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October 2018

October 20

Morning of Renewal

9:00am at Our Lady of Lourdes, Milltown, NJ

Our Lady of Lourdes Altar Rosary Society in Milltown invites women to join the Society in a time of peace, reflection, and prayer.

Fr. Krieg of the Vincentian Fathers will be the retreat director leading in reflection as he speaks of “The Cross”. This retreat will begin with a morning of reflection followed by an opportunity to participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a time to worship at Mass, and fellowship during lunch. The retreat will conclude with final moments of reflection.

Our guests are asked to bring their "brown bag lunch." Coffee, tea, and desserts will be provided. The retreat is free. To register, please call Mary Lynch by October 15. Please register by October 15 by calling Mary at 732-828-9310.

Knights of Columbus Corporate Communion

5:00pm Mass

A Tribute to Elvis Thru the Years with Jim Barone Fundraiser for Interfaith Network of Care

Doors 6:45pm / Show 8:00pm at St. Bart's Church Auditorium

Tickets are $45.00 each and include dinner, show, and door prizes. BYOB. For tickets, please call the Interfaith Network of Care office at 732-247-1655 or send a check to INC, 62 S Main St, Milltown, NJ 08850. You won’t want to miss this!

Saturday -

October 20-21

St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Drive

Donations will be gratefully accepted after all Masses in the Narthex of the Church

Baby Bottle Blessings Campaign

Fundraiser assisting the Life Choices Resource Center in Metuchen

Collection of bottles filled with spare change or donations will be collected in the marked bin in the Narthex before and after all Masses.

October 21

St. Bartholomew Columbiettes Annual Pink Luncheon

1:30pm at the St Bartholomew’s Auditorium

Honoring the brave victims & survivors of breast cancer

Proceeds to benefit Breast Cancer Charities

Event to be catered by CARRABBA’S Italian Grill

$20/ Per person in advance
$25/ Per person at the door

For tickets and information, call Noreen at (732) 238-5743

Silver & Gold Wedding Anniversary Celebration

Renew your marriage vows with Bishop James F. Checchio at a special Evening Prayer Service.

4:00pm at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
Register by Wednesday October 3rd.

View the Diocese of Metuchen website for more information and/or to register.

October 22

Novena Mass

7:00pm Mass

St. Bartholomew Church Hosts Listening Session

7:30pm in Parish Hall

The parish of St. Bartholomew in East Brunswick is hosting a listening session on the current sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. The session will be facilitated by Sister Margaret Conlon, Sister of Charity. Sister Conlon has ministered to high school students and families, as a teacher and counselor, in Jersey City for over 20 years. For the last 27 years she has ministered as a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor at Emmaus House, a holistic center for women religious, in Ocean Grove, New Jersey. Sister Conlon has facilitated programs for suicide prevention for youth as well as groups and retreats for adult women in recovery.

The session will begin with a history of the crisis and the Church’s response before breaking into small groups to consider four questions. All are encouraged and welcomed to attend. A follow up report from the session will be delivered to the Most Reverend James Francis Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen.

October 28

Children's Liturgy of the Word

10:00am Mass

October 29

Altar Rosary Executive Board Meeting

2:00pm in the Msgr. Alliegro Room

Novena Mass

7:00pm Mass

Confirmation Preparation Session

7:00pm (arrival at 6:45pm)

Mass and Novena Prayers in the Church
Meeting in Parish Hall

View the Religious Education Website.

November 2018


November 3-4

Knights of Columbus Pie Sale

November 8

Pocketbook Bingo Cheerleading Fundraiser for Saint John Vianney High School

General Admission and Game Package $30.00. Register online at


November 10-11

Knights of Columbus Pie Sale

November 13

Confirmation Preparation Session

7:00pm (arrival at 6:45pm)

Use of Media as a Catholic-Meeting in Parish Hall
Presentation by Sister Amanda Detry, FSP
Pauline Center for Media Studies East
Thanksgiving Food Drive Donations

View the Religious Education Website.

November 18

Columbiettes: Operation Christmas Child

Boxes will be collected after all Masses. Please contact Diane at 732-605-9817 if you have any questions.

November 20

Confirmation Preparation Session

7:00pm (arrival at 6:45pm)

Gifts of the Holy Spirit-Meeting in Parish Hall
Presentation by Brother Patrick and Students of Rutgers Catholic Center
Retreat for the Confirmation Students only. Pick up 8:30

View the Religious Education Website.

December 2018

December 2

Confirmation Preparation Session

4:00pm (arrival at 3:45pm)

1st Sunday of Advent Holy Hour in the Church
Meeting in Parish Hall

View the Religious Education Website.

Columbiettes: Christmas Tea

More details to follow.

December 7

Confirmation Preparation Session

7:00pm (arrival at 6:45pm)

Mass - Feast of the Immaculate Conception - Holy Day of Obligation
Meeting in Parish Hall

View the Religious Education Website.

December 15

Knights of Columbus Wreaths Across America

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East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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