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In God We Trust

Saint Mary’s Parish 17 Pompton Avenue Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 973-835-0374

Schedule for Masses and Para-Liturgical Service (PLS) MONDAY thru FRIDAY—7:30 AM (Church) SATURDAY—9 AM (PLS) (Prayer Room) Reconciliation—4:30 - 5:00 PM (Church)

www.stmarys-pompton.org

All are Welcome!

Pray, Serve, Give Do good works each day.

SATURDAY EVE VIGIL—5:00 PM, 7:00 PM (Church) SUNDAY 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon, 5:00 PM (Church) 9:00 AM—Spanish Mass (Downey Hall) 10:30 AM—Interpreted for hearing impaired (Church) 10:30 AM—Family Liturgy (Downey Hall)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Adult Faith News..........................................8 Conversations on our Faith................. 8 Advent Mornings of Prayer...........................................5 Baptismal Aftercare Volunteer Opportunity.............4 Baptisms................................................. 3 Bishop’s Annual Appeal........................... 7 Bread and Wine....................................... 3 Contact Us............................................... 2 Daily Readings for the Week.................. 14 Deceased Names..................................... 3 Elementary Religious Education............... 7

TO CONTACT US:

Eucharistic Celebrations.......................... 3 Faith Direct.............................................. 4 Franciscan Discernment......................... 14 Giving Tree.............................................. 5 Hispanic Ministry News......................... 10-12 K of C Upcoming Events........................... 8 Lectio Divina............................................ 5 LGBT MInistry.......................................... 9 Memorial Vigil Lights Available................ 3 Military Personnel Names....................... 3 Ministerio Hispano de Santa María......10-12

St. Mary’s Parish . 17 Pompton Ave. Pompton Lakes NJ 07442

Phone: 973.835.0374 FAX: 973.835.8173 Web Site: www.stmarys-pompton.org Email: [email protected]

PASTOR - FR. FRANK SEVOLA, OFM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.0374x708 [email protected] ASSISTANT TO THE PASTOR - Anne Silversey.................973.835.0374x145 [email protected] PAROCHIAL VICARS Fr. Richard Husted, OFM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835-0374x710 [email protected] Fr. Joe Juracek, OFM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.0374x285 [email protected] Fr. Gonzalo Torres, OFM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973-835-0374x702 [email protected] ADULT FAITH FORMATION - Fr. Joe Juracek, OFM . . 973.835.0374x285 [email protected] CHRISTIAN CAREGIVING Beverly Joan Delleart, Certified Spiritual Dir . . . . . 973.835.0374x113 [email protected] Stephen Ministry, Journey with Cancer Ministry, Military Outreach DEACONS - Hal Clark, Thomas Kimak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.0374 DISABILITIES MINISTRY - Marie Cioletti. . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.7750x181 [email protected] ELEMENTARY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Alma Banta, Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.7750,x102 [email protected] Debbie Borroto -Rel. Ed. Administrative Asst. . . . . . . . 973.835.7750x130 [email protected] FOOD PANTRY - Jerry Provost, Director. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.831.4442 [email protected] HISPANIC MINISTRY - Milagros Anto . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.0374x703 [email protected]

Weekly Calendar

DATE/MINISTRY MON—November 14

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AA Step Meeting Rosary Devotion Medical Assistance Program ELL Classes AA in Spanish

TUES—November 15

AA Book Meeting Centering Prayer Franciscan Response to Fracking NA Meeting NARANON Meeting Women of Prayer & Spirit

PLACE

1:00 PM 5:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 7:45 PM

Carnevale Center Church Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Carnevale Center

1:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 7:30 PM 7:30 PM

Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Catherine Spina Hall Van Vooren Room Prayer Room

(The Weekly Calendar is continued next column)

Ministry News...................................... 8-9 Movie - An Inconvenient Truth................ 5 Parish Life Pictures ............................................13 Pathways Counseling Center.................... 9 Prayer Requests....................................... 3 St. Marys School News............................ 7 The Parish Store...................................... 9 The Pastor’s Desk.................................... 4 Volunteer Opportunity - Interpreter........ 5 Weekly Calendar..................................... 2 Youth Ministry...........................................6

MUSIC MINISTRY - Craig & Dorothy Limey. . . . . . . . . 973.835.0374x158 [email protected] ACCOMPANIST - Carrie Stewart . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.0374 x192 [email protected] R.C.I.A. - Stephen Kass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.879.3102 [email protected] SCHOOL - Carol La Salle, Principal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.2010 [email protected] SOCIAL JUSTICE - Jacquelyn Schramm . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.0374x191 [email protected] SPIRITUAL DIRECTION Beverly Joan Delleart, Certified Spiritual Dir . . . . . 973.835.0374x709 [email protected] YOUTH MINISTRY - Jennifer Ferraioli. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.5594x103 [email protected] Confirmation - Patricia Newton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 973.835.5594x160 [email protected] Religious Education 6,7,8 - Mary Ann Werner. . . . . . . 973.835.5594.161 [email protected] High School Youth Ministry - Michael Macalintal . . 973.835.5594x117 [email protected]

DATE/MINISTRY WED—November 16

Bible Study/Faith Conversations ELL Classes NA HOW Meeting

THURS—November 17 Adult Faith - 1 Samuel AA Men’s Meeting JustFaith Tolle Group Adult Faith - 1 Samuel Lost Angels Support Group Circle of Friendship

FRI—November 18 Women’s AA Meeting Open Mic Night AA in Spanish

SAT—November 19

St. Mary’s Singles’ Dance

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TIME

PLACE

10:00 AM 7:30 PM 7:30 PM

Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Van Vooren Room

8:00 AM 1:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 7:30 PM

Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Carnevale Center Van Vooren Room

1:00 PM 5:00 PM 7:45 PM

Carnevale Center Downey Hall Carnevale Center

8:00 PM

Downey Hall

ffering cards for Altar Flowers are available at the Parish Office. These make wonderful remembrance gifts; the suggested donation is $50.

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Eucharistic Celebrations Para-Liturgical Services (PLS) MONDAY 7:30 AM

November 14 † John (Jack) Bergen (8th Ann.) † Mildred Bergen

TUESDAY 7:30 AM

November 15 † Basil Ricci, Joseph Molaro † Jenny Vasquez

WEDNESDAY 7:30 AM

November 16 † Kevin Patrick Harkin † David Vasquez



THURSDAY 7:30 AM

November 17 Special Intention



FRIDAY 7:30 AM

November 18 † Jean & John Aniello † William Cooper

SATURDAY 9:00 AM (PLS)

November 19 Special Intention

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o everything there is a season and...

