Welcome to St. Catherine of Bologna Church

 

New Regular Mass Schedule

Monday-Saturday - 9:00am

Saturday - 5:00pm

Sunday - 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 6:00pm

Sacrament of Reconciliation - Saturday 4:00-4:30pm 

 

Let Your Light Shine

 

FROM BISHOP KEVIN J. SWEENEY

Brothers and Sisters in Christ –the theme of this year’s Diocesan Ministries Appeal is “Let Your Light Shine.” Your support brings hope to all those in great need who come to the Diocese of Paterson for understanding, compassion and direct assistance. Your response to the Diocesan Ministries Appeal will help brighten the lives of so many of your neighbors in need here in the Paterson Diocese!

May God bless you always.

A series of 2-minute videos highlighting individual case elements of the 2021 DMA has been created to encourage participation of the faithful. We will be adding these on a weekly basis. (Spanish edition is available on Diocese of Paterson page at https://rcdop.org/development-resources/#videos) 

SEMINARIAN EDUCATION VIDEO MODULE 2 ENGLISH

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES FOOD PANTRY MODULE 1 ENGLISH

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Thank you for your prayers and financial support. Keep these reminders in mind:

  1. Please remember you can still order the mass intentions; they are going to be celebrated by Fr. Pawel in his private chapel in the rectory.
  2. Thank you for your continued financial contribution. You can support our parish by giving online or by simply mailing or dropping off your envelopes to the black mailbox by the parish office.
  3. Please read Fr. Pawel’s article about the Spiritual Communion and Act of Contrition. It may help you grow spiritually.  
  4. Revisit Fr. Pawel's Letters of Encouragement during these uncertain times and keep your spirit up.

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Good News From the Beacon

Branchville parishioner’s book tells story of samurai-Catholic warrior

Shirō Nakagawa had had enough. A young samurai and Catholic in 17th century Japan, he watched as the lord of his region in the south, called a daimyō, cracked down on his growing Christian community — closing churches, expelling missionaries, levying crushing taxes, banning religious practices and images, even torturing and killing people. The tipping point came when a regional tax collector drowned a pregnant woman. Filled with righteous anger, Shirō put on his samurai uniform and clutched his sword, ready to lead what is now known as the Shimabara Rebellion — a failed deadly uprising by these Christians from December 1637 to April 1638. [Read More]

Shrine of St. John Paul II/Holy Rosary Parish begins weeklong celebration to mark Pope’s feast day

Bishop Kevin J. Sweeney celebrated Mass at the Shrine of St. John Paul II/Holy Rosary Church in Passaic Oct. 17 to start weeklong celebrations in honor of St. John Paul II, whose feast day is on Friday, Oct. 22. The Shrine of St. John Paul II at Holy Rosary Parish is the Diocese’s shrine to the late pope, who visited Holy Rosary Parish in August 1976 when he was then Cardinal Karol Wojtyla. Two years later, he was elected Pope on Oct. 16, 1978. [Read More]

Seminarians grateful for the support of the faithful through Diocesan Ministries Appeal

For many young adults, their college years are a time of searching and figuring out what the future holds. For Lucas Folan, a diocesan seminarian, it was a time when he seriously began to discern a priesthood vocation, which began near the end of his freshman year at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y., where he was studying music education. [Read More]

 

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New Regular Mass Schedule

Monday-Saturday | 9:00am

Saturday | 5:00pm

Sunday | 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 6:00pm

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Saturday 4:00-4:30pm 

 

Pope Francis Reflections 

 

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