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Our Mission

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 

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This is a flourishing, youthful, vibrant parish, where we come together as a family to give glory to God. We ask for the guidance and protection of the Holy Spirit, and the intercession of Mary, the Mother of God to whom our church is dedicated, and also the intercession of the Saints who are our examplars and models.

Everybody can find a home here from the very young to the very old and all in between.

 

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Check out our Ministries and Parish Life and maybe find what you can do for and with our family.
To join please contact the Parish Office and make an appointment to register.

Sincerely in Christ, Fr. Sean Broderick

Pastor's Page 


November 1 & 2, 2014
All Saints Day and All Souls Day

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Bishops Annual AppealDiocese of Metuchen Bishops Appeal

Prayer Card for VocationsNovember 2-8, 2014

National Vocation Awareness Week (NVAW) is an annual week-long celebration of the Catholic Church in the United States dedicated to promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life through prayer and education, and to renew our prayers and support for those who are considering one of these particular vocations. Beliefs and teaching of vocations

 

 

Religious Education News:  

Religious Education link to information

 

Parish News 

Week of November 2, 2014

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Ongoing Weekly Parish Activities

Children's Liturgy-10:30 am Mass every SundayChildren's Liturgy

Separated or Divorced Catholics Ministry. Started- September 15, 2014-Registration Form

Bible Study started September 23Bible Study   

Bereavement Group- Started September 24, 7:00 pm in the Teen Center. Bereavement-ministry 

SAVE THE DATE -Sunday, July 12, 2015- Celebration of Fr. Sean's 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood. Details to follow.

 

October

Our Prayer Garden- New pictures 

All Souls Day Envelopes- Please return all envelopes for All Souls Day by Friday, October 31. A box has been placed in the Gathering Space of the church for your convenience.

November

All Saints Day- November 1- Please note that since it falls on a Saturday this year, it is not a Holy Day of Obligation.

1,000 Hail Mary Prayer Group- November 1. All prayer requests due in by October 31 in the Gathering Space.

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Special MMoG All Souls Day Mass- Sunday, November 2, at 12 NoonMore information of All Souls Day Mass

Youth Group Mass- Sunday November 9, 6:00 pm-All teens and their families are invited to the Youth Group Mass in the Teen Center. Regular meeting following Mass with Pizza.

Pastoral Council Meeting- Thursday, November 13th at 7:30 pm in St. Francis Hall.

NJ Respect Life Raffle- November 8-9 and 15-16. Details:Raffle Winning Details

Soup Du Jour Weekend- November 15-16 in Schellberg Hall after all masses.Details on Soup Du Jour Weekend

Virtus Training and Fingerprinting- Wednesday, November 19-7:00 pm. Needed by ALL volunteers who work with children. Training will be held here at Mary, Mother of God in Schellberg Hall. Questions, please call Maryann Hribik at 908-874-8220.

Toy Drive- The Rosary Altar Society's annual Toy Drive for Christmas has begun.Toy Drive

Project Thanksgiving Basket 2014 -Print out list and start shopping now.  Food due back between Nov 8-16th.

Project Thanksgiving Basket 
 Project Thanksgiving Basket   Food Pantry


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Giving Tree- Service opportunities
November 8th and December 14.Giving Tree Service opportunities

 

 



Bulletin Announcements-
 Please note 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 insert, 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.  

Website updates: We would like to keep this website up to date, so please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any updates and/or changes that you would like to appear here on the front page or under individual ministry/ parish life,etc.  Thank you , Karen Leyendecker

On-Line Giving-Online Giving

 

Other Activities of Interest

 For all up -to-date Diocesan News, including special masses, seminars/workshops, employment opportunities, etc., please visit the website at . Diocese of Metuchen Website

For all up-to-date Diocesan News including Special Masses, Seminars/Workshops, Employment Opportunities, etc., Please visit the website at  Diocese of Metuchen

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Register by November 3, 2014-    Faith Formation Convocation

Yarn Donations Needed-The Lyon's Hospital for Veterans and Pregnancy Aid Center- "The Senior Craft Group" makes blankets and hats for veterans and babies. If you have any yarn that you would love to donate, please contact Virginia Hutson at 908-874-7094. Thank you.