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Join Us! Saturday, January 13 Knights of Columbus 5th Annual Comedy Show featuring special guest host 101.5 radio's BIG JOE HENRY. $45 includes all you can eat dinner buffet including beer and wine and show. For info call or email: Roman Hnidj 908-256-9760   rhnidj70@gmail.com Tom Diquollo 908-217-...

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Friday, December 29 at 6:30 pm Prepare a salad, meal, or dessert.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 pm and finish by 8:00 pm.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett at shepherdsmeal@ollwhs.org to inform her of the specific dish you will be preparing or if you are inte...

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Monday, December 11 6:00 pm Set up Community Hall & move food from pantry. Tuesday, December 12 9:00am Sort food. Wednesday, December 13 9:00 am Pack non-perishable food.   5:00 pm Sort & pack fresh food.   5:30 pm Deliver ...

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The food collection for the Christmas food distribution will take place next weekend, December 9 & 10. Please bring items that are appropriate for a Christmas ham dinner, such as salad dressing, sweet potatoes, canned fruits and vegetables, dessert mixes and juices. Fresh foods, including hams and turkeys, will also be accepted at thi...

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  The Jesse Tree, Our Lady of Lourdes’ Christmas giving tree, will be in the Narthex November 25 & 26, and December 2 & 3.  Individuals and families are invited to select a gift tag or tags from the tree and purchase the gift(s) indicated.  The gift should be wrapped, unless the tag indicates otherwise...

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Sponsor A Wreath ~ $12 The 3rd and  4th grade Faith Formation classes will be making Christmas Wreaths and Cards for the parish homebound to enjoy during the Christmas season.  This will be the 3rd year for this wonderful tradition.  We are looking for families to donate $12 to sponsor a wreath to be made for o...

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We are now forming our Children’s Choir (grades 1-6) for Christmas Eve and our Music Ministry Concert. The choir will sing at the 7:00 pm Mass on Sunday, December 24, and again at the concert at 3:30 pm on Sunday, January 28.  Rehearsals will take place on Thursdays from 4:45 to 5:30 pm on November 30, December 7, 14, and 21 in...

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Following the 12:00 Noon Mass on Thursday, November 9 we will be viewing and discussing Jackie.  This movie takes place after her husband's assassination. Jackie Kennedy’s world is completely shattered. Traumatized and reeling with grief, over the course of the next week she must confront the unimaginable; consoling thei...

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At the end of the 2015-2016 Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis established the “World Day of the Poor,” a new celebration to be held annually on the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time.  All of the faithful are invited to join Bishop Checchio at Evening Prayer for the first World Day of the Poor on Sunday, November 19 at 5:00 p...

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Saturday, November  18, 5: 00 to 7:00 pm and Sunday November 19, 8:00 am to Noon The Annual Rosary Altar Society Bake Sale is on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 after all Masses.  Traditional Thanksgiving pies, cakes, bread and cookies will be available, as well as Advent supplies and Christmas cards from our Gi...

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We will be collecting items for our heroes at “Hope for Veterans,” a two-year transitional facility. during the weekend of November 11 & 12.  There are 105 ex-servicemen and women residing there at this time. Travel Size Toiletries are great too! Items Needed: New hats, scarves, and socks are greatly ap...

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The Baptismal Garment Ministry is a very special and important ministry at OLL.  This ministry constructs and needlepoints the garments given to all children being baptized.  It is a great way to be a part of a ministry yet work  from your own home when you are available.  If you can sew or needlepoint (patterns are pr...

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Our next regular food collection will occur next weekend, October 14 & 15.   All types of nonperishable food items are welcome; however, we are especially in need of juices, pancake mix and syrup, spaghetti sauce, and paper goods.  Please do not donate food items beyond their "Use by" date. Thank you for your ...

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Join Joline and explore Bishop Barron's new film and study program, “David the King,” Bishop Barron helps us to understand this pivotal figure in light of the first king and the King of kings.  This six-week program starts Tuesday, October 17 at 10:00 am in Old Church Hall.      

