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. We don’t have First Friday Eucharistic Adoration in April because it’s Good Friday. Our next First Friday Eucharistic Adoration will be May 01st, 2015!
50/50 MONTHLY RAFFLE
The next raffle is scheduled for March 29th, 2015. We appeal your support and generosity in this fund-raising event. 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.
REMINDER 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,: Adults by Arch. John J. Myers. Please contact the Parish Center for Registration form financial additional information..
An annulment Information evening is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, 2015-7:30PM – Saint Henry Church, 82 West 29th St., Bayonne, NJ. A staff member of the Tribunal of the Archdiocese will provide information about the requirements for annulments, the petition process etc.. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end of the session. Pre-registration is not necessary, for directions, please call – 973-763-5454
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.
PARISH COUNCIL MEETING
The next Parish Meeting is scheduled for March 10th.@ 7:30PM. Please come and share your views with our Pastor Fr. Bill, Parish President, Donna Daniel and other Council Members on matters of interest to our parish.
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.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS WORKSHOP
Mark the date – Thursday May 21st!! All are invited to a ‘Domestic Violence and Awareness Workshop hosted by Managing Attorney – Jessica Ramirez, Esq of Catholic Charities. Discussion include: Your rights under the Domestic violence act, Protection of those rights and much more. To be held at the church basement. Please see Bulletin Board for more information.
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.