February Newsletter

January 31st, 2018 by Church News

FEBRUARY NEWSLETTERFOXWOODS BUS TRIPThe Church of the Resurrection will be
holding a bus trip to Foxwoods Resort and Casino on Sunday, March 11, 2018. The
bus will leave the church parking lot at 12:00 pm and return by 8:00 pm. The
cost of the trip is $30.00 per person which includes bus transportation, a free
buffet at the Festival Buffet (or a $10.00 food voucher for another restaurant
excluding David Burke Prime), and a $10.00 bonus slot play.To reserve a seat,
please call the rectory at (203) 265-1694.Space is limited so please call and
reserve a spot soon.MASS OF ENROLLMENT FOR FIRST COMMUNIONThe Mass of Enrollment
for our First Communion Class will be held on Sunday, February 11th at the 9:00
Mass. During the Mass our second-graders will present Fr. Georgia a decorated
heart with their picture on it. The hearts will be displayed in the vestibule
for all to see. Please pray for our First Communion class as they prepare to
receive Jesus sacramentally in May.ASH WEDNESDAYAsh Wednesday is February 14th.
There will be a Mass held at 7:00am. Distribution of Ashes will also take place
at 12:10, 3:30 & 5:30.​TOWN-WIDE STATIONS OF THE CROSSDuring the season on
Lent on Friday evenings the Stations of the Cross will be offered at our 4
Wallingford Catholic Churches. The schedule is below.Friday, Feb. 16 – Most Holy
Trinity – 7:00pmFriday, Feb. 23 – Church of the Resurrection – 7:00pmFriday,
March 2 – Saints Peter and Paul – 7:00pmFriday, March 9 – Most Holy Trinity –
7:00pmFriday, March 16 – Our Lady of Fatima – 7:00pmFriday, March 23 – LIVING
STATIONS OF THE CROSS – Resurrection – 7:30pmLIVING STATIONS OF THE CROSSThe
Living Stations of the Cross will take place on Friday, March 23rd at 7:30pm.
Please keep an eye on the bulletin and future emails for more information. Help
will be needed.ANNUAL PARISH CARNIVALOur carnival will be held Wednesday, April
25th through Saturday, April 28th.Please mark your calendars now as we will need
your help, even if only for a few hours.Our committees of dedicated booth
captains have already begun planning for this year’s event. We could use a few
more booth captains to add some additional fun to the event.​If you are
interested please contact Paul at (203) 694-2784 or PJBanks@snet.net.There is
usually one meeting to attend (sometime in March) however, you will have the
responsibility for your booth set up and breakdown during the week. New Ideas
are always welcome!! If you have an idea for our carnival and are willing to
help execute it, we would love to hear from you. Please contact Paul right away
to discuss.SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEEThe Social Action Committee will hold a
planning meeting on Tuesday, February 20th at 6:00pm in the rectory. All
interested in helping with our Easter Food Distribution are welcome to
attend.MEN’S LEAGUEThe monthly meeting of the Men’s League will take place on
Tuesday, February 6th at 6:30pm. All men of the parish are invited to attend.
Dinner and drinks will be provided.PARISH CHOIR The choir is beginning to
prepare for Holy Week and Easter. New members are always invited to join us. All
voices are welcome, but we are especially in need of soprano singers. If you can
help us out or would like more information, please contact Joe.
josephtatta@yahoo.comCHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD & CHOIRThe Children’s
Liturgy of the Word and choir continues to be held at the 9:00 Mass each Sunday.
All children are welcome!EUCHARISTIC ADORATIONOur monthly Eucharistic Adoration
will take place on Saturday, February 3rd from 8:30am until 4:30pm. All are
invited to spend some time with our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.​​CAPITAL
CAMPAIGN UPDATEWE HAVE GONE OVER OUR INITIAL CONSTRUCTION GOAL of $1.8 million
dollars!!!!To be exact we have pledges totaling $1,845,378.02Cash in hand –
$910,378.02Thank 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.

Religious Ed Classes Canceled

January 30th, 2018 by Church News

Since Wallingford Public Schools are closed today (Tuesday, January 30) there
will be no Religious Education Classes.​The First Communion Parent’s Meeting
will still be held this evening.​Thank you!

Foxwoods Bus Trip

January 29th, 2018 by Church News

​The Church of the Resurrection will be holding a bus trip to Foxwoods Resort
and Casino on Sunday, March 11, 2018. The bus will leave the church parking lot
at 12:00 pm and return by 8:00 pm. ​The cost of the trip is $30.00 per person
which includes bus transportation, a free buffet at the Festival Buffet (or a
$10.00 food voucher for another restaurant excluding David Burke Prime), and a
$10.00 bonus slot play.​To reserve a seat, please call the rectory at (203)
265-1694.Space is limited so please call and reserve a spot soon.​Thank you!

No Religious Ed Today

January 17th, 2018 by Church News

Because schools are closed today (Jan. 17) there are no Religious Education
Classes this afternoon or evening. A class will be added to the Confirmation
calendar to make up for the loss of a session. The date for the make-up will be
February 7th. If you have any questions please call 203*907-6458.​Thank you
for your kind attention.

January Newsletter

January 2nd, 2018 by Church News

JANUARY NEWSLETTERTHANK YOUThank you to all who had a part in making Christmas
such a beautiful season at our church. Thank you to our choirs, musicians,
decorating committee, altar servers, lectors, ministers, ushers, the Men’s
League, Women’s Club, Social Action committee….. and the list goes on. Thank
you to all who worshipped with us, and thank you to all who, week after week,
support our parish family. Happy New Year!MEN’S LEAGUEThe monthly meeting of the
Men’s League will take place on tonight, Tuesday, January 2nd at 6:30pm. All men
of the parish are invited to attend. Dinner and drinks will be provided.CHOIROur
choir will resume singing this Sunday at the 10:30 Mass after a well-deserved
break. The choir will begin preparing for Holy Week and Easter. New members are
always invited to join us. All voices are welcome, but we are especially in need
of soprano singers. If you can help us out or would like more information,
please contact Joe. josephtatta@yahoo.comCHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD &
CHOIRThe Children’s Liturgy of the Word and choir will resume this weekend,
January 7th at 9:00 Mass. All children are welcome!FIRST RECONCILIATIONOn
Tuesday, January 9th, our second grade Faith Formation students will receive
their First Reconciliation. Later on in the month of May they will receive First
Holy Communion. Please pray for our second graders and all of our students as
they continue to grow in the knowledge of our faith. Pray for their teachers,
too!SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEEThe Social Action Committee would like to thank all
who donated food, money, gift cards, presents and/or time to our Christmas
Giving Tree Program and Food Baskets. Due to the generosity of so many, we were
able to provide meals and gifts to 60 + families. We are truly blest to have
such wonderful and caring parishioners. Thank you! Thank you! Thank
you!EUCHARISTIC ADORATIONOur monthly Eucharistic Adoration will take place on
Saturday, January 6th from 8:30am until 4:30pm. All are invited to spend some
time with our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.​​ANNUAL PARISH CARNIVAL SAVE
THE DATEApril 25 – 28CAPITAL CAMPAIGN UPDATEWE HAVE GONE OVER OUR INITIAL
CONSTRUCTION GOAL of $1.8 million dollars!!!!To be exact we have pledges
totaling $1,838,478.02Cash in hand – $903,478.02Thank 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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