Sts. Francis & Clare Parish - Parish of Sts. Francis and Clare

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Holy Assumption Church (HA)
1290 Hornberger Ave. Roebling
Saint Clare Church (SC)
232 East Front St. Florence
Location: 1290 Hornberger Ave. Roebling, NJ 08554
Office hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Phone: 609-499-0161 Fax: 866-422-4690 Email: [email protected] Website:
Adam Midor, Pastor
Ronald Schwoebel, Deacon
Peggy Schwoebel, Secretary
Robert Scara, Music
invites you to celebrate:
EUCHARIST: Monday through Friday at 8:00 am
in SC. Weekend Masses in HA: 5:00 pm (Saturday),
8:00 and 11:00 am (Sunday). Holy days of obligation schedules are published in our bulletin. Holy
Hour devotion is held every Thursday from 8:00 to
9:00 am in SC.
BAPTISM: is celebrated every third Sunday of the
month during 11:00 am Mass. We offer a Baptism
Preparation Class to assist parents. Please contact
the PO to register. Godparents are required to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility from a parish where
they are currently practicing their faith.
MARRIAGE: Our parish family supports those
who wish to celebrate their love in the sacrament of
matrimony. Arrangements are to be made with the
Pastor a year in advance. At least one person needs
to be a registered parishioner. To schedule an initial
meeting please call the PO.
ROSARY & NOVENAS: These prayers are said
weekly before and after our weekday masses in SC.
RECONCILIATION: Confessions are heard every
Saturday at 4:00 pm in HA or by appointment.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK: Any seriously ill
Catholic who needs the comforting prayer of the
Church may be anointed. Please contact the parish
office to invite the Pastor to celebrate this sacrament
without delay.
FUNERALS: In all cases the family should contact
a funeral home directly. They will contact us to
make further arrangements. Shortly afterwards, a
consolation minister will meet with some family
members to finalize the funeral liturgy. MASS INTENTIONS
Monday 11, at 8:00 am
✝ Joseph Horvath from Horvath/Hendricks family
✝ Trent Johnson from the Mastin family
Tuesday 12, at 8:00 am
✝ Gloria Fazekas from Mary Ann & Jerry Kapica
✝ Abraham Navarrete from the Gonzalez family
Wednesday13, at 8:00 am
✝ Deborah Wright from Thom & Martha Wright
✝ John Tymash from Patricia Tymash & sons
Thursday 14, at 8:00 am
✝ John & Helene Rein from the family
✝ Roman Christian Carugno from Mary Filipponi
Thursday 14 at 7:00 pm
✝ Jane Porter from Mary & Nick Katkic
✝ Robert Sobon from Roger & Regina Havens
Friday 15, at 8:00 am
✝ Jorge A. Colón from the Garcia family
✝ Roman Christian Carugno from Rachel Kremper
Saturday 16, at 5:00 pm
✝ William Butala from Elsie Nyiri
✝ Gloria Fazekas from Joseph & Joyce Paris
Sunday 17, at 8:00 am
✝ Richard Sweeney from Jack & Theresa Sweeney
✝ Florence Katkic from Dave & Virginia Csik
Sunday 17, at 11:00 am
✝ Mary C. Hoguet from Les & Pat Gereg
✝ Theresa Karpac from John Karpac III
May 3, 2015
Weekend offerings:
$7,141.00 Dear Parishioners,
I have done it again! I got involved in another
parish project. As God is my witness, I did not want
to do it, but ARS ladies are good at twisting arms.
Besides, once I took a closer look at McGrath hall
kitchen, I knew that a fresh coat of paint would not
suffice. So, I opened another pandora box and now
I understand the extend of damage and neglect.
The good news is that money can take care of all
issues that we are dealing with; bad news is that
the money is in your pocket. That is why, I am
turning to all school alumni and families that had
various functions in the hall over the years, please
show your appreciation, and help me to take care
of it. I am asking for a cash donation of $50 or
more. Those who are willing to chip in, please put
your donation in an envelope marked kitchen. All
these donations will be used to pay contractors for
their work and materials. Thank you in advance
for your consideration and generosity.
In 1872, Julia Ward Howe, author of the lyrics to the
“Battle Hymn of the Republic,” made an eloquent
appeal for an annual Mother's Day for Peace: “Arise,
all women who have hearts, and say firmly: Our
husbands shall not come to us reeking with carnage,
for caresses and applause. Our sons shall not be taken from us to unlearn all that we have been able to
teach them of charity, mercy and patience.”
In Boston, the first Mother's Day observance saw
women gathered to mourn the war dead and devise
strategies for peace. This did not catch on, but 35
years later Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia asked her
church to hold a service honoring all mothers on the
anniversary of her mother’s death. Due to the power
of the Woman Suffragettes, male politicians espoused
this version of the day and enshrined a more traditional view of motherhood. President Wilson proclaimed
the second Sunday of May as Mother's Day. MAY DEVOTIONS
During the month of May we have special services
dedicated to honoring the Blessed Mother. They are
held each Friday, at 7:00 pm in SC. The next Marian
devotion is scheduled for May 15.
Please join us as we gather around the Mother of
Jesus in order to learn what it means to be genuine
disciples of her divine Son.
The floral arrangement in HA this weekend is in
memory of John and Helene Rein, donated by their
children. We appreciate their kindness.
I want to thank all those families who returned
Mother’s Day Remembrance envelopes. On behalf
of our community, I thank you for your donations,
which will benefit our parish. As a token of my appreciation, all Masses this weekend will be offered
for the living and deceased mothers recommended to
our prayerful intercession.
Next Thursday is a holy day of obligation in our diocese. For this reason, we will have two Masses: 8:00
am in SC, and 7:00 pm in HA. Please make every
effort to celebrate with us this mystery of our faith.
All Catholics in the DOT are asked to pray for the
victims of the tragic earthquake in Nepal. The devastation there is almost incomprehensible to us.
Anyone able and willing to help is encouraged to
contribute directly online: or send contributions directly to: Catholic Relief Services, PO
Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303.
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