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Entries for August 2016

The Children's Liturgy of the Word (CLW) ministry needs your help!  We are in need of a new Coordinator to train and schedule volunteers. In addition, we also need volunteers to lead the lessons each week, as well as to assist with the supervision of the children. We provide all of the trainings and materials needed, we just n...

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Covenant to Care Our “adopted” social worker, is looking for assistance for a family that was displaced from their home. She has requested the following items: * Kitchenware such as dishes * Full and twin sheets sets * Clothing in the following sizes · Women’s size XL ·...

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Reminder:  Last year’s 7th and 9th grade students needed to return their course books at the last class.  If the books were not returned, please drop them into the crate below the Faith Formation whiteboards. 

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Pastor's Page - August
Dear Parish Family, Happy Anniversary everyone!  Believe it or not, August 1st marks our one year anniversary as a yoked community.  Last year at this time I wrote in my August newsletter that, “the yoking of our communities has the potential to open doors to new faith opportunities, new friendships, new challenges, and...

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The Knights of Columbus Councils from both parishes are sponsoring a social event to Fenway Park to see the Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday August 30th. Even Yankee fans are welcome! The bus will leave St. Matthew parking lot at 3:45pm sharp. This game is a 7:10pm start. The cost per person is $60.00 each and includes your t...

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Holy Day Monday, August 15 Feast of the Assumption Masses St. Bernard 8:00 am St. Matthew 7:00 pm
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An ACTS retreat is a three-day, three-night Catholic lay retreat presented by women who have attended prior ACTS retreats, under the guidance of a Catholic Guide. Offering a unique format, this retreat is unlike anything you may have experienced in the past. The goals are to renew yourself spiritually, to strengthen your faith and its app...

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We are looking for a volunteer to answer phones when Denise, the Parish Secretary, takes a day off or is on vacation. If you are interested, please call the Parish Office at (860) 872-0200, Ext 360 or email parishoffice@stmatthewct.org.         a  

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Annual School Supply Drives St. Matthew & St. Bernard Churches are working with local organizations to collect school supplies for low income kids. We are in need of the following items:  new or gently used backpacks, #2 pencils, pens, rulers, markers, colored pencils, notepads, 3 ring binders, looseleaf paper -- college-rule,...

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