|April 21, 2019
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
A day of great Joy has dawned for all Creation. Christ,
Our Lord, has Risen! Alleluia! May this Easter Day
bring a renewed sense of God’s love and mercy in your
life and the lives of all of our community. Blessings for
a very happy and joyful Easter.
View More on Our Pastor's Page
Attention Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers and Readers
The April 2019 schedules are available on your respective Ministry pages:
• Altar Servers
• Eucharistic Ministers
Religious Education Registration 2019-2020
Registration for the 2019-2020
Religious Education Year begins April 1st.
For more information about the program and to download registration forms and info, visit the Faith Formation Website.
2019 Bishop’s Annual Appeal
Help Build a Civilization of Love
To date, 344 parishioners have pledged $105,954 and paid $95,679. These
generous pledges show great progress and put us at 61% of our parish goal of
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.
Parish Office Closed
First Communion Rehearsal
6:30pm in Parish Hall
VNAHG Hospice Volunteer Training Session 2 of 3
at VNA Health Group, 23 Main Street,
Suite D1 Holmdel, NJ.
If you have a warm heart, a listening ear, and the
gift of compassion, you can make a difference in
the life of a hospice patient or family member.
VNA Health Group is offering training for all
individuals interested in becoming hospice volunteers
in several counties throughout New Jersey.
There are many rewards and opportunities available to
hospice volunteers though home visitation, phone calls,
companionship, administrative support, pet therapy, or
phone calls from our office.
Volunteers must attend all 3 sessions.
To register, please contact Pauline De Palma, BSW (732)
First Holy Communion
St. Bartholomew Columbiettes
7:00pm-10:00pm in the St. Bartholomew Parish Hall
9th Annual Wine Tasting
Sponsored by Adelphia Wine Company and St. Bartholomew Columbiettes
Tickets: $35 Before 4/20 | $45 After 4/20
Includes food, desserts, and more! Call Noreen at
(732) 238-5743 for tickets
St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Collection
Donations will be gratefully accepted in the Narthex of the Church before and after all Masses this weekend.
NOTE: Our April collection will be held on
4/27 & 28 due to the Easter holiday.
Children's Liturgy of the Word
September 30, 2018
Youth Group Talent Show
Parish Office Hours
Mon - Thur:
*The Parish Office will be closed from 12 Noon on Wednesday April 17 through Monday April 22. We will reopen at 9:00am on Tuesday April 23.
The Parish Office will be closed Monday May 27th in observation of Memorial Day.
For our Brothers and Sisters
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.