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ALL SOULS & ALL SAINTS
It has been our parish tradition to put the pictures of your deceased loved ones on the altar of St. Joseph during the month of November. We encourage everyone to bring the pictures of your loved ones and put them on the altar of St. Joseph. WE Pray for them!


PRAY THE ROSARY!
October is the Rosary Month. We thank sincerely all those who joined us in praying the 2,000 Hail Marys devotion. May the BVM lead us all closer to her Son and intercede on our behalf. Please do PRAY the Rosary! The Family that prays together, stays together! To conclude the Rosary month, a procession of the image of the BVM may be held at the end of the month if the weather permits.


50/50 MONTHLY RAFFLE
The next raffle is scheduled for October 26, 2014. We appeal your support and generosity in this fund-raising event. Please contact the church office to purchase tickets. Your support and donations help the parish tremendously and is greatly appreciated.


FIRST FRIDAY EUCHARISTIC 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: November 7, 2014 after the 7:00pm Mass.


PARISH COSTUME PARTY Saturday, October 25 @7:00PM
SINCERE THANKS to all our Parishioners for your participation and support in making our Costume Party a GREAT SUCCESS. We especially THANK the Organizers who worked tireless and provided financial support to make this event a marvelous success. Again we say THANK YOU and May GOD’S BLESSINGS BE CONTINUALLY UPON YOU! “OH HOW WONDERFUL IT IS FOR BRETHREN TO FELLOWSHIP TOGETHER IN UNITY”!.


PARISH MEN’S GROUP MEETING
The next meeting of the parish men’s group is on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Church at the St. Francis Chapel. The group provides a venue for fellowship, support, study and growth in the Faith. We invite our men to join us to pray and just to be one with us as “men of faith”.


ARCHBISHOP ANNUAL APPEAL – 2014
This Campaign kicked off on February 1- 2, 2014. Our goal is $17,199.00 and our stretch goal is $19,634.00.. We have committed $9,415.00. This year’s theme of the Archbishop Annual Appeal is “When I Called, You Answered.


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.


RETREAT FOR THE SERIOUSLY ILL
GENNESARET, a retreat designed to provide a spiritual and temporal oasis for men and women suffering with a serious illness, will be held the weekend of October 17, 18 & 19 2014 at the Archdiocesan Retreat Center, located in Kearny N.J. The retreat will begin Friday at 1:30P.M. and end with a closing Prayer Service Sunday at 1:30 P.M.. There is no cost to you for the retreat. (Contact 723-566-7237, 908-654-5575, 732-670-5980 or 732-608-7277)


MEMORIAL CONCERT – NOV.02, 2014 @ 4:00pm Cathedral Basilica – 89 Ridge St. Newark
The Cathedral Choir, Soloists and Orchestra will present the Mozart Requiem. This concert is dedicated to all of the faithfully departed. Guests will have an opportunity to enter names of their deceased loved ones into the ‘Book Of Remembrance. A free-will offering will be accepted.