“...a time to be healed...”

Nate & Charlie Gardner, Tyler Yukow, Baby Ryan McGahran, Gene Hiller, Dawn Pettenger, Larry Roth, Claire Lavelle Reveille, Jay Stein, Jerome Foray, Robert Lenthe, Tim Jones, Grace & Ed McVey, Tanya Martin, Diane Ryan, Kathy Nestico Kolibas, Tom Hallenerman, James Russo, Albert D’Amore Jr., Agnes Farrell, David Reinhart, Wanda Bukowczyk, Mike Gonzalez, Rosemary Sevola, Nancy, Cyndy Grecco, Maggie B., Claire Lavelle Reveille, Christina Funicello, Amanda Schroeder, Peggy Syracuso



Please note: to add a loved one [relative or friend] to the prayer list, please call the Parish Office at 973.835.0374 - names for healing will be listed for 30 days.

“...a time to serve...”

SATURDAY 5:00 PM C/H-Fr. Frank

November 19 † Joan Parker & Renee Wolfarth † Patrick T. O’Donnell (7th Ann.) † Mary Luzzi, Joseph Andelora † Herman L. Gohde, Nancy Senkeleski † Grace Lopotro, John Day † Edward Cusack, Eric Blickenderfer

7:00 PM C/H-Fr. Frank

† Fr. Richard Biasiotto, OFM

SUNDAY 7:30 AM C/H-Fr. Joe

November 20 - Christ the King † Adeline Hazekamp (15th Ann.) † Kevin Patrick Harkin (6th Ann) † Walter Giordano, Dolly Altieri

9:00 AM C/H-Fr. Joe

† William McClurg (1st Ann.) † Helen Kasper, Peter Meehan

9:00 AM Spanish Mass C/H-Fr. Frank

For the People of the Parish

10:30 AM

† Kathleen Phelan † Paul J. Liskay † Elmer Calabrese In Thanksgiving

C/H-Fr. Joe







For the People of the Parish

12:00 PM C/H-Fr. Richard

† Shirley Constantin, Carmela Tondo † Helen & George Corbo, Glenn Bott

5:00 PM C/H-Fr. Richard

† Lawrence Tilli









10:30 AM Family Liturgy Downey Hall C/H-Fr. Frank

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“...a time to be born...”

Paige Colella, Michael Carnavale Jr., Jack Alcalde, Ein Parada, Logan Peralta, Christopher Nilsson, Katherine Degnan, Avery Coldwell

C-Celebrant — H-Homilist

(Interpreted for the Hearing Impaired)

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1st Lt. Joseph Ross, US Army, Iraq — Lt. Jessica T. Atterbury, US Navy, Afghanistan Ryan Nicol, Paris Island, SC Major Lawrence A. (Kip) Rainey, US Marine PFC Joey Del Vecchio, NYC PFC Henry Lindstrom, US Army Intelligence — Capt. Erin McCormack, Washington, DC SO Andrew Charman, USN Airman Jamie Lynn Clayton, US Airforce, Goodfellow AFB, TX CPT James Hanke, Iraq — Cpl. Tim Taffin, US Marine, Iraq PFC Nathan Hunt, US Marines, South Carolina Kristie Atelek, Lakeland Air Force Base, Texas CMCN Michael LeTennier, US Navy, Little Creek, VA Joseph P. Roberts, MCS, 29 Palms, CA — PFC Sean Jennings, US Marine, Afghanistan SPC Sean J. Carey, 10th Mountain Div., US Army, Afghanistan Corp. Edmund Espanol, US Marine, Afghanistan SGT Ryan Cronin, US Army, Ft. Riley, KS — SO Chris Sabatini, US Navy SO Justin Bensinger, US Navy—LCpl. Devin Taranto, USMC CSM Robert Hammerle, Army, Iraq — Sgt. Mark Ashley, USMC Afghanistan LTJG Brian Schoenig, Riverine Squadron Three, Yorktown, VA LCpl Michael Formisano III, US Marines, Afghanistan LCpl Dylan Sylvestri, US Marines, Afghanistan SSG Kevin Carey, 3rd Special Forces Group, Afghanistan SPC Brian R. Sudol, 10th Mountain Div., US Army, Afghanistan SPC Dean V. Lucas, US Army, Afghanistan — SO David Welsh, US Navy SGT Ryan J. Heppel, US Marines, Camp Pendleton, CA SGT Jeffrey L. Calzaretta, US Marines, CLamp Legeune, NC LCpl Anthony Pellegrini, US Marines, Okinawa SGT Tiffany Thumann, US Army, Ft. Drum, New York HM Jaeson Henderson, US Navy, North Carolina LCpl Steven John Martinelli, US Marines, Arizona Major Daniel J. Ciccarelli, USMA, Faculty, West Point 2nd LT Lindsey Melia Combs, National Guard, PA LCpl Jake Shovlowsky, USMC, Germany Cpl Justyn Shovlowsky, USMC, Camp Legeune, NC LtCol David Dean, U.S. Army, Ft. Hood, TX LCDR Matthew T. Abazia, US Navy

“...a time to die...”

Francis J. Nevins, James McManus



Memorial Vigil Lights

here are three Memorial Vigil Lights available. The cost for a vigil light is $100; it will stay lit for one year. If you are interested in a vigil light in memory of a loved one, please stop at the Parish Center and fill out a request form.

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he Bread and Wine this week have been donated in loving memory of Jack Bergen from his wife, children and grandchildren.

