Parish Re-Opening Plan

09-11-2020

The Parish of St. Magdalen de Pazzi made some changes to insure everyone’s health & safety as we navigate through this pandemic.  We have recently updated our bathrooms to become less hands on and more sanitary. The Church is being cleaned and sanitized and hand sanitizing stations have been placed throughout the Church and Narthex.  We have removed all missals, books and pamphlets. The State of NJ has now raised our seating capacity to 150 and we are ready to accommodate this new mandate.  We have strategically roped off our pews to provide social distancing and we are enforcing that everyone must wear face masks properly to help stop the spread of this virus.  If you been away, we welcome you back.

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While we all deal with the Coronavirus please remember that the church needs to continue to attend to its financial responsibilities. We would be grateful if you could drop off your weekly offertory envelops or sign up for electronic or text giving. To sign up for electronic or text giving, please click the button below.

Public Masses have Resumed

Daily Mass Monday - Saturday 8:00am
Saturday: 5:00pm Vigil Mass
Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am*, 10:30am, 12:00pm, 1:30pm* (Spanish)
*Also live-streamed on Facebook

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Welcome to St. Magdalen's

The Roman Catholic Church of St. Magdalen de Pazzi exists to echo Jesus' call to all: "Come and Follow Me."

Our patroness, Saint Magdalen de Pazzi poetically prayed, “Come Holy Spirit! Consume in us whatever prevents us from being consumed in you.” Although this may seem like a pious expression that only a distant, unfamiliar saint could make, truly, it expresses the deepest desire of each one of us.

As we race about, pressured on every side to meet expectations and achieve all the things in life that we hope will make us happy, what each of us truly wants, deep down, is that all of our nagging questions, all of our doubts, all of our hurts, and all of our sins would be removed so that we could rest in God’s truth, in his love, in his justice, and in his mercy- in other words, to be totally consumed in God. Our parish exists to echo Jesus’ call to each one of us to follow him, for he is the way, the truth, and the life. He is the answer to our deepest human desires; he is the gate which leads to the loving arms of God our father.

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Events & Announcements

Adoration

We are in Need of Committed Adorers Thu & Fri at 9:00am, Sat at 11:00am, Mon at 12:00pm.

For more information or to sign-up for an hour, Lucille Hess at 908-788-5988.

Christmas Giving Tree

Each year so many of you generously provide gift cards from our Giving Tree in the Narthex for people St Magdalen’s serve through the Hope House.

We ask that all gift cards are returned by Mon, Dec 21 So that we may make baskets for the families and distribute them ahead of Christmas.

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Hope House Food Pantry

Thank you to all who so generously donate to our food pantry. This week the pantry is in need of the following items: Toothpaste, Pancake Mix and Syrup, Oil, Mayo, Feminine Products, and Shampoo.

Please place items in the boxes located in the Narthex of the church. Please check dates on donations, we can not use any out of date products.

Knights of Columbus Crab Cake Sale

Just in time for the Advent season. On sale beginning Nov 21/22 thru Dec 5/6.

All orders must be received and paid for by Sun, Dec 6.
All orders must be picked up at the Parish Center Dec 12/13 & Dec 19/20.

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Remember Your Loved Ones

Remember your loved ones this Christmas season with a gift of flowers to decorate our Church. Your donations can be in memory of a deceased loved one, to honor someone or in thanksgiving for all the Lord has given to you.

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Bishop's Appeal

2020 Bishop’s Annual Appeal

2020 Apelación Anual del Obispo