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Sun, Feb 25

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Movie Night: The Scarlet and the Black

The last Sunday of the month at 6pm we will gather in the parish hall for a potluck meal and a movie. Fellowship and food and discussion! February's Pick: The Scarlet and the Black

Movie Night: The Scarlet and the Black
Movie Night: The Scarlet and the Black

Time & Location

Feb 25, 2024, 6:00 PM

Fairfield, 4670 Congress St, Fairfield, CT 06824, USA

About The Event

Gregory Peck and Christopher Plummer star in this film based on J. P. Gallagher's book The Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican (published in 1967). The film tells the story of Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a real-life Irish Catholic priest who saved thousands of Jews and escaped Allied POWs in Rome during WWII.  Fun Fact: the title The Scarlet and the Black is a reference not only to the black cassock and scarlet sash worn by Monsignores and bishops in the Catholic Church, but also to the dominant colors of Nazi Party regalia.

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