We are asking for your support again this year to
help give children of our SVDP clients
(coordinating with SVDP Perth Amboy) a warm
coat or blanket this winter.
Please consider donating new or gently used
coats or blankets! Collection bins will be present
in the Narthex during all mass times on the
weekend of October 21 & 22, 2017. Thank you!
View the St. Vincent de Paul Ministry Page
St. Bartholomew School
We are looking for someone to coach various sports
clinics for students to hone particular skills. If you are
interested in this position please call the school at 732-
254-7105. These clinics will be held immediately after
dismissal at 2:00 pm.
Children's Choir News
It's not too late to join the
Children's Choir! You can easily join
by coming to our next rehearsal on
Wednesday at 4:30pm in the church.
You will be provided with a schedule
and other important information. You
must be a student in any grade from
3 through 8.
Come and sing with us!
Fall into eGiving through Faith Direct, which is the most convenientand secure way for you to make your weekly offering to St.Bartholomew Church. Your automatic contributions through FaithDirect will save valuable time for both you and our parish staff.
Visit www.faithdirect.net and use our church code: NJ727
Thank you for your continued support of our parish family!
God Bless You,
Fr. Thomas Walsh
Resurrecting Men's Malvern Retreat
The parish will be sponsoring a men’s only retreat
during the weekend beginning Friday afternoon October
20th to Sunday October 22nd, home in time for
football. There will be pamphlets and sign up information
after masses on Saturday October 14th and
Sunday October 15th Any questions can be directed
to Bob Piznar, 609-409-9024 or Fred Sisto, 908-208-
Our Lady of Lourdes Rosarians: Morning of Peace and Spirituality
Our OLOL Rosarians are inviting you and your friends to
join us on Saturday, October 21, to share a morning of peace
and spirituality. The morning will begin at 9:30am to approximately
The speaker will be Fr. Dario Endiape whose theme will focus
on St. Francis of Assisi “Make Me an Instrument of Your
Peace.” To conclude the morning, Mass will be celebrated.
We hope you will join your sisters for a beautiful morning.
For further information, please call me at 732-828-9310 or
Shirley Capella at 732-828-0985.
*Coffee/tea and cake will be served.
Mass and Healing Service
at Our Lady of Peace Church
Father John Campoli, a member of the Institute of
Voluntas Dei, will conduct a Mass and Healing Service
at Our Lady of Peace Church in North Brunswick on
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 7:30pm During the
Healing Service Father John will lead us in prayer for
healing in mind, body, and spirit. This experience affords
us a time for united prayer for God’s blessings for
ourselves as well as our loved ones. Everyone is invited
to attend. For info. Call Mary Forrester 732-262-
3776. This mass is sponsored by the Columbettes.
Altar Rosary Society
New members are always welcome to attend any of our monthly meetings. Being a Rosarian honors Mary in whose care Jesus has placed us.
Consider joining the Altar Rosary of St. Bartholomew, please call Ann Marie Broehl - 732.236.1466 or Nellie Moran – 732.207.9786.
Please pray the Rosary with faith, hope and love. God bless, protect and preserve the United States of America
For more information about the Altar Rosary Society and upcoming events and meetings, please view the Altar Rosary Sociey Ministry Page.
Help Needed to Clean Altar Linens
Looking for volunteers to care for the Altar Linens.
If you can help in this important ministry, please call
Altar Linen Chairlady Ann Marie Broehl at
Sisters of Mercy Special Liturgy
All are invited to join the Sisters in celebrating their
annual Mass of Remembrance on Sunday, November
12th, at 2:30pm, in the Chapel of the Immaculate
Conception, Mount Saint Mary, Watchung.
Sister Marlene Fritz by Nov. 6th if you plan to attend.
Phone: 908/756-0994 ext. 4007 or Email:
Arts & Crafts Vendors Wanted
Saturday, November 25—Fall Festival/Craft Show
(formerly Granny Cellar) at Immaculate Conception
Church, Manalapan Road, Spotswood hosted by the
Rosary-Altar Society. To reserve a space/table, please
contact Jay at 609-409-0199 or Maria at
South River Altar Rosary Society: Fundraising Trip to Charming French Canada
St. Mary of Ostrabrama (South River) Altar Rosary Society is sponsoring a
fundraising trip to “CHARMING FRENCH CANADA” featuring
Montreal (Notre Dame Cathedral, St. Joseph’s Oratory
and Mount Royal), Quebec City (reminiscent of Paris),
Charlevoix (whale watching expedition), Montebello
(including the Shrine of St. Anne de Beaupre) and other highlights.
The dates are June 22-29, 2018. The cost for a double
room is $3499 per person and includes 11 meals and round
trip transportation from St. Mary’s Parking Lot to JFK Airport.
An informational presentation will take place on Sunday, November 5th
at 11:30am in St. Mary’s Parish Center located in the church
parking lot behind St. Mary’s Church at the corner of Jackson
Street and Whitehead Avenue. Everyone is welcome to attend
this presentation. For more information feel free to contact
Barbara Sykulski, President at 732-257-4078.
St. Ann Parish: Annual Christmas Concert
St. Ann Parish is pleased to announce our Annual Christmas Concert with
Father Alphonse Stephenson’s Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea
2:00 pm Sunday, December 17, 2017
Somerset County Vocational & Technical School
Advance Tickets only are available now by calling
The Rectory Office at (908)725-1008 ext. 104