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The Pastor’s Desk Dear Friends, May the Lord give you peace! I just returned from voting. Since this column is due to the bulletin editor by Tuesday morning, I don’t know who the next President of the United States will be. However, by the time you are reading this we all will know. A long, vitriolic, divisive, difficult and maybe even a bit un-American campaign season is behind us, but now the real work begins. It’s time for us Americans to unite and heal our nation and move forward. As Catholics we have a special obligation to lead the way in reconciliation. So here are a few of my thoughts as we move ahead. First of all, no matter what you may have heard or read from any misinformed priest, bishop or surrogate, no one is going to hell based on their vote for President. That is completely contrary to Catholic teaching. Voting/following your conscience is not worthy of eternal condemnation! It is our patriotic duty to accept the legitimacy of the election and restore confidence in our democracy. It is contrary to Catholic teaching to fan the flames of hatred against Muslims or any religious group. It is contrary to Catholic teaching to fan the flames of hatred against immigrants, minorities, the disabled and women. It is contrary to Catholic teaching to undermine the dignity of the human person from the moment of conception to natural death. This includes, but is not limited to, abortion, euthanasia, poverty, hunger and homelessness. We must care for the human person every step of the way. We must recommit ourselves to the Catholic and American value of solidarity within society. Venomous and personal attacks on one another only serve to tear down the person and damage our solidarity within society. We must return to the basic American principle of respecting one another’s views when they differ from our own without demonizing the person. In short, sisters and brothers, we must work toward reconciliation in our nation at every turn. We must work to include all people, regardless of faith, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability or even immigration status in our American way of life. That is not only our American duty, it is our Catholic duty. Let us pray for our new President, our nation and our world. May the United States always be leaders in peace, the first to welcome those in need and a beacon of hope for all the world. And now, in honor of our veterans who made the American way of life possible, a reflection: Is Veterans Day really a holiday or is it a holy day? It’s a holy day when we reflect on the many women and men who serve in the military and put their own lives in danger for the freedom we enjoy. (The Pastor’s Desk is continued in the next column)



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It’s a holy day when we stop our daily life routines to celebrate at a parade, pause our businesses and close our schools to show joy and respect for what our veterans have done for us and our nation, for the rights and freedoms that they have won and protected through all these years. It’s a holy day when we remember and give thanks to God for our veterans who have returned safely from areas of conflict and war. It’s a holy day when we stop everything we are doing and consider what government and military benefits, or lack thereof, our veterans who are returning from service find here at home. It’s a holy day when we feel the pain of guilt and experience the sadness for those veterans who are homeless, disabled from combat wounds, affected by mental, emotional and spiritual agonies and are left alone in their suffering. It’s a holy day when we mourn our own selfishness for forgetting to thank and be ever grateful to those veterans who have served our country yet feel unappreciated, lonely and forgotten. To all veterans, today and every day, we say thank you for protecting us and keeping us safe. We bless you, pray for you and pledge to never forget the sacrifices you have made for our country and for us. It was a great week at St. Mary’s and I’m looking forward to another one to come. Thanks for all you do for us and have a great week yourself! Pace e Bene, Fr. Frank Sevola, OFM Pastor Fr. Frank can be reached at [email protected]

FaithDirect Reasons to make Your Offertory Gift through FaithDirect No more checks to write or envelopes to find Greater security than cash or checks No cost for you to participate Online control of your offertory giving - including special collections Reduction of envelopes and postage expense for St. Mary’s. Earn credit card points for your offertory gifts To enroll in FaithDirect, either go to www.faithdirect.net, call 866.507.8757 [St. Mary’s Code is NJ 23] or mail an enrollment form [available in the Parish Office]. Thank you for your support!

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Advent Mornings of Prayer Saturdays, December 3, 10, 17 Catherine Spina Hall, 9:00 - 11:00 AM Led by Fr. Joe Come reflect, discuss and pray!!!

Lectio Divina

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ectio Divina (Latin for Divine Reading) is a traditional Benedictine practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer intended to increase the knowledge of God’s Word. It is not a theological analysis, but a sharing time for reflection and interpretation. On three Mondays during Advent [December 5, 12 and 19] from 7:00 - 8:00 PM in the Prayer Room, we will use the Gospel for the following Sunday as our point of reference. The hour-long practice goes back to monastic times when the same scripture passage is read three times with a period of silence after each reading, followed by participants sharing their insight into God’s Word (if they choose). This is based on two beliefs: 1) silent time gives time to listen to God and 2) each of us carries a piece of the Good News within our hearts.

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his is the 39th year of St. Mary’s Giving Tree; we again invite you to share the Gift of Christmas with those less fortunate. Please consider selecting an ornament from our Giving Trees [hanging in church, the Carnevale Center and the Parish Office] to help someone in need experience a special gift this Christmas Season. Please make a check payable to St. Mary’s and drop it off [with the ornament] in the Giving Tree box at the Parish Center. You can also mail your check [with the ornament] to St. Mary’s Parish. [Gift cards will again be provided by St. Mary’s School Scrip Program.] We thank you for your support and remind all that your checks and ornaments are due in the Parish Office by Wednesday, December 7.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

at St Mary’s Medical Assistance Program

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e need your skills as an English-Spanish speaker to be a volunteer interpreter for our FREE CLINIC.

If you: • Are at least 18 years old. • Speak English and Spanish fluently. • Would like to gain valuable experience and skills working in a professional medical clinic – even if you have no medical experience now. • are conscientious, hard-working, love helping people, and want to feel appreciated. • then please contact Rita Kelly([email protected]) or Fr. Gonzalo.

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Contacts: 973.835.5594 Middle School Religious Education /Middle School: Mary Ann Werner, ext. 161 [email protected] Confirmation: Pat Newton, ext. 160 [email protected]

http://www.facebook.com/stmarysym

High School Youth Minister: Michael Macalintal, ext. 117

https://twitter.com/#!/stmarysym INSTAGRAM: stmarysym

Director: Jennifer Ferraioli, ext. 103

[email protected] [email protected]

To register for any Youth Ministry event or program, visit: https://registration.stmarys-pompton.com/custom/?CFID=28322355&CFTOKEN=87570748

HIGH SCHOOL

CONFIRMATION

Youth Band will be rehearsing in the Carnevale Center Wednesday at 6:00 PM followed by Movie Night.

Youth Mass, December 4, 5:00 PM. Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors needed! Contact Mike if you are available that day. A group of high school students are spending this weekend at the Romero Center in Camden, NJ where they will be serving the communities of Camden and North Philadelphia. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers!

Movie Night is this week, November 16, 7:00 PM in the Youth Center! December Journey Team will meet this Sunday, November 13, 4:00 PM in the Youth Center. This Sunday, November 13, at 6:30 PM, St. Bonaventure University and Siena College will be visiting the parish for an information session! This is open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors! We will be meeting in the conference room located in the school! Register today on our webpage!

