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First Friday/Adoration – July 5th

On First Friday, July 5, 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.

July Event Highlights

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. Catechetical Office closed till August 16th.

JK Basketball and Excel Basketball are still accepting registrations for summer camps. Please go to jkbasketball.com for July Camps and excelinbasketballnj.com for August Camps.

July

4 – 7 Rectory Closed Holiday Mass at 8:30 am
5 – First Friday Mass at 12:10 followed by Adoration till 5 pm
8/9- “Growing in Faith” Series (not held June,July,August)
14- Spanish Mass at 6 pm
13 – Market Street Mission collection 9am
16- Sandwiches for St. Joseph Social Service Center details in bulletin drop off Monday evening or Tuesday by 9:15 am 
17 – BOLD Sandwich Making 3-4 pm PH
28 – Spanish Mass at 6 pm

Food Pantry

The Food Pantry committee and their patrons greatly appreciate your generosity.  The following items are in the most need: rice, pancake flour, chili and stew.  Please remember that out-of-date and opened food cannot be distributed.  Monetary donations are always welcome.

The Food Pantry Committee is currently seeking substitutes. Pantry Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please call Marie Russo 908-472-3868 if you can help.

Prayer Shawls Available

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.

Why Register as a Parishioner?

WHY REGISTER?
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,
supportive parishioners.

To register in the parish, please visit the Rectory or print out the

Parish-Registration-Form

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.

Volunteers Needed

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.