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					   St. Augustine's Church

                   144 Westminster Road, Canterbury, CT 06331-1417

Telephone:                             Fr. Arul Rajan Peter, Administrator
Rectory: 860-546-6074        
CCD: 860-546-6225                      Deacon Timothy Marshall
Fax: 860-556-9044            
                                       Cynthia Richardson, Secretary
e-mail:            Sacrament of Reconcilaition:
                                       --Sundays 8:15 - 8:45 am
Weekend Masses:
Vigil Mass --5:30 pm                   Baptism:
Sunday Mass --9:00 am                  By individual arrangement at
                                       pre-Baptism interview.
Weekday Masses:                        Please phone for an appointment
Tues. & Thurs --6:30 pm.
CCD Schedule: Sundays                  Arrange at least 6 months ahead
K - 4 -- after 9 am mass - 11:30 am
5 -10 -- 6 - 7:30 pm

             Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened,
                     and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
ST. AUGUSTINE                                                                                                               CANTERBURY
                                                                                Thank you very much for your generosity
                                                                                        FROM YOUR PRIEST
                                                                    Peter, James and John were selected
                                                                    by Jesus to witness his transfiguration.

            WEEKLY                                           MASS   Seeing the glorified Jesus they were terrified.
INTENTIONS______________                                            Jesus touched them and said, “Don’t be afraid”.
Saturday:         March 19th                                        That was their zenithal spiritual experience.
5:30pm            Helen LeBeau (In honor of her birthday)
                  By Arthur LeBeau                                  Glorified Jesus is in the tabernacle.
Sunday:                   th   nd
                March 20 2 Sunday of Lent                           It looks so ordinary to our ordinary eyes.
9:00am           Ernest Bessette                                    When Jesus touches us, our faith eyes
                 By Genevieve Bessette & Family                     see the glorified Jesus. We need this experience.

Monday            March 21st                                        In this Lent, we pray to Jesus
                                                                    to sensitize our hearts to His presence.
                  No Mass
                                                                    The glimpse of His glory will
Tuesday,          March 22nd
                                                                    lead and strengthen us in our journey.
6:30pm            For Our parish
                                                                                                Fr Peter
Wednesday,        March 23rd
7:30am            St John, Plainfield
Thursday,         March 24th                                                                      March Calendar
6:30pm            Thanksgiving                                                             Stations of the Cross             7:00pm
                  By Phyllis LaBonte
7:00pm            Eucharistic Adoration                                                 Friday Night Fish Dinners           4:30-7pm
Friday,           March 25th                                         3/22,29,
7:30am            St John, Plainfield                                               Weekly Lenten Workshop-Tuesday
                                                                     Apr 5 &                                                  7 pm
                                                                        12             evenings at St Augustine
Saturday:         March 26th                                            19            Penance Service-Grades 3 & 4            6pm
5:30pm            Thanksgiving                                                                                              10-11:30 &
                                                                        20                     CCD Classes
                  By The Mlyniec Family                                                                                      6:00-7:30
Sunday:        March 27th 3rd Sunday of Lent                            27        Life Teen At St John’s –“Heroic Virtue”    5:00pm
9:00am          Delia Caron                                                      NEW ST AUGUSTINE MINISTRY
                By Cheryl Laroux                                                         Angel Food Ministries.
                                                                    Angel Food ministries is a non-profit food cooperative
       SATURDAY 4:00PM SUNDAY 7:00 & 10:30AM
                                                                    committed to providing food assistance to All Families.
                       March 26th & 27th                            With the rising prices of food and gas, Angel food will help
Altar Servers:
                                                                    all families afford groceries (CheckS & Foods stamps are
5:30pm          J Izzarelli & C Mercier
9:00am          H Chastain & L Jones                                accepted). I will provide the monthly menus, order forms
Lectors:                                                            and all other information in the back of the church beginning
5:30pm          CCD Students                                        the last week of March. All orders are due the 2nd
9:00am          CCD Students                                        Wednesday of the month & all orders will be ready for pick
Eucharistic Ministers:                                              up at St. Augustine Church every Last Saturday of the month
5:30pm          Jim Currier & Mary McCarthy                         between 10:30 - 11:30 am (arrangements can be made for
9:00am          Mike Turano & Diane Savage                          delivery if unable to leave your home). You can also bless
                                                                    others by purchasing an Angel Food box for another family
Counters:     Barbara & Tom                                         too. Please contact Kelley Croteau at 546-0680 or 860-576-
                                                                    7422 (

