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Our Lady Of Sorrows

Our Mission Statement

We are the family of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, a community of individuals  united by the love of Christ.
We reach out to all through prayer, spiritual formation, liturgical offerings, education, a welcoming spirit and service.
We are a perpetual adoration parish, sharing this opportunity with the surrounding communities.

Our Clergy

Rev. Paul D. Harte, Pastor

Joseph W. Lonergan, Deacon




LENTEN REGULATIONS FOR FASTING & ABSTINENCE


Week Days of Lent
There is no obligation to fast, however,
voluntary acts of self-denial are recommended.
Ash Wednesday & Good Friday
These are days of Fast and Abstinence from meat.
There is a limit of one full meal for all between the ages of 18
and 59 inclusive.
Days of Abstinence
All those who have reached their
14th year are bound to abstain totally from meat.

Easter Duty Obligation
After they have received their First Holy Communion, Catholics are bound by the
obligation of receiving Holy Communion at least once a year.
This precept should be fulfilled during the Easter Season.
Catholics are also bound to confess serious (mortal) sins at least once a year,
but this is not limited to the Lenten/Easter Season.

 

Holly Week Schedule
Passion Sunday, April 9th (Palms)
Vigil Mass Saturday 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Masses:
8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m

Holy Thursday, April 13th
No morning Masses.
Confessions 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. – Mass of the Lord’s Supper
(Adoration at the Repository until 11 p.m. &
resumes Holy Saturday after Vigil Mass).

Good Friday, April 14th
Day of Fast and Abstinence
No morning Mass.
3:00 p.m. Solemn Service
The Passion with Veneration of the Cross
and Holy Communion
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross.

Holy Saturday, April 15th
No morning Mass.
12:00 p.m. – Blessing of the Easter Foods
Confessions – 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. Easter Vigil Mass
(Adoration resumes after Mass).

Easter Sunday, April 16th
Masses: 8:00 & 10:00 a.m.
Easter Egg Hunt for children Ages 10 and under
after the 10:00 a.m. Mass, refreshments follow.
No 6:30 p.m. Mass.


 New Mass Schedule

Sunday Masses:  8:00 a.m, 10:00 a.m & 6:30 p.m.
Daily Mass Monday through Friday: 7:45 a.m.
Saturday Daily Mass: 8:00 a.m
Saturday Confessions: 3:45 p.m
Saturday Evening Vigil Mass: 5:00 p.m
Tuesday Evening St. Anthony Mass/Novena: 6:30 p.m
Wednesdays:  Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena: follows 7:45 a.m. Mass
Fridays: Our Lady of Sorrows and All Consolations Novena follows 7:45 a.m. Mass
Vigils as Announced


 

REGISTRATION FOR NEW PARISHIONERS:

Please call or stop into the Parish Office to fill out a registration form. We would appreciate notification if you move or change your registration at anytime.

PARISH MEMBERSHIP:
A parishioner is one who belongs to the Our Lady of Sorrows Parish Community. As such, are committed to worship and participate spiritually, socially and financially in the life of the Parish. Adults over the age of 21 should register independently from your parent’s registration.

BAPTISMS:
Baptisms are held on the second Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m.
Baptismal Preparation Class is held on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Church.

Baptism Information — Deacon Joe Lonergan
Email: deaconjlonergan@ourladyofsorrows.comcastbiz.net
Please contact the Parish Office to register.

MARRIAGES:
The Common Policy for all the Dioceses of New Jersey requires a period of preparation for the Sacrament of Matrimony. Arrangements should be made one year in advance. Please call the Parish Office to schedule your appointment with the Parish priest, before any social plans are finalized.

PASTORAL CARE OF THE SICK:
Arrangements for Communion Calls to the sick at home can be made by calling the Parish Office. Please notify the Parish Office when a parishioner is in the hospital.

