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St. Vincent DePaul Shelter Sandwich Project

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Next Sandwich Drop-off is February 24, 2019

Once a month, sandwiches are made by parishioners for the St. Vincent DePaul Shelter.  If you are interested, simply make 10 sandwiches, cut them in half and wrap each sandwich individually.  The, simply drop them off in the church vestibule on the designated day (before 10:30am) and our coordinator will drop them off to the shelter!  Any meat and cheese is acceptable with light margarine or butter.  Please, no peanut butter and jelly and no mayo, mustard, ketchup, lettuce or tomato.  Salads such as tuna, egg, chicken, or ham salad are welcomed.


The monthly dates will be printed in the bulletin one week prior to the drop-off date.


Your support is greatly needed and appreciated!



Congratulations!

RCIA Weddings

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Congratulations to four couples in the RCIA program that were married at the Shrine of Saint Anne this past Saturday, February 9th.  May God always bless their marriages!


Welcome

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The All Saints - Todos los Santos parish family would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Parochial Vicar, Father Hector Rangel!

A Note from our Pastor.......

  

I would like to express my gratitude to Father Mauricio, although his time with us was a short 1 ½ years, his teachings, spiritual advice and guidance was a blessing to our parish. We wish you well and continued blessings from our Lord in your priestly ministry at St. John Paul the Great Parish in Torrington. 


Also, my thanks to Archbishop Leonard P. Blair for granting Father John Mariano an extension of 6 months as a parochial vicar in our parish. Father John celebrated his 75th birthday on January 29 and as required by Canon Law priests can retire from priestly responsibilities in their assigned parish but they never retire from the priesthood. 


Finally, a warm welcome to Father Hector Rangel as the parochial vicar at All Saints-Todos los Santos. 


Father Hector grew up in the small agricultural village of Charalá, in Northern Colombia, where he recalls a simple but fulfilling life on a small farm his father managed while his mother managed the household, education and faith development of their seven children of which Fr. Hector was fifth. He joined the Salesian Order of St. John Bosco, moving to Bogotá, where he attended Universidad Minuto de Dios, earning a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. He continued his spiritual formation years with a second bachelor’s degree in Ecclesiology and a Master’s in Theology at the Jesuit Pontifical Javerian University in Bogotá. 


Please keep us and all priests in your prayers as I will do the same for you. 


In Christ, 

Fr. Diego 

Una nota de nuestro párroco...

  

Quiero expresar mi gratitud al Padre Mauricio, aunque su tiempo con nosotros fue un corto 1 año y medio, sus enseñanzas, consejos espirituales y guía fueron una bendición para nuestra parroquia. Le deseamos lo mejor y que el Señor lo colme de bendiciones en su ministerio sacerdotal en la Parroquia San Juan Pablo el Grande en Torrington. 


También agradezco al Arzobispo Leonard P. Blair por otorgarle al Padre John Mariano una extensión de 6 meses como vicario parroquial en nuestra parroquia. El padre John celebró sus 75 anos el 29 de enero y, como lo exige la ley canónica, los sacerdotes pueden retirarse de las responsabilidades sacerdotales en su parroquia asignada, pero nunca se retiran del sacerdocio. 


Finalmente, una cálida bienvenida al Padre Héctor Rangel como vicario parroquial en All Saints-Todos los Santos. 


El padre Héctor creció en la pequeña aldea agrícola de Charalá, en el norte de Colombia, donde recuerda una vida simple pero satisfactoria en una pequeña granja que su padre manejó, mientras que su madre manejó el hogar, la educación y el desarrollo de la fe de sus siete hijos, de los cuales el Padre. Héctor fue quinto. Se unió a la Orden Salesiana de San Juan Bosco, trasladándose a Bogotá, donde asistió a la Universidad Minuto de Dios, obteniendo una licenciatura en filosofía. Continuó sus años de formación espiritual con una segunda licenciatura en eclesiología y una maestría en teología en la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana de Jesuitas en Bogotá. 

Por favor, mantengan a nosotros y a todos los sacerdotes en sus oraciones como así lo hare por ustedes. 


En Cristo, 

P. Diego

A Note of Thanks........

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To the Community of All Saints Parish,

It is with great pleasure and humility I can report to you that this years’ Thanksgiving Food Drive was a success. With everyone’s help we were able to service 196 Families throughout the Greater Waterbury Area with 117 of those families coming from the Waterbury Public School System. Food items that were received during the drive but not used were donated to the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Food Pantry. There were also a few turkeys that surpassed our goal and were kept in the Pastoral Center for any additional families who contacted the church looking for assistance. I would like to take a moment and acknowledge some of the ministries and organizations who made substantial donations or volunteered:

  • Confirmation 
  • Elementary Religious Education 
  • Gilmartin Elementary School, WPS 
  • Ladies of St. Anne
  • Juan XXIII
  • RCIA
  • Rel. Ed. Service Group 

And to all the individual donors who have endlessly given of their time and talents but who refuse to receive recognition, thank you, thank you, THANK YOU.


Muchisimas Gracias y muchos Bendiciones,

Cynthia Santiago 

Assistant Coordinator Religious Education 

St. Anne Meditation Garden

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Bishop Rosazza and Father Diego in front of the new statue of St. Anne which was generously donated by The Ladies of Saint Anne, in the St. Anne meditation garden located outside the back of the church. 

New Statue of Saint Anne coming!

Jeanne LaPrade and Francoise Ouellette are preparing the grounds to make the area beautiful  for the

Thank you to the Ladies of Saint Anne Society for purchasing a new statue of Saint Anne!

Jeanne LaPrade and Francoise Ouellette are preparing the grounds to make the area beautiful for the new statue of Saint Anne.



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All Saints / Todos los Santos Parish

Our Lady of Lourdes Church is located at 309 S. Main St. Waterbury, CT, adjacent to I-84. Business offices are located at Shrine of St. Anne at corner of East Clay St and 515 South Main St. East Clay St. (The church buildings are separated by I-84 at 900 ft.)

All Saints / Todos los Santos Parish

515 South Main St., Waterbury, CT 06706 parishoffice@allsaintswtby.org

(203) 756-4439

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Monday - Friday:  9:00am - 4:00pm