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September 29th, 2002
26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Pray For Those Seriously Ill
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HOUR FOR PRIESTS
St. Anne’s Rosary Auction
The theme for this year’s annual Rosary Society Auction will be “Winter Wonderland”. It will be held on Monday, October 28th at 6:30 p.m.
Please help us...contributions of cash or unused merchandise for the auction (NO CLOTHING PLEASE!). Items may be dropped off at the rectory to the attention of Nora Browne. Thank you for your continued support.
Charitable Gift Annuities
Receive “peace of mind” knowing that you can count on a steady stream of payments for life and support your parish or Archdiocesan Ministry by purchasing in a Charitable Gift Annuity with the Archdiocese of Newark. For personalized proposals, please call Deacon John J. McKenna at the Office of Planned Giving: 973-497-4125.
Our Web Site
When you log
on and browse around you’ll see all kinds of information about our parish.
Included, of course, will be the current activities for the many different
organizations as well as an update as to what is going on with our parish
By your wounded heart: teach us love, teach us love, teach us love..... -Daphne Fraser
Class of 1947
Our Third Reunion will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2002. We are still looking for: Eileen Casey, Marie Dunne, Joyce Molino, Frances Shaw, Dolores Obelisk and Walter “Fuzzy” Graff. Can you help us find these classmates? Thank you!! Contact Tommy Johnson, teejay34@hotmail. com or 908-459-4061.
Felician Festival 2002—Something
Felician College will host its annual Fall Festival
on Sunday, September 29, 2002 on the grounds of
its Rutherford campus located at 223 Montross Avenue.
The festival grounds and all attractions will be open from 11 a.m.—4:30
pm. with boardwalk games, international food stations and over 50 craft and
merchandise vendors for festival-goers to enjoy rain or shine.
The day will begin with a walkathon at 8:30 a.m. to raise funds for the
Rutherford Community Pantry and the Rutherford Social Services Department.
Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. in the Student Center, followed by
the Alumni Hall of Fame Awards and the Alumni Scholarship presentation.
Admissions to the Festival is free, but participants are encouraged to
bring a non-perishable food item for the Rutherford Community Pantry.
Food donations may be dropped off throughout the day at the Alumni Tent.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Vailsburg, Newark is trying to reach as many former pupils, graduates, parishioners as they can for their 110th Anniversary Year, 2002-2003. If you are formerly of this parish, or if you know of anyone else who is, please contact their rectory by phone at 973-373-9790, by fax at 973-374-4047 , by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org , by regular mail at 481 Sanford Avenue, Newark 07106 or visit their website at http://www.sacredheartvailsburg.net/ . Please also visit the church at the corner of South Orange and Sanford Avenues. Opening ceremonies are on October 20th, 3 p.m. Mass followed by Chefs’ Night.
Attention Ascension Alumni
School in New Milford, New Jersey is celebrating its GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY
with a spectacular 50TH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND on October 11-13, 2002—Friday:
Wine and Cheese Party; Saturday: Dinner/Dance at the Hilton; Sunday: Alumni Mass
and Open House. Don’t miss this
once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to relive the memories of those “Wonder
Years”. Call Marguerite Morris at
201-385-0159 or e-mail email@example.com or
download your invitation at our website www.ascensionschoolalumni.net.
Bishop Dominic A. Marconi, who has served this Archdiocese faithfully for 49 years as a priest, and in particular as an auxiliary bishop since 1976, is celebrating his retirement on Sunday, November 17th at 4 p.m. with a special Mass and reception at his parish, St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Linden.
Please join with all of the people of the Church of Newark today in prayer to thank our Lord for the gift of Bishop Marconi as he begins this new dimension of his priesthood.
Atlantic City Trip
St. Anne’s Seniors are planning a trip to SANDS CASINO in Atlantic City on Wednesday, October 16th. Fee is $10 and bus leaves at 9 a.m.. For more information contact Peggie Riscoe at 201-659-3930.
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The Academy of Saint Aloysius (ASA), 2495 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, sponsored by the Sister’s of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, has been preparing young woman for college and a successful future since 1865. Provide your daughter with a wonderful high school education and experience. Attend the Academy’s Open House on either Sunday, September 29th from 1-3 p.m. OR Monday, September 30th from 6-8 p.m.. Meet their students and staff and tour their spacious facility which includes new science and computer labs. For more information, call 201-433-8877.
Hudson Catholic Regional High School will host an Open House on Sunday, September 29th from 1-3 p.m. Boys in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades are welcomed with their families to visit with administration, teachers, coaches and current students. For further information, please call Mr. Terence Matthews at 201-332-3429. The school is located at 790 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City.
Saint Dominic Academy located at 2572 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City is having Open House for 7th and 8th grade girls on Sunday, September 29th 1-3 p.m. and Monday, September 30th 6-8 p.m.. Please be advised a complete tour is possible only for those who arrive at the beginning of open house (1 p.m. & 6 p.m.).
Oratory Preparatory School located at 1 Beverly Rd., Summit, NJ is having Open House on Sunday, September 29th from 3-5 p.m. Faculty and students will be present to give tours and answer questions for prospective 7th-12th grade boys and their families. For further information call 908-273-5771 ext. 11.
Marist High School located at 1241 Kennedy Blvd., Bayonne. Open House for boys and girls on Sunday, September 29th at 1 p.m. SHARP.
St. Dominic located at 3 Ryerson Avenue, Caldwell (on the grounds of
Caldwell College) is having an Open House for 7th and 8th grade girls and their
families on Sunday, October 20th 1:30 p.m.
and Wednesday, October 30th 6:30 p.m.
