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Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton’s Story Mother Seton is one of the keystones of the American Catholic Church. She founded the first American religious community for women, the Sisters of Charity. She opened the first American parish school and established the first American Catholic orphanage. All this she did in the span of 46 years while […]

A Prayer for the New Year

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Sacred Mystery waiting on the threshold of this new year you open the gates and beckon to me: Come! Come! Be not wary of what awaits you as you enter the unknown terrain, be not doubtful of your ability to grow from its joys and sorrows. For I am with you, I will be your […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, January 3rd is from Matthew 2:1-12. “When Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of King Herod, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do […]

Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

If you have experienced a loss and would like to join a bereavement support group, please call the Church Office at 201-568-0545. Group or virtual meetings are scheduled to begin on Saturday mornings starting January 9th and continue for four weeks. The bereavement facilitator for these meetings will be Marianne Reilly. Details to follow.  

“Sister Moon”

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

Pope Francis designated May 24, 2020 through May 24, 2021 as Laudato Sí Year to commemorate the fifth anniversary of his landmark encyclical on the care for our common home. The following is an excerpt from Laudato Sí and a reflection provided by the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia. Pope Francis’s Laudato Sí #92: […]

We Are All Called to Be Holy Families

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

One of the really great things about being a deacon is that we can be married and have a family. Wanda and I have been a family for 53 years. Over the years our family grew into sons and daughters and grandchildren and in-laws.  It also grew to include several cats and a wonderful little beagle […]

This Week’s Gospel Message

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

This week’s Gospel message for Sunday, December 27th is from Luke 2:22-40 “When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, [Mary and Joseph] took [Jesus] up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord . . . Now there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon . […]

Religious Education News

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

Dear Friends, We are fast approaching the Celebration of Christmas . The holidays often mean that we get busier than ever! Families have special gatherings and do our annual traditions; we become conscientious about the meaning of giving and receiving gifts; we decorate our homes and places of worship at Christmas, as well as our […]

Advent Adventures!

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

This past Advent and this Christmas season is like no other in recent memory.Check out the photos of just some of wonderful programing and service projects we were working on this Advent season! A special thank you to all our volunteers who gave to their brothers and sisters in need. Whether you donated food or […]

Saint Profile

Thursday, December 24th, 2020

Saint Stephen’s Story “As the number of disciples continued to grow, the Greek-speaking Christians complained against the Hebrew-speaking Christians, saying that their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. So the Twelve called together the community of the disciples and said, ‘It is not right for us to neglect the word of God to […]

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