October Newsletter

September 28th, 2017 by Church News

OCTOBER NEWSLETTERBLESSING OF PETSThe Annual Blessing of Pets will take place on
Saturday, October 14th at 10:00am in front of the church. MUSIC MINISTRYOur
choir season has begun. New members are always welcome. The choir rehearses on
Thursdays from 7:00 – 8:30 and provides music at the 10:30 Mass on Sundays from
October – May. No experience is necessary. Invite a friend or bring a family
member with you and try it out. If you realize it is not for you, there is no
obligation to continue. For more information, please contact Joe Tatta at
203-265-1694 or josephtatta@yahoo.comALTAR SERVERS NEEDEDIn the next few weeks
we will be holding a training session for new Altar Servers. If your child is
interested, please contact Joe at 203-265-1694 or josephtatta@yahoo.comChildren
interested should be in at least 3rd grade and have received First Communion.We
lost several of our servers because they went off to college. It’s our hope to
welcome many new servers to our team.​CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD Beginning
this Sunday, we will resume the Children’s Liturgy of the Word during the 9:00
Mass on Sundays. At the beginning of the Mass, children will be invited to go
downstairs and listen to the Scriptures proclaimed in an age-appropriate manner.
While downstairs, they will participate in an activity and will learn music. The
children will return to the church during the Offertory and will sing the songs
they have learned. All are invited.MEN’S LEAGUEThe monthly meeting of the Men’s
League will take place on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:30pm. All men of the parish
are invited to attend. Dinner and drinks will be provided.THE SACRAMENT OF
CONFIRMATIONThe Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered on Tuesday,
October 17th at 7:00pm by Archbishop Emeritus Henry J. Mansell. We are very
excited and proud of our 10th graders. Congratulations!! ​BUS TRIP TO SEE THE
RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR SHOWWe will be holding a bus trip to see the
famous RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SHOW in New York on Saturday, November 25th. The bus
will leave the church parking lot at 9:00 am and return around 8:00 pm. The day
will include free time in NY on your own and the Christmas Show at 4:00pm. The
cost of the trip is $140.00 per person. The cost includes a coach bus, driver
tip, snacks on the bus, and a ticket to the Christmas Show (orchestra seats). To
sign up, please call the rectory at 203-265-1694.EUCHARISTIC ADORATIONOur
monthly Eucharistic Adoration will take place on Saturday, October 21st from
8:30am until 4:30pm. All are invited to spend some time with our Lord in the
Blessed Sacrament.CAPITAL CAMPAIGN ONLINE GIVINGOnline Giving is now available
for the Capital Campaign through WeShare.With WeShare, you can set up a
recurring payments using your checking, savings, or credit card accounts. One of
the perks of using your credit card is the opportunity to accumulate points, sky
miles, etc.To enroll, please visit www.resurrectionct.weshareonline.orgYou can
also access WeShare through our church website and/or parish app.
(www.resurrectionct.org) Look for the “Giving” icon. If you have any questions
or concerns about the program or would like help setting up your account, please
call the rectory at (203) 265-1694CAPITAL CAMPAIGN UPDATEWE HAVE GONE OVER OUR
INITIAL CONSTRUCTION GOAL of $1.8 million dollars!!!!To be exact we have pledges
totaling $1,830,638.54Cash in hand – $757,322.54Thank you to all who have made
this possible. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!Our total campaign goal is
$2,050,000. Additional pledges are most welcome at any time.​

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