Saturday, October 26, 2013
Saturday, November 2 is All Souls Day. It is a special day to pray for our beloved departed. Mass will be offered on Saturday at 9:00 a.m.A Novena of Masses will be offered for our beloved departed. Please write your intentions on the All Souls envelope and drop it in the collection or return it to the parish office.
Friday, November 1 is All Saints Day. It is a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses will be offered on Thursday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. and on Friday, November 1 at 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Bishop Lagonegro is scheduled to offer the Friday 7:30 p.m. Mass.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Saturday, October 19, 2013
The annual Convention of Pastor's will be held Monday afternoon, October 21 to Friday, October 25 at Spring Lake, New Jersey. We attend classes mornings and afternoons. We pray together at Mass and for Morning and Evening Prayer. There is time to socialize and walk. The Cardinal will spend a day with us. It is a good chance to regroup and learn new things. Please remember daily Mass this week is at 9:00 a.m. only. You will be in my prayers.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Wow! Another active weekend at your parish. All of our 7th Grade Confirmandi will participate in Enrollment Masses Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Please pray for them. There will be a Bake Sale after all Masses. We will also distribute a book (Growing In Age and Grace) from the Bellvale Community. Richard Kurtz will speak about the beauty of the aging process. Detective Stephen McDonald, brother of our own Dolores Murphy, will speak to our 7th & 8th Graders on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. in the church. Stephen has a important message about non-violence and forgiveness to share. All parishioners are very welcome to come and hear him speak. In the evening, we will have our 1st Youth Group Meeting of the year. It is for Grades 7-8-9 and we meet on Sundays from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the school. High School students in Grades 10-11-12 are welcome to be on CORE Team.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Thursday, October 3, 2013
The weekend kicks off on Friday as our Holy Father goes on pilgrimage to Assisi and our Confirmandi go on pilgrimage to the Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Please pray for a safe journey. On Saturday, Father Andrew Apostoli CFR and of EWTN will lead a Women's Day of Recollection. Over 50 women have registered. Our catechists will attend the Catechetical Congress in Monroe. In the evening, we will have our great Harvest Festival. On Sunday, our community celebrates Applefest. Our parish will have a booth for the first time in a number of years. Look for me from 11-5. A big weekend!!!
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered for the repose of the soul of Mary Goodman on Saturday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m. Mary and her husband George were long time and outstanding parishioners. Please pray for Mary and for her family.