For more information call 973-226-0660 ext. 22.
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Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. there is a group of ladies that gather in the convent to socialize and crochet lap robes for the nearby nursing homes. This project is called “Helping Hands”. So far they have produced at least 50 or more lap robes of various designs and colors. These small afghans have been received with much enthusiasm by the many nursing homes in our area.
If anyone is interested in joining us, just stop at the convent on Wednesday at 1 p.m. and you will be very welcomed. We provide the wool which has been donated by very generous parishioners and friends of St. Anne’s Church. For more information, please contact Sister Celeste at 201-792-5128.
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The Padre Pio Prayer Group will hold their annual Communion Breakfast on Saturday, October 12th. Mass will be at 11 a.m. followed by breakfast in the auditorium with speaker Father Alphonse Picone. For more information, contact Frances Spazian at 653-1318.
St. Florian Firefighters Mass
Archbishop Myers will celebrate
the annual Saint Florian Mass, honoring all fire service personnel, at the
Sacred Heart Cathedral Basilica on Sunday,
October 13, 2002 at 3 p.m. (All are to be seated by 2:45 p.m. for the
Presentation of Colors and the National Anthem.)
Both active and retired firefighters and their families are invited to
the Mass and the reception immediately following at the Archdiocesan Center.
Annulment Information Evening
An Annulment Information Evening is scheduled for Wednesday, October 9th at St. John the Baptist Church (Parish Center), 69 Valley Street, Hillsdale at 7:30 p.m. A canon lawyer from the Archdiocese of Newark will discuss the most recent theology, guidelines and requirements for obtaining a Church annulment. The information will be presented in terms that all can understand. A question and answer period will conclude the session. Pre-registration is not necessary. For additional information, please call the Office of Family Life Ministries at 973-497-4327.
Day of Reflection
The newly-formed New Jersey Catholic Coalition for Environmental Justice is celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi with A Day of Reflection on God and Ecology on Saturday, October 5th 9:30 a.m. to 2 pm. at Mount St. Dominic Academy in the Motherhouse Building near Caldwell College. Msgr. Edward Ciuba, pastor of Notre Dame Church in North Caldwell, and Rev. Fletcher Harper, President of Partners for Environmental Quality, will lead this time of prayer and reflection. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. A $10 donation is requested. For more information or to register call 973-497-4341.
Welcome To Our Family
We recently received three new members into our St. Anne’s Parish Family through the Sacrament of Baptism. As they begin their new life of grace, we ask that you remember them in your prayers.
They are: Gabriel Peter Castella
Jacob Edward Orrick
German Junior Santana
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MONDAY Jb 1:6-22 Ps 17:1-3,6-7 Lk 9:46-50
TUES. Jb 3:1-3,11-17,20-23 Ps 88:2-8 Lk 9:51-56
9:1-12,14-16 Ps 88:10-15 Mt 18:1-5,10
19:21-27 Ps 27:7-9,13-14 Lk 10:1-12
38:1,12-21;40:3-5 Ps 139:1-3,7-10,13-14 Lk 10:13-16
SATURDAY Jb 42:1-3,5-6,12-17 Ps 119:66,71,75,91,125,130 Lk 10:17-24
NEXT SUNDAY -
27th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Is 5:1-7 Ps 80:9,12-16,19-20 Phil 4:6-9 Mt 21:33-43
- Rainbow Program for children will begin on Monday, October 30th from 6:45-8 p.m. in Parish Center #3 & #4.
If you haven’t registered, you can come on this evening. (We also have a parent group.)
- October 6th- children will have practice each Sunday from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. from grades 4 to 8. Children will be dismissed from church if they join.
- Parent Club Meeting from 10 a.m.-11:15 a.m. while child is in class. All parents are to be part of this. We need your help with children activities.
- October 10th - Confirmation classes begin for Candidates receiving Confirmation on November 23, 2002. Classes meet from 7-8:30 p.m. in Parish Center #3. Candidates are to be here 10 minutes before class.
- October 20th- Teachers’ meeting 11:30 a.m.-12:30 pm.
- October 27th- Sponsor/Candidate Day 1 p.m. in Chapel Hall (Please bring red book with you that was given out at meeting.)
- October 31st -First
Reconciliation sign-up from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in CCD Office.
Entrance on Kennedy Blvd. right after
The Office of Family Life Ministries has scheduled
a support group facilitator
training course uniquely designed for those who wish to minister to
the needs of the separated and divorced. This
one-session course will be held at the Archdiocesan Center, 171 Clifton Ave.,
Newark at the end of October. For
registration and fee information, please call the Office of Family Life
Ministries at 973-497-4327. Pre-registration
is required; class size is limited.
For The Homebound...
Vacation time is over and this is the time to think about work, school, babysitting, etc. It is also the time to help the sick members of our family. If you have anyone at home or in your family who cannot get to church and would like to receive communion, please let us know. We have dedicated Eucharistic Ministers who have volunteered their time and kindness to help the homebound. Let the sick be a vital part of our Church Community by participating in the Sacraments.
If you have any questions regarding this matter, please call Sister Celeste at 201-792-5128.
Keep October 26th open. This will be our next Anointing Mass for the Sick and homebound.
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when these things begin to take place, stand up and raise your heads, because
your redemption is drawing near." Then he told them a parable: "Look
at the fig tree and all the trees; as soon as they sprout leaves you can see for
yourselves and know that summer is already near. So also, when you see these
things taking place, you know that the kingdom of God is near. Truly I tell you,
this generation will not pass away until all things have taken place.
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