the Livestream logo (<- see left) to
& select parish events.
Tom W. will
be leading his final Advent meditation and prayer night on
evening, December 23 at 7:30pm in the Church.
Our holy day Mass
schedule will be:
- Christmas Eve: 4pm (Family Mass), 6pm, 10pm (Carols @
- Christmas Day: 8am, 10am, 12 noon
- New Year's Eve: 5:30pm
- New Year's Day: 9am, 12 noon
for children in Resurrection
Parish, Jersey City are due back by
this Sunday (December 20). As
always, we will have
a monetary collection to support St. Catharine’s reach-out
ministries . A
marked drop box will be in the narthex - this collection will continue
the end of the year. God
bless you, and thank
you for your generosity!
of Christian Initiation of Adults
of Acceptance &
Welcome - December 6-7
keep in your prayers the following persons as they continue
in prayer, and study to seek initiation into the Catholic Christian
2015: Apryl Helder
2015: Sophia Brown, Owen Davitt, Sergio Galvez, Matthew
Guariglia, Brandon Lanski, Christine Rivara, Victoria Rivara
2016: Kate Diana, Prescott Scofield
Saturday, December 6 at the 5:30pm mass and Sunday, Dec. 7 at
the 10:30am mass we will celebrate the Rite of Acceptance
and Welcome for those participating
in the RCIA process here at St. Catharine Church. Please
continue to pray for our Catechumen
and Candidates as they move forward in their journey of faith.
is the process of
initiation into the Catholic Church. We invite you, or someone you
grow in faith and to be part of our Catholic community.
RCIA process will continue with additional sessions in 2015
on Wednesday evenings. If
interested, please contact Fr. Thomas Blind at
201-445-3703 x303 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The RCIA process is for:
(18 & older) who are interested in becoming Catholic, including
those who are not baptized and those who are baptized in another
Catholics who are in need of receiving First Communion or Confirmation.
is also for Catholics who have not been attending church and want to
renew their faith; get reacquainted with the church.
Click here for a
reflection on today's readings.
for a daily three minute retreat.
Click here for a daily
reflection from Sacred Space (Irish Jesuits).
for daily Mass from EWTN.
the heart of every
caregiver is a knowing that we are all connected. As I do for you, I do
me.” ~ Tia Walker
If 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, January 8 from
in the Ministry Center Meeting Room. If you have any
questions, or if you are unable to leave your loved one alone to
call Mary Alice Coghlan at 201-652-4305.
Ministry Network (parishes of St. Catharine’s and St.
Anne’s) invites all
unemployed/underemployed men & women to join their ministry which
support through prayer & helpful guidance in the job search
If you have any questions or would like to participate in the
please call: Ed Grzesiak 201-321-5144, Eamon Jennings 917-841-2558,
Lederer 201-286-9354, Lou Cuomo 201-657-3838, or Steve Zmuda
We continue to seek possible employment opportunities. If you
know of a
job opening and/or the hiring manager’s name in a company, please
email them to email@example.com
or drop them off to the rectory marked "St. Cajetan Opportunities"
and we will forward them on to the group.
Sat., December 27 - St. Anne's Faith Center, Fair Lawn (rectory, lower
Thur., January 8 - St. Catharine’s Ministry Center Mtg.
floor) – 7-9pm