SOLEMNITY OF MARY ISSUE
IN THIS ISSUE:
JANUARY 1 HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION COMING, PREPARE FOR MASS, BRING OTHERS!
TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS & POTLUCK BREAKFAST @ ST. CATHERINE’S
TLM ALTAR SERVER PRACTICE @ ST. JOHN’S ALLENTOWN NJ
DINNER & A MOVIE FUNDRAISER FOR LOCAL CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTERS
SPRING RETREAT for WOMEN with FR. JOHN A. PERRICONE ON LONG ISLAND
*UPDATED* NEW JERSEY LATIN MASS LOCATION MAP
SALVETE FRIENDS! CANDLEMAS on SATURDAY FEBRUARY 2 is the perfect opportunity to invite others who have never experienced the Latin Mass – or Catholicism – to offer worship that is due in all justice to God. Below in the listings are PDF flyers you can share, email, or print and photocopy. If one time or place doesn’t work for you, see the Locations page for alternatives. Whatever you do – First, Come to Mass that Saturday, and Second, Don’t miss a chance to bring someone new to Latin Mass – even if you’re the “new guy” yourself. Just offer yourself to God at Mass, the rest will come! For helpful advice, see the “First Time at a Latin Mass” page.
TUESDAY JANUARY 1, 2019 – FEAST OF THE CIRCUMCISION OF OUR LORD (OCTAVE OF CHRISTMAS) – HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION. THESE ARE ONLY SOME OF THE PARISHES OFFERING HOLY MASS FOR THE HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION. For additional times and locations, check the bulletins or contact the parishes linked here
@ 9 AM St. Anthony of Padua,
@ 9 AM (Low Mass) & 11 AM (High Mass) St. Anthony of Padua Oratory, 1360 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
SUNDAY, JANUARY 6 @ 8:45 AM – The Church of St. Catherine Laboure, 130 Bray Avenue, Middletown, NJ Traditional Latin Mass for the Epiphany followed by potluck Breakfast in the Parish Hall across the street from the School. Please bring your favorite breakfast food / snack /drink plus some to share. Please feel free to invite others to assist at Mass and come to breakfast afterward. This is an opportunity to introduce others to Catholicism and in particular to the Latin Mass, and to make them feel welcome in the Church. Tentative dates for 2019: February 3, March 3, April 7, (perhaps May 19 and June 23, or not at all), July 7, August 4, September 8, October 6, November 3 and December 1.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 6 @ 9 AM – St. Anthony of Padua, Traditional Latin High Mass for the Epiphany. Sacred Music by Cantantes in Cordibus.
If these times and places don’t work for you, please see the Locations page for alternative locales and click on the links to access the parish Web page or phone numbers.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019 @ 6 PM St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church,1282 Yardville-Allentown Road, Allentown, NJ 08501Traditional Latin Mass Altar Server Practice in the Church / Maiden of the Miraculous Medal Meeting in the Church Hall both at 6 PM, followed at 7:30 PM by Compline sung by Schola Cantorum in the Church, concluding with Benediction at 7:45pm in Church. Dinner follows at 8:00pm in the Church Hall for all Servers, MMM, Schola and families. Contact the parish office at 609-259-3391 for more information.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13, 2019 @ 3 PM, Knights of Columbus #857 Columbia Club, 130 Main Street, Woodbridge, NJ: Sunday Dinner and a Movie Fundraiser to benefit local Right to Life efforts. Nonna’s authentic Italian Sunday Dinner will be served in “Angelina’s Restaurant” at 3 pm, followed by a good movie at 4:30 pm. Enter the hall opposite the Reo Diner. Suggested donation: $15/adults, $10/movie only OR dinner only, $5/kids 8 to 12 years old, Free for kids under 8. Please make all checks payable to KofC #857. Proceeds help defray the costs of traveling to the March for Life on January 18. Please help grow this event by passing this invitation on to friends and to your local parish for inclusion in their weekly bulletin.
JANUARY 18, 2019, 10 am to 3 pm or later, National Mall, Constitution Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets, Washington, D.C. , MARCH FOR LIFE 2019. This year’s theme is “Unique from Day One.” Buses will be departing from St. Anthony’s Oratory, 1360 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052, St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church,1282 Yardville-Allentown Road, Allentown, NJ 08501
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2019 @ 10 am: Church of St. Dominic, 250 Old Squan Road, Brick, NJ 08724 Solemn Traditional High Mass of the Presentation of Our Lord and the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, with blessing and distribution of candles and procession. Sacred music by the Schola Cantorum of St. John the Baptist of Allentown NJ. Lunch reception to follow in the parish hall. (See flyer below)
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019: Pines Manor, 2085 Lincoln Highway Edison NJ 08817: SAVE THE DATE! Annual Charity Banquet with silent auction benefiting Life Choices Resource Center of Metuchen, NJ. Join us in honoring James & Debra Vokral, Lifetime Achievement Award recipients and Michael & Beth Ann Fitzpatrick, Faithful Servant Award recipients. Please support our silent auction by donating completed baskets or new items to be used in baskets, such as gift cards, electronics, wine, event tickets, bath & beauty items, children’s items, coffee, chocolate and other goodies. Please call 732 516 0822 or email LifeChoices (at) optonline (dot) net to donate or purchase tickets.
