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FIRST FRIDAY EUCHARIST ADORATION
Our Parish celebrates the Exposition, Adoration & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament every First Friday of the month from 7:00PM – 5:00AM, when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed all night. Our next Eucharistic Adoration is: March 6th , 2015..


50/50 MONTHLY RAFFLE
Congratulations! to Edward Spahle, winner of February, 50/50 Raffle, in the sum of three hundred and eighty five dollars. The next raffle is scheduled for March 29th ,2015. Your support and donations help the parish tremendously and is greatly appreciated


SPONSORS FOR 50/50 RAFFLE TICKETS

We are required to place orders for the 50/50 Raffle Ticket quarterly in advance. We therefore extend this invitation for your patronage and for you to inform us early for 2015, the months which you will like to sponsor and the special request you will like inserted on the tickets. We urgently await sponsors for the Aug.-Oct 2015 THANK YOU.


ST. PATRICK & ST. JOSEPH LUNCHEON
Mark the date: March 15th @ 12:30PM, Lets fellowship as we celebrate St. Patrick and St Joseph day. Lots to eat and drink, invite family and friends. Tickets are: Adults $10., Children ages 5-12, $5. & Under 5 years FREE! Your fellowship and financial support is greatly appreciated.


MARRIED COUPLES RECOGNITION
Couples celebrating five, twenty-five and fifty years of Christian marriage in 2015 will be honored on April 19th, & May 03rd, at the Cathedral Basilica, Sacred Heart, Newark, by Arch. John J. Myers. Please contact the Parish Center for Registration form and additional information.


THE ARCHDIOCESE – ANNUAL MEN & WOMEN CONFERENCE
We invite our men & women to attend this faith-filled gathering on March 7 & 14, respectively, with our fellow brothers & sisters of our archdiocese. Please register. For more information, please refer to the flyers and ask our Deacon Leo, or contact the Parish Office.


PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
The next meeting will be announced. These meetings are held for the purpose of allowing parishioners to share their views with our Pastor Fr. Bill, the President of the Parish Council, Donna Daniel, and other Council Members, on matters of interest to our Parish.


PARISH MEMBERSHIP
We invite new parishioners to register at the Parish Center. If you are moving, or have an address or phone change, please notify the secretary.


WILLS AWARENESS AND PLANNED GIVING SEMINAR
The seminar will be held in the auditorium at the Archdiocesan Center. Meeting dates are: March 5th, April 9th, May 4th, and June 10th. Please RSVP two weeks before, by contacting Theresa Lynch, at (973) 497-4042. Leaders are especially invited in order to answer questions from Parishioners.


CHARITABLE GIFT ANNUITY
Are you 65 years or older? A charitable Gift Annuity may be right for you. It benefits your loved ones, the Church and yourself. Find out how to establish a gift annuity with annual growth rate from 4.7% – 9.0%, by contacting Theresa Lynch at the Planned Giving Department. 973-497-4042 or email lynchthe@rcan.org


THE ARCHDIOCESE – 2015 LENTEL REGULATIONS
The days of both Fast and Abstinence during Lent are Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Good Friday Fast continues until the Easter Vigil (on Holy Saturday night) as the “paschal fast” to honor the suffering and death of Our Lord Jesus, and to prepare ourselves to celebrate His Resurrection. All Fridays of Lent are days of Abstinence. On Fast days: One full meal & one small meal is allowed. Ages 18-59, are obliged to fast. On day of Abstinence – No Meat. Age 14 are obliged by the law of abstinence.