                                                                                                        Do you want to make this
                                                                    Lent more meaningful? There are many ways to enhance your
                                                                    spiritual journey this season: We have weekly mass on Tuesday
Please join us after 9am Mass for refreshments and socializing.     and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 7pm, Eucharistic Adoration
Refreshments next week provided by: J Wagner & C Fitch
                                                                    on Thursday evenings from 7:00 7:45pm ,Stations of the Cross on
                                                                    Friday evenings from 7:00-7:30pm, a workshop on the Holy Mass
                  Weekly Offertory $1460.70                         presented by Father Peter every Tuesday from 7:00-8:00pm (See
                                                                    below) Go to Confession, read the bible or spend more time in
SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT                                                                                                MARCH 20, 2011
          Weekly Lenten Workshop at St Augustine                                             FROM THE DIOCESE
                Presented by Father Peter:
      “THE HOLY MASS--PEOPLE’S PARTICIPATION”                                    Marriage Preparation Class for Engaged Couples
During Lent -Tuesday evenings (March, 22, 29, April 5 and                       “God’s Plan for a Joy-filled Marriage” offered by the
  12) Fr. Peter will give classes on "Holy Mass - People's                        Office of Family Life. To register for the 4 session
 Participation" at St. Augustine , Canterbury at 7 pm in the                                         class
    Church hall (immediately following 6:30pm Mass)                                        please call 860-889-8346 ext.283
 The first workshop was highly regarded by those who                          Date:     Fridays, April 29 & May 6, 20, 27, 2011
 attended. Take an hour for yourself to learn about the                                Time:       7:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.
             Mass: past & present & future.                                         Location: St. Francis of Assisi Church,
                                                                                                   Fox Parish Center
                                                                                          10 Elm St. Middletown, CT 06457
                                                                                 Cost: $50.00 per couple for class materials

                                                                       Natural Family Planning Classes for married and engaged couples
                                                                        ~ (NFP) the Sympto-Thermal Method, is scientifically sound,
                                                                        easily learned, 99% effective and a loving gift to your spouse.
                                                                         No dangerous chemicals, synthetic hormones or side-effects.
                                                                         Marriage insurance? Find out why NFP couples have < 4%
                 Every Friday during Lent                              divorce rate. 3- Part class begins on Monday March21st 7pm at
              St Augustine’s “Little Fish Shanty                       St John’s Church in Old Saybrook, for info call The Collisons
                          Menu                                          at 860-399-8265. 3-Part Class in Westerly, RI begins on April
Platters/Dinners: Includes roll, coleslaw, beverage & dessert            6th. For info call the Bliers at 401-596-9582. To register for a
Fisherman’s Platter (fish, clams, shrimp, scallops & clam cakes) $16    NFP class go to . Home study NFP course is also
Fried Whole Belly Clam Dinner: $16                                     available at . For info: Susan Williams, Office of
Baked Fish Dinner with Baked Potato/French Fries $10                                 Family Life, at 860-889-8346 ext. 283.
Fish & Chips Dinner $10 Fried Clam Dinner $11
Fried Shrimp Dinner $12 Fried Scallops $12                             -------------------------------------------------------------------------
Ala Carte:
                                                                       Immaculata Retreat House in Willimantic presents these
Clam Chowder (one size) $3.50                                                                 upcoming programs:
Clam Cakes: 3 for $1 6 for $2 12 for $3
Grilled Cheese with Fries $3                                                     Easter Sunday Brunch:        Come join us for a festive
         Pay at the door Takeouts call 860-546-6225                    brunch on Easter Sunday. We will be featuring our Grand Buffet in
                                                                       our dining room. Bring the whole family and savor a leisurely time
                                                                       together! Seatings at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. $18 for adults, $9
                                                                       for children 12 and under; children under 6 free. Call for
Joint Prayer Shawl Ministry every Wednesday 10-12 at                            Restoring Wholeness: A monthly supportive gathering
St Augustine’s. All ladies are invited                                 with Kathy Irr RN. If your self-esteem, body image, emotional
                                                                       balance or spiritual growth seem out of balance, join us once a
                                                                       month for reflection and discussion on topics which will focus on
                                                                       restoring a positive self-awareness. Held on the fourth Monday of
                                                                       every month, beginning on April 25th, 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Suggested
                                                                       offering is $5 per evening.

                                                                                      To register for any of our programs, or for more
         St John the Apostle and St Augustine                                         information, call 860-423-8484 or visit


  St Augustine Bible Classes for Kindergarten through
             Grade 3 every Sunday at 9am                                    Eucharistic Adoration every Thursday Evening following
                                                                            6:30pm Mass for 45 minutes-This Week “The Rosary”
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      PHONE: 860-546-9629
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