November 18 Updates

Parents of children in the sacramental prep classes: Sunday, Nov. 18 is a mandatory session for parents in preparation for the sacrament of Reconciliation.

There are no Religious Ed. classes Tuesday, Nov. 20, Saturday, Nov. 24 or Sunday, Nov. 25. Classes resume Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for God's gifts – our families, our health, our nation, our Christ. Let us be thankful for the many blessings we have and let us pray for those who do not have the gifts we have been given, the homeless, the friendless, the migrant, the voiceless.

Our sacramental class will receive the sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. Please pray for these children as they enter into the next phase of the initiation process.

November 11 Updates

ur Confirmation candidates will receive the sacrament this Sunday at 2 p.m. with Bishop John Flesey presiding. Please pray for and welcome these students as they complete their full Initiation into the Church: Zachary Arthus, Ryan Joseph Catarroja, Rachel Danzitz, Michael Elifani, Jr., Camille Catherine Ferrell, Michael Anthony Kruk, Keira Catherine McGrath, Elijah Matos, Dylan John Meisner, Maria Ceceilia Nalieth, Annabel Veronica Prunty, Charlotte Lucia Prunty, Justin Samuel Soto and Kathleen Genevieve Van Cauwenberge.

First Reconciliation Parent meeting and Practice will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Glover Hall. ALL PARENTS MUST ATTEND.

We are exploring the Vatican Council II document, Dei Verbum, the document which set into motion, not only lay study of the Scriptures, but also our better understanding of God’s Revelation of God's own self. Join with us on Mondays at 1 p.m. in Glover Hall (building across from front door of school) as we open the doors to scripture study.

November 4 Updates

Please remember, there are no classes on Election Day or on Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11 (Teacher’s  Convention).

 

First Reconciliation Parent meeting and Practice will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Glover Hall. ALL PARENTS MUST ATTEND.

 

The sacrament of Confirmation will be administered on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2:00 p.m. with Bishop Flesey presiding. Please pray for our candidates. Parishioners are welcome to attend this Sunday Mass.

 

On Monday, Nov. 5, we will begin exploring the Vatican Council II document, Dei Verbum, the document which set into motion, not only lay study of the Scriptures, but also our better understanding of God’s Revelation of God's own self. Join with us at 1 p.m. in Glover Hall (building across from front door of school) as we open the doors to scripture study.

October 28 Updates

Classes will be held as usual the week of October 21. There are no evening classes on Election Day.

Confirmation will be held Sunday, November 11 at 2 p.m. in the church, Bishop Flesey presiding. Please pray for our candidates as they ready to receive the sacrament.

Our annual Christmas party will be held Sunday, December 9. Mark your calendar!

October 21 Updates

Our Confirmation candidates begin their final preparation for Confirmation today. Please pray for them as they approach the sacrament on Nov. 11.

There is a Parent Meeting today for those whose children will be receiving First Reconciliation in December following the 9:15 Family Mass.

Eighth Grade Students: There will be no class next Saturday, Oct. 27 due to the workshop for all involved in liturgical ministries.

October 14 Updates

The next parent meeting for First Reconciliation will be held Sunday, Oct. 21, following the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy. Father Jim will be our guest speaker.

Our Confirmation Retreat will begin at the 11:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Oct. 21. Following the Mass, Confirmandi, parents and sponsors will meet in the Parish Center. Our guest speaker will be Ray Boswell, a noted retreat master.

Bible Study: As we complete our discussion of Pope Francis’ consideration of various pieties by which we can grow closer to Christ, we look forward to our next endeavor – exploring the document “Dei Verbam,” the exhortation and mandate for the study of Sacred Scripture. If John XXIII threw open the doors of the church to a new understanding of what “church” means, Paul VI gave us the freedom to visit the Word of the Lord in its written form. Join us Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. in Glover Hall for a six-week exploration of this significant moment in the church’s understanding of Sacred Scripture.


October 6 Updates

THANK YOU to all who attended the parish picnic, and a special thank you to those who helped clean-up. “Many hands, make light work.” Thanks, also, to the Picnic Committee who worked so hard to organize and facilitate the party. Next event is our Christmas Party. Stay tuned for further commercials!

First Reconciliation Parent Meeting will be held following the 9:15 Family Liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 7.

Confirmation Candidates will meet Sunday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in Glover Hall.

September 30 Updates

It is not too late! If you have a child in first grade or who is older and needs to begin religious education, or if you have a special needs child and would like them to come to the sacraments, please call Pauline Alger at 973-669-8331 to begin the process of bringing your child into a deeper relationship with Jesus.

First Reconciliation Parent Meeting will be held Sunday, Oct. 7 in Glover Hall.

Confirmation Candidates will meet Sunday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in Glover Hall.

September 23 Updates

It is not too late! If you have a child in first grade or who is older and needs to begin religious education, or if you have a special needs child and would like them to come to the sacraments, please call Pauline Alger at 973-669-8331 to begin the process of bringing your child into a deeper relationship with Jesus.

