CITY OF DERBY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY…
Check on-line for any available job openings at…
A Pregnancy Care Center
137 Grandview Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06708
They have a wish list for donations of size 6 diapers, Forever Stamps, new bottles, baby lotion diaper bags, baby clothes, and more. This group teaches Parenting and Life-Skills and is staffed by volunteers and is funded through donations. Any help is appreciated.
St. Anthony’s Book and Gift Shop, 461 Derby Ave., Orange, CT. 203-888-3390 has Christening outfits, First Communion dresses and boy’s suits. Please call for more information.
HOSPICE, BRANFORD IS IN NEED OF VOLUNTEERS.
Patients and families are in need of your care and support. If you have an interest in volunteering in Reception or Patient Companionship, please call Joan Cullen, Director of Volunteers, 203-315-7510.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
WME is sponsoring a variety of in-person and virtual marriage experiences. Couples will explore their relationship with each other, God, and the Church. Registration is limited. A $100 application fee is required. For more information or to apply please call Frank and Margie Pearson at 1-860-337-2447. Next date: June 24-26, Long Island.
MERCY BY THE SEA
Registration is now open for Mercy’s 2022 Summer Sabbath and retreats. Call for information at 203-245-0401 between 9 am and 4:30 pm. You may check out their website for information regarding their programs.
SPRING FAIR AND RAFFLE
St. Michael’s Church, 25 Maple Ave., Beacon Falls. Sunday, May 22, 2022
From 10 am to 4 pm. Food, live entertainment by Full Circle, and Juke Box Bingo. Vendors and local crafters will be selling their specialties. There is also a Kids Zone. The first prize in the raffle is $5,000 (2nd to 4th $1,000, 5th to 7th $500, and 8th to 12th $100.) Tickets are $20 each. The drawing takes place at 4:00pm.
OLD GREETING CARDS CAN BE REPURPOSED
You can send your old greeting cards to children in need at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children which is a center for abused, abandoned, and neglected children. They collect the covers of old greeting cards and the children cut out the pictures and paste them into new cards which are then sold and helps them to raise funds for the center.
They can be mailed to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, 100 St. Jude’s Street, Boulder City, NV 89005. For more information about the organization, you may correspond to them at P.O. Box 985.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BUS TRIPS 2022
Call John Benard at 203-877-2737
Myrtle Beach Sept. 12-17, $655 double occupancy, $854 single.
VALLEY LITERACY PROGRAM
seeks volunteers to tutor adults in the Valley Region to improve their reading and writing skills or learn English as a second language.
You do not need prior teaching experience or to speak another language – you will be trained.
…Free classes for English speaking adults to help you read and write better.
…Free English Classes – Darmowe Lekcje Angielskiego.
For information on any of the above please contact Corinne Fucci, Valley Regional Literacy Coordinator at 203-551-9831 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Located at 101 Elizabeth St., Derby (in the American Jobs Center).
TRIP TO SHRINES
Northern Italy and Rome – Sept. 15-23.
Land prices begin at $2169 per person, double occupancy. Part of the tour will be to attend the Papal audience in Rome.
Space is very limited. For information, reservations contact Brian of Catholic Cruises and Tours at 1-860-399-1785.
New Day Bereavement Program
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
733 Oxford Rd., Oxford
Those who are grieving the death of a loved one can work through their grief by participating in this Bereavement Program which consists of ten two-hour weekly meetings. There are two sessions: Session A zoom starts Tuesday, July 5, 6:30-8:30pm.
Session B in-person starts Wednesday, July 6 from 1 to 3 pm. Register by calling MaryJane at 203-888-2382, ext. 104.