Parish Organizations & Ministries

INFORMATION AND MEETINGS ALSO AVAILABLE IN OUR BULLETIN – CANCELLATIONS DUE TO VIRUS.

 

St Mary’s Rosary Altar Society:   The primary purpose of the Rosary Altar Society is “to praise and honor the Blessed Virgin Mary and to secure her patronage by the recitation of the 15 mysteries of the Rosary once a week.

Communion Sunday is the 2nd Sunday of every month with 9:00 AM recitation of the Rosary and 9:30 AM Mass & monthly meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month starting with at 6:30 pm. There are no meetings during June, July or August.  Annual dues are $2.00 payable in January.  For more info call the parish office at 609-298-0261 during normal office hours.

 

Altar Linen Ministry:   For information at Holy Assumption Church call Barbara Boldizar at 609-499-0900 and at St. Mary’s Church call Helene Shea at 609-298-7612.

 

Choirs in the Parish:  CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO VIRUS

          Adult Choir:   The adult choir at St. Mary`s Church location provides sacred music at the Sunday 9:30 AM Mass and at all seasonal Holy Days. (i.e. Christmas, Easter, etc.)  Practice is in the church before the 9:30 AM Mass.  If you are interested in joining please call Alfonso Gonzolez at 609-222-2335.

         Contemporary Choir:   The contemporary choir at St. Mary`s Church location provides modern contemporary music at the Sunday 11:30 AM Mass.  Practice is in the church every Thursday evening at 7 PM.  If you are interested in joining please call Cathy Alphonse at the parish office at 609-298-0261.

         Holy Assumption ChoirSing on Sunday at 10:30AM Mass.

 

Food Pantry:   Mary, Mother of the Church Parish provides a community food pantry at Holy Assumption Church site & St. Mary’s site for the needy in our area. Please visit the Parish Office during business hours to sign up. Once you qualify for assistance, you will be given an identification card which will entitle you to visit the food pantry once a week.  CURRENT ID CARDS IN THE PARISH OFFICE ARE SUSPENDED. PLEASE CONTACT THE PARISH OFFICE AT 609-298-0261 FOR YOUR PERSONAL REQUESTS.

       Holy Assumption Site HoursTuesday 2:00-3:00PM

       St. Mary’s Site Hours:

          Monday-Wednesday-Friday 2:00-3:00PM

          Tuesday-Thursday 9:00-10:00AM and 6:00-7:00PM

          Saturday – 9:00 – 10:00 AM (SATURDAY CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC) 

To volunteer in the distribution of food during the pantry hours or stocking shelves during off hours, please call Mike Novalis at 609-298-4664 for St. Mary’s site or Sue Oros at 609-499-0022 for Holy Assumption site.  Donations can be left in Holy Assumption Church, St. Mary’s Church or the Parish Office.  Visit our Facebook page hereDURING THIS TIME PLEASE CALL THE APPROPRIATE INDIVIDUAL AT EITHER CHURCH TO FIND OUT HOW TO DONATE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION DURING THESE TRYING TIMES.

 

Holy Name Society:  For information contact Paul Ordog at 609-499-9259.

 

Knights of Columbus Council #570For information contact The Grand Knight, Robert Pecht at 609-865-0014 or go to the webpage www.kofc570.org.  

 

Lectors & Eucharistic Ministers:   For information contact the Parish Office at 609-298-0261.

 

Legion of Mary:   For information contact Anne Eccles at 6019-298-0261.

 

Open Hearts, Willing Hands – (Interfaith Caregivers of Greater Mercer County)“Open Hearts, Willing Hands” is part of Interfaith Caregivers.  We help promote the independence and dignity of homebound elderly and people with disablilities by matching them with caring volunteers who assist with the tasks of everyday life.  For more info please call 609-393-9922.

 

Sports Committee (CYO)For information contact John Bacovin at 609-638-9054.

 

St. Vincent de Paul:   Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul leads men and women to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering. Our conference here at St. Mary’s serves families in Mary, Mother of the Church Parish as well as  individuals & families living in the Bordentown City, Bordentown Township, Fieldsboro, Roebling & Florence area.  We meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the St. Mary’s Church location.  For more info, please see our website or call us at 609-298-1414.

 

Third Order:   For information contact the Parish Office at 609-298-0261 and we will direct your name to Maria Schultes.

 

UshersFor information in Holy Assumption Church call Dominick Cipriano at 609-634-2482 and in St. Mary’s Church call Ron Marino at 609-298-5469.

 

Word of Life Prayer GroupA Charismatic Prayer Group that sets aside time to pray over members in need.  For information call Pat Baylog at 609-298-4249.