Mass of Anointing

SACRAMENT OF THE SICK

Saturday, April 22, 10:30am, Church

This semi-annual celebration will take place in church. A person may receive this Sacrament because of serious ill- ness, old age, emotional/psychological reasons. Also, sick children, if they have sufficient use of reason, may be in- cluded. Please register: Deacon Pat 732.251.4000 x8218.

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Holy Week at St. Thomas the Apostle

Holy Thursday

9AM Morning Prayer (Church)

7:30 Mass of the Lord’s Supper

11 PM Night Prayer at the Repository (Pastoral Center)

 

Good Friday

9AM Morning Prayer (Pastoral Center)

12 NOON Stations for Children

3PM Veneration of Cross and Holy Communion

7:30PM Living Stations

 

Holy Saturday

9AM Morning Prayer (Pastoral Center)

1PM Blessing of Baskets (Auditorium)

8:30 PM  Great Easter Vigil (Gather outside)

 

Easter Sunday

7:30

9AM Family Choir

10:30 Parish Choir with Brass

12 NOON

 

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Lent 2017

LENTEN SCHEDULE • All weekday Masses are celebrated in church (8:15am, 12:10pm and 7pm; Saturday 8:15am). • Stations of the Cross: Each Friday, following the 7pm Mass. • Mary’s Way of the Cross April 7, • Living Stations of the Cross, Good Friday, April 14, 7:30pm • Reconciliation/Confessions: Individual confessions most Saturdays (12:30pm and after 5:30pm Mass) or by appointment. No confessions on Holy Saturday. • Lenten Penance Service: See above. INSTRUCTIONS • Days of Fast: Good Friday, The “Easter Fast” (Holy Thursday until Easter Vigil/Holy Saturday) is an ancient tradition that should be observed and encouraged. (One full meal, applies to those 18-59 years of age.) • Days of Abstinence: ALL Fridays of Lent (No meat.)

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Organ and Violin Concert!

Saturday, March 25, 7pm in our church!!! St. Thomas the Apostle Church welcomes violinist, Alexei Yavtuhovich, and organist Shea Vellso, as they team up for what is certain to be a memorable experience. Alexei, a 21-year resident of Old Bridge, is critically acclaimed for his amazing performances throughout Europe and Asia. You may have heard him play here at mass on Christmas Day or at Confirmation this past week! Shea a recitalist throughout the tri-state area and performs on public television and the radio show “Pipedreams.” Don’t miss this delightful duo in concert. Free admission (free will offering accepted). More info: Justin 732.251.4000 x8216.

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International Statue of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

IMMACULATE HEART OF OUR LADY STATUE …will arrive here on February 20, 3pm (with a procession, including our children) until 8pm (church). Mass will be celebrated at 7pm (Novena: 6:40pm). Please visit and venerate Our Lady of Fatima throughout the day.

3;00 PM Vigil Begins

3:30 Rosary followed by silent prayer

5:30 Talk by Custodian of Statue

6:00 Flower Offering

6:30 Miraculous Medal Novena

7:00 Mass followed by Indoor Procession

8:00 Fellowship and Refreshments in Pastoral Center

 

 

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Young Adults!

CALLING ALL YOUNG ADULTS !!! (18-35) STA is excited to announce that we are starting a young adults group! The goal is to create a community where young adults can come together, forge relationships and stay connected to the Church. Next session is: Sunday, February 19, 6:30pm, Parish Room. Moving forward, we are planning to meet the third Sunday of every month. Info: John Genovese: staya316@gmail.com. Please join us!!!

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