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.
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.
This is a day of Fast and Abstinence from meat.
There is a limit of one full meal for all between the ages of 18 and 60 inclusive.
Days of Abstinence Ash Wednesday & All Fridays in Lent
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.
Stations of the Cross
Friday Evenings at 7 p.m.
February 23rd, March 2nd, March 9th, March 16th, March 23rd and March 30th
Devotion to the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ prayed after the Stations of the Cross.
Communal Penance Service
Tuesday, March 20th at 7:30 p.m.
Holly Week Schedule
Passion Sunday, Match 25th (Blessed Palms)
Vigil Mass Saturday 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m
Blessed Palm distributed at all Masses
Holy Thursday, March 29th
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.)
Good Friday, March 30th
Day of Fast and Abstinence
No morning Mass or Adoration.
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, March 31th
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 1st
Masses: 8:00 & 10:00 a.m. ONLY
Easter Egg Hunt for children Ages 10 and under.
Daily Mass Monday through Friday: 7:45 a.m.
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.
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 are held on the second Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. or during the 10:00 a.m. Mass.
Baptismal Preparation Class is held on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Church.
Baptism Information — Deacon Joe Lonergan
Please contact the Parish Office to register.
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
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS:
609-926-9599 — Tom Haynes All Saints Council, #6277
MINISTRY OF MOTHERHOOD:
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 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
In Annex, Thursday 7 p.m.
Fridays at 7:30 p.m.- $1000 prizes
Please contact Tom Salerno 609-927-8679