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Music for the Eve of Christmas

December 23, 2012

Please join us for the last few minutes of Advent, when our Adult Choir will present a prayerful meditation for the Eve of Christmas beginning at 11:30pm in the church. The Choir will also lead us in song at the 10 am Mass on Christmas Day.

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Sing at 4:30 pm Christmas Mass

December 23, 2012

Once again, we are forming a Christmas choir of children and par- ents to sing at the 4:30pm mass on Christmas Eve. Join us in the choir loft to sing as a family! We request that the children be at least 8 years old and accompanied by a minimum of one parent. Families must register…

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Men’s Group Meets Jan. 7th

December 23, 2012

Join us on Monday, January 7, for a discussion group meeting in the rectory at 7:30pm. We will be discussing Chapters 5 and 6 of Falling Upward, by Richard Rohr. Copies of the book are in the sacristy. All gentlemen are welcome!

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Women’s Prayer Group Meets Jan. 8th

December 23, 2012

The women’s prayer group will hold its first meeting on Monday, January 8, at 7:30 pm in the Community Room of the school building. .

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Religious Ed to Resume Jan. 6th

December 23, 2012

Religious Education classes will not be held on this Sunday, December 23 and December 30. Classes will resume on January 6, 2013.

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Come to Church to Pray

December 15, 2012

The Community of the Parish of St. Anthony mourns the loss of so many in the Sandy Hook Tragedy. Come to church this weekend to pray with us for the victims and their families. Masses are at 6 pm on Saturday, 8am, 10 am and 11:30 am on Sunday.

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Healing and Renewed Hope

December 15, 2012

Dear Parishioners, Imagine this scene: the church with lights dimmed, votive candles placed in front of icons on the windowsills, two beautiful images at the altar, one of Jesus the Teacher and the other of the Madonna and Child, lit by paschal candles from years gone by, the altar draped in seasonal purple. Now, add…

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FEMA Disaster Assistance Available

December 15, 2012

If you have sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for monetary aid. Call to apply 1-800-621-3362 or apply at www.disasterassistance.gov.

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Giving Tree Gifts Needed by Dec. 16th

December 15, 2012

All gifts must be returned by this Sunday, December 16th! Thank you for making our annual Giving Tree project a great success! You have made the holidays brighter for those who might not otherwise receive a gift. Please note that all gifts must be placed under the tree, making sure that the original tag is…

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Masses for Christmas and January 1st

December 8, 2012

Here is the Mass Schedule for Christmas to January 1st: Monday, December 24: 4:30pm and 12 midnight (with the choir– music begins at 11:30pm) Tuesday, December 25: 8:00am, 10:00am (with choir), and 11:30am Saturday and Sunday, December 29/30: Saturday, 6:00pm Sunday, 8:00am, 10:00am, and 11:30am Monday, December 31: 5:00pm Tuesday, January 1: 10:00am

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Spread the Word of Your Faith This Holiday

December 8, 2012

Dear Parishioners, As you might have read in recent months, the Vatican has been proposing a “New Evangelization” for the Catholic Church at large. This effort is especially focused on “re-proposing” the Gospel message to those who have experienced a crisis of faith. The Pope attributes this crisis to the effects of secularization, but I…

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Advent Reading

December 8, 2012

When you are gathering material to read this Advent, consider some of the new offerings in our Parish Library (in vestibule of the church). Such titles as Chasing Mystery (Carey Walsh), Keys to the Council (Richard Gaillardetz and Catherine Clifford), and Women, Wisdom and Witness (ed. Rosemary Car- bine and Kathleen Dolphin) have joined old…

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