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Mercy Learning Center

Educate a Woman..Educate a Family!

January 24, 2019

Mercy Learning Center (637 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT) seeks volunteers. Tutors meet with students at the Center twice weekly for two hours each session. Training is required. The New-Tutor Training date is Friday, January 25; 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (lunch is provided). Con- tact tutor coordinators Lynn Gabriel or Luisa Rodriguez to register or…

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BINGO for the Brave

January 24, 2019

Thursday,  January 31, 6:00 p.m. at Vazzano’s Four Seasons (337 Kenyon Street, Stratford). Tickets include ten games of bingo and daubers with free pizza and soft drinks and extra bingo sheets available for purchase. All proceeds benefit Homes for the Brave and its mission to assist Connecticut’s homeless veterans return to productive and meaningful lives.…

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Assumption Catholic School

Assumption Catholic School Open House

January 24, 2019

Assumption Catholic School (605 Stratfield Road, Fairfield) will host an open house for prospective families on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 10 a.m. Please note the PreK3 is a full-day program. Come and meet faculty, administrators and current families. Contact Karen Guastelle, Director of Enrollment at 203-334-6271 or enroll@oloaffld.org.

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Bishop Frank J. Caggiano

Bishop Frank Caggiano: Special Guest on February 17th

January 24, 2019

Bishop Frank Caggiano will offer Mass on Sunday, February 17, at 11:30, during which Dr. Eleanor W. Sauers will be officially recognized as the Parish Life Coordinator for St. Anthony Parish. A reception will follow in the parish hall. All are invited to attend and celebrate!

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fairfield university

Encountering the Living God

January 24, 2019

A ten week directed Prayer Experience is being offered through the Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality at Fairfield University. If you are on a search for more meaning or looking for a clearer sense of God in your life, perhaps you might- look into this program. Pamphlets are available at the main doors of the…

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From Sr. Eileen Boffa

January 24, 2019

Dear Friends, I’m so deeply grateful that our St. Anthony Parish Advent Tree once again was dedicated to feeding our hungry and cold Bridgeport families. Your very generous gift cards are always so welcomed by our homeless and vulnerable friends. You can see the relief in their eyes when they receive your gift. These Advent…

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VIRTUS Training

January 24, 2019

All volunteers in the parish are required by the diocese to take the Safe Environment course referred to as VIRTUS. We will offer the course on Saturday, January 26, at 9:30am, and on Tuesday, January 29, in the Community Room. Click here to register.

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Wanted for Merton House Collection

January 24, 2019

Liturgical musician Joe Wise famously sang “The Epic of Peanut Butter and Jelly.” On the weekend of January 26/27 we will be collecting peanut butter and jelly for our friends at Merton House. There will be baskets at all church entrances for PB&J donations. Thank you, as always, for your generosity.

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Adult Choir

January 24, 2019

Interested in joining the choir? Rehearsals begin on Thursday, January 24, at 7:30 pm in the choir loft.

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Youth Group Meeting on Jan. 28th

January 24, 2019

Youth Group meeting! Monday, January 28th. Topic: Everything and the Kitchen Sink! 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Church Meeting Room As always…Pizza! All high school youth are welcome!

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Women of the Parish

January 24, 2019

A Morning of Reflection entitled Daughters of God; Daughters of Light, will be offered on Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Marilyn Kravitz-Toolan, Ph.D., a religious educator, professor, and retreat leader will lead us through prayer and meditation.  Reservations are required. Reserve your space now. (203-259-0358, or Stanthonyffld@aol.com).

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spiritual gifts

Spiritual Gifts

January 24, 2019

Dear Parishioners, Ever wonder why in this weekend’s Gospel, when Mary tells Jesus that the wedding celebration has run out of wine, she ignores Jesus’ response: “Woman, how does your concern affect me?” and proceeds to in- struct the servers to do whatever Jesus asks? There are some scripture scholars who write that Mary, having…

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