Memorials for the Week of December 28, 2014 If you are present for

Memorials for the Week of December 28, 2014
If you are present for your mass and would like
to bring forth the gifts, please notify an usher.
Saturday, December 27th (St. John the Apostle)
8:30 am + Anna Mele (Nancy Assisi)
5:00 pm + Anthony Nicodemo (Family)
Sunday, December 28th (The Holy Family)
8:30 am + Carmela, Gennaro, Giovanni &
Antonetta Rubino (Frances Trotta)
9:45 am + Louis J. Pepe (Candice Pepe)
11:30 am + Vienna Tallarido (Melissa Fitzpatrick)
+ Palma Citro (Alba)
+ Semsona & Antonia Getubig (Luz Peiszko)
+ Rozalina Chiarini (Carla Rosignoli)
+ Andrea Rosignoli (Carla Rosignoli)
+ Raymond Bruno (Ann Davis)
+ Jose & Salud Pabilic (Luz Pieszko)
+ Concepcion&Maximo Mendoza (Luz Pieszko)
+ Quirico & Eutropia Marban(Luz Pieszko)
+ Nena & Arturo Ranido(Luz Pieszko)
+ Melquiades & Aleja Pabilic(Luz Pieszko)
+ Jacinta & Jose Pabilic(Luz Pieszko)
+ Maria Morsella (Lucy DiMarco)
The People of Holy Rosary Parish
Monday, December 29th
8:30 am + Filomena Sardella (Luigia D’Amelio)
Tuesday, December 30th
8:30 am + Antonetta Sofia (Gene & Lucy Rubino)
Wednesday, December 31st (New Year’s Eve)
8:30 am + David Smith (Joe Borer)
5:00 pm + Giuseppe Noschese (Philip A. Fusciello)
Thursday, January 1st (New Year’s Day)
9:00 am + John Norton (Geraldine & John Norton)
11:30 am + Luigi Carimando & Maria Mabile (Rose Mele)
Friday, January 2nd
8:30 am Blessings for Janina & Leon Bielik
(Rev. Jerzy R. Zaslona)
Saturday, January 3rd
8:30 am Blessings for Sabina & Zbigniew Herman
(Rev. Jerzy R. Zaslona)
5:00 pm + Gina & Buddy Gangemi
(Anne & Peter Zampella)
Sunday, January 4th
8:30 am + Angelo Barletta (Luigia D’Amelio)
9:45 am People of the Parish
11:30 am + Terry Black (Linda Black)
Holy Rosary Church 619
In Memory of...
Requested by...
Cecilia Fortunato
Theresa Fortunato
Cecilia Fortunato
Theresa Fortunato
Altar Candles
Ellen Walsh
Philip A. Fusciello
Baby Jesus to Bring
Peace to the World
Holy Rosary Church
The Holy Family &
All Families
Holy Rosary Church
Christmas Blessings
Throughout the
Coming Year
Holy Rosary Church
Patricia Mastropietro
Philip A. Fusciello
Sacred Heart
St. Francis
Padre Pio
Our Lady of
Margaret Sarao
The Mueller & Sarao
Please pray for the sick of our
Parish Family and Their Caregivers...
Petrina Amatuzzo, Carmela Baker, Terri Balesterri,
Evan Michelle Blackwell, Josephine Cassaro,
Anthony Coletta, Mayor Anthony Cucci,
Lucy DeLorenzo, Leanna D’Amico, Ernie DeBlasis,
Mason Dill, Jackie Evangelista, Nicholas Evangelista,
George Fleckenstein, Theresa Fortunato, Al Harrison,
Bob Kenny, Sr., Ryan Magnotta, Maria Meyer,
Rev. James Muntz, Ana Pereira, Robert Pollara,
Len Porcelli, Philomena Puccio, Judy Raihofer,
Miguel Ramirez, Marie Reo, Gaetano Savino,
Felice Sorrentino, Angela Spinillo, Irene Taggart,
Joseph A. Taggart, and Antonet Witkowski.