Confirmation Candidates will meet this Sunday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. in Glover Hall.

There are No Religious Education classes on Sept. 30 due to the Parish Picnic. Classes will reconvene Oct. 7.

First Reconciliation Parent Meeting will be held Sunday, Oct. 7 in Glover Hall.

September 16 Updates

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES begin this Sunday, Sept. 16, with the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy. If you have not yet registered your child, you may come to the Parish Center following the Mass this Sunday or call the office (973-669-8331) this week. Classes for grades 5-7 begin Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in Glover Hall.

Students entering the eighth grade and their parents will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in Glover Hall for an overview of the eighth grade program. Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9:30 a.m.

If you have a child of sacrament age (First Eucharist or Confirmation) in private or parochial school and are a member of this parish and would like your child to receive the sacrament(s) in the parish, please call the Religious Ed. office for information.

As per Archdiocesan regulations, all sacramental preparation programs are two years in duration.

September 9 Updates

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES begin Sunday, Sept. 16, with the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy where our catechists will be commissioned. Students are invited to bring their backpacks to Mass for a special blessing. Following the Mass, students and parents will gather in the Parish Hall for our opening session.

Grades 5-7 will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Glover Hall. Parents are encouraged to come to class with their children to meet with the catechists to learn more about the program.

Students entering the eighth grade and their parents will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Glover Hall for an overview of the program. Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9:30 a.m. If you have not already registered your child, you may do so on Sunday after Mass.

There is a Catechist Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in Glover Hall for all catechists.

HELP WANTED: Sixth Grade Catechist! Please consider giving some of your time, talent and faith to our young children in our Religious Ed. program. All it takes is a love of God and of children. Please call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

September 2 Updates

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES: If you have not already done so, please register your child for this year’s classes ASAP. This is especially important for children expecting to receive any sacraments this year.

Classes begin Sunday, Sept. 16, with the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy where our catechists will be commissioned. Students are invited to bring their backpacks to Mass for a special blessing. Following the Mass, students and parents will gather in the Parish Hall for our opening session.

Grades 5-7 will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Glover Hall. Parents are encouraged to come to class with their children to meet with the catechists to learn more about the program.

Students entering the eighth grade and their parents will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Glover Hall for an overview of the program. Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9:30 a.m.

Special Invitation for all: Following the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy on Sunday, Sept. 9, we will install and bless our new statue of Jesus with the Children in memory of Alex Dominguez, who has played such a vibrant role in our parish. Following the installation, coffee and cake will be available in the Parish Center to celebrate Alex’s life.

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Second Grade Catechist and Sixth Grade Catechist! Please consider giving some of your time, talent and faith to our young children in our Religious Ed. program. All it takes is a love of God and of children. Please call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

 

August 26 Updates

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES begin Sunday, Sept. 16, with the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy where our catechists will be commissioned. Students are invited to bring their backpacks to Mass for a special blessing. Following the Mass, students and parents will gather in the Parish Hall for our opening session.

Grades 5-7 will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Glover Hall. Parents are encouraged to come to class with their children to meet with the catechists to learn more about the program.

Students entering the eighth grade and their parents will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Glover Hall for an overview of the program. Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9:30 a.m.

Special Invitation for all: Following the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy on Sunday, Sept. 9, we will install and bless our new statue of Jesus with the Children in memory of Alex Dominguez, who has played such a vibrant role in our parish. Following the installation, coffee and cake will be available in the Parish Center to celebrate Alex’s life.

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Second Grade Catechist and Sixth Grade Catechist! Please consider giving some of your time, talent and faith to our young children in our Religious Ed. program. All it takes is a love of God and of children. Please call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

August 19 Updates

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION CLASSES begin Sunday, Sept. 16, with the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy where our catechists will be commissioned. Students are invited to bring their backpacks to Mass for a special blessing. Following the Mass, students and parents will gather in the Parish Hall for our opening session.

Grades 5-7 will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Glover Hall. Parents are encouraged to come to class with their children to meet with the catechists to learn more about the program.

Students entering the eighth grade and their parents will meet Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Glover Hall for an overview of the program. Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 22, at 9:30 a.m.

Special Invitation for all: Following the 9:15 a.m. Family Liturgy on Sunday, Nov. 9, we will install and bless our new statue of Jesus with the Children in memory of Alex Dominguez, who has played such a vibrant role in our parish. Following the installation, coffee and cake will be available in the Parish Center to celebrate Alex’s life.

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Second Grade Catechist and Sixth Grade Catechist! Please consider giving some of your time, talent and faith to our young children in our Religious Ed. program. All it takes is a love of God and of children. Please call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

August 12 Updates

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Looking for something to do in your spare time? Have some light office experience? Like children? We are looking for someone to help in the Religious Ed. office ten hours a week from September through June. While hours are flexible, there are times that your presence would be necessary. If interested, please call the office at 973-669-8331 for more information.

