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
Rev. Cal N. Laverde, Senior Priest
Joseph W. Lonergan, Daecon
Saturdays: Confessions 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., Masses 8:00 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. Vigil
Sunday Masses: 8:00, 9:30, 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Daily Mass Monday through Friday: 7:00 & 8:30 a.m., Saturday: 8 a.m.
Tuesday Evenings: Mass 6:30 p.m. St. Anthony Novena follows
Wednesdays: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena Follows 8:30 a.m. Mass
Fridays: Our Lady of Sorrows and All Consolations Novena follows 8:30 a.m. Mass
Week Days of Lent There is no obligation to fast, however, voluntary acts of self – denial are recommended.
Good Friday – Is a day of Fast and Abstinence from meat.
There is a limit of one full meal for all between the ages of 14 and 59 inclusive.
Days of Abstinence – (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.
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 12:15 p.m.
Baptismal Preparation Class is held on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Church.
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.
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