Month: October 2017

October 2, 2017 Update #19

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THIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7 @ 9 am – 12 pm, Rain or Shine Gazebo in Merrill Park, intersection of Fairview Avenue and Middesex-Essex Turnpike in Colonia/Iselin section of Woodbridge Township: Walk for Life to benefit Life Choices Resource Center, a pro-life crisis pregnancy center assisting women, children, and their families in Metuchen, NJ (Middlesex County). Questions, registration, or to donate online: please call 732-516-0911 or visit Our family is hoping to raise $200 – we just need 10 people to donate $20 each (or vice versa). To donate, please visit

EVERY SUNDAY @ 11 am Shrine Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, 52 West Somerset Street, Raritan, NJ 08869 – Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Latin Mass). For other regular Latin Mass locations around NJ, click on the map attached to this email or go to the August 28, 2017 post at https://lmscnj.blogspot.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 @ 6 pm – 9 pm Hunterdon Hills Playhouse, 88 State Route 173, Hampton, New Jersey 08827: Life Choices of Phillipsburg, NJ (Warren County). Annual Fundraising Banquet with guest speaker Stacy A. Transancos, homeschooling mother of seven. No donation too small or too large, click here to see their latest life-saving project. Call 908-213-6974 or email to reserve your seat, or table of 10.

SATURDAY OCTOBER 14 @ 9:30 am Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 381 Grand Street, Paterson, NJ: Solemn Pontifical Mass in the Traditional Latin Rite with Most Rev. Arthur Serratelli, Bishop of Paterson,assisted by the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter. to celebrate completed renovation of the Cathedral. Musical direction by Robert Harsaghy, who sang at the Corpus Christi Mass and Exaltation of the Holy Cross Masses at OLP Fords and who is musical director at Sacred Heart Parish in Clifton, NJ.  For more information, please contact Dr. Joseph Daly at or 973-464-2954 To join the choir or schola, please contact Robert Harsaghy at or (973) 420-7007

SATURDAYS OCTOBER 14 – DECEMBER 2, 10:15 am – 12:30 pm, St. Anthony Oratory, Fr. Wickens Hall (downstairs),1360 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052. The St. Anthony Latin School of West Orange will be holding an 8 week Latin Intensive Course. The course is a practical introduction to the Roman missal and breviary of the Traditional Latin Rite. Course will cover basic vocabulary, grammar, and correct pronunciation of Church Latin. Classes held for 8 successive Saturday mornings, Oct. 11-Dec. 2, 2017. Tuition: $160 Registration form and full payment due by Oct. 7, 2017. Late Registration Fee: $15. Enrollment form attached. For more information, email:

ALTERNATE MONDAYS OCTOBER 16 – DECEMBER 11 @ 7 pm – 9 pm St. Anthony of Padua, Monmouth Street, Jersey City, NJ. Enter the corner hall via 6th Street: The Baltimore Catechism  & The Worlds of C. S. Lewis with Rev. Fr. John A. Perricone Fall Semester Class Schedule: September 11 & 25, October 16 & 30, November 13 & 27, December 11. For more information contact Steve Elman at 201-793-7815 or the rectory at 201 653-0343

FRIDAY OCTOBER 20 – SUNDAY OCTOBER 22 Salesian National Shrine, Don Bosco Retreat Center, 174 Filors Lane, Stony Point, NY: “The Spiritual Combat” Men’s Retreat with Fr. John Perricone, sponsored by Agnus Dei Knights of Columbus. Open to all men 18 and older. Tentative agenda and flyer attached. Single rooms $225, double occupancy $200 via check made payable to Agnus Dei Council #12361. To reserve your spot, contact Dan Marengo at To view the retreat location, visit

SATURDAY OCTOBER 21 2 to 6 pm, St. John Paul II Maronite Catholic Church at Immaculate Conception, 199 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591:  The Theology Forum of Sleepy Hollow presents “Reformation or Revolution? Protestantism and the Creation of the Modern World:  How the religious upheaval ignited by Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli changed Western Civilization.”  Hosted by Rev. Dr. Richard A. Munkelt with lectures by Christopher A. Ferrara, Esq. (Luther’s Legacy: A Body Politic without a Soul),
Dr. John C. Rao (From One Basic Error to a Myriad of Delusions: A Reformation Guide to Modern Pluralism), and Prof. Brian M. McCall (The Rise of Protestantism and the Fall of Law and Economics). Panel discussion and Q&A to follow. Wine, beer, and light refreshments served. Suggested donation $10. Suggested reading: Luther and His Progeny: 500 Years of Protestantism, by Dr. John Rao which includes essays written by Father Richard Munkelt, Christopher Ferrara, and Brian McCall. Published by Angelico Press. $19.95 on Amazon.


