St Bartholomew School St Bartholomew Faith Formation

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

Sacraments
Funerals

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
RCIA

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
Ministries

From Our Pastor Our Pastor's Page
February 18, 2018
Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The Gospel for the First Sunday of Lent finds Jesus in the wilderness being tempted by Satan. We enter into our Lenten retreat with the Lord Jesus, a time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. May this time of retreat strengthen us as disciples of the Lord and bring us to the joy of Easter.

Lent is a season of being invited by God to change. To return to God with our whole heart. After receiving the sign of ashes on our foreheads we are reminded that we are mortal creatures in need of God's Mercy and Forgiveness. Please take time for prayer each day. Prayer is a lifting of the mind and heart to God. Daily prayer strengthens and deepens our relationship with God. Prayer will change your life!

There are extra opportunities to attend daily Mass during Lent. On Monday evening we celebrate a Mass and novena in honor of Our Lady, Wednesday Evening we celebrate a Healing Mass for all of those in need and Friday evening Mass is followed by the Stations of the Cross. All Masses are at 7:00pm in the Church.

Let us continue to pray for one another.

In Christ,
Fr. Thomas

More from Father Tom on our Pastor's Page

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To Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers & Readers

The March schedule is available. Please visit your ministry page to view the schedule:
Upcoming Events More Upcoming Events
Thursday
February 22

Confirmation Preparation Session: Chastity and Respect for Self-Presentation in the Parish Hall

6:00pm (6:45pm arrival)

Presentation by Omar Fernandes, Life Net

More info on the Faith Formation Website.


Sunday
February 25

Children's Liturgy of the Word

10:00am Mass

More info on the Children's Liturgy of the Word Ministry Page.

 
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Parish Office Hours
Mon - Thur: 9:00am-4:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-12noon

*Parish Office Closed February 19 for President's Day.
Call for
Prayers
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