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.
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.
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.
We have so much to be thankful for especially our health and our family and friends. We need to cherish these moments and give thanks to Almighty God and enjoy being with our families to share the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving and Blessings to all!
PARISH OFFICE HOLIDAY HOURS
The OLM office will be closed on Thurs. Nov. 27th and Fri., Nov. 28th for the holiday. If you need to reach a Priest please call the house phone at 973-838-6838 then dial “0” (or call on Msgr Carroll’s cell 973-713-3746.)
THANKSGIVING SERVICES – ALL ARE WELCOME!
Thanksgiving Day, Nov 27th - 9am Mass will be celebrated in the Church. On this day, we are conscious of the many Americans who are fighting for our freedom in foreign lands. Please come and begin this special holiday by first giving thanks to our Divine Creator for our many blessings.
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. SEE MORE DETAILS HERE.
SEEKING THE GIFT OF LIFE
A fellow parishioner, Gaetano Caccavale, is in need of a kidney. It is not an easy decision to gift one, but for a person in critical need it is the gift of life. If you or anyone you know would consider becoming a donor please contact Ethel Patino 973-322-5646, firstname.lastname@example.org Expenses paid.
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
11/29: 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 email@example.com.
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
12/10: Officers at 7:30pm, Business meeting at 8pm - Ryan Room
12/12: Christmas Party
12/24: NO MEETING – Merry Christmas!
1/14: Officers at 7:30pm, Business meeting at 8pm - Ryan Room
1/22: Right to Life March
1/28: Social meeting at 8pm in the Ryan Room
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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;
R.C.I.A. and Evangelization
Mrs. Carol Mangani, 973-838-6838;
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