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St. Catherine of Siena is the
Patron Saint of Italy and a
Doctor of the Church.
She was born Catherine
Benincasa in Siena in 1347. At
an early age, she joined the
Third Order of Saint Dominic in
which she gained a reputation
for great sanctity. Recognizing
her holiness and wisdom, many
followed her leadership in her
devotion to the poor. She
labored incessantly and with
fiery zeal for the unity of the
Church and was a devoted
champion of the Papacy.
She died in Rome in 1380 after
a remarkable life, leaving a
outstanding spiritual treatises.
Saint Catherine was canonized
Her Feast occurs on April 29.
Photo courtesy of Hugh O'Connor
Distinguished Speaker Series - Sunday, October 26, 2014
Nationally acclaimed author and presenter
Ginger Katz, Founder of the "Courage to
Speak" organization and author of "Sunny's
Story", a reflection on substance abuse
and it's affects on our children, is our second g
uest on our Disitiguished Speaker Series, Sund
ay, October 26, 2014.
St. Catherine's Welcomes Fr. Mark D'Silva
2014-15 Concert Series
The new 2014-15 Concert Series
schedule has been announced.
Please click here for detailed
information and dates.
St. Catherine's Women's Guild will be making lentil soup on Friday, October 17th
starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending when we finish packing up 100 quarts. We will sell
it after the Masses on October 18 and 19.
Please join us for some fun in the kitchen as we prepare the soup together and enjoy
it for lunch, too. We must sample it, after all! Contact Mary Lou Campisi if you wish
to help at email@example.com.
The proceeds will be sent to Greenwich World Hunger Association in
conjunction with World Food Day. This is the organization founded by Carol and
George Lutz and friends back in 1976. It is still helping people all over the world to
alleviate hunger, to enable them to feed themselves and become self-supporting.
Current projects include work in Haiti, Kenya, Peru, Nigeria, Guatemala, Mozambique
and the Philippines. Yes, this little organization in Greenwich, CT is all over the globe
and lifting people out of poverty one village at a time, one special project at a time.
For more information on GWHA please visit: www.greenwichworldhunger.org.
Donations will be greatly appreciated.
Women's Guild - Soup Making - Friday, October 17
During this next six-month period the Faith Community Nursing Ministry’s Health
Team will focus on three special interests that you have led us to consider:
- 1) Responding to all inquiries for assistance and offering help with referrals
- 2) Making special calls to those who have experienced the loss of a loved on
- 3) Developing Eucharistic ministers for the homebound of all ages.
Please pray for us so that we can lovingly help and care for one another as Jesus
asked. We have an Angel Squad that stands ready to help where needed. If you feel
called to do this, please don’t hesitate to contact the FCN Ministry at 203-637-3661
ext. 375 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Faith Community Nursing
Fr. Mark D'Silva has joined St. Catherine
of Siena parish! Please say hello to him
after Mass and welcome him to his new
Check back next week for some more
information about Fr. Mark.
Please join us immediately following the 10:30 a.m. Mass for light refreshment in the
Lucey Parish Hall for Ginger's powerful presentation geared especially for families