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2014 ANNUAL PICNIC – September 14, 2014!
COME ONE! COME ALL! To our annual family picnic. Bring a covered dish if you wish., hamburgers, hotdogs, water and soda will be provided. We welcome your donations and Volunteers are needed to assist in decorating, entertaining, cleaning etcetera. Please contact the church office by September 7, 2014. Please see the Bulletin Board for more information.


YOUNG ADULTS!
Young adults in your 20’s & 30s. Here’s an opportunity to meet other catholic young adults and celebrate your faith together. A bishop from the Archdiocese will celebrate and share words of wisdom and encouragement with young adults @ the first “Shepherd’s Mass” on September 13th.,@ Chapel of the Sacred Heart, Archdiocesan Youth Retreat Center. 499 Belgrove Dr. Kearny, (See Bulletin Board for more information)).


50/50 MONTHLY RAFFLE
Congratulations! to Carol Jenkins, the winner of the August 50/50 Raffle, in the sum of five hundred dollars. The next raffle is scheduled for September 28, 2014. Your support and donations help the parish tremendously and is greatly appreciated.


FIRST FRIDAY EUCHARISTIC ADORATION!
This Friday – September 5, 2014 immediately after the 7:00PM Mass we celebrate our Eucharistic Adoration. The Exposition, Adoration & Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament from – 7:00 pm- 5:00 am where the Blessed Sacrament is exposed all night.


8TH GRADERS, OPEN HOUSE On Columbus day October 13th, 2014
Regis High School, an all-scholarship Jesuit secondary school for Catholic boys, announces its’ Open House for 8th, Graders and their parents. Please contact Ms. Eric Di Michele, Director of Admissions, Regis High School @ email edimichel@regis.org or telephone: (212) 288-1100. Ext:2057


OPEN HOUSE – ST MARY OF THE ASSUMPTION HIGH SCHOOL
Proud of our past – focused on your future. Open House Dates: September 27 @ 2:00PM, October 14 @ 7:00pm and October 26 @ 2:00pm. Space available for the 2014/2015 school year. Tuition – $6,400., the lowest in the Union County, Contact 908-352-4350.


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)