ATTENTION PHASE 1 & PHASE 2 CANDIDATES.. November/December Formation Journal Events • •

First Sunday in Advent! Saturday, November 26 & Sunday, November 27, any mass Immaculate Conception, Wednesday, December 7, Vigil Mass 7 PM Thursday, December 8, Mass 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM or 4:00 PM All masses are in church.

Remember the Formation Journal is a 2-part process; attend the event and then report on it through the online Formation Journal report found on webpage http://www.stmarys-pompton.org/ Ministry/Youth%20Ministry-365-Formation%20Journal/

ATTENTION PHASE 2 CANDIDATES—

MIDDLE SCHOOL RELIGIOUS ED Advent Presentation: is for 6, 7, 8 grades. Presentations will be offered:

Final Advent

November 19. It is for parent(s) and Child(ren). The morning session 10:30-11:45 AM with last names beginning with A-M. The afternoon session is 1:00-2:15 PM with last names beginning with N-Z in the Catherine Spina Hall. Register online registration.

7 GRADE REGISTRATION IS OPEN – To register, go to th

online registration under quick link.

7th grade Religious Education begins January 8/9, 2017 April 9/10, 2017.

Middle School Religious Ed Liturgy Formation Requirements: Attend 1 Youth Mass and 2 Special Liturgies, then complete form on the Middle School Religious Education in Youth Ministry webpage.

1. The November FAMILY GATHERS is up and due November 30! Go to webpage: http://www.stmarys-pompton.org/Ministry/Youth%20Ministry630-Confirmation%20Family%20Gathers/ for more information and to submit your report. 2. There has been a change to the Phase 2 schedule. Please be advised Meeting #15 planned for Phase 2 candidates on 12-18-16 (Sunday groups) and 12-20-16 (Tuesday groups) has been changed as follows: Sunday 6:00-7:30 PM candidates will meet on 12/18/2016 from 6:00 -7:00 PM. Sunday 7:45-9:15 PM candidates will meet on 12/18/2016 from 7:30-8:30 PM. Tuesday groups will meet on 12/18/2016 from 7:30-8:30 PM. This will replace the Tuesday 7:00-8:30 PM meeting All meetings will take place in Downey Hall of the Carnevale Center.

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Elementary Religious Education

St. Mary’s School News

Grades 1-5

Hours: Monday through Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Closed Friday



“LET’S START HEAVEN HERE”

For detailed information about Grades 1 through 5, go to www.stmarys-pompton.org (under Ministries - Religious Education)

Our students are involved in many STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) investigations. The First Grade recently studied living and non-living things in a hands-on investigation. Our Sixth Graders created a polyhedron package large enough to hold an item. Our Seventh Grade did an investigation exploring the relationship between distance, time and average speed. STEM offers our students the ability to explore real world scenarios and applications for solving problems. Sincerely, Carol La Salle, Principal

We are still in need of two more 1st Grade CCD teachers for Thursday afternoons from 3:45 - 5:15 PM. Detailed lesson plans and all necessary materials will be provided; please call Mrs. Banta at 973.835.7750 if interested.

Important 1st & 2nd Grade CCD Dates!!! Grade 1 1st Grade CCD begins with a Parent/Child Advent Workshop From 10:00 – 11:30 AM, in the Carnevale Center Last Name: A-F—Saturday, November 26 Last Name: G-N—Saturday, December 3 Last Name: O-Z—Saturday, December 10

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o to smile.amazon.com, link your current Amazon account with St. Mary’s School and we will automatically receive 0.5% of your purchase. Just make sure it’s St. Mary’s, Pompton Lakes. Questions? email [email protected]

1st grade CCD Classes begin Wednesday, January 4, & Thursday, January 5 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM in the Carnevale Center Parents are asked to remain for the 1st class for a parent meeting & Student Enrollment Ceremony Grade 2

Final Celebration of Reconciliation 6:30 -7:15 PM in church Last Name: S-Z—Monday, November 14

2016 Bishop’s Annual Appeal -

*************************** 2nd Grade Parent/ Child Advent Workshop 1:00 - 2:30 PM in the Carnevale Center Last Name: A-F—Saturday, November 26 Last Name: G-N—Saturday, December 3 Last Name: O-Z—Saturday, December 10

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************************** 2nd Grade CCD Classes begin: Monday, January 9 & Tuesday, January 10 (PLEASE NOTE THE CORRECTED DATES!!!) 3:45-5:15 PM in the Carnevale Center First Eucharist Parent(only) Meeting with Fr. Frank Sunday, January 15, 2:00 PM in church Questions? 973.835.7750

Please be as generous as you are able; for your convenience, online gifts can be made at www.2016appeal.org.

Be Rich in Good Works

his past May, after years of study, ten men were ordained to the priesthood for our Diocese. As they prepared for their vocation, they were supported by family and friends. When you pledge to the Annual Appeal, you also support these men since the funds are used to help meet the cost of priestly formation and education.

Thank you for your support.

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Ministry News Food Pantry News “Like us” on Facebook!

Your contributions of food, supermarket gift cards and cash are deeply appreciated!

What’s Needed Now—Vegetable Oil, Pancake Mix, Syrup, Snacks, Oatmeal, Canned Potatoes, 64-oz Juice, Manwich, Spam, Bar Soap, Laundry Detergent, Soups, Pasta [not spaghetti] Small Juice Boxes, Small Fruits [peaches, oranges, mixed applesauce], Paper Towels, Cereal Targeted Drive: Thanksgiving Dinner—November 12-

THE BOOK OF JUDGES Thursdays: December 1, 8, 15 8:00 - 9:30 AM in Carnevale Center Room 101/102 7:00 - 8:30 PM in Carnevale Center Room 101/102

Conversations on our Faith

13—TURKEYS**, Cranberry Sauce, Stuffing, Gravy,

Sweet Potatoes, Canned Potatoes, All Canned Vegetables, Coffee, Frosting, Cake Mixes, Frosting, Soup, Oatmeal, Pancake Mix, Syrup ** Turkeys should be brought to the Parish Office. Please Note—The Targeted Food Drive is held on the 2nd Sunday of each month; the box truck, manned by the Boy Scouts, will be parked in the parking lot for your donations. Thank you for your generous response to October’s targeted drive!

Wednesdays, 10:00 AM in the Carnevale Center Sacraments - November/December Morality - January/February, 2017 Lent - March/April, 2017 The Journey with Jesus - April/May, 2017

Come one, come all - come to one or come to all! Not a class, but a time to read, hear and renew some basics of our faith. Flyers with all the dates and topics are available in the church lobby and Parish Office.