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This Week at Holy Rosary
Saturday, December 27th
 Chapel & Parish Office Closed
 8:30 am Mass – Chapel
 4:00 pm Confession
 5:00 pm Mass – Church
Sunday, December 28th
 Agape following all Sunday Masses
 December 50/50 Drawing following 11:30
Mass during Agape.
 8:30 am Italian Mass
 9:45 am Family Mass
 11:30 am Mass
Wednesday, December 31st (New Year’s Eve)
 Chapel & Parish Office Closed
 8:30 am Mass – Chapel
 5:00 pm Mass
Holy Rosary’s 3rd Annual
Parish Christmas Party
Sunday, January 4th, 2015 2:00-7:00pm
Location: Our Lady of Fatima,
O’Gorman Hall, North Bergen
(Due to construction delays,
Msgr. Santora Hall is unavailable).
Courtesy Bus service to/from
Holy Rosary Church will be provided.
The Bus will depart following the 11:30 Mass.
Buffet Dinner, Soda and Water will be provided,
Dessert & Coffee
(If you would like to add your home baked
treats to the dessert table, please let us know).
Music & Dancing, 50/50 Raffle
Thursday, January 1st (New Year’s Day)
 Chapel & Parish Office Closed
 9:00 am Mass – Bilingual Italian/English
 11:30am Mass
Please complete and return this Reservation Form
with your payment to the Parish Office before
TODAY, Sunday, December 28, 2014.
Friday, January 2nd
 Chapel & Parish Office Closed
 8:30 am Mass – Chapel
Tel. No: _________________________________
Saturday, January 3rd
 Chapel & Parish Office Closed
 8:30 am Mass – Chapel
 4:00 pm Confession
 5:00 pm Mass
Total Amount Enclosed: $_________
Sunday, January 4th
 8:30 am Italian Mass
 9:45 am Family Mass
 11:30 am Mass
 1:00 pm Bus Departs for North Bergen
 2:00 pm Parish Christmas Party-Our Lady of
Fatima’s O’Gorman Hall, North Bergen
______No. of Adults $25/pp
______No. of Children $15/pp
Please Indicate If You Will Use Bus Service:
______We will use the Bus Service.
Weekly Collection
December 13th & 14th
First Collection: $1,865.00
Second Collection: $1,073.00
E-Giving: $751.00
This Week’s Liturgy…
Today’s Readings begin on Page 53 of the
2015 Breaking Bread Missal
Unavailable due to early print deadlines, please
listen carefully to the Cantor/Organist as they
announce the hymn numbers.
Total Collection: $3,689.00
Immaculate Conception: $320.00
Collection Date for December 20th & 21st
was unavailable due to early print deadlines.
Holy Rosary Church 619
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Christmas Flowers & Decorations
You can help defer the cost of the
Christmas Flowers and Decorations for
Holy Rosary this Christmas Season.
Please complete this Order Form, cut it
out and return it with your donation
either in the weekly collection or
to the Parish Office.
Thank You!
Please print clearly:
Please reserve the following:
Reg. Poinsettia _______ x $25.00
Large Poinsettia ______
x $35.00
Reg. Wreath
x $45.00
Large Wreath
x $85.00
Medium Tree
x $50.00
Large Tree
x $75.00
Please Note: Price increase is due to the
actual cost from our flower supplier.
Donated In Loving Memory Of:
Or In Honor of _________Baby Jesus
Donor’s Name:__________________________
Phone Number:_________________________
Please make your check payable to:
Holy Rosary Church
344 6th St., Jersey City, NJ 07302
Holy Rosary Church 619
New Year’s
Mass Schedule
Wednesday, December 31st
8:30 am
5:00 pm (Vigil for New Year’s Day)
Thursday, January 1st
New Year’s Day
A Holy Day of Obligation
(Solemnity of Mary,
The Holy Mother of God)
9:00am Bi-Lingual Italian /English
11:30am English
My Catholic Faith?
