First Communion 2021

First Communions are April 17, April 19, May 1 and May 8



May 8 First Communion

May 1 First Communion

April 19 First Communion

April 17 First Communion

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




Please take all worship aids with you after mass.







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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.

Summer CCD Registration

Summer CCD registration is now open. Registrations are due May 1, 2021

Please review all three documents below 1) Instructions, 2) Prayer Sheet and 3) Flock Note Text/Email notifications.










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.

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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

Mass for the Third Sunday of Easter – April 18, 2021










News from Parish Social Concerns Ministry

PART 1 of 2:  “Violence and Harassment to Asian-American & Pacific Islanders (AAPIs)”. Click the button or view video below the mass for a summary of the statement.





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Questions? Email homeschool@staschoolnj.org

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Use the “Buy Now” link on the school website or use the following link https://bngn.smarttuition.com/?id=bra2rg0papf#/home/


2021 Annual Appeal – Archdiocese of Newark




February 14th was our Pledge and Collection Weekend. Please continue to drop your pledge and collection envelopes in the collection basket at mass or place them in the lock box at the top of the Parish Center steps. Thank you to those who have already made their gift to the 2021 Annual Appeal. Our goal of $99,856 can only be achieved through YOUR generosity! Under the new Archdiocese guidelines, if a parish does not reach their goal the balance must be made up as an expense in the 2022 parish operating budget year. To date the amount pledged is $64,922.


‘Sorrow into joy’: Latest edition of Cardinal Tobin’s Rejoice in the Lord newsletter available at:

https://www.rcan.org/sorrow-joy-latest-edition-cardinal-tobins-rejoice-lord-newsletter-available

Mass for the Second Sunday of Easter – Divine Mercy Sunday – April 11, 2021















Divine Mercy Image

I am offering people a vessel with which they are to keep coming for graces to the fountain of mercy. That vessel is this image with the signature: Jesus, I trust in You

These two rays issued forth from the depths of My tender mercy when My agonized Heart was opened by a lance on the Cross. Happy is the one who will dwell in their shelter, for the just hand of God shall not lay hold of him

For more information please visit https://www.thedivinemercy.org/message/devotions/image

For additional reconciliation images in our church, please visit https://www.stachurchbloomfield.com/web/reconciliation-images/







February 14th was our Pledge and Collection Weekend. Please continue to drop your pledge and collection envelopes in the collection basket at mass or place them in the lock box at the top of the Parish Center steps. Thank you to those who have already made their gift to the 2021 Annual Appeal. Our goal of $99,856 can only be achieved through YOUR generosity! Under the new Archdiocese guidelines, if a parish does not reach their goal the balance must be made up as an expense in the 2022 parish operating budget year. To date the amount pledged is $64,922.

Our goal of $99,856 can only be achieved through YOUR generosity! Under the new Archdiocese guidelines, if a parish does not reach their goal the balance must be made up in the 2022 parish operating budget year. 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.


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.

Easter Sunday Masses 2021




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Happy Easter.

Christ is risen. Alleluia!!!
He is truly risen. Alleluia!!!

Stained Glass Window of the Resurrection from Saint Thomas the Apostle Church

8:00 AM Mass Livestream

10:00 AM Mass Livestream

12:00 Noon Mass

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Reminder: You will need to enter the church through the south side handicapped entrance. Doors will be open to enter 30 minutes before mass.

GPS Waypoint on Google Maps

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Easter Vigil 2021





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Reminder: You will need to enter the church through the south side handicapped entrance. Doors will be open to enter 30 minutes before mass.

GPS Waypoint on Google Maps

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