Please note: When donating food, check the expiration dates. Outdated food must be thrown out.

Thanksgiving Singles’ Dance—Saturday,

November 19, 8:00 PM - 12:00 PM in the Carnevale Center. Admission $15 [tickets at door only] includes beer/wine [limit 2 drinks per person], nonalcoholic beverages, munchies, a DJ and door prizes. See you November 19!

Can you Help?—

We need a few people to help vacuum the church - it takes about 11/2 hours every three weeks on Wednesday mornings. Please call the Parish Office [973.835.0374] and leave your name and phone number if you can help.

Free Blood Pressure Screening—Offered

by St. Mary’s Health & Wellness Ministry this Sunday, November 13, 9:30 AM - 12:00 noon in the Carnevale Center. Questions? Please call Rita Kelly at 973.696.5960.

Lost Angels Bereavement Support Group—Our

next gathering will be Thursday, November 17, at 7:30 PM in the Carnevale Center. For more information, please contact Donna Andelora at [email protected] or 973.713.9962.

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GOT 10 MINUTES?

heck out our webpage [under Adult Faith Formation] and learn about the Scriptures. These short videos (under 10 minutes) explain the basic teachings of the text. A new video will be up every Tuesday. Check it out!

Circle of Friendship Ministry—A

support group for separated or divorced persons. Informal, friendly, confidential meetings let us share emotions, problems and joys as we journey together - non-denominational - all faiths welcome. Please join us - we meet the first, third and fifth Thursdays of each month in St. Mary’s VanVooren Room, from 7:30 - 9:00 PM. Questions or concerns? Call Jeff Rusnak at 973.831.9847.

Upcoming K of C Events December 4, Sunday- Breakfast with Santa January 21, Saturday - Beefsteak Tricky Tray February 12, Sunday - Valentine’s Breakfast March 1, Wednesday - Ash Wednesday Fish Fry

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Pathways Counseling Center, Inc.

LGBT Ministry—PRAY - SERVE - GIVE - All

are Welcome! Our next meeting will be Saturday, November 19, 7:00 PM. We are all invited to attend Eucharist with our Director of LGBT Ministry [Roy Corson] at St. Mary’s Church at 7:00 PM. We will give thanks to God for the gifts we all bring to the Church. We are disciples of Jesus Christ and are inspired to take action by the charism of St. Francis of Assisi to welcome, worship and witness. By welcoming, celebrating and engaging, we are an example to our Catholic Community in fostering an inclusive environment. We have regular gatherings, social events, guest presenters, days and evenings of prayer and reflection. Contact us via email: Roy Corson at [email protected]

Soup Kitchen—Volunteers are needed to help serve at the

Jersey City Soup Kitchen next Saturday, November 19. Please call the Parish Office by Wednesday evening if you can help with this rewarding ministry. A committee member will contact you with details.

973.835.6337 Dr. Pamela Hall, Clinical Director Office Phone: 732.826.1231 Carol Kemmerer Email: [email protected]

Gary V. Cupo, Board of Trustees Vice President Pathways Counseling Center: 16 Pompton Avenue Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 Website: www.pathwayscounseling.org Fax: 973.616.4688

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Pathway’s Counseling Center is hiring Licensed Professional

Counselors and Licensed Clinical Social Workers. If you or someone you know is looking for a rewarding opportunity to work with children, individuals and families, please contact Dr. Pam Hall, Psy.D, our Clinical Director, to discuss these opportunities. Dr. Hall can be reached at 732.826.1231. Please email all resumés to: [email protected]

A Great Way to Help Others— Bring one Food

The Parish Store

Pantry item when you attend Beauty and the Beast at the Rhino Theatre [November 11 - December 11] - online ticket reservations at: www.RhinoTheatre.com .

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and

women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, selfsupporting, multiracial, apolitical and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. AA meets at St. Mary’s Parish weekly. Please refer to the Weekly Calendar on page 3 for meeting days and times.

Narcotics Anonymous – 12-step fellowship meeting. NA is a

resource in our community and a viable option for recovery for those seeking to stop using drugs, lose the obsession to use and find a new way of life, clean. We meet weekly on Tuesdays at 7:30 PM at St. Mary’s Parish in the Carnevale Center. Questions? Call 800-992-0401.

Religious Articles & Gifts 326 Wanaque Ave., Pompton Lakes 973.835.0009 [email protected] Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Thursday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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he Parish Store is stocked with all your Advent needs. Stop by for a great selection of Advent prayer books, Advent wreaths and candles and Advent Calendars. The Advent Wreath serves as a powerful visual reminder of the holiness of the season. The light of the candles invites us to quiet ourselves during this busy time and reflect on the true meaning of Christmas. Whether at home or at church, it provides an invitation to wait and pray in hopeful anticipation for the coming Christ. We are called to welcome the light of Christ into our lives.

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Ministerio Hispano de Santa María Nuestros Líderes

Pastor: Padre Frank Sevola, ofm [email protected] Directora del Ministerio Hispano: Milagros Anto 973.835. 0374, ext 703 o 201.841.0269 (lunes a viernes de 4 pm a 9 pm) [email protected] Facebook: Vicario para la pastoral hispana: Padre Gonzalo de Jesús Torres-Acosta, ofm 973.835.0374, ext 702, [email protected] Comité Hispano: Antonio & Guadalupe Xochipa, Raul & Nubia Tamayo, Valentín León, Luz A. Quiñones, Lourdes Huertas, Angelina Nuci, Josefina Soperanes, Cipriano Oropeza, Elizabeth Ramírez, Judith Navarro, Isabel Soperanes, Mauricio Soperanes, Carmen Lagunes, Aurora & Ramos Díaz, Elvira Guerrero, Andrés & Digna Mesa, Belinda Orellano –Rojas, Marissa Díaz, Daisy Moreno and Samuel Sánchez.

fuese castigada por el noble germánico, según la leyenda Dios hizo convertir el contenido del cesto en rosas. Igualmente es común hallar representaciones de Santa Isabel, donde está rodeada de gente pobre o enferma, aunque casi como motivo fijo se halla el cesto lleno de rosas o de hogazas de pan. Domingo 20 de noviembre - Taller - Adviento. El domingo 20 de noviembre de 9AM a 12PM, el Padre Enrique Arango, ST volverá a Santa María a compartir su fe. Comenzando con la Eucaristía en el Centro Carnevale a las 9AM, desayuno simple y luego la charla principal en el sótano de la iglesia.

