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Celebrate the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome – two Masses live today at St. Catharine – click here to view…

  Fr. Jack Collins Lenten Mission
Click here to see this year's Lenten preacher, Fr. Jack Collins, in action!

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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
Wednesdays at 7:30 pm

RCIA is the process of initiation into the Catholic Church. We invite you, or someone you know, to grow in faith and to be part of our Catholic community.   The RCIA process will continue at St. Catharine on Wednesdays, November 12, 19 and December 3 at 7:30pm in the Ministry Center (formerly the convent bldg).   If interested, please contact Fr. Thomas Blind at 201-445-3703 x303 or  The RCIA process is for:

  • Adults (18 & older) who are interested in becoming Catholic, including those who are not baptized and those who are baptized in another Christian faith.
  • Adult Catholics who are in need of receiving First Communion or Confirmation.
  • RCIA is also for Catholics who have not been attending church and want to renew their faith; get reacquainted with the church.
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Support Groups

“In the heart of every caregiver is a knowing that we are all connected. As I do for you, I do for 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 from others in a faith-based environment, this is the group for you. Please come to the next Caregiver Support Group on Thursday, December 4 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Ministry Center Meeting Room.   If you have any questions, or if you are unable to leave your loved one alone to attend, please call Mary Alice Coghlan at 201-652-4305.


The 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 questions or would like to participate in the Ministry please call: Ed Grzesiak 201-321-5144, Eamon Jennings 917-841-2558, John Lederer 201-286-9354, Lou Cuomo 201-657-3838, or Steve Zmuda 201-819-9026.  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 or drop them off to the rectory marked "St. Cajetan Opportunities" and we will forward them on to the group.

Upcoming Dates:
Thur., November 13 - St. Catharine’s Ministry Center Mtg. Rm. (first floor) – 7-9pm
Sat., November 15 - St. Anne's Faith Center, Fair Lawn (rectory, lower level) – 10am-noon


 Happy Anniversary

We ask God’s continued blessing over these couples who celebrate wedding anniversaries in the month of November.  Bless their homes and their families. Help them  to renew their vows of love and loyalty and to strive to remain united with You, steadfast in faith and in your service.

Doris and Joseph Dowling - 61 years
Gloria and Leonard Domico - 61 years
Sydney and Bud Kobuskie - 58 years
Sebina and Richard Pinkham - 52 years
Peggy and Theodore King - 52 years
Lil and Frank Loughlin - 50 years
Eileen and Kevin Finn - 40 years
Jo-Ann and Dante Mott - 38 years
Sheila and Stephen Kenny - 30 years
Mark and Mary Ann Ruckhaus - 29 years
Una and John Reilly - 28 years
Sarah and Paul Schneider - 23 years
Teresa and William Dunne - 23 years
Mary and James Jarmusch - 21 years
Debra and Brian Brassil - 17 years
Tracey and Dominic Morin - 12 years
Mary Beth and Andrew Thompson - 11 years
Amy and Brendan Finn - 8 years

All St. Catharine married couples are invited to register themselves and their wedding date so that you may be remembered in the prayers of our parish year round but especially during the month of your anniversary. To register, please contact Annette at 201-612-4660 or

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ParishPay is an alternate means of providing support to St. Catharine. In lieu of weekly envelopes, your contributions are deducted monthly from either your checking, savings or credit card account based on your preset inputs. There is no cost to participate in the program, and it is highly flexible and secure.  For more information and/or to register please visit or call ParishPay 866-PARISH1 (866-727-4741); or the rectory at 201-445-3703. 

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