Fr. Joe’s Messages

Parish Council at St. Mary’s and Ss. Francis and Clare The Parish Councils of Saint Mary’s and Ss. Francis and Clare jointly met on Tuesday, September 12th.  We decided that Parish Council meetings for both Parishes this year, will be on the First Monday of the month at 7PM at either Ss. Francis and Clare […]

Church Envelopes: Change in December

Effective with your supply of church envelopes in December, you will notice that our monthly Debt Reduction envelope will be eliminated, and replaced with a monthly collection envelope to benefit our St. Vincent de Paul Society. As always, we encourage your usage of our church envelopes, since it enables our parish to verify Mass attendance […]

Bus Trip: Sight & Sound Theater – Dec. 5th

Ss. Francis and Clare Altar and Rosary Society is sponsoring a Bus Trip to the Sight and Sound Theater near Lancaster, PA on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  The motor coach will leave Holy Assumption Church at 9:00AM and travel to the Shady Maple for a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch Smorgasbord Lunch; then at 1:30PM for the […]

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Do you know someone who would like to learn about the Catholic faith?  Someone who has decided they would like to become a Catholic?  How about a Catholic who would like to complete the sacraments of initiation?  RCIA is the program for all of them!  Here’s an unbeatable offer… ….no charge… pressure….good fellowship…the ONLY REQUIREMENT:  […]

WANTED: Altar Servers for the 7:30AM Sunday Mass

We are looking for adults, or children, who are interested in becoming altar servers for the 7:30AM Mass on Sundays.  Only two people from the recent training session have signed up for this Mass time, and we would like to have additional servers.  If you are a child entering grades 4 through 8, or an […]

Annual Golf Tournament – Friday, September 22nd & Tuesday, Sep 26th

St. Greg’s Knights of Columbus Council 7677 will hold their annual golf outing on Friday, September 22nd, at the Cream Ridge Golf Course.  Cost is $120 and includes cart, dinner, drinks & prizes.  “Fore” all the details on this event, contact Bryan Bowers at 609-234-1783 or   The Sisters of Mercy 23rd Annual Golf […]

Bishop’s Anniversary Blessing – Sunday 3:00 PM, Oct 22nd, 2017

Having a special anniversary?  If you’re celebrating your 1st, 25th or 50th (or more!) year of marriage, we invite you to the annual Diocese of Trenton Bishop’s Anniversary Blessing.  This year Bishop David O’Connell will honor anniversary couples from Burlington & Mercer Counties at a special Eucharistic Liturgy (Mass) and blessing celebration at 3:00 pm […]

Youth Group Leaders Needed

Are you a teacher?  Counselor?  Have teen children?  St. Mary’s and Ss. Francis & Clare are looking for a few volunteers to build an amazing YOUTH GROUP.  Our youth need to answer the call from the Spirit to unite and share in our Catholic faith and ministries.  To do this we need energetic souls to […]

DVD – 100th Anniversary of Fatima

The parish has a DVD available for you to view on the 100th Anniversary of our Lady of Fatima.  The video is about 1 hour.  If you would like to see the DVD, simply call the parish office at 298-0261 during normal office hours or fill out the form below.  We will mail you the […]

Traveling Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Let Our Lady make a visit to your home.  Make arrangements to bring the Blessed Lady of Fatima into your daily life for a one-week stay.  Our “pilgrim” statue is blessed, was made in Fatima, Portugal, and stands 20” high.  Travelling kit includes candles, prayer book, novena book and video on the 100th anniversary of […]

Attention Travel Enthusiasts!

Join Msgr. Sam Sirianni, Fr. Daniel Pierano, and Fr. Anthony Sirianni on a trip to the Holy Land from November 12-20, 2017. Join Rev. J.C. Garret on a pilgrimage to Fatima & Lourdes to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Fatima Apparitions:  October 7-17, 2017. For complete details on either trip, contact Graycar Travel at […]

Email Database Update

With the cost of postage, it makes sense to send you information concerning the parish electronically instead of through the mail.  To make this a useful tool, we need to have a current email address for our parishioners.  This is the way we communicate important information to you.  We send emails. IF YOU ARE NOT RECIEVING […]

Shoprite Gift Cards – Thank You

The Rosary & Altar Society of St. Mary’s sends its grateful appreciation to everyone who has, and who continues to make, ShopRite Gift Card purchases.  We extend our thanks to you, our loyal patrons.  As our only fund-raising endeavor at this time, your generosity and support enables us to generate the funds which help the […]

Food Pantry

We are a supplemental food source run by 30+ volunteers collecting and distributing food to over 300 families in need in Bordentown, Chesterfield, Crosswicks, Fieldsboro, and 4 area motels that house people on our register. Current needs:We appreciate every donation we receive, but we have an overabundance of green beans, corn, kidney beans, and pasta […]