INFORMATION AND MEETINGS ALSO AVAILABLE IN OUR BULLETIN – CANCELLATIONS DUE TO VIRUS.
Altar Linen Ministry: For information at Holy Assumption Church call Barbara Boldizar at 609-499-0900 and at St. Mary Church call Helene Shea at 609-298-7612.
Altar Rosary Society: The purpose of the Altar Rosary Society is to promote devotion to the Blessed Mother as an organized, church related group within our Parish for the women parishioners. Within our society we should find the opportunity for spiritual, social and practical roles. We recite the 20 Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary once a week. Monthly meetings are in the Divine Mercy Meeting Room the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 PM beginning with the recitation of the Rosary followed by 7:00 PM general meeting. No meetings January, February, June, July or August. For information contact Donna Frappolli at 609-221-1957.
Holy Assumption Church: Communion Sunday is the first Sunday of every month with 10:00 AM recitation of the Rosary and 10:30 AM Mass.
St. Mary Church: Communion Sunday is the second Sunday of every month with 9:00 AM recitation of the Rosary and 9:30 AM Mass.
Choirs in the Parish: CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO VIRUS
St. Mary Church Choir provides music at the Sunday 9:30 AM Mass and at all seasonal Holy Days. (i.e. Christmas, Easter, etc.) Practice is in the church Wednesday at 6:00 PM. If you are interested in joining please call Alfonso Gonzalez at 609-222-2335.
St. Mary Church Contemporary Choir provides contemporary Christian music at the Sunday 11:30 AM Mass. Practice is in the church every Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM. If you are interested in joining please call Cathy Alphonse in the Parish Office at 609-298-0261.
Holy Assumption Choir provides music at the Sunday 10:30 AM Mass and at all seasonal Holy Days. (i.e. Christmas, Easter, etc.) Practice is in the church Thursday at 5:00 PM. If you are interested in joining please call Alfonso Gonzalez at 609-222-2335.
Food Pantry: Mary, Mother of the Church Parish provides a community food pantry at Holy Assumption Church site and St. Mary Church 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 Hours: Tuesday 2:00-3:00 PM
St. Mary Site Hours:
Monday-Wednesday-Friday 2:00-3:00 PM
Tuesday & Thursday 9:00-10:00 AM and 6:00-7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00-10:00 AM
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 site or Sue Oros at 609-499-0022 for Holy Assumption site. Donations can be left in Holy Assumption Church, St. Mary Church or the Parish Office. Visit our Facebook page here. DURING 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:To promote reverence for the Name of the Most Holy Trinity, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit and to praise and venerate the Most Holy Name of God. To monitor the status of Holy Name Society members who are sick or infirmed and collectively ministers to their spiritual and corporal needs. For information contact Paul Ordog at 609-499-9259.
Knights of Columbus Council #570: The council regularly hosts numerous events through the year, or on an annual basis. These events are in support of our parish, our community, our families, the youth, or various charitable organizations. Some examples include support to our mental disabled citizens, the hosting of special events and scholarships to our youth. For 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: The purpose of the legion is to make its members better Catholics and to mobilize the catholic laity. The legion does many beautiful works evangelizing everyone they come in contact with. Their outreaches are many but to name a few are teaching CCD classes, visiting the sick, visiting new parishioners, visiting the homebound and nursing homes, and bringing around the pilgrim Mary. For information contact the Parish Office at 609-298-0261 and we will direct your name to Anne Eccles.
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 disabilities by matching them with caring volunteers who assist with the tasks of everyday life. For more information please call 609-393-9922.
Secular Franciscan Order: A community of Catholic adults who grow in the love of scripture and the Church in the footsteps of Francis of Assisi and his followers. Monthly meetings are in the Divine Mercy Meeting Room the first Sunday of the month from 1:00-3:00 PM. For information contact the Parish Office at 609-298-0261 and we will direct your name to Maria Schultes.
Sports Committee (CYO): The Catholic Youth Organization is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of our youth and the families by providing affordable and quality basketball. Children must be a member of our Parish or a local Parish without a basketball team in order to join our teams. 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 serves families in Mary, Mother of the Church Parish as well as individuals and families living in the Bordentown City, Bordentown Township, Fieldsboro, Roebling and Florence area. We meet on the first and third Wednesday of the month in the Parish Office Meeting Room. For more information please see our website or call 609-298-1414.
Ushers: For information in Holy Assumption Church call Dominick Cipriano at 609-634-2482 and in St. Mary Church call Ron Marino at 609-298-5469.
Word of Life Prayer Group: A Charismatic Prayer Group that sets aside time to pray over members in need. For information call Pat Baylog at 609-298-4249.