In time of pandemic your donation makes a difference and is appreciated. As a church that seeks to serve, we wanted to provide you the convenience of being able to give the way you want, whenever you want. Donate and support CTR Parish. ONLINE GIVING is easy, convenient, safe. MAY GOD BLESS YOU!!! DONATION
WANT TO TOUR CGE THE PLACE WHERE OUR MONEY-FILLED BABY BOTTLES WENT?
We completed the Baby Bottle Brigade on Mother’s Day, which supported Great Expectations a place in our neighborhood that provides hope for single mothers. On Wednesday, 01 June Great Expectations is providing a tour (not an open house) that begins at 12 PM. A continental breakfast will be served prior to the tour. It’s free but pre-registration is required.
Register for the tour by contacting Laurie Lachs by phone or email.
732-247-7003 Ext. 336.
An Update about Your Generosity to The Center for Great Expectations
The photo below shows members of the happy and grateful team bringing your wonderful Baby Bottle Brigade contributions to the Provident Bank. The team brought your donations of coins, currency, and checks to the bank, and so far your total contributions for the Center for Great Expectations are in excess of $4000! And we are still collecting!
There are about 100 bottles that have not been returned. If you have one, please bring it and place it in the baby crib near the altar honoring Mary at the front of the Church, by May 30th, Memorial Day.
(l to r) Celeste Onka, Deacon Tom Giacobbe, Amber (Bank employee) and John Tardy
Burning Questions Program
In early October, we will begin the “Burning Questions” program – a back-to-basics program designed to provide information/clarification of our catholic faith/theology/traditions. For about ten minutes before each Mass, the priest/deacon will review a variety of topics for the ongoing spiritual growth of all.
Are there specific topics you would like to be clarified or learn more about, such as: the sacraments, moral issues, confession, the Mass, etc.? This is your opportunity to refresh/expand your knowledge of the catholic faith/theology/traditions. Please submit your questions or specific topics of interest in the Sunday collection basket or mail to (PO Box 924, Manville, NJ 08835) or drop off at parish office (98 S. Second Ave.) or email to pastor@CTRmanville.com For questions/concerns call the office at 908-725-0072.
On Wednesday of this week, click onto the parish’s webpage, as we have an important message for you taken from the readings for next Sunday’s Mass.
This is just a reminder that our diocesan assessment and property insurance bills of $350,000 still have to be paid. Please take a step and give generously to these two collections. If possible, please increase your weekly offering by 20% or more.
PARTICIPATE in SYNOD ONLINE
Through the Church's Synod, Pope Francis wants you to participate in his Synod. The Pope wants to know how journeying together is happening today in your parish (or not). You can answer the Pope in one of the listening sessions throughout the diocese or online using the link:
Synod 2023 questionnaire
FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK
Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed!
OBITUARY AND UPCOMING FUNERALS
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, And let perpetual light shine upon them.
May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
Nazzerino R. "Ned" Panfile
Nazzerino Robert "Ned" Panfile entered into eternal life on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 with his loving family by his side.
Visitation will take place at Fucillo and Warren Funeral Home, 205 South Main Street, Manville, NJ 08835 on Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A funeral service will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home ending at 1p.m. At that time, services will end for the public with the immediate family following through with a private disposition.
Barbara J. Yarusinsky, 79, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at home with her loving family by her side.
The Funeral Mass will be on Friday, April 8, 2022 9:00 AM at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 98 South 2nd Ave., Manville, NJ. Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Hillsborough, NJ. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Ketusky Funeral Home.