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The Knights of Columbus’ 2nd Annual Variety Dinner Show will feature the amazing Jersey 4 Band performing a tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in Community Hall on Saturday, October 14.  Doors open 6:30 pm with dinner, and the show begins at 8:00 pm.  Tickets are $45.00 per person which includes s...

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New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) and its parent company, New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NJBS donor center or convenient blood drive to help replenish the community’s blood supply. Recent national tragedies are reminders that it is imperati...

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July 28 at 6:30 pm Prepare foods for a neighborhood picnic, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, salads, etc.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 pm and finish by 8:00 pm.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett at maddog124@comcast.net or 806-4920 to inform her of...

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Our next regular food collection will occur next weekend, July 15 & 16.   All types of nonperishable food items are welcome; however, we are especially in need of canned meals, tuna, juices, peanut butter, jelly, canned fruit.  Please do not donate food items beyond their "Use by" date.  Thank you for you...

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Rosarian Gift Shop Fall is here...Thanksgiving is upon us.  The gift shop has Advent items including: Advent wreaths, candles, calendars, and much more.  Don’t forget the Rosary Altar Society Bake Sale on the weekend of November 19 & 20.  Heading to family for Thanksgiving, looking for a hostess gift, or an act...

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Join us this Thursday June 29 for 12:00 Noon Mass then stay and watch Philomena with Judi Dench in Community Hall.  Discussion will follow.  Bring your lunch or a snack.  
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Prepare a salad, meal, or dessert.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 pm and finish by 8:00 pm.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett at maddog124@comcast.net or 806-4920 to inform her of the specific dish you will be preparing or if you are intending to serve. &nbs...

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Join us and discover a deeper relationship with Jesus; find His love, His peace, and His purpose for your life at our Life in the Spirit Seminar.  All are invited to attend on 2 consecutive Saturdays, May 13 and May 20, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  The seminar is sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group.  ...

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Friday, May 5 The schedule of events is as follows: Registration ~ 11:00 am, Lunch ~ 12:00 Noon, Shotgun Start ~ 1:00 pm, Dinner & Prizes ~ 6:00 pm.  Venue:  Beaver Brook Country Club, 25 Country Club Drive, Annandale, NJ.   $150.00 per person Entry Fee includes: 18 holes of golf, golf cart, l...

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Encountering Jesus at the Jersey Shore Our semi-annual retreat to St. Joseph by the Sea is scheduled for Wednesday to Thursday, May 10 & 11.  All ladies of the the Parish and friends are welcome to attend for the day ($65) or stay overnight ($165).  St. Joseph by the Sea is located in Mantoloking on the beach.  ...

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Anyone who placed an order for Fresh Pierogi through the Rosary Altar Society, please pick up your Pierogi in Community Hall on SATURDAY, April 8, between 9:00 am and 12:00 Noon.  
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Acquire the Fire, the young adult group, will be meeting on Sunday, March 26 at 7:00 pm in the Old Church Hall.  Join us for a night of fellowship, games, and snacks.  Save the date for our next two meetings on March 26 and April 9.  We will be participating in RHA's Stream Cleanup at Spruce Run Reservoir on Saturday, A...

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Good Friday, April 14 at 7:00 pm Join us for a special event!  Volunteers are needed to reenact the events leading up to Christ’s Crucifixion.  We need adults for the following parts: Pilate (male), Veronica (female), One Woman, 2 Demons (male or female or both), 2 Different Soldiers (male), Joseph of Arimathea (male...

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The Rosary Altar Society and the Knights of Columbus are pleased to offer post high school scholarships to active members of Our Lady of Lourdes’ Parish who will be registered as full-time students for the fall 2017 semester.  Download the Rosarians' requirements and application forms here.  Eligible candidat...

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The Knights of Columbus are collecting for a Baby Shower to benefit local Pregnancy Aid Centers.  Please take a tag located in the Narthex, then return the shower gift by the weekend of February 25 & 26.  Thank you very much for your support for the Respect Life Ministries. For more information contact Bob Keeling at  b...

