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Part-time Tutors: We're hiring!
Regina Caeli Academy - 6th Grade Tutor, Preschool Tutor (2's/3's)


Regina Caeli Academy, a resource center for homeschoolers, is currently seeking a 6th grade tutor for the 2017-2018 academic year. Regina Caeli is a private, independent tutoring center operating in the Catholic tradition. Familiarity with classical education a plus! Childcare provided for students under 3. We offer preschool through 12th-grade classes that meet in Wilton, CT, on Mondays and Thursdays, 9am - 3pm. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact Mrs. Erika Ahern at eahern@rcahybrid.org.


                                                   

LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT RELIGIOUS GIFT FOR FIRST COMMUNION/CONFIRMATION OR ANOTHER EVENT?

 

Patrick Baker & Sons has launched a new program that allows our church to earn rebates.  When you purchase online (www.Churchgoods.com) and apply the FATIMA code you will give our church a credit.  Patrick Baker & Sons has been in business for over 50 years and has a wide variety of religious goods.  You may remember their former store in Fairfield.  Please take advantage of this opportunity and allow OLF to benefit as well.  When buying on the web, under the retail tab, select the products you would like to purchase, proceed to checkout and in the church code box enter our ID (FATIMA) and our church will receive a rebate.  Thanks for considering this option. 


DO YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAVE AN AUTO, SUV or VAN in good driving condition that can be donated?  

The Sisters of Life are in Urgent need of reliable vehicles as they travel all over New York, to CT, and other locations throughout the Northeast in order to carry out their mission work and evangelization efforts. For more info, go to:

http://www.sistersoflife.org/donations/donate-items-for-the-community

or contact Sr. Mary Karen at 845-357-3547 or email localsuperior.annunciation@sistersoflife.org

 


                                             

 

BIRTHRIGHT NEEDS VOLUNTEERS WHO ARE...

.....committed to the spirit of nurturing life. 

Birthright offers free comprehensive care to any woman who is distressed by her pregnancy.

.....dedicated to the belief that women are important.

Birthright realizes that living out an unexpected pregnancy is a demanding experience.  Birthright cares about the physical and emotional well-being of women and provides aid as long as it is needed.

.....willing to share talents through a definite time commitment.

Birthright requires responsible and active volunteers to meet the needs of its clients.

.....able to be a friend without passing judgment.

Birthright offers love and caring to show a woman there is a way for her to give birth to her baby and face the future with dignity and hope.

.....caring and helpful in a positive and tangible way.

Birthright helps the woman to build on the positive.  Its many practical services give her the support she needs to work out her problems. 

We need Office help, professionals for referrals as well as monetary contributions.  Donations are tax deductible. Call  1-800-550-4900 for the Birthright nearest you.  Training is provided.

 


 

VOLUNTEER TRAINING AT THE CONNECTICUT HOSPICE, INC.

The Connecticut Hospice, Inc. is sponsors periodic volunteer orientation and training. If you or someone you know is looking for an opportunity to serve others in the community, we would like to hear from you.  Our patients and families are in need of your care and support.  As a volunteer, you can fill your hours (weekdays/evenings or weekends) by assisting in a clerical capacity or offering direct care as a friendly visitor, provide pastoral care or bereavement services, help in the arts or meet transportation needs.  For more information please contact Joan Cullen at 203-315-7510 or email her at jcullen@hospice.com. 




 

 


 

 

 


                                  

 


 

 

 

 



 Lance Galassi  Community Relations Advisor can be reached at:  203-914-6625. 


 


 

 
 


PROJECT RACHEL HEALING MINISTRY - come begin your healing journey and experience God's love and mercy!  For those suffering from a past abortion.  Offering opportuniteis for Entering Canaan Days of Prayer and Healing and ongoing support with Monthly Gatherings.  For more info, call the confidential phone line at 203-416-1619 or email projectrachel@diobpt.org. 


 



 


ST LUKES CHURCH

84 Long Lots Road

WESTPORT,CT

THURSDAY, JUNE 29TH 7:30PM

Fr. James Martin, SJ will speak on BUILDING A BRIDGE

(How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community can enter into a  relationship of respect, compassion and sensitivity)

Q&A after the presentation

PLEASE RSVP or DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS:  SHARON & SAM CARPENTER at

OSHEACAR@GMAIL.COM

The event is free to attend — wine and cheese will be served


 A UNIQUE WEEK-LONG FAMILY RETREAT

at Marianist Family Retreat Center, Cape May Point, NJ

Retreat weeks start each Monday beginning June 29 through the end of August

Cost for the week:  $215 pp ages 8+; $140 ages 2-7; under 2 free     Financial Aid is available.

Join together with several other families to form a Christ-centered community for the week. Mass and other family liturgies are complemented by skits, presentations, family sharing, peer group discussions, sunset beach walks and other fun activities. 

Scheduled recreation and free time (4-5 hours DAILY) with ocean swimming (beach is only 1/2 block from our house) is a part of all family retreats.

To sign up, or for more information, call Anthony Fucci, Center Director at 609-884-3829 or visit www.capemaymarianists.org


WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER

"They have teken the Lord from the tomb, and we don't know where they put him."  Happy Easter!  He has risen! Let us welcome Jesus even more into our marriages by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend.  The next WWME Weekends are:

July 7-9 and also Nov 3 - 5 - both in Manchester, CT    

For more info, call Paul & Kim Gilbert at 860-376-0440 or visit https://wwwmectw.org/



 



 

 

 

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