PLEASE DONATE: The historic Shrine Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament in Raritan needs to repair the roof before winter weather sets in. So please send a donation in any amount made payable to Shrine Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, 52 West Somerset Street, Raritan, NJ 08869.

TEXAS FLOOD RELIEF: The Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter (FSSP) apostolate itself in Houston was not damaged by the flooding, Deo gratias! However, a number of families in the parish have lost everything. Few, if any, had flood insurance. Please see their parish website if you would like more info on how to help: Also, checks can be sent to:

Regina Caeli Parish, 8121 Breen Rd., Houston, TX 77064 (please specify FLOOD RELIEF on the memo line.)

HELP WANTED – ADORERS Our Lord asked His disciples, “Could you not watch one hour with Me?” Please console Our Lord in the beauty and silence of Shrine Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament. Call the Shrine Office at (908) 722-1489 to get on the schedule. Hours are posted at


*Shrine Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament: Choir members wanted to sing at the 11 am Latin Mass at Shrine Chapel on Sundays. Please call (908) 722-1489 and ask to be put in touch with Magdalena.

*St. Catherine’s Church, 110 Bray Avenue, North Middletown, NJ:  Rehearsals are on Fridays at 10 am in the Church, Mass is at 9 am Sundays and Holy Days as scheduled.


Men – and boys who have made their First Holy Communion – who can serve Latin Mass – or want to learn how to serve – are being sought for:

*11 am Sundays at Shrine Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, 52 West Somerset Street, Raritan, NJ. Please contact Fr. Robert Gorman at 908-722-1489 or Maria at (908) 310-3733.

*9 am Sundays, noon Mondays and Fridays, and Holy Days as scheduled, St. Catherine’s Church, 110 Bray Avenue, Middletown, NJ: Please contact Fr. Daniel Hesko at 732-787-1318.

HELP WANTED – SWAT TEAM FORMING! ITE, MISSA EST! Go, you are sent forth on a mission! We who love the Latin Mass must be like the Apostles St. Philip calling St. Bartholomew in the first chapter of John’s Gospel: “I have found the Messiah, COME AND SEE!” We are assembling a SWAT team – Serving Wherever Anyone Does Tridentine.  We need people who know and love the Mass with skills in writing business plans, fundraising, bookkeeping, cooking and hospitality, advertising and publicity, training, logistics (set up/clean up), print graphic and Web site design, musicians, singers and most importantly, Prayer Warriors to help grow the Mass. For more information, please watch the excellent presentation “How Metro Detroit Became a Center for Latin Liturgy” starting at the 43 minute mark to the 50 minute mark. Once you watch the 7 minute presentation – PLEASE REPLY TO THIS EMAIL STATING YOUR INTEREST!

INVITE AND SPONSOR A PRIEST FOR LATIN MASS TRAINING – Some options for Latin Mass training include:

Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) offers a 5-day, Monday through Friday training retreat 11-15 December 2017 and 14-18 May 2018. Cost is $400.00 plus travel to Denton, Nebraska See for more information.

Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (ICKSP) offers priests the opportunity to be introduced to the Rites of the classical Roman Liturgy individually or in small groups while living with the Institute’s community at one of our Oratories in the United States (there is one in West Orange, NJ) or at our International Seminary near Florence, Italy. For more information, please contact the U.S. Provincial Headquarters at 773-363-7409 or via email

The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius offer online training at their Sancta Missa web site as well as training videos and books via Biretta Books, such as this DVD:

As always, please continue to keep all priests, bishops and seminarians in your prayers. If you would like to join the Mothers with Generous Hearts Club to pray for vocations, or the Fasting Army for Priests, please contact Maria at


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