There’s an APP for That!!
Have you ever wondered…
 How can I find out more about my Catholic
 How do I pray the Rosary?
 How can I grow in my faith?
 Where can I meet like-minded Catholics?
 What is a disciple of Jesus Christ – am I
 What is the Pope saying today?
Check out the free new mobile app
“Newark Evangelization”
at your App Store.
This free app found on the App Store at
“Newark Evangelization”
will be the resource in the palm of your hand,
which will allow you to answer these
and many more questions.
It will be a fountain of information and inspiration
for anyone interested in the Catholic faith.
The site also offers helpful information to inquiring
non-Catholics or inactive Catholics.
Pick up a flyer on the Information Table in the
Vestibule for more information.
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Holy Rosary Church
Year of Events
October 3rd,4th,5th
November 8th
January 10th
April 19th
August 12th -16h
August 15th
October 2nd,3rd,4th
October 4th
October 11th
40 Hours Eucharist Devotion
Dinner at Nonna’s
Following Christ Series Part 1
Parish Christmas Party
Bible Study Series
Following Christ Series Part 2
Parish Retreat
Pilgrimage to Italy
La Festa Italiana
Assumption Feast Day Mass
40 Hours Eucharist Devotion
Holy Rosary Feast Day Mass
Gala Dinner Dance
This year's beautiful Christmas greeting cards
can be transformed into next year's Giving
Tree Tags!
Please help the Social Concerns Ministry.
Place the decorative "fronts" of your Christmas cards in the Receptacle Boxes on the Information Table in the Church
Vestibule and in the Parish Center Kitchen.
Our CCD children will be creating the Tags
from your cards using decorative
scissors & ribbon.
Thank you for your ongoing support of the
Social Concerns Ministry.
Following Christ is the second part of our three part Evangelization
Series: Discovering Christ, Following Christ and Sharing Christ.
following CHRIST
a seven week journey…
Following Christ is a series which calls you to grow in your Christian
life with God and with others. The first half of the course will start
during Advent; the second half will take place during Lent.
Each weekly session includes a guest speaker and will take place in
our Parish Center at 7:00pm.
Following Christ sessions will resume on Tuesday, February 24, 2015…
Session 4: Lent – Topic: The Importance of Forgiveness, Feb., 24, 2015, Guest Speaker to be announced.
Session 5: Lent - Topic: The Spirit-Empowered Life, Date and Speaker to be announced.
*Retreat: The World, the Flesh and The Devil - Saturday, March 7, 2015
( All parishioners are invited to attend the Retreat whether you choose to participate in the course or not.)
Session 6: Lent – Topic: Advancing the Mission of the Church, Date and Speaker to be announced
Session 7: Lent - Celebration! Details to Follow.
Holy Rosary Church 619
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A New Year Prayer
Holy Father,
God of our yesterdays, our today,
and our tomorrows.
We praise You for Your
unequaled greatness.
Thank You for the year behind us and
for the year ahead.
Help us in Your new year, Father,
to fret less and laugh more.
To teach our children to laugh by
laughing with them. To teach others to love
by loving them. Knowing, when Love came
to the stable in Bethlehem,
He came for us.
So that Love could be with us,
and we could know You.
That we could share Love with others.
Help us, Father to hear Your love song in
every sunrise, in the chirping of sparrows in
our backyards, in the stories of our old folks,
and the fantasies
of our children.
Help us to stop and listen to
Your love songs,
so that we may know You
better and better.
We rejoice in the world You
loved into being.
Thank You for another new year and for
new chances every day.
We pray for peace, for light, and for hope,
that we might spread
them to others.
Forgive us for falling short
this past year.
We leave the irreparable past in your hands,
and step out into the unknown new year
knowing You will go with us.
We accept Your gift of a new year and we
rejoice in what’s ahead, depending on You to
help us do exactly what You want…
I say it again, we rejoice!
