“Because of the support of the Annual Appeal, men discerning the call to the priesthood are given the conditions to discern and answer the call faithfully and totally, in the here and in the now.” – Fr. Matthew Gonzalez
Please consider making a gift today to support the formation of the next generation of priests and leaders of our local Church.
The Pantry volunteers would like to thank you for your monetary and/or food
donations throughout the year. We could not make it without your help. The
following items are in most need: cereal, pasta, rice, pasta sauce, stuffing, canned chicken breast, ketchup, pancake syrup, coffee, tea & toothpaste.
Mondays – Weekly Sandwich Ministry at 1 pm Parish Hall. Make or bring sandwiches for those in need also fruit and snacks are welcomed. Monetary donations needed. Tuesdays – Food Pantry 10-12 am and last Saturday of the Month.
The Bereavement Group will meet Wednesdays in June.
June June 7 – Bereavement Group – 7pm PH
June 14 – Bereavement Group – 7pm PH
June 20 – Sandwiches for St. Joe’s – Drop off at rectory on Monday afternoon by 4pm or Tuesday morning by 9:30am
June 21 – Bereavement Group – 7pm PH
June 24 – Healing Mass – 10am
June 28 – Bereavement Group – 7pm PH
The Food Pantry Committee – A driver is needed once a month to pick up food from
the Community Food Bank in Hillside. Van provided. Please call Marie Russo if you can help: 908-472- 3868.
The Altar Linens Ministry would be very grateful for your help with washing the
Altar cloths used during Masses. Volunteers are asked to pick up linens after the Friday 12:10 Mass and return them washed and ironed on the following Thursday. A few more volunteers would allow the ladies to schedule volunteers only two or three
times a year. If interested, please contact Lucy Westerhaus at 908-665-2616 or leave your name at the Rectory
The Prayer Shawl Group is looking for knitters to make shawls. Call Gail Seeley if interested – 908 464-4109.
If you have made your First Holy Communion and would like to become an altar server, please contact Fr. Arlou at the rectory
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.
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