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Entries for September 2016

Join us at Saint Matthew as we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. This year we will pray together the Glorious Mysteries, with beautiful music and slides reflecting the Mercy of our God. Plan to stay for refreshments after the prayer service. Reflection starting 6:30 pm, Prayer Service 7:00 pm This is a special Year of M...

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Dear Parishioners of St. Matthew’s and St. Bernard’s Churches, Star Hill was very pleased to host your event and have you at the facility on September 18th! It was a beautiful day, and we were happy to play a part in such a wonderful occasion! Seeing so many family and friends together, having fun and enjoying each other in ...

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Pastor's Page - September
Dear Parish Family, We are very aware that January first marks the beginning of our calendar year and that Advent is the beginning of our Church year. From the perspective of many, however, September marks the beginning of a new year too. This month represents a time of new beginnings and getting back on the fast track. The school year...

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2016-2017 School Year Religious Education Registration Information · An e-mail regarding registration for the 2016-2017 catechetical year was sent out on September 9. · Please note - If you missed the online registration period, you can still register for classes by downloading the Registration and Emer...

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Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast Sunday, October 2nd After 8:30 & 10:30 Masses The proceeds from the breakfast will be given to the “End 68 Hours of Hunger” program in Tolland. The Mission of this program is to: “Meet the needs of those Tolland School children who confront more than 68 hours of...

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Christmas in October October 1st & 2nd The Haitian Ministry is sponsoring a toy collection, where kids of all ages are invited to bring new toys up to the altar during Mass at both St. Matthew and St. Bernard. These toys will be shipped to our twinned parish of St. Pierre in Ganthier, Haiti, and distributed to their school children...

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We are still in need of the following volunteers: ONE CP2 (10th grade) Confirmation teacher and aide on Wednesdays at 7 PM - This class cannot be cancelled as it is a sacramental year. One CP1 (9th grade) aide on Sundays at noon. One grade 5 aide at 4:30 on Mondays. Please call the Faith Formation office at (860) 872-0200...

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2016-2017 School Year Religious Education Registration Information · An e-mail regarding registration for the 2016-2017 catechetical year was sent out on September 9 with the link to register: · Online Registration closes on September 18, at 11:59PM. · Please note - If you missed the online ...

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SAINT MATTHEWS FAITH FORMATION NEEDS YOU!! Teacher/Aide sign up forms for the 2016-17 school year are in desperate need of YOU! Please call or email either Cynde Yaconiello for Grades K-6 at 860-872-0200 x 320, cynde.yaconiello@stmatthewct.org, or for  Grades 7-Confirmation,  call or email Bridget Thurston at 860-872-0200 ...

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FOR THOSE WHO RSVP'D FOR THE PICNIC TODAY: CATHOLIC COMMUNITY PICNIC INFORMATION Star Hill                                        ...

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YOUTH EXPLOSION VIII The St. Matthew’s & St. Bernard’s youth are invited to take part in a FUN and FAITH-FULL Catholic gathering. Those that attended Steubenville East will have the fabulous opportunity to see the Fantastic Evangelizing Illusionist Danny Ray and hear the beats of Sarah Kroger. Spend the afternoon sharin...

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Saint Matthew Women’s Guild Please join us at our “International Friendship Dinner” Date: Wednesday, September 14th Time: 5:00 PM at Saint Matthew’s Church Hall You may bring your favorite dish to share. We look forward to meeting & talking with you! If you have any questions please contact...

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A Benefit Concert for Cornerstone September 17th at 6:30 at St. Bernard Church.  Tickets $10 in advance $15 at the door Children under 12 free with an adult A Year of Mercy Event hosted by St Matthew & St Bernard Church. Watch for Ticket information coming soon!

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**Teen Help Needed for Games!!! Catholic Community of St. Matthew & St. Bernard- Sunday, Sept. 18th with Noon Mass- (Please note no Noon Mass at St. Bernard that Sunday)- Star Hill Dome in Tolland- Noon Mass followed by a family picnic, games and lots of fun for everyone! Games & activities include: tug of war, 3 leg...

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