To Grow and Develop our Faith through Word and Sacrament As a Parish Family, Loving each Other, Inspired by the Love of God for Us.
"Love one another as I have loved you." John 13:34
Welcome to Mary, Mother of God Parish!
As a member of our faith community, you will find that your fellow parishioners are eager to meet the spiritual and physical needs of their brothers and sisters in Christ. With that in mind, this website has been created so that you will be aware of the many programs and ministries currently being offered at Mary, Mother of God – and also that we are here for you when you need us!
Please take the time to learn about these parish organizations, all of which help make our parish the thriving center of Catholic Christianity it is today. Each of these groups welcomes new members with open arms, and I pray that you will be moved by the Holy Spirit to become involved in parish activities and continue the good work that others have begun.
Sincerely in Christ, Fr. Sean Broderick
September 28, 2014
Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
"Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory....Have in you the same attitude that is also in Christ Jesus, Who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be grasped.. Philipians 2:1-5
The Pastoral Challenges of the Family
Religious Education News:
All available service hours are listed under- (Children's Religious Education) New service opportunities posted as of 9/24/14
Religious Education classes started on Tuesday, Sept.16th. Religious Education
Second grade Parent meeting: Tuesday, October 7, 4:15 pm and 7:00 pm in the church.
Children's Liturgy-10:30 am Mass every Sunday.The team is currently looking for both adult and teen volunteers.Children's Liturgy
CYO Basketball sign up- Deadline is Oct 15 CYO Basketball
Separated or Divorced Catholics. Started- September 15, 2014-Registration Form
Bible Study started September 23- Bible Study
Bereavement Group- Started September 24, 7:00 pm in the Teen Center. Bereavement Sessions
Pro-Life Rose Sale-October 4 - 5 th: by the Knights of Columbus.
Living Candlelight Rosary-Tuesday October 7th at 7:00 pm. The Rosary Altar Society invites everyone to join us with the recitation of the Rosary outside by the Blessed Mother satue nearest the church. It's a beautiful time to pay homage to Mary and bring your requests to her.
Hispanic Heritage Party-Saturday, October 11- 2:00 pm. Here at Mary, Mother of God. Cultural meals and dances. Games for the children and adults, concludes with 7:00 pm Mass. All are welcome. (raindate will be the next week).
Youth Group Mass-Sunday- October 12, 6:00 pm in the Teen Center. All parishoners are also welcome. Mass followed by pizza and regular meeting for HS teens.
Men's Group-October 18, 7:00 am in St. Francis Hall. Men's Group
Our Annual Pumpkin Patch- October 26, for the children of the parish given by the HS youth group. Time to be announced and will be later in the afternoon this year.
Blood Drive- Sunday, October 26th. No appointment necessary, in Schellberg Hall. Blood drive
Spaghetti Dinner- October 19, by Rosary Altar Society- Tickets go on sale after Masses Starting Sept 27th until Oct 19th. Service hours for Religious Education available. More information on this event Service Hours
Parishes In The Area Activities
Yarn Donations Needed-The Lyon's Hospital for Veterans and pregnancy Aid Center- "The Senior Craft Group" can make blankets and hats for veterans and babies. If you have any yarn that you would love to dontate, plase contact Virginia Hutson at 908-874-7094. Thank you.
2014 Immaculata Open Home- October 26- Calling all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders: Grand welcome 12:00 pm, Event Close:3:00 pm.Fall admissions event. www.ImmaculataHighSchool.org/OpenHome Admissions office: 908-722-0200 ext 218.
"Will there be Faith?" Thomas H. Groome, PhD- Sunday October 26, 3:00 pm at Our Lady of Peace Church, North Brunswick (Rt. 130 North). Pastoral Ministry at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. This workshop wil address the issue with effective stategies for our time and context. It will be a resource fall all parents, catechists and religious educators; however, it will highlight the vital role of parents and family in this good minstry.No registration, no charge.
On-Line Giving-On Line Giving
Bulletin Announcements- Please not that the deadline to submit bulletin announcements is on Tuesday at Noon if you'd like it to appear that upcoming Sunday. If you have a bulletin inert, it needs to be e mailed to us at least 12 days in advance of the bulletin in which you'd like it to appear.