SCHOOL OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:
Please contact Mrs. Melissa Stuchel 609-927-0121
Email: SRE@OurLadyofSorrows@comcastbiz.net

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:
609-926-9599 — Tom Haynes All Saints Council, #6277

MINISTRY OF MOTHERHOOD:
M.O.M’s http://ministryofmotherhood@yahoo.com

LEGION OF MARY:
Tuesdays at 9 a.m. in Annex
Visit our website at: http://legionofmarylinwood.tripod.com./

CIRCLE OF PRAYER:
Request prayers or participate 609-927-6047

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS:
In Annex Wednesday & Friday 7 to 8 p.m. & Saturday 8 to 9 p.m. 609-641-8855

AL-ANON MEETINGS:
Al-Anon is for everyone who is dealing with a loved one or a friend who drinks too much.
Meetings: Wednesday 7 p.m. in Annex
Call Steve 609-332-6727

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS:
In Annex, Thursday 7 p.m.

BINGO:
Fridays at 7:30 p.m.- $1000 prizes

YOUTH GROUP:
Please contact Tom Salerno 609-927-8679
more info

 


First Reconciliation
Saturday, March 4th -10 a.m.
First Holy Communion Dates
Sunday, April 23rd 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, April 30th 8:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 7th 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 21st 8:00 a.m

We are still in need of Choir Voices for the Children’s and Adult Choir!!!
If God has given your child or yourself the gift of
a beautiful voice, why not share it with Him.For the Children’s Choir, practice is after CCD Classes on Mondays
from 5:35-6:10 p.m.in the choir loft.The children sing once a month at the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
The Adult Choir, under the direction of Stephen Beddia, meet in the choir loft for practice
on Thursdays from 7:30-9:00 p.m.Any student in high school is more than welcome to join the Adult
Choir. The Adult Choir sings at the 10:00 a.m. Mass
every Sunday.
Please email Ms. Peschi for more information.
Her email address is: OurLadyofSorrowschoir@gmail.com.






Church Office

Telephone: 609-927-1154
Email: information@ourladyofsorrows.comcastbiz.net

Parish Office Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


In case of a spiritual emergency only, and you need to reach the priest, please call 609-927-1154 and use the prompt.

Events

Mar 15 St Patrick's Day Mass
On Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Mass in honor of St. Patrick will be celebrated.
The Mass will include music and pageantry involving Irish Hymns. Reception will follow.
Apr 2 FaithFull Food Day 1st Holy Communion Retreat
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Hall
Apr 8 FINE ART, ANTIQUE & CRAFT SHOW
Please join us at the Fine Art, Antique & Craft Show at the Hall.
For more information please call Joan Corson at 927-6349

LENT



SRE Confessions Monday, March 20th 5th -Grade 4:15 p.m.
Stations of the Cross Friday, March 24th - 7:00 P.M.
Lenten Presentation Sunday, March 19th - 7:45 p.m.
Communal Penance Service Tuesday, April 4th - 7:30 p.m.

Bible Study


What is the Bible?
How did it come to be? How do we know what it is saying to us?
How are the readings chosen for Mass?
Come learn this and more.
Deacon Joe will lead this program on Monday evenings
at 7:30 p.m.
starting Monday, January 23rd in the St. Matthew room in the annex.

There will be no tests and the only required reading is your Bible.

Easter Egg Hunt


We are beginning to collect Easter Candy for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Please drop candy off as you arrive for CCD or at the office

Precious Blood Devotions


A new group has formed to pray the Precious Blood Devotions together before The Blessed Sacrament at Our Lady of Sorrow’s Church every Friday from 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND!

Mass Intentions



We have Masses, Bread & Wine and Sanctuary Candle Remembrances available.
Please call the office at 927-1154 to reserve your date.

Homebound Holy Communion


Our Lady of Sorrows’ Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion are readily available to bring Communion to the homes of the sick. If you or someone that you know is a shut-in and would like to receive Communion, please let us know by contacting the Parish Office at 927-1154.

Prayer Request


If you wish to have your families, friends, and loved-ones on the sick list, please call the parish office at 927-1154.

Bingo


Saturday, April 1st, 2017
Doors open at 6 p.m.
Games begin at 7 p.m.
Donation $35 per person
For additional info please contact Shannon McAllister at 609-204-5026