Mass for the Seventh Sunday of Easter – Solemnity of the Ascension – May 16, 2021




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Deacon Brian is celebrating his 10th Anniversary as a deacon this month.

There will be a celebration Mass for him on Saturday, May 29th, at 11 am.

Some pictures of Deacon Brian over the years at

https://www.stachurchbloomfield.com/web/happy-tenth-anniversary-of-the-ordination-to-the-diaconate-deacon-brian/

Mass for the Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 9, 2021




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The first class typically is between September 21st for Grades 3-8 and September 28th for Grades 1 and 2.

Instructions in PDF format or in Microsoft Word format

Open the instructions above and follow the link below to register.


Will you join your fellow parishioners in supporting this effort that strengthens many important programs and ministries across the Archdiocese of Newark including our own parish school? Click here for a playlist of the videos produced by the Archdiocese of Newark

If you have not yet made a gift, there will be pledge forms available at the doors of the church, or you can visit https://www.rcan.org/sharing. Please be sure to credit our parish if you donate online. Your gift will truly make a difference. Thank you for your prayers and support.


Deacon Brian is celebrating his 10th Anniversary as a deacon this month.

There will be a celebration Mass for him on Saturday, May 29th, at 11 am.

Some pictures of Deacon Brian over the years at

https://www.stachurchbloomfield.com/web/happy-tenth-anniversary-of-the-ordination-to-the-diaconate-deacon-brian/



Monthly E-Newsletter – Contains a lot of information about our parish, upcoming liturgies and important items about the community.




  • Mother’s Day Blessing
  • Is it time to come back? – Reconciliation
  • Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, Pastoral Letter on the Eucharist called “Returning to Grace”
  • St Thomas The Apostle Social Concerns Ministry
  • Cardinal Tobin’s Pastoral Letter on the 500th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Gospel in the Philippines
  • Take Action to Protect the Hyde Amendment
  • Annual Appeal Update
  • Solemnity of the Ascension – Sunday May 16
  • Solemnity of Pentecost – Sunday May 23
  • Adoration May 24 at 7:00PM
  • Deacon Brian’s 10th Anniversary – Mass of Celebration on Saturday, May 29, at 11:00AM
  • Solemnity of the Trinity – Sunday May 30
  • Memorial Day – Monday May 31
  • Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ – Sunday June 3
  • Feast of Saint Anthony – June 13
  • COVID Vaccine Support

Cardinal Tobin’s Pastoral Letter on the 500th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Gospel in the Philippines

The following is a pastoral letter written by Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin C.Ss.R., in English and Tagalog marking the 500th anniversary of the arrival of the Gospel in the Philippines and the accompanying Jubilee Celebration program.


“Gifted To Give” – The 500th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Gospel in the Philippines

See original post at https://www.rcan.org/cardinal-tobin%E2%80%99s-pastoral-letter-500th-anniversary-arrival-gospel-philippines

Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Easter – May 2, 2021




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COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act – April 2021

Call for advocacy: On April 22nd, the U.S. Senate voted favorably for S. 937, the “COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act,” https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/117/s937 . It now goes to the U.S. House for a vote. Please consider contacting your Representative Mikie Sherrill (if you resided in 11th District) and ask her to vote for S.937. For: Bloomfield (part, north of Belleville Ave.), Nutley, Montclair (part). Her contact information: https://sherrill.house.gov or phone (973) 526-5668 or 202-225-5034. Or 10th District: Rep. Donald M. Payne, For: Bloomfield (part, south of Belleville Ave.), Glen Ridge, Montclair (part). His contact information: https://payne.house.gov or phone: (202) 225-3436 or (973) 645-3213.

Mass for the Fourth Sunday of Easter – Good Shepherd Sunday – April 25, 2021






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The 300 Club Raffle drawing will be held Thursday May 20th. Only 300 tickets will be sold at $100 each. First prize is $10,500 or 35% of tickets sold, second prize is $3,000 or 10% of tickets sold and third prize is $1,500 or 5% of tickets sold.

Click the ‘Download’ button below for the form to signup. You will only need to print and fill out the first page.











Pope Francis encourages discerners to follow in the footsteps of Saint Joseph in celebration of Annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations

The 58th annual World Day of Prayer for Vocations will be celebrated by the Catholic Church on the Fourth Sunday of Easter, commonly referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. The World Day of Prayer for Vocations unites the faithful in praying for those currently discerning and living out vocations to ordained ministry…

Read more at… https://www.rcan.org/pope-francis-encourages-discerners-follow-footsteps-saint-joseph-celebration-annual-world-day-prayer