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470 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Our Mission

The Mission of the Catholic Community of Saint Bartholomew is to build our lives in the image of Christ through love, worship and service.

Celebrating Father Tom's 25th Anniversary of Ordination into the Priesthood
Slideshow Celebrating Father Tom's 25th Anniversary of Ordination into the Priesthood
The Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.” — Catechism of the Catholic Church

We invite you to join us in prayer and worship.

Mass Schedule
Worship in Song
Children's Liturgy of
the Word

Sacraments
Funerals

We invite you to grow spiritually through worship, prayer and education ministries that teach us and our children how to live our lives in Christ’s image.

St. Bartholomew Office
of Religious Education

St. Bartholomew School
Bible Study for Adults
RCIA

We have many ministries in the church that exist to serve our parishioners, but they also provide ways in which you can be a part of serving others.

Parish Ministries
Children & Youth
Ministries

From Our Pastor Our Pastor's Page
July 7, 2019 
Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The theme of today’s Gospel is Discipleship. The Lord sent out the disciples to preach the Gospel, to heal the sick, and announce the Kingdom of God. This is the vocation of every Christian. As disciples of the Lord, we, too, are sent out in our own time to proclaim Jesus as Lord and Savior. To quote Saint Francis of Assisi, “Proclaim the Gospel, if necessary, use words.” Our daily lives should reflect the values of the Kingdom: truth, justice, love, and mercy.

This July brings changes to our parish staff. Today we will say farewell to Father Dario with a reception in the Parish Hall after the Noon Mass. We thank Father for his service. May the Lord continue to bless his Priestly Ministry. Next Tuesday, July 16th, Father James DeFillipps arrives to begin his assignment as Parochial Vicar. Please join with me in welcoming Father Jim to our parish community.

Pax Christi,
Fr. Thomas

View More on Our Pastor's Page

News & Announcements More News

Attention Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers and Readers

The July 2019 schedules are available on your respective Ministry pages:

•  Altar Servers
•  Eucharistic Ministers
•  Readers


Religious Education Registration 2019-2020

Registration for Religious Education is now open. Please register by June 30 to secure your first choice of session and to avoid the late fee increase!

Registration will close on August 15. Please be sure to submit your form. Information and the Forms are available on the Faith Formation Website.

We invite you to consider becoming a volunteer in our Parish Religious Education program. We are always in need of catechists, aides or substitutes for all grade levels and assistance with our sacramental preparation events and ceremonies. All Adults working with children must complete the Kid Safe Program. Please call the Office of Religious Education and 732-390-0354 to find out more information about our program and how you can help.


2019 Bishop’s Annual Appeal
Help Build a Civilization of Love

To date, 504 parish households have pledged $157,759 and paid $149,488. Thanks very much for these pledges which put us at 92% of our parish goal of $173,000.

Our other goal is for every family to participate. If you have not contributed yet this year, we ask you to prayerfully consider donating to the Bishop's Appeal funding over 25 diocesan and parish ministries that reach a half million people. You can take a Bishop's Appeal envelope in the Church gathering space and return it with your pledge or one-time gift in the collection basket. The Diocese of Metuchen's home page, diometuchen.org, also describes other ways to contribute including online and employer matching gifts.

Every gift, no matter the size, is important and greatly appreciated.

Upcoming Events More Upcoming Events
Sunday
July 14

St. Vincent de Paul Society Corporate Communion

8:00am Mass

Saturday -
Sunday

July 20-21

St. Vincent de Paul Society Monthly Food Drive

Donations will be gratefully accepted before and after all Masses.
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Parish Office Summer Hours
Mon - Thur: 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday: Closed
Call for
Prayers
For our Brothers and Sisters

Please pray for the members of our Parish Family who are sick as well as those who are serving in the armed forces.

Having trouble hearing in Church?
Hearing Assistance Devices are available in the rear of the Church. The devices cannot be used outside the Church, as they are connected to our Church public address system.

The hearing devices are used by many at daily and Sunday Masses and other Liturgical Celebrations. PLEASE be sure to return them to the box at the back of the Church and also be certain to turn the switch OFF before placing them back into the box.

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470 Ryders Lane,
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone: 732-257-7722