Holy Week Schedule for 2018:

Tuesday, March 27: ¨ Confessions—7 PM, at St. Mary’s (3 priests)—            LAST CHANCE FOR HOLY WEEK Holy Thursday, March 29: ¨ Mass of the Lord’s Supper with a Procession and Adoration in the Chapel—7 PM at St. Mary’s Church; ¨ Mass of the Lord’s Supper with Adoration to follow —7PM, at Holy Assumption Church. Good Friday, March […]

Fr. Joe’s Messages:

Each year Catholics are strongly encouraged to participate in the events of Holy Week and the Sacred Triduum.  This is the holiest week of our liturgical year. The Sacred Triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Virgil comprise the holiest three days of the Church year when we recall and enter into the […]

Penance Service – Mar 27th – 7 PM

The parish is having a Penance Service on Tuesday, March 27th in the church at 7PM.  This is during Holy Week and a great chance to come closer to Our Lord and prepare yourself for the great feast of Easter.  Don’t miss this chance to go through an examination of conscience, confess your sins and […]

Virtual Lenten Mission

Don’t have the time to come to our Lenten Mission at church?  Well now you can attend your own Lenten Mission at your own pace.  You decide what to watch and when.  You are in control.  Don’t miss this chance to make Lent different this year.  Watch Father Mike Schmitz conduct your own personal Lenten […]

Stations of the Cross – Fridays at 2 PM and 7 PM

During Lent, we are offering Stations of the Cross devotions on Fridays at 2 PM and 7 PM. This powerful form of prayer allows us to journey along with Jesus and reflect on his love for us as he carries his cross to Calvary and offers his life for our sins and the sins of […]

Casino Trip – Wednesday, March 28th

The Rosary & Altar Society of the parish of Ss. Francis & Clare is organizing a VIP bus trip to the Tropicana Casino for Wednesday, March 28th.  The cost is $45.  If interested, please call either Maria Roan (609-499-2218) or Marie Margicin (609-499-4510).

Living Stations of the Cross – Good Friday – March 30th – 7:00 PM

This is a presentation of Jesus walking the 14 Stations of The Cross through the eyes of Mary.  Meditating on The Way of the Cross has been a centuries-old Catholic tradition.  Through this presentation we hope to bring to you a better appreciation of what Christ did for us, to have a deeper love for […]

Children’s Liturgy Program – First Sunday of each month, 9:30AM Mass

St. Mary’s Church is happy to announce that we will be starting a Children’s Liturgy Program at the 9:30AM Mass on the first Sunday of each month, beginning on February 4th.             Children’s Liturgy is an age-appropriate Liturgy of the Word offered for children of ages 5–9 (Kindergarten through 3rd grade)—all are welcome and encouraged […]

Annual Women’s Weekend Retreat – April 20-22

Sponsored by Rosarians from our Cohort Parishes SAN ALFONSO RETREAT HOUSE, Long Branch, NJ April 20-22 The theme for 2018 is “Living from the Heart”.  The sessions will examine how life is marked by experiences of the heart in light of our own stories and the guiding and plentiful love of God.  The weekend consists […]

Knights of Columbus Corner

Are you ready to become a Knight? Maybe you would just like some information about who we are and what we do.  If so, please visit our website,  http://kofc570.org/ and read all about the Knights and what we do both for the community and for the Church.  To contact us, follow the links on the […]

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 RECEIVING […]

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 have surpassed the sale of $100,000 in Shoprite cards since our sales began in November 2013 with a benefit of $5,000 profit to the Society.  We extend our thanks to […]

Food Pantry

We are a supplemental food source run by volunteers who donate their time 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. We are funded by generous parishioners, community churches and members, to whom we are most grateful! Current […]