FRIDAY MARCH 15 – SUNDAY MARCH 17 Seminary of the Immaculate Conception Retreat House, 440 West Neck Road, Huntington, NY 11743: Retreat for Women, Rev. Fr. John A. Perricone, Retreat Master. Based on “Behold, I stand at the door and knock” (Apocalypse of St. John, 3:20), Father’s theme will be “The Redeemer as Patient Lover of Sinners.” All private rooms with personal bed and private bath, $225 each; no shared rooms. For more information, please contact Dan Marengo at 718 829 8056 or danmarengo at aol dot com. Retreat sponsored by Agnus Dei Knights of Columbus Council #12361, Bronx, NY. Click here for flyer.
FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019 @ 6:30 PM, Hyatt Regency, 200 Neilson Street, New Brunswick NJ 08901 2019 New Jersey Right to Life Banquet Dinner with Guest Congressman Trey Gowdy. MC will be NJ 101.5 Radio & TV Host Bill Spadea. Before April 3, 2019: Registration for NJRTL Members: $85 per person / $850 for reserved table of 10 for regular registration, $200 per person / $1,900 for table of 10 for VIP package. All registrations lower for students, higher for nonmembers. All registrations higher after April 3, 2019. Support Right to Life efforts in New Jersey!
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2019 @ 3 PM, Knights of Columbus #857 Columbia Club, 130 Main Street, Woodbridge, NJ: Sunday Dinner and a Movie Fundraiser to benefit local Crisis Pregnancy Centers. Nonna’s authentic Italian Sunday Dinner will be served in “Angelina’s Restaurant” at 3 pm, followed by a good movie at 4:30 pm. Enter the hall opposite the Reo Diner. Suggested donation: $15/adults, $10/movie only OR dinner only, $5/kids 8 to 12 years old, Free for kids under 8. Please make all checks payable to KofC #857. Please help grow this event by passing this invitation on to friends and to your local parish for inclusion in their weekly bulletin.
BONUS! Some news and blog entries you might enjoy viewing:
- TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27 @ 7 PM: Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 151 North Warren Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 800 people were in attendance! Solemn High Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Seventh Annual Mass of Thanksgiving. Rev. Brian Patrick Woodrow, Celebrant. Rev. H. Todd Carter, Deacon. Rev. Michael Wallack, Subdeacon. Reinberger Mass in G was sung by the Schola Cantorum of St. John the Baptist, Allentown. Reception followed in the Cathedral Hall. Visit Diocese of Trenton Celebration of the Latin Mass web site for photo album and flyer.
- Just 3 days before the November elections, Fr. Chad Ripperger led a powerful evening of prayer and reflection at St. Mary’s of Pine Bluff, Wisconsin. This was live-streamed on their Facebook page and their Web site, where it continues to be available for viewing. St. Mary’s pastor, Fr. Richard Heilman, wrote: “When I spoke with Fr. Ripperger about a possible topic for his talk, I said, “What does it look like if someone really wants to go all in – totally serious and committed – as a kind of “Navy Seal of Spiritual Warfare?” That’s when he offered the topic of “Different Levels of Spiritual Warfare.”
- Meditations on Judica Me Psalm 42
- Video of the Powerful Rosary Rally of Reparation at the MET here. There were Rosary Rallies in 21,345 locations across the USA that day.
- Video of the Pontifical Latin Mass at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Paterson here
- Pictures of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Mass at St. Dominic’s in Brick appeared here and here.
- Video of 9/11 Requiem Mass at St. Stephen’s in Kearney is here.
- New Catholic college starting near FSSP apostolate in Florida – information here.
- CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST NEW JERSEY LATIN MASS MAP!
- NOTE: there is currently no Latin Mass at St. Nicholas Tolentine in Atlantic City, NJ – Fr. Pham was reassigned to a church near Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin NJ, so please visit nearby St. Gianna Molla parish for Latin Mass. Prayers for AC!
As always, please continue to keep all bishops, priests, deacons and seminarians in your prayers, and work to support vocations!
Prayer, penance and fasting, now more than ever!
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