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9 am Mass starts up again on September 8th.
On First Friday, September 6, Adoration will be held in the church starting after the 12:10 PM Mass and conclude at 5 PM with Benediction. Give yourself a spiritual gift by simply being in the Presence of God. Bring your own prayer book, read the Bible, silently pray the rosary, or just sit. All are welcome. Why not ask a member of the family or a friend to come with you? Thank you for signing the attendance book which will be placed on the table at the entrance of the church closest to the rectory.
The Archdiocese has just issued a statement that an influx of scams have been reported. If you get a text or email from Fr Bill asking for gift cards or money please delete it immediately. He will always ask in person!
For more information on these and other events, please click here for the Weekly Bulletin.
There is an Eyeglasses for the Needy collection box in the church vestibule.
Religious Education Registration is now underway! Please click on Catechetical Office tab to download forms.
2/3 – Feeding the Homeless Ministry at United Methodist Church
6 – First Friday with Adoration after 12:10 Mass
14 – Market Street Mission collection 9 am
8 – 9 am Sunday Mass returns
17- Sandwiches for St. Joseph Social Service Center details in bulletin drop off Monday evening or Tuesday by 9:15 am
17 – St. Teresa/OLP Bereavement Group starts for 6 weeks at 7 pm in PH
22 – Spanish Mass at 6 pm
The Food Pantry committee and their patrons greatly appreciate your generosity. The following items are in the most need: canned vegetables, soup, peanut butter and jelly, canned vegetables, pancake mix and syrup, oatmeal. Please remember that out-of-date and opened food cannot be distributed. Monetary donations are always welcome.
OLP held a Listening Session about the Clerical Sex Abuse Crisis on October 28 with Sr Terri Rickard. For a summary of the responses during the meeting click below or pick up a hard copy in the Rectory.
Thank you to all who participated in the Session.
Do you know someone who is suffering physically or mentally and could use some comfort? Consider giving them a prayer shawl. The Prayer Shawl Club has been tirelessly knitting beautiful shawls while praying. Each beautiful shawl comes in a gift bag with a prayer. They are free, just call the rectory. 908 464 7600.
Every Catholic should be registered in a parish. Beside the active support and involvement that the registration enables, the parish registration is also a mandatory condition for many sacraments including Baptism and Matrimony. *It is therefore important to register at your local parish as soon as you start worshiping there regularly.
You may request verification letters to sponsor individuals for sacraments,
receive sacraments yourself or your child (i.e. marriage, baptism).
You will receive end-of-the-year tax contribution statements.
The Archdiocese will know that our parish has a healthy base of registered,
To register in the parish, please visit the Rectory or print out the
on our website, fill it out and return it to the rectory.
*You are not automatically registered if you made your Sacraments here as a child or went to the school.
If you are able to help in any of these areas, please contact the rectory 908 464-7600:
- Eucharistic Ministers for Sunday Mass
- Spring Grove Eucharistic Ministers and helpers to set up for Monday Mass
- Altar Servers for all masses
- Lectors for all masses
- Food Pantry – The Food Pantry Committee is in need of volunteers to help on every other Wednesdays as well as Substitutes for all days.
- Homeless Ministry needs volunteers
- Prayer Shawl Ministry needs knitters and crocheters
- Sacristy – Help is needed in keeping our Altar looking beautiful. Please consider giving an hour or so of your time on a Friday to help with the Altar candles and vessels used during Mass. If interested please contact the rectory.