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DONATE A VETERANS BRICK

 

In order to ensure installation by Veterans Day, the deadline for donating a Veteran's Brick, to the ST Margaret Shrine Veterans Memorial, is September 22nd. The Memorial, which is listed on the National War Memorial Registry (www.nationalwarmemorialregistry.org), is located at the Diocesan Shrine of ST Margaret, 2523 Park Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604.


The names of the Veterans, on the newly donated bricks, will be read at our 7th Annual Veterans Mass and Blessing, and included in our Mass Program Book. This year's Mass will be held on Saturday, November 11th, 12:15PM, at the Shrine.


For information about donating a brick for a Veteran, from the U.S. Military or any of our Allies; Regular or Reserves, living, deceased, wartime, peacetime, or currently serving, call 203-345-3244.


     

 


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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

 


                                             


 

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. 


 



 


 

 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

“Give your servant, therefore, an understanding heart.” Help encourage understanding hearts in your marriage by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend.

 The next WWME Weekends are:

 Aug 11-13, 2017 in WAPPINGERS FALLS, NY.

Nov 3 - 5, 2017   in MANCHESTER, CT    

For more information, call Dennis & Jane Lamondy at 860-481-3720 or visit us at https://wwmectw.org/.


 

 




28th Annual Immaculate High School Golf Tournament 

Please join us for our 28th Annual IHS Golf  Tournament on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Richter Park in Danbury.  Enjoy 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, beer and wine, hole-in one contest.  9:00 a.m. registration; 11:30 a.m. shotgun start - $1000 for a foursome, $250 for single golfer.  For information on sponsorship opportunities and to register online, visit www.immaculatehs.org/golf, or contact Debbie Basile, Advancement Director 203-744-1510, ext. 159dbasile@myimmaculatehs.org


 



 

 

 

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