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The Knights of Columbus will host their 18th Annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance Fundraiser in Community Hall on Saturday, February 11, from 6:30 to 10:00 pm.  This is just one of many Knights of Columbus fundraisers that support local charities including Readington Twp. Little League, Hunterdon ARC, Lyon’s VA Hospital, and t...

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Please consider donating blood during Our Lady Of Lourdes’ February blood drive on February 26 from 8:45 am - 2:30 pm. Your donation could save lives. To view eligibility requirements for donating, please visit: http://nybloodcenter.org/donate-blood/become-donor/can-i-donate-blood/  

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Sunday, February 12, we will celebrate the communal Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick at the 11:00 am Mass, for those among us who are in need of healing, both physically and/or spiritually.  If you, a family member, or someone you know is currently suffering from a chronic or terminal illness, preparing to undergo surgery, or e...

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Please send an email request to Christine at: finance@ollwhs.org.   Your statement will be emailed back to you.  No email?  Not a problem!  Just cut out the form below and drop it in the collection basket.  Your statement will be mailed to you.   2016 Contribution Statement   Name:   ...

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The Gift Shop is open today, Sunday, January 15!  Thank you for your support of the gift shop; the proceeds fund the Rosary Altar Scholarship Fund.  The gift shop carries gift ideas for many other occasions such as Baptism, Confirmation, and house-warming, We also have special medals, rosaries, and military medals available.&nbs...

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Acquire the Fire, the young adult group, will be meeting on Sunday, January 22 at 7:00 pm in the Old Church Hall.  To join the list serve and to stay up to date on more events, please email Susan at acquirethefire@ollwhs.org.    

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Prepare a salad, meal, or dessert.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 pm and finish by 8:00 pm.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett at maddog124@comcast.net or 806-4920 to inform her of the specific dish you will be preparing or if you are intending to serve. &nbs...

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On Sunday, January 29 at 3:30 pm, the Music Ministry of Our Lady of Lourdes will present a concert of sacred music under the direction of James Cole.  The snow date will be Sunday, February 5 at 3:30 p.m.  The Adult Choir, Youth Choir, Children's Choir, Handbell Choir, and Chamber Orchestra will perform a program of music...

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The Knights of Columbus will host their Fourth Annual  Comedy Night on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Community Hall.  Steve Trevelise from radio station 101.5 will be the MC for the evening.  Professional comedians, Pete Michaels and Leighanne Lord will be performing. Pete Michaels is a Celebrity Ventriloquist an...

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There will be an Advent Penance Service on Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00 pm. in the Church.  
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Christmas Mass Schedule ~ Christmas Eve: 4:30, 7:00 & 10:30 pm Christmas Day: 9:30 & 11:00 am  
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The Prayer Group will be having a Charismatic Mass on Tuesday, December 6 at 7:00 pm in the Sacred Heart Chapel celebrated by Fr. Primich. All are welcome. Any questions call Fran at 534-9068.  

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Your Knights of Columbus council, 6930, is having an Open House on Wednesday, November 16 at 8:00 pm in Community Hall.  We are looking for a few good men!  All interested gentlemen and their families are welcome to attend.  Please come and enjoy.   The Knights are looking forward to meeting you and would lik...

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OLL Rosary Altar Society will be selling delicious home baked pies, cakes, fruit breads, and cookies after all Masses next weekend.  All proceeds benefit the Annual Scholarship Fund. Thank you for your continued support of this event.  

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Sunday, November 20 6:30 pm: Set up Community Hall and move food from the pantry. Monday, November 21 9:00 am: Sort food. Tuesday November 22 9:00 am: Pack non-perishable food. 5:00 pm: Sort and pack fresh food. 5:30 pm · Deliver food to those unable to pick up. · Assi...

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The collection of food for the Thanksgiving food distribution will take place next weekend, November 19 & 20. Please bring any items that are appropriate for a Thanksgiving dinner, such as cranberry sauce, stuffing, turkey gravy, canned sweet potatoes, dessert mixes and juices. Fresh foods, including turkeys, will also be gladly accep...

