We are a welcoming
community... come join us.
us on Tuesday, Oct. 4th at 6pm
to Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis, the Patron Saint of Animals. We
gather on the field in front of the church and each animal will be
will also offer a group prayer and blessing to celebrate our love and
for all of God's creatures. The blessing is open to all animals &
people, rain or shine!
Promise – Can You Help? St. Catharine is hosting
families in the Ministry Center for two weeks from October 2-16.
families are part of the Family Promise network and are experiencing
homelessness – something many of us can’t even fathom.
There are a few
volunteer opportunities still open: • Evening volunteers, 7-9pm
• Cleanup, Sun. morning, Oct.16
To volunteer in any capacity, go to www.signupgenius.com.
At the top of the
page click “Find Signups” and enter firstname.lastname@example.org
for the email of the
creator. Then enter the random code as directed. Not good with the
still want to sign up? Want more info? Contact Pam Biggs at email@example.com
or call 201-670-8760.
Join us on
this one-day pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of
the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. Our parish pilgrim group
will be led by Fr. Bogumil. If you are interested in reinvigorating
your faith during this Year of Mercy, please contact Fr. Bogumil for
more information or the rectory to register for this pilgrimage by
October 16. He may be reached at 201-445-3703 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bus transportation and light breakfast will be provided. Cost is
Departure will be around 7 AM and return about 10 PM. We will stop for
lunch and dinner along the way.
OCTOBER 22 - HOSTED BY THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEWARK
BUS - ST. CATHARINE AND OUR
LADY OF MT. CARMEL
SCHOOL (JUNIOR) CYO
CYO is for middle school students (Grades 6, 7 and
8) who either attend the Academy of our Lady or CCD at St.
This new opportunity will be a time to gather for community, fun,
and service. The first event will take place on Friday, October
7-9pm in the Holmes Rec. Bldg. and will consist of music, games,
a community service. Students are asked to bring 4-5 travel-sized
toiletry items that night. Donations will be given to Children's
Aid or a
Family Promise guest. Registration is required by September 29th.
Please RSVP to the Religious Ed Office at email@example.com
Adults are also needed to assist, please contact any of the
Becky Goglia -
Jennifer Collado -
high school students are welcome to attend St.
Catharine's CYO or Youth Ministry. For
information, please visit the Youth Ministry page by clicking here.
A registration form is available by clicking here. Parents, we need your
help too – please click here
for additional information how you can be a
part of this wonderful program.
ask God’s continued blessing over these couples who celebrate
wedding anniversaries in the month of September.
their families. Help them to renew their vows of love and
and to strive to remain
united with You, steadfast in faith and in your service.
Mary Beth and James
A. Mueller 53 years
Carol and Andrew Coll 50 years
Ruth and Carl Blanco 49 years
Mary and Robert Pohlman 49 years
Loretta and Jim Mc Kenna 49 years
Kathleen and Nick Galatro 41 years
Kathleen and Howard Larsen 37 years
Grace and Thomas Sodo 37 years
Anne and Kevin Brennan 34 years
Megan and Bob Major 33 years
Cheryl and John Sarno 32 years
Patricia and James Mc Hugh 30 years
Geri and Mark Maselli 29 years
Lorena and Carmine Nogara 29 years
Mary and Joseph D'Onofrio 29 years
Amy and Jose Martin 29 years
Carol and Billy Eichorn 27 years
Christine and Thomas Ayers 26 years
Jeanne and John Massaro 26 years
Martha and Glen Manges 25 years
Marianne and Raymond Watson 25 years
Lisa and Frederick Bennis 24 years
Angela and Leonardo Vila 24 years
Sue and Erik Vadeika 24 years
Sally and Robert Trahan 22 years
Ann-Marie and Peter Tomaszewski 21 years
Laura and Thomas Kramer 21 years
Dana and James Prussak 19 years
Jamie and Brian Van Schoonhoven 19 years
Nancy and Jonathan Yozzo 19 years
Debbie and Greg Franz 18 years
Christina and Justin Amato 11 years
Nicole Crifo and James Gilmartin 10 years
St. Catharine married couples are invited to register
themselves and their wedding date so that you may be remembered in the
of our parish year round but especially during the month of your
To register, please contact Annette at 201-612-4660 or ParishFamilyLife@stcatharinechurch.org.
the heart of every
caregiver is a knowing that we are all connected. As I do for you, I do
me.” ~ Tia Walker
you are a caregiver and would like to learn more about
resources to help you and your loved one as well as to find support
in a faith-based environment, this is the group for you. Please come to
next Caregiver Support Group on Thursday, October 6 from
11:30am-12:30pm in the Ministry Center Meeting Room.
St. Cajetan Ministry Network (parishes of St.
Catharine’s and St. Anne’s) invites all
unemployed/underemployed men &
women to join their ministry which provides support through prayer
helpful guidance in the job search process. If you have any
would like to participate in the Ministry please call: Ed Grzesiak
201-321-5144, Eamon Jennings 917-841-2558, John Lederer 201-286-9354,
201-657-3838, or Steve Zmuda 201-819-9026. We continue to seek
employment opportunities. If you know of a job opening and/or the
manager’s name in a company, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
or drop them off to the rectory marked "St. Cajetan Opportunities"
and we will forward them on to the group.
8 - St. Catharine’s Ministry Center Mtg. Rm.
(first floor) –
Sat., October 10 St. Anne's Faith Center, Fair Lawn
connected' to the parish via email updates, please click on the sign-up
to the left. To find out more about new ways to connect with St.
Catharine, please click here.
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