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Nov. 1st Holy Day

October 28, 2012

Thursday, November 1, is a holy day of obligation. Mass will be at 7:30 am on Thursday.

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Nov. 2nd Day of Prayer

October 28, 2012

Day of Prayer—Friday, November 2, 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. At 3pm, all are welcome…

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Merton Center Monthly Collection

October 28, 2012

During this weekend, St. Anthony Parish will be collecting hats and gloves (new please) for our friends at the Thomas Merton Center in Bridgeport. Baskets will be at the entrances to the church. As always, thank you for the warmth of your generosity!

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Witches and Halloween

October 28, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Last week, I was walking down Essex Street in Salem, Massachusetts, when a man started screaming at the top of his lungs in anger and pointing at a woman who was clearly trying to get away from him. He shouted out a list of grievances and demanded that she be arrested. The crowd…

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Broadway came to St. A’s

October 21, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Last Saturday night, Broadway came to St. A’s! Four professional Broadway performers graced the audience in our parish hall with renditions of favorite Broadway tunes, some sung from the stage, some from among the cabaret style tables…all from their hearts. And it was hearts that were center stage on Saturday. The event was…

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St. Joseph High School Family Fest Oct. 28th

October 21, 2012

St. Joseph High School Family Fest—will be held Sunday, October 28, from 1-5pm. Music, dancing and entertainment for the whole family! Activities and games for the entire family. Admission is $7 for adults; $5 for children 12 and under; 4 and under are free. Register at www.sjcadets.org or 203-378-9378 x444.

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THANK YOU!!!!!!

October 20, 2012

To Kathy Carbonella, Chair, and to all who contributed in any way to the “Broadway in the Basement” evening last Saturday – from the cleaning and preparation of the stage, to the creation and schlepping of sauces, to the handling of reservations, to the managing of the lights, sound system and talent…and to anyone who…

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St. Augustine Medal Recipient

October 20, 2012

Each year the diocese holds a special ceremony at the Cathedral at which volunteers from each of the parishes are honored with the St. Augustine Medal of Honor, in recognition of their service to their particular parish. This year, we are so pleased to report that Tom Meyers is our recipient. Tom is an integral…

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Bake Sale on Oct. 20th & 21st

October 13, 2012

Baked goods will be available for purchase following all Masses on October 20-21. The sales will support three of our high school parishioners who are traveling to Guyana to build a community center with Builders Beyond Borders . This year Builders Beyond Borders is partnering with Food For the Poor to help the community of…

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Open A Window

October 13, 2012

Dear Parishioners, If you were at the 10am Mass last Sunday, you heard Eleanor’s wonderful comments on Pope John XXIII and the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the 50th Anniversary of which was celebrated last Thursday. She mentioned how the Pope spoke about “opening a window” to let some fresh air into the Church,…

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Music for an Autumn Afternoon Oct. 28th

October 13, 2012

Old Friends Music for an Autumn Afternoon featuring the St. Anthony’s Quartet, musicians playing flute, viola, violin and cello, who have enhanced our liturgies during Christmas and Holy Week for many years. Please join us for an hour-long concert of classical favorites on Sunday, October 28 at 5pm in the church. A wine and cheese…

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Concert Oct. 26th to Benefit Caroline House

October 13, 2012

Vanessa Perez, international concert pianist, will play to benefit the students of Caroline House. The concert will take place at St. Luke’s Church in Westport on Friday, October 26 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $65 for the concert and dessert reception. All tickets can be purchased at the Caroline House website www.thecarolinehouse.org or by calling Caroline…

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