Parish bulletin / boletin parroquial

 

Second Sunday of Advent,”B”  

MASS  –  OTHER EVENTS:   SCHEDULE.    


 

Monday, December 11:

7:55 a.m. – Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe         +

8:00 a.m. – Mary Kalendek       Mass      +

3:45 p.m. – CCD classes        +

8:30 p.m. – CCD classes   +

8:00 p.m. – Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe        in Spanish       +

8:30 p.m. – Night of Singing and Prayers in honor of the Blessed Mother / the church will be opened all night

 

Tuesday, December 12:

5:00 a.m. – Our Lady of Guadalupe protection over us         Mass in Spanish

9:55 a.m. – Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe         +

10:00 a.m. –   Our Lady of Guadalupe protection over our parish        Mass     +

3:45 p.m. – CCD classes ( Confirmation – 2 year )       +

4:30 p.m. – CCD classes ( I Holy Communion – 2 year )       +

7:30 p.m. – Procession of Our Lady of Guadalupe around the block        +

8:00 p.m. – Our Lady of Guadalupe protection over us         Mass in Spanish

 

Wednesday, December 13:

8:00 a.m. –    Ann Csabay         Mass      +

8:00 p.m. – In thanksgiving for the Blessed Mother’s protection over us          Mass in Spanish     +

8:20 p.m. – Liturgy of the Hours      in Spanish       +

         

Thursday, December 14:

8:00 a.m. –  Joseph & Janina Pacana           Mass         +

4:30 p.m. – CCD classes

 

Friday, December 15:

8:00 a.m. – Maria Wojdyla          Mass

 

Saturday, December 16:

12:00 Noon –  baptism        +

5:00 p.m. – Dr. John & Ann Smith         Mass     +

8:00 p.m. –  TBD         Mass  in Spanish       +

  

Sunday, December 17:

8:30m a.m. – Elizabeth & Joseph Csabay         Mass             +

10:00 a.m. – Fr. Alexander Bor         Mass         +

11:30 p.m. –  Julio Cesar Urdaneta             Mass in Spanish        +

12:45 p.m. – Ecuadorian Dinner     +

1:00 p.m. – CCD classes      +

4:00 p.m. – TBD          Mass in Spanish         + 

 

Pray for our parishioners, who are sick:         Geraldine Brustowicz, Jane Buttons, Charles Byron, Sue Dill, Fernanda Garcia, Mary Fehrle, Marion Kovacs, Mary Nunes, Ruth Pastor, Ann Pelecchia, Frances Patrick, Ann Pawluczek, Julia Reho, Maricela Rodriguez, Joan Singer and Charles Stark.     If you wish to have your name or that of your loved ones appear on this list – please, contact Ann Byron at 732-254-1866.


Bible School for adults:   next meeting to be announced

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CCD program of 2017/18 :      The program offers the following schedule of classes:  * Mondays at 4:30 p.m. ( first year of First Holy Communion ), Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. ( second year of First Holy Communion ), Mondays at 3:45 p.m. ( first year of Confirmation ), Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. ( second year of Confirmation ), Thursdays at 3:45 p.m. ( grades 3 – 6 of those kids, who have already received their First Hoy Communion ), Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. in Spanish and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. ( for those kids, who cannot come during the week – in English and in Spanish.


St. Stephen’s International Pilgrimages # 7 ( May 14 – 27 ) and # 8 ( July 15 – 28 ):  everybody is invited to be a part of this unique spiritual experience. Next year it will take us to such famous spiritual sites as Our Lady of LaSalette Shrine in France + St. John Vianney’s place of ministry in Ars, France + Our Lady of Nations Shrine in Amsterdam, Netherlands + Our Lady of the Poor Shrine in Banneaux, Belgium + Benedictine Abbey in Echternach, Luxembourg + Royal Cathedral in Monte Carlo, Monaco + the Chapel of the Shroud of Jesus in Turin, Italy + St. Florin Cathedral in Vaduz, Liechtenstein + Chapel of the Winding Bridge in Lucerne, Switzerland + Shrine of the holy Cross in Landsberg am Lech, Germany. Among the non-religious sites of interest will be: a cruise on the famous Amsterdam canals and a train ride via Glacier Express to see glaciers in the Swiss Alps. The cost per person is $3100.00 and includes the air-fare, hotel accommodation, daily breakfast, transportation in Europe & all sightseeing.


Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe:     will be celebrated at our parish level with the following activities:  * Novenas every day at 8:00 p.m. ( in Spanish ), starting on December 3 and ending on December 11;  * Night of Artists for the Blessed Mother on December 11 ( 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m. ) + * Holy Mass of “las Mananitas” on December 12 at 5:00 a.m. + * Closing Mass on December 12 at 8:00 p.m.  All are invited.


Ecuadorian International Dinner:    Sunday, November  17   at 1:00 p.m. Tickets at $8.00 per person are available at the door.

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All businesses in our area are invited to place ads in our parish bulletin – it appears every week in two language versions ( in English and in Spanish ). Our rate for an ad – the size of a business card:  $150.00 per year.      More info in our parish office ( 732-257-0100 ).

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Parish registration              You are warmly invited to join our old, small Parish with a Big Heart. Please, print / complete the below listed mini-form and mail it to the parish office ( 20 William Street, South River, N.J. 08882 ), or simply drop it off in our Sunday collection basket.

If you live far away – you can become an Honorary Member of Saint Stephen’s, supporting it spiritually and financially.

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