OLM PARISH MISSION - VIDEO PRESENTATION
WASH YOUR WINDOWS - Talk number three of Sr Danielle's Parish Mission at OLM is now available. To view the talk on your computer CLICK HERE. She is a wonderful speaker with a powerful message.
CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE
The Christmas Giving Tree is up in the narthex this weekend with gift tags for children of the Fr. English Center in Paterson. Please take a tag and return your ‘UNWRAPPED’ gift by Sunday, Dec. 7. Your participation and generosity is much appreciated.
CHRISTMAS CHERUB CHOIR
Each year, our "Cherub Choir" provides the music for our 4pm Mass on Christmas Eve. If your singer is in grades 1-3, we would love to include them. Rehearsals will commence on Thurs., Nov. 6, and continue each Thurs., through Christmas. (Except…Thanksgiving). Please speak with Michael Pierce after Mass or call 973-838-2029 if you have a singer.
Donations of frozen turkeys will be gratefully accepted for Martin DePorres and Fr. English Thanksgiving dinners. Turkeys may be brought to the rectory through Monday, November 24th. For questions please call Christine Carafello at 973-768-9779.
Thanks to all of our CCD and Confirmation classes for their generous donations to our Thanksgiving Food Drive. The donations will be distributed to our local families. Ten food baskets were made and hundreds of items were collected and will be delivered to the Father English Center in Paterson. Your support and kindness is much appreciated!
We are always in need of donations, food store gift cards and cards to Walmart and Target. If you are interested in being put on our "Caring List" please email Melissa Giacoio at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973-838-2393. We will reach out to you when needs arise and also keep you up to date on what we are doing with the Caring Ministry.
My family and I look forward to this opportunity to continue the amazing work that Debbie Boniface and Marianne Garibaldi did for so many years. Thank you for your generosity and continued assistance. Best wishes for a blessed Thanksgiving!
Thank you to those parishioners who have already provided us their e-mail addresses. If you have not provided one yet, or if your e-mail has changed over the past year, please send it to us at email@example.com. Thank you!
There are many opportunities to have Masses offered for parishioners’ intentions. Please call the parish office and pick a date. Mass cards may be picked up or we will gladly mail them.
Check out our new Photo Album page here. More photos will be added in the near future!
For Parish related activities and information please see this week's bulletin here.
SAVE THE DATE: CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE
The Christmas Giving Tree will be up in the narthex the weekend of Nov. 15th & 16th with tags for the children at the Fr. English Center and Martin DePorres. Your participation and generosity is much appreciated.
Mass for the Unborn
Sat., Nov. 22, 10am - Details to Follow
THANKSGIVING INTER-FAITH SERVICE – NOV. 23RD
Each year, Kinnelon holds an inter-faith Thanksgiving service. This year, it is OLM's turn to host the service which will be held on Sun., Nov. 23 at 7:00 pm in the church.
THANKSGIVING DAY MASS – 9AM
Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated in the church at 9am. Loaves of bread will be blessed for you to take home to your family for dinner. What a wonderful way to begin a day of thanks.
ADVENT SCRIPTURE STUDY
Msgr. Ryan Room – Mon. 1 to 3pm
December 1, 8, 15, 22
Do you ever find yourself listening to the readings but forgetting what they said? On Monday, December 1st we will begin an Advent Scripture series to study the weekly readings for each Sunday of Advent. Please come and join us in the Msgr. Ryan Room at the church from 1 to 3pm. Just bring your curiosity and a desire to prepare your heart to receive Baby Jesus on Christmas morning. If you have any questions, please call Peggy Tana at 973-838-7265.
OLM CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Save The Date: The date for the OLM Christmas Concert is Sunday, Dec. 14 at 7:30pm in the church with the OLM Christmas Festival Orchestra, the adult and children’s choirs and the Jordan Piper Jazz Trio. Tickets are $30 and you may get your tickets on sale after the masses next weekend.
Religious Ed / Youth Ministry
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS
The Dates for the 2015-2016 Summer School Program are July 20th – July 31st. Registration will take place in the spring.
YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS
11/16: Sophomore confirmation class @ 11:15 - School Bldg., mass to follow
11/29: Open Gym 6-8pm - School Bldg.
11/30: Youth meeting: hang out, plan events, eat food @
12pm - School Bldg.
12/06: Freshman Alpha Retreat @ 9am - 6:15pm - School Bldg., including 5 o’clock Mass
12/07: Freshman confirmation class @ 11:15 - School Bldg. Mass to follow
CONFIRMATION PROGRAM REGISTRATION:
The Confirmation and Youth Ministry office has started the registration process for the Confirmation Program for the 2014/2015 school year. Students who will be Freshmen or Sophomores this September at a public, private or Catholic school, need to register at this time. If you have not received a registration form in the mail or have any questions about registration, please contact the Confirmation and Youth Ministry Office at 973-283-1212 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knights of Columbus
All Catholic men in the Parish are welcome to join the Knights. If you have any questions, please contact Bill Timpanaro or Dave Puccia or talk to any current member of the Knights.
SAVE THE DATE: Beefsteak and Casino Night Winter Fest 2/28/15. SEE THE DETAILS HERE.
Exemplifications and new membership:
Bill Timpanaro, Grand Knight: 973-838-2366
Dave Puccia, Deputy Grand Knight: 973-492-2774
See Parish Website for complete calendar for 2014-2015
11/12: Officers at 7:30pm, Business meeting at 8pm - Ryan Room
11/14: Texas Hold ‘Em Poker fundraiser
11/22: Mass for the Unborn
11/23: Turkey Trot
12/10: Meeting/Christmas Party
Ladies Guild members donated over 25 baby blankets to Several Sources on Oct. 25 and we made 160 tags for the Christmas Giving Tree at our last meeting on Nov. 10th!
Please join us at our Ugly Sweater Christmas Party on Monday, Dec. 8 at approx. 8:15pm, Ryan Rm. (after the 7:30pm Mass - Feast of the Immaculate Conception). Decorate Your Old Sweater and Celebrate with Us
If you need a ride, one of our members will pick you up! Just call Julie Puccia at 973-492-2774 or email@example.com
Dec. 8 – Wine & Cheese Christmas Party - All are welcome!
LADIES GUILD RAFFLE
Thank you to all who purchased Raffle tickets!
The next monthly drawing is November 29th after 5pm Mass!
Our Lady of the Magnificat
Our Lady of the Magnificat Parish in Kinnelon, NJ in communion with the Bishop of Paterson is rooted in the tradition of the Catholic Church. We seek to deepen our love of God to live and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. We aim to nourish our members through prayer, outreach, education and joy-filled worship. We strive to build the Kingdom of God by serving the needs of one another and those of our neighbors.
Msgr. John J. Carroll, ext. 100;
Director of Religious Education:
Mrs. Mary Ramsden, 973-838-0567;
Religious Education Secretary:
Mrs. Andrea Duplain, 973-838-0567;
Mr. Branden Kasper, 973-831-2820;
Ms. Grace Davin, 973-838-4658;
Parish Business Administrator:
Mr. Ted Howard, ext. 101;
Mr. Michael Pierce, 973-291-6588;
Mr. George Casagrand, ext. 102;
Mrs. Lauri Paporello, ext. 103;
Parish Volunteer Contacts
Please click here for a list of Ministries and their volunteer leaders