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Why Does the Church Teach About Issues Affecting Public Policy?

09-27-2020The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship - A Call to Political Responsibility From the Catholic Bishops of the United States

Why Does the Church Teach About Issues Affecting Public Policy?

The Church’s teachings concerning contingent situations are subject to new and further developments and can be open to discussion, yet we cannot help but be concrete—without presuming to enter into details—lest the great social principles remain mere generalities which challenge no one. . . . The Church’s pastors, taking into account the contributions of the different sciences, have the right to offer opinions in all that affects people’s lives, since the task of evangelization implies and demands the integral promotion of each human being. 14 (Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium, no. 182)

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Announcements and Events

How can we pray for you?

Prayer is needed now more than ever. Let us know how we can pray for today. Your intentions will be lifted up in prayer by our religious as we face these uncertain times.

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Adoration

We are in Need of Committed Adorers Mon, Tue & Fri at 11:00am & 12:00pm & Wed at 5:00pm.

For more information or to sign-up for an hour, Lucille Hess at 908-788-5988.

Are you Moving or Downsizing?

Are you Moving or Downsizing? If you are moving, decluttering or downsizing and have a Grandfather clock we would love to have it.

Please call the Parish Office at 908-782-2922 ext. 1780 if you would like to donate the clock to the Parish.

Celebrating Silver & Gold Wedding Anniversaries

You are cordially invited to celebrate your 25th or 50th Wedding Anniversary by receiving a congratulatory message from Bishop James F. Checchio.

Registration will close on Oct 15.

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Donations for a New Painting

Would you like to donate to the painting that will be by the Holy Water Vessel in the Narthex? We would like to purchase a painting of our Lord being Baptized by John the Baptist to be placed above the Holy Water Vessel near the Adoration Chapel.

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Hope House Food Pantry

Thank you to all who so generously donate to our food pantry. This week the pantry is in need of the following items: Canned Pasta, 1 Pound Bag White Rice, Feminine Products, Oil & Mayo, Canned Stews & Meats, and Cake Mix & Frosting.

Please place items in the boxes located in the Narthex of the church. Please check dates on donations, we can not use any out of date products.

Mass Intentions

Due to the COVID Pandemic, Mass Intentions will not be done in person at the Parish Office. The Mass cards if requested will be mailed to you. No request will be taken prior to Oct 1.

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Registration for Religious Education

There’s still time to register your child for religious education classes!

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Young Adults Events

Come and join us for some fun events during the month of September.

Young adults between the ages of 18-39 are welcome!

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40 Days for Life

Sep 23, 2020 - Nov 1, 2020

Offer time to peacefully pray during a 40-day vigil in the public right of-way outside Planned Parenthood, 66 East Washington Ave. Washington, NJ. Please pledge to lift the local 40 Days for Life campaign up in prayer, as well as asking for God’s protection on all human life from conception until natural death.

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