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Altar Server Training

Deacon John is offering training to any child in Grade 5 or higher wishing to become an Altar Server.

The child will need to attend the following training session:

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 11:00am

To register please email with the following information:
• Child’s name,
• Address
• Home phone #
• Mass preferences

Any questions, please see Deacon John or send to above email email

Confirmation 2018

Very Rev. Thomas J. Walsh is pleased to announce we have received our date for Confirmation from the Bishop’s Office.

Bishop James Checchio will preside at the celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation.

May 30, 2018
St. Bartholomew Parish

The Saint Bartholomew School Overview and Open House

St. Bartholomew School focuses on nurturing your whole child in a family friendly environment protected by electronic surveillance throughout the campus. We offer full time Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4 and Kindergarten to Grade 8 including Technology, Art, Music, Spanish, National Junior Honor Society, Student Leadership Development/Mentoring Program, Before and After School Care with FREE BEFORE CARE from 6:45 AM for K-8. Extracurricular activities include Drama Club, Band and Chorus, Latin, Yearbook, Newspaper, STEM Programs, Homework Club, Arts and Crafts and Art Clubs, Mad Science, Cross Country, Spring Track, Soccer and Basketball. The birthday cutoff is October 31. There is a full-time nurse and guidance counselor and our school is NUT FREE. St. Bartholomew School is AdvancED Accredited with Wi-Fi throughout the facility, Google Classroom, Digital Whiteboards, Advanced Technology Resource Center, Library, Digital Microscope, laptops for middle school, i-Pads for primary level, Achieve 3000, Discovery Education, i- Ready, and IXL Technology. No mandatory service hours or BINGO.

Open House Dates:
January 28, 2018 11:30am-2:00pm and
February 2, 2018 9:30am-10:30am and 12:15pm-1:15pm

St. Bartholomew School is located at 470 Ryders Lane in East Brunswick. If you have any questions, please call 732-254-7105 or visit

The Saint Bartholomew School Pre-Kindergarten Program Voted the Best Preschool in Middlesex County

The Saint Bartholomew School Pre-Kindergarten Program has received the prestigious honor of being voted the Best Preschool in Middlesex County. Congratulations to our principal, teachers, and staff! (Home News Tribune Readers’ Choice Contest 2017).

From the St. Vincent de Paul Society

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is very grateful for the generous food, monetary, and gift donations we received from our parishioners over the Christmas season.

Used Car Donation Request
One of our St. Vincent de Paul clients is in need of a used car. If you can help, please call Brian at 732-261-5957.

St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church To Sponsor Slavic Dinner Wednesday, January 10, 2018

St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church will sponsor the Slavic Dinner on Wednesday, January 10, from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. The dinner will be held in the St. Mary Parish Center, 1900 Brooks Boulevard, Hillsborough, NJ. The cost is $18.00 for adults (ages 9 and up) and $5.00 for Children (8 and under) and includes all you can eat Pirohi, Stuffed Cabbage, Kielbasa and Sauerkraut, Mashed Potatoes, salad, dessert and beverage.

Each month a special entrée will be specially selected and prepared by St. Mary’s chef John Pagano. Dinners are held on the second Wednesday of every month throughout the year. Orders to go are available. For more information contact: St. Mary’s at 908- 725-0615. The February dinner will be held on Wednesday February 14, 2018.

Have you been thinking about joining the Adult Choir, but didn’t want to join in the middle of the season? Fear not! Now that Christmas Day has passed, now is the perfect time to join up with us! We are beginning to prepare for January and the coming season of Lent. We welcome all voice types, and are very much in need of more men to fill out our tenor and bass sections. Ability to read music is NOT required (but is a plus!). NO AUDITION NEEDED! Questions? Contact Nick Gatto at 732-257-7722 x38 or at

A Journey through Grief

“Blessed are those who mourn for the shall be comforted”

Grief is a long process of untangling ourselves after the loss of a cherished loved one. WHO AM I NOW? HOW DO I FIND THE STRENGTH TO GO ON? The program is offered as a support for all persons who have recently lost a loved one and are struggling with the mourning process. Let us help you as you help yourself. The Group will be meeting MONDAY EVENINGS for seven (7) weeks.

St. Thomas Parish Hall
One St. Thomas Plaza
Old Bridge, NJ

When: January 15, 2018 - February 26, 2018

Time: 7:30-8:30pm

Contact: Deacon Patrick @ 732-251-4000 Ext. 8218

A Rally for Life in Trenton & The Annual March For Life in DC

The 49th Anniversary of the Roe vs Wade US Supreme Court Decision is on January 22, 2018. There will be a Rally for Life in Trenton at the State House Annex, 145 West State Street starting at 11:00am.

The Annual March For Life will take place in Washington DC on January 19, 2018. There will be a bus leaving Our Lady of Victories parish in Sayreville after the 6:30 am mass. To reserve a seat, please call 732-257- 2061.

St. Ambrose School presents our 4th Annual Pocketbook BINGO!

Friday, January 19, 2018

Doors open at 6:30pm, BINGO calling starts at 7:30pm

Prizes include Michael Kors, Coach, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley, Tory Burch and More!

Raffle tickets will also be sold.

Coffee, tea, and dessert will be served. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments.

$25 Includes: Admission, 10 Bingo Sheets containing

3 Bingo Cards on each (10 games in all) Call Eileen Lee at 908-902-9121 for more information

In God's Image Meeting

In God's Image, the Catholic Faith Sharing Group for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people at Sacred Heart Church, South Plainfield, meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm in the Annex Building. Our next meeting is January 10. The group is open to LGBT adults, 18 and over, and their families. All are welcome for faith sharing, prayer, conversation and support. For more information, contact Fr John at 908 756 0633, ext 125. or the group may be reached by contacting 908 822 5895 or by emailing

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