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  • Welcome!

    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.

    We are located at 2 Miller Road in Kinnelon, NJ

    Rectory office:  973-838-6838

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  • Mass Times

    • Saturday: 5:00 PM EnglishEnglishEN Church
    • Sunday: 7:30 AM EnglishEnglishEN Chapel 9:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN Church 11:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN Church
    • MonFri: 8:15 AM EnglishEnglishEN Chapel
    • Saturday: 8:15 AM EnglishEnglishEN Chapel
  • reconciliation Times

    • Saturday: 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM In the Church
  • bulletin history

    Please click here for history of bulletins with links to the advertisers listed in the bulletin

  • rectory office hours

    • Mon. to Fri. from 8:30am to 5pm
    • Saturday 9am to 4pm 

    Al Alvino                               
    Ed Bailey
    Manuela Barrios                
    Jeanne Bessis            
    Msgr. Eugene Boland        
    Hannah Cerullo  
    Philip Cibiniak     
    Anne Comarata      
    James Commarato            
    Richard DeMaio          
    Kathy DiFiore      
    Ray DuPlain, Sr. 
    Fr. Joseph Farias
    Theresa Fay
    Michael Fitzpatrick, Sr.      
    Rosemarie Geraghty 
    Carol Kenah        
    Carolyn Kiesche                 
    Christine Lytle     
    Joseph Maher       
    Jessie Murray                      
    Nicholas Neill              
    Ann Pendola       
    Jesus Serrano
    Alison Stefan                       
    Richard Tarapata        
    Madeline Testa   
    Terry Wickham    
    Tom Wisniewski

  • ministry volunteer opportunities

    Please click here for a link to our booklet on all the ministries available here at OLM.

  • Car Ad for Parish

    Here I Am, Lord!
    If you have not yet responded to the 2018 Bishop’s Annual Appeal, there is still time to do so as the 2018 Appeal funds are used to support ministries and programs through the end of the diocesan fiscal year on June 30, 2019.   Your gift is a great blessing and valued so we can serve Christ by serving his people.  For your convenience, you can make an online gift at www.2018appeal.org.                 




    Feb. 23rd, Mass will begin at 4:30pm (not 5pm) to accommodate the Knights of Columbus Beefsteak Casino night, beginning at 5:30pm

  • phony emails and phone calls

    Someone with an affiliation with the parish (parishioner, staff, etc.) had their address book hacked.  The hackers are using the email addresses and, in some instances phone numbers, to impersonate Msgr. Carroll and social engineer others in that address book.  Don’t respond to any of these solicitations.  To protect yourself, please change your email password as you could have been the  party compromised. 


    Dear Parishioners,
    As you are aware, Bishop Serratelli has extended my pastorate almost three years since I turned 75 on July 28, 2015.  He called me on December 6th and told me he was making some clerical changes while he was still Bishop, and that I would be retiring on March 1, 2019.
    My plan is to retire to my condo in Keyport, NJ.  As soon as I am settled, I will inquire to surrounding parishes to see if they need help with Masses.  With the approval of the new Pastor, I will return to OLM for some weddings and other Sacraments I had planned to celebrate.
    I will always be grateful to God and to you for making these past almost 28 years the best years of my life. 
    Yours in Christ,
    Fr. Carroll


  • A special thank you

    The letter below from received from Fr. Killian's (who visited us over during the fall) diocese in Tanzania.n Click the photo to read the letter.


  • News

    • Thanks to all the generous donors to the Fr. English Food Pantry these past months. You have helped keep the shelves supplied with much needed food. Our next weekend collection is Feb. 23-24. Please help sustain the supply of non perishable groceries for the needy families using the pantry.
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    • Congratulations! Your upcoming wedding is not only a very special day for the two of you but it is also a sacred event for the entire Church! Engaged couples wishing to enter the Sacrament of Marriage should consult with the Priest at least one year prior to their wedding. In addition, marriage preparation involves two programs. OLM Church will host both programs Life Skills on March 3rd and God’s Plan on April 13th. Please call the parish office for information on how to register or go to insidethewalls.org for an application.
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    • Many parishioners attended the Appreciation for Msgr. Carroll’s years as Pastor. He is most grateful for the kind sentiments which were expressed both personally and in writing. They touched his heart.
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    • Thank you to the following volunteers who helped to serve at Eva’s Kitchen on Sat., February 2nd: Kenny Mertz, Mary Smith, Mariline Tavares, Eileen Donnelly, Stefania Masi, Linda and Brian McMurray, Todd and Patrice Leavenworth, Tom Black, Brendan Donnelly, Bill and Ellen Sharkey and Joe Coralluzzo. In addition, thank you for all the volunteers who cooked the chicken casserole that helped to serve approximately 200+ people. The next Eva’s kitchen date is Saturday, April 13th, 2019.
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    • Monday, February 18th is President’s Day. We salute all the presidents who ruled our country. Your great deeds are always remembered.
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    • Thank you for celebrating Commitment Sunday with us this weekend. Your commitment to our parish through our Do It for Jesus Program will continue to bring life to our community. If completing your commitment card was not possible at Mass, an invitation to respond will be mailed later this week to your home. Please return your Commitment Card to the office this week or in next week’s collection. If you have not yet done so, join the many others and give your gift online through our electronic giving program. Please call the parish office with any questions.
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    • Msgr. Carroll’s last Mass will be the 11:00am Mass on Feb. 24. It will be followed by light refreshments. His new address will be 55 First St., Keyport, NJ 07735 and his cell phone number is 973-713-3746.
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    • We meet Wed. in the Parish House at 7pm. Cathy O’Dougherty facilitates and all grieving men and women are welcome. For more info, email angeloncall@optonline.net or call 973-713-9793.
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    • WOMEN’S DAY OF REFLECTION Save the date – March 9, 2019, Saturday 9:30-1:30 Come join us! Bring $10 and a can of soup donation! A light breakfast and a soup lunch will be served. Our speaker is Judy Schaivo, who has an MA from Seton Hall Univ. and an MS in Spirituality and Spiritual Direction from Fordham. A spiritual director and facilitator of retreats at Loyola Jesuit Center in Morristown, Judy’s passion is to help people, especially women, access and deepen their relationship with God, so that they can empower others in their personal lives and in their ministry. We look forward to the women of our parish and beyond joining us for this enhancement to the Lenten journey. Email reled@olmchurch.org with any questions.
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