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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM FR. JOHN GABRIEL

Recently, we have received notification of email and text scams that will use the name of a pastor to solicit funds in the form of gift cards or cash donations. The email usually includes no recipients’ name, and asks for financial help for a worthy cause. The pastor’s name concludes the requests.

Law enforcement agencies urge parishioners to question any email or text that doesn’t come from a person in their contacts. If a pastor’s name is used, parishioners should contact the parish office to verify the legitimacy of the appeal.

Please note: No priest or staff member will ever solicit funds in this manner.

A Word About Your Guardian Angel...

From Fr. John Gabriel, Pastor of St. Paul
Feast of the Guardian Angels: 2 October, 2019

Why is it that one of the greatest gifts God gives us is usually something (or rather, someone) that most of us totally ignore?  Certainly the greatest gift God has given us is the gift of Himself, His Son, most especially in the Blessed Sacrament.  Another great gift God gives us is the Holy Scriptures and the Church with her teachings.  But perhaps the greatest gift God has given to you personally in a totally unique way (in that, my gift is different from yours) is your Guardian Angel!  Why does most of humanity (and I suspect even most Catholics) ignore their presence?

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HAPPENINGS AT ST. PAUL RC CHURCH

WEEKLY HAPPENINGS 11 10 19

Join us for Family Mass at 9 am November 10.

Parish Office closed in observance of Veterans DayNovember 11.

All are invited to celebrate a special liturgy to pray for and honor our loved ones who have died on November 11 at 7:30 pm in the church.  

Men’s Prayer Group -- every Tuesday @ 6:30 am and 7:30 pm in the Parish Center.

Academy of St. Paul Open HouseNovember 1310-11:30 am.

Academy of St. Paul “An Old Blue Eyes” Beefsteak Dinner (BYOB) tricky tray, live auction and music.  November 16 at 7 pm in the Academy gym.  Click for tickets: https://academyofstpaul.paylite.net

Advent Wreath Making-December 1- registration is now open.  Sign up here or see bulletin for details.  Limited seating.

Ladies Tea- December 6 registration is now open.  Sign up here or see bulletin for details.

NOVEMBER IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

November 17 – St. Paul Youth Choir Inauguration – 9 am Mass
November 18 – Eucharistic Adoration – 12:30 – 4:30 pm – Church (REVISED HOURS)
November 18 – Holy Hour for Life – 12:30-1:30 pm - Church
November 18 – Respect Life Meeting – 7:30 pm - Cafeteria
November 19 – A Night of Worship – 7 – 9 pm – Church
November 20 – 12 Week Surviving Divorce program begins – Parish Center
November 20 – Environmental Ministry Meeting – 7:30 pm – Parish Center
November 21 – Embracing Grace Meeting – 7:30 pm - Parish Center
November 21 – Lectors Meeting – 7:30 pm – School Library
November 23 – Confirmation Masses– 11 am & 2 pm (EM’s, Lectors & Altar Servers needed!)
November 28 – Thanksgiving Mass – 9 am – Distribution of Blessed Bread November 30 – Blessing of the Advent Wreath – 5 pm Mass

DECEMBER IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER

December 1 – Advent Wreath Making - Beginning with 9 am Mass
December 3 – Parish Book Club – 7:30 pm – Rectory
December 6 – Ladies Tea – 7:30 – 10 pm – Gym
December 7 – Harrison House – Meals needed for New Bridge Medical Center, Paramus
December 11 – St. Paul Sisterhood Christmas Party – Ramsey Golf & Country Club – 7 pm
December 14 – Tree Lighting & Caroling following 5 pm Mass – Church Plaza
December 14-15 – Bambinelli Sunday
December 15 – Parish Christmas Concert – 3 pm - Church
December 16 – Holy Hour for Life – 6:30-7:30 pm - Church

CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE

DECEMBER 24 - Christmas Eve Masses

4:00 PM Children’s Mass - Church

4:15 PM Mass in the Parish Gymnasium

6:30 PM

11:30 PM to Midnight- Carols in the Church

Midnight Mass

DECEMBER 25 - Christmas Day Masses

7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, Noon

DECEMBER 31 - Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God New Year’s Masses

December 31 - 5:00 PM Vigil Mass

January 1 - 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, Noon

JANUARY 4 -Feast of Epiphany Masses

January 4 - 5:00 PM Vigil Mass

January 5 - 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, Noon, 7:00 PM

 

welcome to the On Line portion of the Parish Community of St. Paul in Ramsey, NJ. It is our hope that the information you gather from these pages will enable you to know better who we are as a parish community and how we work to proclaim the Lord Jesus in our midst.

Candlelight Christmas Tea
For the Ladies of St. Paul Parish

Friday, December 6, 2019
7:30 ‐ 10:00pm
Parish Gymnasium

A Heartwarming Evening of Music and Storytelling

Please note: $10.00 paid reservations will be accepted until Monday, November 25th at the
Parish Center. Checks made out to St. Paul's RC Church or cash accepted. (All payments &
registrations to be dropped off at the Parish Center.)

Click for Registration Form

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Youth Choirs

If you are interested in joining our Youth Choirs

Angelic Choir
K - 3

Alleluia Choir
4 - 8

Voices of Hope
9 - College

 

Sign up here!

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The twin crisis of sexual-abuse and cover-ups in the church has hit us all very hard. For many of us it has shaken our faith and trust in the Church and like all trauma if not openly addressed, it has the power to control us in ways we may not be aware. As one survivor noted, " To begin the healing process, one must face the truth and admit what has been lost".

Beginning in October our Parish will host a 6 week small-group discussion program moderated by fellow parishioners. Read More..

HOLY HOUR FOR LIFE
THIRD MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
6:30-7:30 PM
ST PAUL CHURCH, RAMSEY NJ

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A Holy Hour for Life will be held at  ST PAUL CHURCH, RAMSEY NJ on the THIRD MONDAY OF EACH MONTH  from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Prayer will make a difference in changing hearts and minds to embrace the value and dignity of all life, from conception to natural death.

Please join this important prayer effort!:
Third Monday of Each Month 6:30-7:30 PM
St Paul Church

200 Wyckoff Avenue, Ramsey NJ 07446

ST. PAUL MEN’S PRAYER GROUP

EVERY Tuesday – Parish Center - 6:30AM and 7:30PM

For 250+ consecutive weeks men of the parish have been meeting every Tuesday. All men of the parish are invited. Whether you stop in occasionally or are a regular you should consider joining the men.  The topics are contemporary and relevant. Recent topics include “Render Unto Caesar - Can You Be A Christian & A Patriot?” …. or “Sometimes Jesus Calms The Sea … Sometimes He Calms The Sailor”. It is a wonderful experience. No RSVP or special invitation required. Just come and add meaning to your week. For information contact John Nunziata (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

financial report

Read Father John's Finance Letter and the parish financial statement issued November 2018
Click Here

MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday Eve: 5:00 PM
(Sunday Obligation)

Spanish Mass - 7 PM
(2nd Saturday of the month)
Sunday:
7:30 AM
9:00 AM

10:30 AM
12:00 PM
7:00 PM

Monday-Friday:
7:30 AM
12:00 PM

Holy Days: See Mass Schedule in the Bulletin
National Holidays: 9:00 AM
Penance Saturday: 1 - 2 PM
or by Appointment

Eucharistic Adoration Schedule

Eucharistic Adoration is held on the First Friday of each month, from 7-8pm

Extended Eucharistic Adoration is held on the third Monday of each month, from 12:30-7:30pm.  Within this “third Monday” Adoration schedule, a Holy Hour for Life is held from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Please join this prayer effort so that all life is both protected by law – and welcomed in life – from conception to natural death.