Lent Begins Wednesday February 17, 2021. Please see the bulletin and the following link for additional information about services and events.
Monthly Electronic Newsletter available with the button below, including a PDF copy of the newsletter and a link to sign up to receive it directly to your email inbox. This month’s issue covers Lent, the Archdiocesan Annual Appeal, the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, Reflections on the Sermon on the Mount, and more…
Cardinal Tobin has published his latest “Rejoice in the Lord” Newsletter. It is available at https://www.rcan.org/cardinal-tobin%E2%80%99s-latest-newsletter-rejoice-lord-vol-2-no-10. It includes:
- Dying with dignity on our journey ‘to the house of the Father’
- The Good Samaritan: Care for One’s Neighbor
- A Message from Pope Francis: Words of Challenge and Hope
My Prayer for You
God of love and compassion, help us to care for our neighbors—especially
those who are suffering from grave illnesses and are in the critical and
terminal phases of their lives. May we be persons of comfort and hope, Good
Samaritans who spare no expense in giving our time, talent and treasure to
accompany them in their final days. Amen.
Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R.
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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.
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.
A page with resources and links about respecting human life in all its stages.
Included on the page is a reference to contacting legislatures to express your view point on important issues in today’s society. A recent addition is for contacting your federal legislators to express your support for making the Hyde Amendment permanent or use the form letter linked below.
Reflections on the Sermon on the Mount.
The St. Thomas Social Concerns Ministry will host these discussions on three consecutive Thursday nights: March 11th, March 18th, and March 25th from 7:30pm to 9pm, via the Zoom platform. You may register for all three sessions at once; or up to the day before an individual session via https://forms.gle/WGikoLjTj4RthvPS8 Click the button below for more details.