We are happy to announce that Joe & Kathy Gravino will be Ministry leaders for Eva’s Kitchen Ministry here at OLM. The Gravinos’ have been parishioners for many years and are very committed to helping those in need. Volunteers to help feed the hungry are an essential ingredient at the soup kitchen so if you are interested in becoming part of the team to help the homeless please contact Joe or Kathy at 9736-283-9909 or email email@example.com.
THANKSGIVING INTER-FAITH SERVICE CHILDREN'S CHOIR
Each year, Kinnelon holds an inter-faith Thanksgiving service. This year, it is OLM's turn to host, and we would like to feature a choir made up of borough children grades 4-8. Our Junior Choir will be the foundation of this choir. Any parish children who would like to sing for this "one time only" event should feel welcome. Rehearsals will be held on Tues., Nov. 4, 11, & 18 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. The service will be held on Sun., Nov. 23 at 7:00 pm. Please approach Michael Pierce after Mass, call 973-838-2029 if you have an interested singer.
BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL - Be an Ambassador for Christ
Just as the Bishop’s Annual Appeal supports a number of vital causes, there are a number of ways to make a pledge. In addition to making a one-time gift or pledge payable over several months, you can also make an on-line gift by going to www.2014appeal.org and following the instructions to make a one-time contribution. Thank you for you generosity!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
BREAKFAST NEXT Weekend: TO BENEFIT SANTINO ANASTASIA
NOV. 2nd - 8 AM – 1:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious breakfast and make a free-will offering to help this 8 year old boy who is in the fight of his life against acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
BLESSING OF MEMORIES Nov. 2nd – 11am Mass
Please join us on Sun., Nov. 2 for the Feast of All Souls when we will hold a Special Blessing of Memories during the 11 am Mass. This liturgy remembers in a special way all those who have gone before us into the Lord’s Kingdom. We invite you to light a remembrance candle and to bring a small photo which may be placed with the candle on a small table in front of the altar.
“A SNEAK PREVIEW OF WHAT IS YET TO COME”
Join us for the OLM Parish Mission, November 2nd, 3rd & 4th at 7pm in the Church. To include moms with tots and those who do not wish to drive at night, there will a morning session on Monday, Nov 3rd and Tuesday, Nov. 4th which will begin with a Mass at 9:15am in the Church. Babysitting will be available for tots. Sr. Danielle Marie Baran, CR is the very entertaining speaker. You will not be disappointed.
TEXAS HOLD 'EM TOURNAMENT
The Knights of Columbus will host a Texas Hold ‘em Tournament Friday Nov. 14th at 6:45pm in the School Auditorium. Donation is $100 which includes: food, subs, snacks & beverages - Grand Prize - $1,000; be sure to reserve your spot! More info call Dave Puccia 973-492-2774. See details here.
Mass for the Unborn
Sat., Nov. 22, 10am - Details to Follow
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
11/02: Freshman confirmation class @ 11:15 - School Bldg., Mass to follow
11/02: Youth meeting: come hang out, plan events, eat food @ 12pm - School Bldg.
11/08: Open Gym 6-8pm - School Bldg.
11/16: Sophomore 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
Oct: Membership Drive
11/2: Pancake Breakfast for Santino Anastasia
11/8: Food Drive
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
Our Fall Season Has Begun…..
All Ladies are invited to Join Us!
Nov. 3 – Create Tags for Christmas Giving Tree
Dec. 8 – Wine & Cheese Christmas Party
On October 13th the OLM Ladies Guild made over 30 Journals of Love for local cancer patients.
For info. please call Julie Puccia at 973-492-2774 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ladies Guild Mtgs. – 7:30pm Ryan Rm.
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