WORLD MISSION SUNDAY – OCTOBER 19, 2014
The Church by its very nature is missionary. Therefore, PRAY and SUPPORT the Missions and Missionaries of the Church around the world especially in the persecuted places. Thanks always for your love and generosity!
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.
SPECIAL THANKS – LINDA L. FOCHESTA
SPECIAL THANKS is extended to Linda L. Fochesta. Linda donated two hundred dollars towards the flowers and lights for the altar this month. We THANK YOU and may the double portion of GOD’S BLESSINGS, be yours for your gift and your continual giving to the work of the LORD!
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.
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)