JUEVES 24 DE NOVIEMBRE 2016 – Día de Acción de Gracias

Los domingos a las 9:00 AM en el Centro Carnevale (10 Lenox Ave, Pompton Lakes, NJ). Durante el año celebramos varias eucaristías en la iglesia principal. Algunas celebraciones son bilingües como la Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe, la Vigilia Pascual, y el Día de Acción de Gracias (Thanksgiving)

En aquel tiempo, cuando Jesús iba de camino a Jerusalén…le salieron al encuentro diez leprosos, los cuales se detuvieron a lo lejos y a gritos le decían: “Jesús, maestro, ten compasión de nosotros”. Al verlos, Jesús les dijo: “Vayan a presentarse a los sacerdotes”. Mientras iban de camino, quedaron limpios de la lepra. Uno de ellos, al ver que estaba curado, regresó, alabando a Dios en voz alta, se postró a los pies de Jesús y le dio las gracias. Ése era un samaritano. Entonces dijo Jesús: “¿No eran diez los que quedaron limpios? ¿Dónde están los otros nueve? ¿No ha habido nadie, fuera de este extranjero, que volviera para dar gloria a Dios?” Después le dijo al samaritano: “Levántate y vete. Tu fe te ha salvado”. (Lucas 17:11-19) Los católicos no sólo debemos celebrar el Día de Acción de Gracias con profundo espíritu de oración, agradecimiento y alegría, sino que la celebración de este día nos debe llevar a recordar que nuestra vida como católicos es una constante acción de gracias. A través de nuestros actos de la vida cotidiana, que deben todos ellos dar gloria a Dios, y de manera especial a través de la celebración de la Eucaristía.

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JUEVES 24 DE NOVIEMBRE 2016 – Día de Acción de Gracias

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Misa en Español

“Entonces le preguntaron: "Maestro, ¿cuándo va a ocurrir esto y cuál será la señal de que ya está a punto de suceder?" Él les respondió: "Cuídense de que nadie los engañe, porque muchos vendrán usurpando mi nombre y dirán: 'Yo soy el Mesías. El tiempo ha llegado'. Pero no les hagan caso. Cuando oigan hablar de guerras y revoluciones, que no los domine el pánico, porque eso tiene que acontecer, pero todavía no es el fin… Pero antes de todo esto los perseguirán a ustedes y los apresarán; los llevarán a los tribunales y a la cárcel, y los harán comparecer ante reyes y gobernadores, por causa mía. Con esto darán testimonio de mí. Grábense bien que no tienen que preparar de antemano su defensa, porque yo les daré palabras sabias, a las que no podrá resistir ni contradecir ningún adversario de ustedes.” Lucas 21: 5-19

JUEVES 17 DE NOVIEMBRE 20156– Memoria de Santa Isabel de Hungría

Isabel se quedó viuda siendo aún joven, dedicó su riqueza a los pobres, construyó hospitales. A partir de su canonización en 1236 se convirtió en un símbolo de caridad cristiana para toda Europa. Santa Isabel se suele comúnmente representar como una dama vestida con ropas reales y corona cargando un cesto lleno de rosas. Esto es una alegoría al milagro de las rosas que ocurrió cuando estaba obsequiando pan a los pobres y fue sorprendida por su cuñado Conrado de Turingia. Para que no tuviese que mentir, o (Continúa en la siguiente columna)

Habrá una Misa bilingüe en la iglesia a las 9:00AM

Domingo diciembre 11- Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe

La Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe en Santa María será el 11 de diciembre. Habrá una procesión que saldrá de la Iglesia de San Antonio a las 6:00 AM, cruzando Butler, Bloomingdale, y Riverdale, para llegar a Santa María en Pompton Lakes a las 8:30 AM. La Misa bilingüe, con Mariachis, será a las 9AM en la Iglesia Principal. Después de la Misa habrá una fiesta en el Centro Carnevale. ¡Todos están invitados!

Comunidades Franciscanas de Discernimiento en el norte de Nueva Jersey

Los frailes franciscanos de la Provincia del Santo Nombre invitamos a hombres solteros entre las edades de 21 a 45 años, interesados en conocer más acerca de nuestra vida franciscana, a que nos acompañen a orar y cenar en alguna de nuestras fraternidades locales (Butler, Wood-Ridge, Paterson, Ringwood, and Pompton Lakes). Para más información y reservación, por favor comunicarse con nuestro Director Regional de Vocaciones el Padre Gonzalo Torres, OFM [email protected] or 973.835.0374 (ext 702). “La Provincia del Santo Nombre es una fraternidad evangélica y misionera llamada a servir en el Este de los Estados Unidos y en el extranjero. Arraigados en la tradición católica y franciscana, somos discípulos de Cristo que buscamos llevar el Evangelio a la experiencia diaria de todas las personas a través del testimonio franciscano, la predicación popular, la enseñanza y el liderazgo pastoral. Impulsamos el discipulado cristiano colaborando con aquéllos a quienes servimos y solidarizándonos con todas las personas, especialmente las alienadas, los inmigrantes y los pobres.”

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Ministerio Hispano de Santa María Domingo diciembre 11-Vigila de la Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe A las 11:00 PM en la iglesia principal – Eucaristía, y comida caliente

Alcohólicos Anónimos- AA in Spanish at Saint Mary’s Church

¿Sabías que el alcoholismo es una enfermedad progresiva y de consecuencias fatales? Alcohólicos Anónimos invita a la comunidad a las reuniones para hombres y mujeres. El grupo AA en español empezará este viernes 8 de Julio en el cuarto 201 (segundo piso) del Centro Carnevale. Serán 2 reuniones semanales lunes y viernes. de 8:00PM a 10:00PM. En el Centro Carnevale de la Iglesia de Santa María- 10 Lenox Avenue, Pompton Lakes NJ, 07442. ¡Tu familia también sufre! ¿Estás desesperado y no sabes cómo parar de beber? Nosotros te podemos ayudar. No esperes hasta quedarte en la calle ¡NO FALTES TE ESPERAMOS!

