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lent

Join Us for Taizé Prayer Every Friday at 7:30 During Lent

February 11, 2016

Come and experience the calming beauty of the chants of Taizé during an hour of prayerful mediation. The services will be held every Friday of Lent at 7:30pm in the church.

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Please Join Us for Palm Sunday Breakfast on March 24th

February 28, 2013

The Palm Sunday Breakfast, prepared and served by the men of the parish, is a tradition at St. Anthony’s, and is a wonderful way to begin Holy Week! Please join us on March 24th following the 10 am mass.

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In Anticipation

January 13, 2013

As close the door on another season of Christmas, I can’t help but marvel at the way this parish community comes together to work or to play and somehow manages to leave the world a little brighter by having done so. Take the Giving Tree, for instance. Again this year, the tree yielded far more…

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The Value Of Belonging

April 21, 2012

Dear Parishioners, I don’t know about you, but I am still floating! Our parish’s celebrations of the Sacred Triduum – Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Easter Vigil – as well as the Masses on Easter Sunday, have left me in awe…they were beautifully celebrated and received. The details were attended to, the congregation was…

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Schedule of Liturgy during the Easter Triduum

March 28, 2012

During the Easter Triduum, we remember and celebrate the great events that gave us salvation in Christ. These hours are a deeply prayerful time for our parish—both privately as individuals and together as a community. This year, we are honored that two of the most renowned and inspiring liturgical composer/musicians will be praying with us:…

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Lenten Soup Supper on St. Patrick's Day

March 24, 2012

On a beautiful St. Patrick’s Day, Irish eyes were definitely smiling. The Men of the Parish raised $854.50 at the soup supper! At the end of Lent, all proceeds from the various soup suppers will be donated to the Merton House Food Pantry.

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Church Decorating Meeting on March 22nd

March 6, 2012

Ever notice how beautiful the church looks during the weeks of the Easter season? Maintaining an atmosphere that enhances the celebration of the Resurrection is a big job. It requires time, attention, and many ideas. We are looking to expand this committee. All those interested (first-timers and veterans) are invited to a meeting at the rectory…

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Lenten Soup Suppers – We are off to a great start!

March 2, 2012

The wonderful soups of the Choir and Lectors raised our spirits and $1,458 (a record for week one!) for the Merton House Food Pantry! This simple Lenten meal consists of a variety of home-made soups, bread, and water. Donate at the door whatever you might have spent on dinner that evening.

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Ash Wednesday – February 22nd

February 19, 2012

Ashes will be distributed  on Ash Wednesday, February 22nd, during the two Masses:  7:30am and 6pm.

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About Lenten Fasting and Abstinence……

February 19, 2012

fasting from certain foods was originally instituted as a reminder of our dependence on God, a heightening of our awareness of life and not merely a penitential deprivation of sorts.  Perhaps we might consider the “rules” of fasting through that lens:  thinking about what we do not consume as food available to those who are…

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5 Methods of Prayer

February 19, 2012

Each Friday, enjoy a light lunch and experience different Ignatian ways of praying. Sessions will be held from 12:00 noon until 1:15pm in the Egan Community Room  (lower level of the Egan Chapel of the St. Ignatius Loyola). For further information on each event, please contact Patricia Brennan, L.P.C. at  mailto:pbrennan@fairfield.edu or at (203)254-4000 x7235.

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Soup and Scripture at Fairfield University

February 19, 2012

Fairfield University — During Lent, Fairfield University is offering the following: Soup and Scripture: Each Wednesday, the University invites you to join them for discussion on the readings for the upcoming Sunday. The sessions will be held immediately after the 12:10pm Mass and will last approximately 45 minutes (12:45pm—1:30pm). A simple soup lunch will be…

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