In Jesus Name, Amen.
Holy Rosary Church 619
Blessing of the Home on
On the Feast of the Epiphany,
Sunday, January 4, Chalk and
Incense will be blessed and you are
welcome to take one home.
The blessing of the home and
inscription of the initials of the three
Magi above each door can be
performed either by a priest, a
deacon or the head of the family.
The feast of manifestation, or
Epiphany, is traditionally celebrated
the 12th day after Christmas, January
6th. In the dioceses of the United
States, this feast has been moved to
the Sunday between January 2 and
January 8.
If you would like Fr. Jurek to bless
your home, please contact the
Parish Office
to make arrangements.
Pro-Life Mass
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Newark, NJ
January 22, 2015 marks the 42nd anniversary of
the legalization of abortion in this country.
By attending this special Mass, those who wish
to stand up for life but are unable attend the
March for Life in Washington, DC or the rally in
Trenton, can still show their support and defend
those who cannot defend themselves.
For more information, please contact
Cheryl Riley, 973-497-4350 or
[email protected]
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The December drawing will take place TODAY,
Sunday, December 28th following the 11:30 Mass
during agape.
Good Luck to all participants…
Parish Mission Statement
We, the people of Holy Rosary Roman Catholic
Church, rooted in tradition, are working to do the
will of God in today’s world. We welcome each
person to celebrate the Eucharist and to help
create harmony for the good of HIS Kingdom.
La Comunita Cattolica del S. Rosario ha le sue radici fondate
nella fede del Dio Trino ed Unico. Come Comunita continua la
tradizione dei fondatori provenienti dalle varie parti d’Italia
intenti a fare la volonta’ di Dio nella solidarieta’ e rispetto
reciproco. Tutti sono benvenuti a spezzare il Pane Eucaristico
in armonia e pace per l’avvento del Regno di Dio.
Parish Membership
Every Catholic should be registered in a
Parish. To become a registered member of our
Parish Family stop by or call the Parish Office.
Only registered parishioners can obtain letters
of testimony for godparents and sponsors.
Sick Calls and Ministry to the Sick
Frank Figurelli
May his souls and all the souls
of the faithful departed
Rest in Peace.
Planned Giving
Supplement Retirement with a Planned Gift
Are you nearing retirement or are already
retired and are looking to make a
year-end gift?
If so, a Charitable Gift Annuity can be a way
to supplement your retirement income and
help your parish at the same time.
Let the Archdiocese of Newark help you set
up a Charitable Gift Annuity by contacting
Theresa Lynch in the Planned Giving Office
of the Archdiocese of Newark.
Theresa can be reached at
973-497-4042 or by email at
[email protected]
Holy Rosary Church 619
Urgent calls will be attended at any time of day or
night. In other cases of illnesses, prolonged or
extended, please notify the Parish Office.
Upon request, Holy Communion will be brought
to them by one of our Eucharistic Ministers or
arrangements can be made with a Priest for a
regular monthly visit.
Sacrament of Marriage
Arrangements should be made at least one year
in advance and before you book your
wedding venue.
Sacrament of Baptism
Parents should arrange with the Parish Office for
Baptism. Baptism takes place the 2nd Sunday of
the month at 1:00 pm. Baptismal instruction will
be scheduled prior to Baptism.
Parish Meetings
Rosary Altar Society
The Rosarians meet on the 1st Monday of the month
beginning with Mass at 7:00 pm in the Chapel followed
by a meeting in the Parish Center.
Holy Name Society
2nd Saturday of the month following 5:00 pm Mass.
Meeting takes place in the Convent.
Senior Citizens
Meet every Thursday at 1:00pm in the Parish Center.
Religious Education
Religious Education classes are held on Sunday from
September through June. Classes begin at 11:00 am
following the 9:45 Family Mass. Classes are held in
the Holy Rosary Convent. Contact the Parish Office for
additional information.
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