Bautismos en español

Requisitos: Certificado de Nacimiento del(a) niño(a), padrinos y asistir a una clase antes de la celebración del Sacramento (padres y padrinos). Las clases se dictan en el Centro Carnevale (10 Lenox Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ, 07442). Información: Milagros Anto, o Padre Gonzalo. Si desea bautizar su hijo(a) en inglés debe asistir a una clase y llamar a la secretaria parroquial Claire Fagan 973.835.5841, ext 120.

Catequesis/Preparación para la Primera Comunión en español

Este programa consiste de 2 años de preparación de septiembre a junio. Las clases son los martes a las 6:30 PM en el Centro Carnevale (10 Lenox Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ, 07442). Requisitos: Partida de Bautismo y tener entre 8 a 13 años de edad. Nuestra directora es Angelina Nuci. Colabora como catequista en este programa Esmeralda Vargas. Información: Milagros Anto, o Angelina Nuci (973.866.8431) [email protected] Si desea que su hijo(a) se prepare en inglés debe comunicarse con la señora Alma Banta, la Directora Parroquial de Educación Religiosa, al tel 973.835.7750, ext 102 ([email protected]).

Preparación para la Confirmación en español

Este programa consiste de 2 años de preparación de septiembre a junio. Es un camino juvenil muy interesante y una oportunidad para crecer en la Fe Católica. Requisitos: Partida de Bautismo, certeza de que ha hecho la Primera Comunión, padrinos y estar cursando la escuela secundaria. Las clases son los miércoles a las 6:30 PM en el Centro Carnevale (10 Lenox Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ, 07442). Nuestra directora es Milagros Anto. Colabora como catequista Samuel Sánchez; ayudado por Kimberly Díaz, Belinda Orellano– Rojas, Marissa Diaz, Luis y Erick Herrera, Oscar García y Cariño. Información: Milagros Anto. Si desea que su hijo(a) se prepare para la Confirmación en inglés debe comunicarse con la señora Pat Newton, la Coordinadora Parroquial de Confirmación, at 973.835.5594 ext 160 ([email protected])

Preparación Matrimonial en español

Ante todo les invitamos a HABLAR CON EL SACERDOTE, para acompañarlos en su decisión libre y madura. Esto evita trámites, tiempo y gastos innecesarios. Los requisitos son diferentes dependiendo de la situación de cada pareja. Información: Padre Gonzalo.

RICA

El Rito de Iniciación Cristiana para Adultos (RICA) es el proceso en el cual los adultos se preparan para recibir los Sacramentos de Iniciación (Bautismo, Confirmación y 1ra Santa Comunión). El propósito primario de RICA es la iniciación de los adultos y niños no bautizados que han llegado a la edad de la razón, sin embargo el Rito también se extienda a los adultos bautizados pero no catequizados. Los Sacramentos se reciben durante la Vigilia Pascual, en la noche del Sábado Santo. Información: Milagros Anto, o Padre Gonzalo. Los adultos que desean prepararse para los Sacramentos de Iniciación en inglés deben llamar la señora Beverly Kass, Directora de RCIA, al tel 973.229.1134 ([email protected])

Visita y Sacramento de Unción de los Enfermos

Los enfermos necesitan ser acompañados por su familia. La Iglesia es una Gran Familia. Permítanos organizar la visita semanal, para acompañar, dialogar, escuchar, compartir un tiempo con el enfermo o el adulto mayor que ya no puede venir solo a la Eucaristía. Por favor comunicarse con Milagros Anto o el Padre Gonzalo.

Sacramento de la Reconciliación (Confesión)—En el año

realizamos varias jornadas de Reconciliación (Confesión), especialmente en Cuaresma y Adviento. Todos los sábados a las 4:30 PM un sacerdote está disponible en el confesionario de la iglesia principal para escuchar su Confesión en inglés. Si desea confesarse en español, por favor hacer una cita con el Padre Gonzalo.

Quinceañeras

En México y otros países de Latinoamérica, la celebración de la Quinceañera comienza con una Misa de agradecimiento. La quinceañera llega a la iglesia con sus padres, padrinos y la corte de honor (las damas y los chambelanes). Para más información por favor comunicarse con el Padre Gonzalo

Acompañamiento Espiritual

Por favor solicitar una cita con el Padre Gonzalo para poder servirle. Este será un dialogo confidencial y en la presencia del Espíritu Santo. Si usted es bilingüe puede solicitar una cita con cualquiera de los cuatro frailes en la parroquia (Padres Frank, Richard o Joe). También puede hablar con Milagros Anto.

Bendición del Hogar, la Oficina y el Carro

Con mucho gusto poder servirle. Es hacer presente a Dios en nuestro hogar, lugar de trabajo o vehículo. Por favor comunicarse con el Padre Gonzalo.

Clases de GED

Clases de GED (General Equivalency Diploma) en nuestra Iglesia de Santa María - después de la Misa de español en el Centro Carnevale. Este examen es el equivalente al diploma de la escuela secundaria. Las Clases son en español. Información: Milagros Anto.

Clases de Inglés

Clases Gratis de inglés en la Iglesia de Santa María - Las clases de inglés para adultos y jóvenes todos los lunes y miércoles 7:30 9:00 PM en el sótano del Centro Carnevale. Hablar inglés nos abre muchas puertas. Nuestros voluntarios son maestros profesionales. English Language Learning Classes for adults new to the United States. Mondays and Wednesdays: 7:30 - 9:00 PM, downstairs in the Carnevale Center.

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Ministerio Hispano de Santa María El Centro de Consejería Pathways es una agencia sin ánimo

de lucro dedicada al cuidado de la salud mental. Es un ministerio de nuestra parroquia. Ofrecemos una gran variedad de servicios de salud mental para familias, niños y todas las personas sin importar su religión, edad, raza, u orientación sexual. Las puertas están abiertas para todos los que necesitan consejería. Si usted o algún conocido necesita ayuda visítenos en: 16 Pompton Avenue, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey 07442 [al frente de la iglesia principal] o por favor llame a 973.835.6337 o visite la página web http://www. pathwayscounseling.org/. Si desea ayuda en español. Por favor pregunte por la consejera Betty Ortiz-Drace o envíele un correo electrónico a [email protected]

Escuela Católica de Santa María (Pre-Kinder a Grado Octavo)

Nuestra Escuela de Santa María (St. Mary’s School) es una comunidad de fe conformada por nuestros alumnos, padres, maestros y frailes franciscanos. Nuestra misión es “educar a los niños en todos los aspectos de la vida, espiritual, emocional, social y académicamente, a través de los esfuerzos de colaboración de los maestros y los padres cuyas, vidas reflejen el mensaje del Evangelio.” Para mayor información por favor llamar al tel 973.835.2010, o escribirle a la secretaria general, la señora Mary Anne Smith, [email protected] También pue-den solicitar la asistencia del padre Gonzalo. No permitan que el idioma sea una barrera para que sus hijos reciban una buena educación católica. ¡Comuníquense con nosotros!

