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470 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Our Mission

The Mission of the Catholic Community of Saint Bartholomew is to build our lives in the image of Christ through love, worship and service.

The Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.” — Catechism of the Catholic Church

We invite you to join us in prayer and worship.

Mass Schedule
Worship in Song
Children's Liturgy of
the Word


We invite you to grow spiritually through worship, prayer and education ministries that teach us and our children how to live our lives in Christ’s image.

St. Bartholomew Office
of Religious Education

St. Bartholomew School
Bible Study for Adults

We have many ministries in the church that exist to serve our parishioners, but they also provide ways in which you can be a part of serving others.

Parish Ministries
Children & Youth

From Our Pastor Our Pastor's Page
November 19, 2017
Dear Brothers and Sisters,

This week as we celebrate Thanksgiving Day may we be truly grateful to Almighty God for all the many blessings and benefits of this great land. From our earliest days, Americans have set aside a day of national thanksgiving to express our gratitude and to celebrate our heritage.... Continue on Pastor's Page

News & Announcements More News

Donate to Disaster Relief

In the wake of the recent hurricanes that devasted Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, Florida, Louisiana and Texas, and the deadly earthquakes in Mexico, Bishop Checchio has asked that the diocesan-wide Disaster Relief Collection, originally intended to close September 30, be extended to support the relief and recovery efforts in the affected communities. You may donate online at or write a check made payable to “Diocese of Metuchen” with “Disaster Relief” in the memo line to: Disaster Relief Donation, Diocese of Metuchen, P.O. Box 191, Metuchen, NJ 08840-0191...Continue on the Diocesan News Page

St. Bartholomew Hosting a Screening of Outcast

“A bold example of social justice in action.”
December 3, 2017, 5:00pm in the Parish Hall

Follow the cameras of Grassroots Films, the Award-Winning producers of “The Human Experience” and “Child 31,” on an unexpected journey across the globe. Travel to the prisons of Central America, walk the dark city streets of London, New York and Ireland’s most treacherous neighborhoods. Step beyond your comfort zone and into the lives of our modern day outcasts.

Documentary website:

Upcoming Events More Upcoming Events
November 20

Novena Mass


November 21

Knights of Columbus Pie Sale Pick-up

Pies purchased at the Knights of Columbus Pie Sale will be ready for pick-up between 6:00-9:00pm at the school kitchen.


Healing Mass of Thanksgiving in Honor of the Presentation of Mary

7:00pm at Immaculate Conception Church, Spotswood, NJ


East Brunswick Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

7:30pm at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 568 Ryders Lane, East Brunswick, NJ

November 22

Christmas Giving Tree Begins

The Giving Tree will be in the Narthex on Wed 11/22. The tree will be adorned with paper ornaments, each describing an age-appropriate gift for a member of a family supported by SVDP efforts. Please consider taking an ornament and bringing some Christmas cheer to the hearts of people in need.

More about the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

November 23

Parish Thanksgiving Day Mass

9:00am Mass

Thanksgiving Day Mass Collection

9:00am Mass

There will be a special collection at the 9:00am Mass on Thanksgiving Day morning for the benefit of the St. Vincent de Paul Society for the poor. Envelopes that can be used for donations will be in the back of the church starting 11/19. As always, thank you for your kindness and support.

More about the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Ozanam Food Drop-off & Food Service

5:00pm Food Drop-Off in the parking lot behind the church
5:30pm Food Service – Please meet in the parking lot behind the church

More about the St. Vincent de Paul Society and the Ozanam Shelter Meals Program.

November 25

Fall Festival/Craft Show (formerly Granny Cellar)

At Immaculate Conception Church, Manalapan Road, Spotswood hosted by the Rosary Altar Society. To reserve a space/table, please contact Jay at 609-409-0199 or Maria at 732-254-1775

November 26

Childen's Liturgy of the Word

10:00am Mass

Farewell Reception for Fr. David

Following the 12 noon Mass on Sunday in Parish Hall
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Parish Office Hours
Mon - Thur: 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-12noon

*Parish Office will be closing at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday November 22.

*Parish Office Closed November 23-24 for Thanksgiving.
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For our Brothers and Sisters

Please pray for the members of our Parish Family who are sick as well as those who are serving in the armed forces.

Having trouble hearing in Church?
Hearing Assistance Devices are available in the rear of the Church. The devices cannot be used outside the Church, as they are connected to our Church public address system.

The hearing devices are used by many at daily and Sunday Masses and other Liturgical Celebrations. PLEASE be sure to return them to the box at the back of the Church and also be certain to turn the switch OFF before placing them back into the box.

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470 Ryders Lane,
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Phone: 732-257-7722