Second Grade Catechist and Sixth Grade Catechist! Being a catechist means sharing your faith and walking with our children as they grow in their friendship with Jesus. It also helps us to grow in our own faith. Please consider volunteering either for our Sunday morning program or our older children on Tuesday evenings. Call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

August 5 Updates

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

 

HELP WANTED: Looking for something to do in your spare time? Have some light office experience? Like children? We are looking for someone to help in the Religious Ed. office ten hours a week from September through June. While hours are flexible, there are times that your presence would be necessary. If interested, please call the office at 973-669-8331 for more information.

 

Second Grade Catechist and Sixth Grade Catechist! Being a catechist means sharing your faith and walking with our children as they grow in their friendship with Jesus. It also helps us to grow in our own faith. Please consider volunteering either for our Sunday morning program or our older children on Tuesday evenings. Call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

 

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

 

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

 

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

July 29 Updates

The Religious Ed office will be closed until Thursday, Aug. 2.

The book club will not meet Monday, July 30, but will resume on Monday, Aug. 6.

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Looking for something to do in your spare time? Have some light office experience? Like children? We are looking for someone to help in the Religious Ed. office ten hours a week from September through June. While hours are flexible, there are times that your presence would be necessary. If interested, please call the office at 973-669-8331 for more information.

Second Grade Catechist and Sixth Grade Catechist! Being a catechist means sharing your faith and walking with our children as they grow in their friendship with Jesus. It also helps us to grow in our own faith. Please consider volunteering either for our Sunday morning program or our older children on Tuesday evenings. Call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

 

July 22 Updates

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Looking for something to do in your spare time? Have some light office experience? Like children? We are looking for someone to help in the Religious Ed. office ten hours a week from September through June. While hours are flexible, there are times that your presence would be necessary. If interested, please call the office at 973-669-8331 for more information.

Second Grade Catechist and Sixth Grade Catechists needed! Being a catechist means sharing your faith and walking with our children as they grow in their friendship with Jesus. It also helps us to grow in our own faith. Please consider volunteering for either our Sunday morning program or our older children on Tuesday evenings. Call the Religious Ed office for more information.

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

Our Summer Book Club meets on Mondays at 1 p.m. in Glover Hall. We are reading Embracing the Way of Jesus, a collection of excerpts from the homilies and writings of Pope Francis, all centering on Christianity as a way of life – or, as the earliest Christians would have understood it, “the Way.” For anyone desiring to live out the faith in a way that can truly transform and heal our hearts and our world, Embracing the Way is the perfect place to start

July 15 Updates

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Looking for something to do in your spare time? Have some light office experience? Like children? We are looking for someone to help in the Religious Ed. office ten hours a week from September through June. While hours are flexible, there are times that your presence would be necessary. If interested, please call the office at 973-669-8331 for more information.

We are losing several catechists this year, including Jack and Marguerite Gavarny, who have been with the program for a long time, whose catechetical ministry is deepening in other areas and who have been greatly generous with their time and talent on behalf of our children. (Thanks you two so much!) Being a catechist means sharing your faith and walking with our children as they grow in their friendship with Jesus. It also helps us to grow in our own faith. Please consider volunteering either for our Sunday morning program or our older children on Tuesday evenings. Call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.

 

July 8 Updates

First Communion pictures are available at the Rectory during office hours. Please pick up your child’s pictures.

HELP WANTED: Looking for something to do in your spare time? Have some light office experience? Like children? We are looking for someone to help in the Religious Ed. office ten hours a week from September through June. While hours are flexible, there are times that your presence would be necessary. If interested, please call the office at 973-669-8331 for more information.

We are losing several catechists this year, including Jack and Marguerite Gavarny, who have been with the program for a long time, whose catechetical ministry is deepening in other areas and who have been greatly generous with their time and talent on behalf of our children. (Thanks you two so much!) Being a catechist means sharing your faith and walking with our children as they grow in their friendship with Jesus. It also helps us to grow in our own faith. Please consider volunteering either for our Sunday morning program or our older children on Tuesday evenings. Call the Religious Ed. office for more information.

Registrations for next year’s program have been sent out. If your child is attending this year, and you have not received a registration, please contact the Religious Ed. office. If you are a parent of a child entering first grade or a child in Catholic school who is of First Communion or Confirmation age and would like more information or to register your child, please contact us.

If you have a child starting kindergarten this year and would like to enroll them in our “Getting to Know Jesus” kindergarten program, please call the Religious Ed. office for an enrollment form or to obtain more information about the program.

RCIA or the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (and children over the age of 12) is the process by which baptized Catholics can complete the sacraments of Eucharist and/or Confirmation. It is also for those who are considering becoming Catholic or wish to be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. The process adapts to meet individuals where they are in their search, and meeting times are flexible, depending on needs. If you are thinking about becoming part of the Church and need more information on the process, please call the Religious Ed. office at 973-669-8331. We would be happy to talk with you without any obligation on your part.