Programa de Asistencia Médica de la Iglesia de Santa María. Todos los lunes de 7 a 9 PM un grupo de doctores y enfermeras

voluntarios atienden las necesidades básicas de las personas que no cuentan con seguro medico. Ellos vienen del Hospital de San José en Paterson. No se necesita cita previa. La clínica se encuentra localizada en el sótano del Centro Carnevale (10 Lenox Ave. Pompton Lakes, NJ) en el salón 003. Se cuenta con un intérprete al español.

Despensa de Comida de Santa María. Esta despensa gratuita

de comida o Food Pantry es un ministerio de nuestra parroquia que ayuda a aproximadamente 175 familias a la semana (o sea aproximadamente 480 personas entre niños y adultos). Si usted o algún conocido necesita un mercado de emergencia, por favor visite nuestra despensa en 22 Lakeside Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442 (en la parte baja del estacionamiento municipal) [email protected]

Grupo de Jóvenes Hispanos de Santa María

Este es un nuevo grupo (en español/bilingüe) para jóvenes entre las edades de 13 y 18 años de edad que quieran crecer en su fe, sirviendo a su comunidad y trabajando en equipo con otros jóvenes, de acuerdo al modelo católico y franciscano de nuestra parroquia. Te invitamos a participar todos los miércoles de 6:00 a 8:00 PM en el Centro Carnevale, salón 003 (sótano). Informes: Belinda OrellanoRojas (973.800.2604 - [email protected]) o Marissa Díaz (862.668.5515 - [email protected]).

Ministerio Pastoral de San Esteban en Santa María – Saint Stephen Ministry ¿Tiene problemas familiares, o siente soledad? ¿Es usted nuevo(a) en el área? ¿Ha perdido a un ser querido? ¿Ha sido usted o un allegado diagnosticado(a) con cáncer? ¿Sufre de alguna enfermedad crónica? ¿Ha regresado del servicio militar? No importa por lo que está pasando, en nuestra parroquia tenemos la disponibilidad y los recursos para ayudarle. Este ministerio es bilingüe. Llame a Beverly Delleart, Directora del Ministerio Pastoral y Cuidado Cristiano de San Esteban, al 973.835.0374, ext. 113 ([email protected]). Somos el Rostro de Cristo para aquellos que necesitan compañía. Todas las llamadas son confidenciales. No hay cargos monetarios previstos. Interesados en ser voluntarios en nuestro ministerio, por favor llamar al número antes mencionado. También puede comunicarse con el Padre Gonzalo Se necesitan voluntarios para servir en el COMEDOR COMUNITARIO de la Iglesia del Sagrado Corazón en Jersey City, una vez al mes. La próxima visita será el sábado 18 de noviembre. Es una gran oportunidad para brindar nuestra compañía y un plato de comida a personas, incluidos muchos niños, que están pasando por un momento difícil. Informes (en inglés) con nuestra directora de Servicio Comunitario (Outreach Director) 973 835 0374 ext 193 En español: con el Padre Gonzalo

Bendito seas, Señor

Dios de toda la creación. En tu bondad nos has creado. En tu misericordia nos has redimido, y en tu siempre amorosa sabiduría nos sostienes con tu Espíritu. Nos has dado el don de la fe, el don de la comunidad de Santa María y el don de la vocación a ser tus discípulos. Te rogamos que ahora nos des los dones de: la iluminación, para que a través de nuestras oraciones podamos conocer tu santo y verdadero mandamiento; el discipulado, para que podamos responder a las necesidades de la comunidad y no sólo a nuestras propias necesidades, y la gratitud, para que, por el bien común, podamos entregarnos a los demás. ¡Que descubramos lo que nos corresponde hacer a cada uno, y que hagamos buenas obras cada día por el bien de tu Reino! Amén.

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St. Mary’s Parish Ministries

English Language Learning Classes Students Monday and Wednesday 7:30 - 9:00 PM

St. Mary’s School Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony

St. Mary’s Hispanic Adult Faith Formation “Little Seeds of Faith” Grupo de Formación de Fe para Adultos Semillitas de Fe

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Northern NJ Franciscan Discernment Community

he Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province invite single men between the ages of 18 to 45 interested in learning more about Franciscan Life to join our fraternity for Evening Prayer and dinner (in Butler, Wood-Ridge, Paterson, Ringwood and Pompton Lakes). For more information and reservation, please contact our local Vocational Director, Fr. Gonzalo Torres, OFM at [email protected] or 973.835.0374, ext 702. “Holy Name Province is an evangelical and missionary fraternity called to minister in the Eastern United States and abroad. Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan tradition, we are disciples of Christ who seek to bring the Gospel into the everyday experience of all people through Franciscan witness, popular preaching, teaching and pastoral leadership. We foster Christian discipleship by collaborating with those whom we serve and by standing in solidarity with all people, especially the alienated, the immigrant and the poor.”

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SAVE THE DATE! “An Inconvenient Truth”

t. Mary’s Advocates for Justice are facilitating a discussion following the presentation of the academy award-winning movie “An Inconvenient Truth” at St. Anne’s in Fair Lawn on Wednesday, November 30, at 7 PM. We showed the movie here at St. Mary’s to “standing room only” crowds in 2006. It’s message is even more relevant today. Please join us!

Daily Readings for the Week Sunday: Mal 3:19-20a; 2 Thes 3:7-12; Lk 21:5-19 Monday: Rv 1:1-4, 2:1-5; Lk 18:35-43 Tuesday: Rv 3:1-6, 14-22; Lk 19:1-10 Wednesday: Rv 4:1-11; Lk 19:11-28 Thursday: Rv 5:1-10; Lk 19:41-44 Friday: Rv 10:8-11; Lk 19:45-48 or, for the Memorial of the Dedication, Acts 28:11-16, 30-31; Mt 14:22-33 Saturday: Rv 11:4-12; Lk 20:27-40

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