a creative group of professionals…

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New Lector and Special Minister Schedules Posted

July 22, 2012

Please note that the new schedules for Lectors and Special Ministers are available here. There are also some hard copies in the sacristy.

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Merton House Collection – July 28/29

July 22, 2012

An interesting “combo” awaits your generosity this month for the Merton House. Please consider bringing paper goods (napkins, plates, etc.) or salad dressing for the collection on the weekend of July 28/29. Baskets will be at the three entrances to the church. Thank you for your help.

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Faith Taking Action

July 11, 2012

Dear Parishioners, In one of the classrooms on the second floor of the Parish Hall, there is a large closet where we store leftover paper goods for the parish picnic. It’s filled with aluminum pans and plastic forks and paper plates, the sort of things that are purchased in bulk and can be used next…

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Thank You for Exceeding Our Goal

July 11, 2012

Thank you! We received word that we have exceeded our goal of $80,000 for the 2012 Annual Bishop’s Appeal. Thank you so much for your generous support of this effort. To date, our parish has contributed $129,414! Your contributions will help fund many important diocesan programs and endeavors.

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Thank you!!

July 11, 2012

Many thanks to all who participated in our annual parish picnic! If you made a pierogie or purchased a lobster, made a financial contribution or contributed your time and talent to working at one of our booths…..whatever you did to help make this year’s picnic a celebration of community….THANK YOU! Congratulations to the winners of…

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A Mid-Summer Refreshment

July 7, 2012

Dear Parishioners, In the second reading, St. Paul mentions a “thorn in the flesh” that he had been given to live with. No one seems to know exactly what it was, but many scholars think it was a sort of physical ailment that he struggled with. In a couple of weeks, we celebrate the feast…

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Join Us Sunday, July 8th, for Our Annual Parish Picnic

July 6, 2012

2012 ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC SUNDAY, JULY 8, 12:30 TO 6:30 PM Admission $3 Admission tickets have been mailed. If you did not receive them, tickets are available in the sacristy or call the parish office. Please join us for food, fun and dancing! LOBSTER DINNERS KIELBASA STUFFED CABBAGE PIEROGIES SAUSAGE & PEPPERS ROAST BEEF HAMBURGERS…

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