Weekly Bulletins

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from the Saint Michael’s Parish.

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ST. VINCENT DEPAUL FOOD BANK
is open and is grateful for the donations of non-perishable foods. Clothing and household items may be left at the Roosevelt Store also. Many families are being served during the pandemic.

LAURALTON HALL, MILFORD (for girls):
Eighth grade girls are invited to spend a day at Laurelton in the Shadow Program. To schedule one:
www.lauraltonhall.org/admissions/visit.


…OUR NEIGHBOR, THE CATHOLIC WAR VETERANS POST #1562 is still serving Take-Out-Only Pasta Dinners once a month. Call the CWV for information after 1pm (203-734-9748).

HELP WANTED:
CITY OF DERBY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY…
Check on-line for any available job openings at…
www.derbyct.gov/EmploymentOpportunities.

CAROLYN’S PLACE
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 offers quality religious, spiritual and inspirational gifts. They ship throughout the continental United States and do special orders on books and gifts. If they do not have what you need they will find it for you. Due to Covid, please call ahead for hours. St. Anthony’s has been in business for 23 years, originally in Seymour and then in Derby. Kathleen Conroy Cass is the proprietor.

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
Virtual marriage experiences. Couples will explore individual personality styles, improve listening, and communication skills. Some sessions are weekend and some weekdays. Registration limited. $100 application fee. For information call Frank and Margie Peters at 1-860-337-2447.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BUS TRIPS 2022
Call John Benard at 203-877-2737
Lancaster April 11-13, to see David, $365 double occupancy $440 single.
Chicago May 15-21, $685 double occupancy, $910 single.
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 corrinefucci@lvagnh.org. Located at 101 Elizabeth St., Derby (in the American Jobs Center).

ST. MARY – ST, MICHAEL SCHOOL

For information call the school at 203-735-6471

If you are interested in having your child receive a Catholic education, please call the school for information or to register.

Parents and teachers work in partnership to move students forward in their social, emotional, academic, and spiritual lives.

Classes meet state requirements and established academic standards.

NEEDS…adult size masks, Clorox wipes, and liquid hand-sanitizer. Please call the school as to when you may deliver any of these items you may wish to donate.

St. Mary-St. Michael School
Snowflake Raffle Winners

Dec. 1 Donna Carloni (25)
Dec. 2 Rob Dolloff (25)
Dec. 3 Ed Roman (25)
Dec. 6 Josh Graabiec (25)
Dec. 7 Jamie Durkin (25)
Dec. 8 George Horbal (25)
Dec. 9 Helen Ploski (25)
Dec. 10 Liv Romano (25)
Dec. 13 Lillian Norwood (25)
Dec. 14 Janet Oczkowski (25)
Dec. 15 Arthur Kerins (25)
Dec. 16 Silvana Manchisi (25)
Dec. 17 Missy Calvert (50)
Dec. 20 Jan Barrett (100)
Dec. 21 Steve Morosko (100)
Dec. 22 Fernando Valdovino (100)
Dec. 23 Tammy Link (300)

Thank you to everyone for your support!

ARCHBISHIP’S ANNUAL APPEAL

Thank you to all who have recently donated to the Appeal. $21,000 has been pledged with $19,000 received. Your dedication to the ministries of the Church promotes our spiritual message of faith, hope, and charity. Help the Appeal to continue its mission by sending your gift to the Appeal Office at P.O. Box 28, Hartford, CT 06141. Please be sure to mention that you are a member of St. Michael Parish, Derby. (All gifts are used strictly for the various ministries and help programs in the Archdiocese). Gifts can also be made online at:

www.archdioceseofhartford.org.