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St. Vincent de Paul Society Food Drive

Saturday & Sunday April 27th and 28th

The monthly St. Vincent dePaul Society food drive will not be held on the third weekend in April due to the Easter Holiday. We will be accepting donations on the weekend of April 27 & 28. We ask that you do not bring food to the Narthax or cafeteria on Easter Weekend. We appreciate all those parishioners who remember us every month.

The pantry is in need of the following items:

Apple Juice, coffee, tea, cereal, jelly, oatmeal (regular), toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, dish detergent, laundry detergent, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, soap, pasta sauce, jell/jam, applesauce, canned fruit, canned pasta, tuna, mayonnaise, deodorant, shampoo.

Please check the expiration date of your donations as we cannot use expired food. 

We appreciate any support in terms of food or monetary donations that you can give us. Please refrain from leaving food donations in the Narthax or the school cafeteria at other times of the month. If you have a donation that cannot wait until our regular monthly collection, please call the SVDP hotline at 732-257-1507 or contact Debbie Wagner at debbiew0307@yahoo.com As always, we are truly grateful for the parish’s support of our work with the poor. Thank you for your generosity.

We wish to give a special “Thank You” to the local Girl Scouts who gave us a generous donation of food in March. We truly appreciate the support of our local community!


St. Bartholomew Gift Shop

Will be closed April 15-April 26


Attention Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers and Readers

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

•  Altar Servers
•  Eucharistic Ministers
•  Readers


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.


Request a 2018 Contribution Statement

Upon request, a statement of your 2018 Contributions will be mailed to you. Please download, print and return this form either by mail or by way of the collection basket.


St. Bartholomew Columbiettes Easter Baskets for Local Shelters, Baby Shower for Life Choices and More

We will be participating in a chapter wide Baby Shower for Life Choices in Metuchen. We will be collecting new and gently used baby items later in April. If you wish to donate items, please contact Diane at 732 605-9817.

Preparations are being made for our upcoming wine tasting - Save the Date - April 27th! The Columbiettes are always looking for Catholic Women age 17 or above to join our group. If you are interested in becoming more involved in our parish and local community, please consider joining. Contact Barbara at 732 254-5440 for more information.


Call for Bible Study Group

I am looking to form a spiritually based women’s group that will be modeled after the program developed by Lisa Brenninkmeyer called Walking With A Purpose. The mission of Walking With A Purpose is to transform the hearts and lives of women by providing Bible studies that enable women to know Christ through Scripture and the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

I would like to form a small group 6 to 10 woman - perhaps between the ages of 40 & 65 in my East Brunswick office. Depending upon the response, the group could be in the morning, afternoon or evening. Initially, I would like to start with the series Fearless and Free which meets for 6 weeks in succession. Although there would be no cost for the program, each woman would need to purchase the book that corresponds with the study.

A summary of the study as well as the opportunity to purchase the book can be found at www.walkingwithpurpose.com under the heading Bible Study and then Adult Women. If interested in the group and to find out additional information, please email me at agingdignity@yahoo.com or call 732-390-6809.

Kathi


2019 Altar Rosary Society Upcoming Events

April 2019
April 29 – Exec. Board Meeting - 2:00pm in the Msgr. Alliegro Rm.

May 5 Corporate Communion – 8:00am Mass
May 6 – Monthly Meeting – 2:00pm – May Crowning Knight of Columbus Hall
May 20 –Exec. Board Meeting – 2:00pm – Msgr. Alliegro Rm.

June 2 –Corporate Communion – 8:00am Mass
June 5 - Luncheon/Installation of New Officers 12:30pm at LAGO

All women of the Parish are always welcome to attend any of our monthly meetings held on the first Monday of the month. 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


Remember the Magic of Prom?

Together, let’s help someone else’s Prom/Semi-Formal dream come true! Do you have a prom dress, semi-formal dress, or boy’s formal wear hanging in the closet?

The East Brunswick Education Association has made it possible for those who would have trouble obtaining formal wear to be able to see their dream become a reality. Your donated dress, formal wear, and accessories will be made available for an East Brunswick Senior to select for their magical night at this year’s Prom - or available for a Churchill Junior High School Freshman to wear to their Semi-Formal.

To make things as easy as possible to participate, Deacon John Broehl will gladly arrange for your formal wear donation to be picked up directly from your home. Your donation will be organized and prepared so that it will be available to East Brunswick students.

That night you or your child spent at Prom/Semi-Formal capped off a period of their life with a magical evening of excitement, friends, laughter and dancing…

Help other’s experience the same magic that you and/or your child have…

Call 732-214-0953 or email quality@broehlslawn.com to schedule a pickup.

Here’s the making the lives of our youth… magical. 

Deacon John H. Broehl


St. Bartholomew Columbiettes 9th Annual Wine Tasting

Saturday April 27th 7:00pm-10:00pm in St Bart’s Parish Hall

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


25th Jubilee Anniversary Celebration in Honor of our Pastor Reverend Thomas Joseph Walsh in Honor of his Ordination to the Holy Priesthood

May 30, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Estate at Farrington Lake,
16 Patrick Street, East Brunswick, NJ

Cocktail Reception followed by Dinner and Dancing to Craig Satchell's Jazz Swing Band

Sponsorship ad space available. Ad deadline May 13, 2019.

Click here for sponsorshop ad info and dinner reservations form. RSVP by May 13, 2019.


HOW TO REPORT SEXUAL ABUSE

If you were sexually abused by a member of the clergy or anyone representing the Catholic Church, or you know of someone who was, you are encouraged to report that abuse to law enforcement and/or by contacting the Diocesan Response Officer at (908)930-4558 (24 hours/7 days a week). For more information on how to report abuse, visit our diocesan website: https://diometuchen.org/offices-and-ministries/vicar-general/child-and-youth-protection/report-a-suspected-abuse

 
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