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Friday, November 18 at 6:30 pm Prepare a salad, meal, or dessert.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 pm and finish by 8:00 pm.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett at maddog124@comcast.net or 806-4920 to inform her of the specific dish you will be preparing or if you...

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The OLL Faith Formation classes are making gifts to give our homebound parishioners for Christmas.  A tree made of ribbon to brighten their day.  To complete this year’s project we are in need of supplies.  Your help would be very much appreciated!  Gift Cards are always welcomed.  Please place all items in ...

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"The Purse Project” collects gently used handbags and small toiletry and gift items to put inside them. They are then distributed to organizations, such as homeless shelters and social services agencies that work with women in need. The goal is to let these women know that others are thinking of them and care about them. We&rsq...

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Acquire the Fire, the young adult group, will meet Tonight at 7:00 pm in the Old Church Hall.  Join us for a night of fellowship, games, and snacks.  To join the list serve please email Susan at acquirethefire@ollwhs.org.  

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Friday, October 28 at 6:30 pm Prepare a salad, meal, or dessert.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 pm and finish by 8:00 pm.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett at maddog124@comcast.net or 806-4920 to inform her of the specific dish you will be preparing or if you ...

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Acquire the Fire, the young adult group, will be having their Fall kickoff meeting on Sunday, September 25 at 7:00 pm in the Old Church Hall.  Join us for a night of fellowship, games, and snacks.  Members of the group will be available after Masses the weekend of September 24 & 25 with more information and to answer any que...

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The OLL Pre-Cana ministry is currently looking for married couples, who are both practicing Catholics, to join our team. Our Pre-Cana session takes place annually, typically on the first Saturday in March. Our program touches on subjects such as Communication, Finances, Spirituality, and Early Adjustments in marriage. We share our experie...

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Due to Staff changes, we are looking for a team of people to decorate the altar for seasons, holidays, and holy days.  Our past leader will be available to guide, support, and encourage you!  Please contact Bridget at bulletin@ollwhs.org.  

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Friday, September 23 at 6:30 pm Prepare a salad, meal, or dessert.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 pm and finish by 8:00 pm.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett at maddog124@comcast.net or 806-4920 to inform her of the specific dish you will be preparing or if yo...

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is a life changing event that can leave any of us feeling many different emotions.  As we mourn our loss, it feels like no one in the world can understand what we are going through - the pain, sadness, anger, loneliness, and other sensations of overwhelming loss.   “Pathways Towards Peace,” a bereavement group, ...

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Our Lady of Lourdes Community Hall Saturday          October 15, 2016          7:00pm Dinner Theatre $40 per person Includes: All you can eat Italian Buffet, beer, and wine. For More Information: Call Roman Hnidj at 908.256.9760 o...

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Our Adult Summer Choir continues at the 10:30 Mass throughout the summer. No rehearsals. Just arrive 10 minutes prior to Mass. In the fall rehearsals begin, where we prepare music in a variety of styles and from various periods, past and present. Choir members improve their musical skills and build lasting friendships. You do not have to ...

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The Knights of Columbus will host their  annual Mother’s Day Breakfast on May 8 from 8:00 am till Noon. This is a wonderful event and a great way to celebrate our Moms! The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors. All Mothers eat for free!  The menu includes: eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit, beverages, and more. We ...

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Winston Churchill once said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”  Our steward this month not only has the courage but also the knowledge, skill, and patience to sit with those who are grieving the loss of a loved one.  As a bereavement facilitator, M...

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Prepare a salad, meal, or dessert.  If you’d prefer, come and help out with setup, serving, or cleanup.  We begin at 5:00 P.M. and finish by 8:00 P.M.  You must contact Peggy DeRossett (maddog124@comcast.net or 806-4920) to let her know what you will be preparing or if you are intending to serve.   Thank you...

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The Rosary Altar Society and the Knights of Columbus are pleased to offer post high school scholarships to active members of Our Lady of Lourdes parish who will be registered as full time students for the fall 2015 semester.  Eligible candidates may apply to both organizations. All applications must be completed by April 1, 2015. The...

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