Mass for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time – October 11, 2020

Other News and Notes:

USCCB Guidelines on Faithful Citizenship and learn how to register and vote in the upcoming 2020 elections.

The St. Thomas Rosary Page has links to the USCCB site for the Rosary, a St. Thomas Rosary Guide to use on your computer/mobile device or to print, links to the Stained Glass Windows at St. Thomas depicting images of the Mysteries of the Rosary, and a YouTube Video with a Rosary for Peace in our Land.

For more information about the U.S. Census, please visit the Township of Bloomfield’s website at

Pope Francis gave his latest encyclical in Assisi on the vigil of the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi on October 3rd, 2020. The Encyclical entitled ‘Fratelli Tutti’ translates to ‘On Fraternity and Social Friendship.’ From the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website “This greatly welcomed encyclical is a beautiful reflection on humanity’s path forward to a deeply desired and sought-after peace. Pope Francis addresses his renewed call to universal fraternity ‘to all people of good will, regardless of their religious convictions.’ ”

The button below is a link to the USCCB website that provides a two page PDF summary of Fratelli Tutti and also a twenty-one page chapter by chapter overview of the encyclical.

Cardinal Tobin in his October 30, 2020 “Rejoice in the Lord” reflects on Fratelli Tutti.

The Catholic Church believes and teaches that all human life is sacred from conception to natural death. For that reason, we, the Bishops of each of the dioceses in New Jersey, join in voicing the strongest possible opposition to the “Reproductive Freedom Act.” For more continue to Statement of the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey on the Reproductive Freedom Act

Links to local state legislators for local municipalities

Bloomfield, Nutley and Glen Ridge (District 28)

Clifton and Montclair (District 34)

For other municipalities go to

October is Respect Life Month

Please visit the Archdiocesan Respect Life Page

Sunday, October 11th 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Featured Keynote Speaker

Deacon Michael Giuliano, Md

A neonatologist and expert in perinatal medicine.

An exciting, informative hour, you do not want to miss!

See the Holy Mass and Beatification of Carlo Acutis below. For more information about Blessed Carlo see the following link.