St. Augustine's Church
144 Westminster Road, Canterbury, CT 06331-1417
Telephone: Fr. Arul Rajan Peter, Administrator
Rectory: 860-546-6074 firstname.lastname@example.org
CCD: 860-546-6225 Deacon Timothy Marshall
Fax: 860-556-9044 Deacontimmarshall@sbcglobal.net
Cynthia Richardson, Secretary
e-mail: email@example.com Sacrament of Reconcilaition:
--Sundays 8:15 - 8:45 am
Vigil Mass --5:30 pm Baptism:
Sunday Mass --9:00 am By individual arrangement at
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
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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.
The glimpse of His glory will
Tuesday, March 22nd
lead and strengthen us in our journey.
6:30pm For Our parish
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.
ST JOHNS’ WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:
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
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-
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 www.ccli.org . Home study NFP course is also
Fried Whole Belly Clam Dinner: $16 available at www.ccli.org . 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 -------------------------------------------------------------------------
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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