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Entries for June 2017

Finding intimacy with God Though prayer is one of the essentials of a thriving faith, we often feel as if we're talking to ourselves. Or, worse, we feel like we're talking to no one at all. How can something so vital to the faith be so elusive? Join us now, in exploring an ancient Church's tradition of lectio divina, to show you the simple steps to make prayer an effective effort of love and intimacy. Prayer: Finding Intimacy with God captures in six sessions the secret to opening our hearts and minds to Scripture as the means to hear God and respond in conversation, basking in his presence and resolving...

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Calling All Woodworkers!

Posted on June 15, 2017 in: St. Mary

On June 24 from 8 am to 2 pm. some of our parishioners (St Mary's) are planning to work on the restoration of the front doors of our Church. We will remove the doors (but not all at once!), place them in the parish garage which will become our workshop, and strip, sand and varnish our very beautiful doors so that they have the same beauty they once had. Can you give some time and hard work to this project? Please contact Francisco Aguilar 860-818-5012 or call the parish office at 860-887-2565.

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Come Young; Come Old An Invitation to Serve Christ and His Church at Mass Now that we’ve celebrated First Communions and Confirmations, we are calling young and old to consider serving the Church as altar servers, lectors, ministers of song and music, and Eucharistic Ministers. Younger children who have received their First Communion have an opportunity to serve at the altar as acolytes (altar servers). Serving at the altar need not be limited to young children, however. Parishioners of any age can accept the call to this ministry. If you have time to begin preparations now, we will get started right away. Th...

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