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Virtual Parish Auction, ACTS Raffle are Coming in March

Posted on February 19, 2021 in: Around the Diocese

Virtual Parish Auction, ACTS Raffle are Coming in March

St. Pius X Church in Middletown is holding its 21st Annual Extraordinary Year, Extraordinary Giving Auction virtually. 

This means ALL in the community are invited to participate in the online auction for the first time.

From March 6th through March 14th you will be able to go to and click on the link to the virtual auction. (the auction site will be live on March 1st for previewing items and the bidding will begin on March 6) From here you can bid on a wide variety of items from gift baskets, to excursions and virtual/zoom classes, as well as home improvement items.

We appreciate your support and generosity. God Bless you all.


ACTS Connecticut is running a Welcome to Spring Raffle

The ACTS Connecticut chapter is conducting a raffle in March featuring a wide variety of themed baskets, wreaths and other goodies appropriate for the Spring.  The baskets have been donated by members of ACTS in the hope that you will find something of interest.

The Spring Raffle with run from March 1 to March 24 at

Winners will be notified on March 25th and items delivered on March 26th or 27th.
ACTS is a parish centered program to evangelize a parish community by bringing the Catholic practices of Adoration, Community, Theology and Service to individual parishes. The ultimate goal of the ACTS program is to develop an ACTS parish ministry using the time-tested ACTS retreat format.  All proceeds go to the Connecticut chapter to further its mission to bring ACTS to every parish who wishes establish an ACTS community. Thank you for your support.




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