SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Dig Deep – Sunday Readings of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Dig Deep – Sunday Readings of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

Find Sunday’s Reading’s at this link. Click here. First Reading: Genesis 15:1-16, 21:1-3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 105:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 Second Reading: Hebrews 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 Gospel: Luke 2:22-40 At work, I recently finished a first-grade lesson plan about different habitats and how plants and animals survive in their respective homes, and there was a particular fact that stood out to me: “In the desert, where annual rainfall adds up

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SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: A Tedious Dragging Christmas? – The Nativity of the Lord (Mass During the Night)

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: A Tedious Dragging Christmas? – The Nativity of the Lord (Mass During the Night)

Here’s the link to Today’s Readings: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/122517-midnight.cfm First Reading: Isaiah 9:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 96: 1-2, 2-3, 11-12, 13 Second Reading: Titus 2:11-14 Gospel: Luke 2 1-14 DOMINE PROPE EST! (The Lord is Near!) Merry Christmas my brothers and my sisters! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, am I right? The time of joy, love, gifts, family, and ESPECIALLY the Christmas Ham. To be honest with you, Christmas HAS to be my

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SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Testify to the Light – 3rd Sunday of Advent

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Testify to the Light – 3rd Sunday of Advent

Here’s the link to Today’s Readings: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/121717.cfm First Reading: Isaiah 61:1-2A, 10-11 Responsorial Psalm: Luke 1:46-48, 49-50, 53-54 Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Gospel: John 1:6-8, 19-28 How often do we say we are something we know that we really aren’t?  How frequently do we take a moment to acknowledge God in our daily lives?  John the Baptist was being questioned by the people around him at the Jordan River.  They gave him titles, such

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SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Make Straight His Paths – 2nd Sunday of Advent

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Make Straight His Paths – 2nd Sunday of Advent

First Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 85:9-10-11-12, 13-14 Second Reading: 2 Peter 3:8-14 Gospel: Mark 1:1-8 “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.” In today’s gospel, we are reminded of Jesus’ coming. In the Jordan River, John the Baptist baptizes sinners resentful of their mistakes. He announces to those he baptized that there would be a mightier one after him to baptize them. John the Baptist makes the coming

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CFC-Youth NJ Annual Christmas Party!

CFC-Youth NJ Annual Christmas Party!

“O Come let us Adore Him!” Brothers and Sisters! Please join us for our annual CFC-Youth NJ Christmas Party! It will be held on December 22nd at St.Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church (10 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852)! The party will PROMPTLY begin at 6:30 PM and end at 10:30 PM! Let us all come together for the last time of the year and celebrate the reason for the season! Dress

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SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Watchful and Prepared – 1st Sunday of Advent

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Watchful and Prepared – 1st Sunday of Advent

First Reading: Isaiah 63:16-17, 19; 64:2-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:3-9 Gospel: Mark 13:33-37 Coming from the Latin word advenire, meaning “to come”, the word “advent” literally means arrival.  On this first Sunday of the Advent season, Jesus is calling us to be watchful and prepared for His arrival.  We are not only waiting to celebrate Jesus’ birth on Christmas, but we should constantly be preparing our hearts for

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LEVEL UP!

LEVEL UP!

ATTENTION ALL HOUSEHOLD HEADS AND UP! Please come and join us for LEVEL UP this Saturday (December 9, 2017) from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM! It will be held at St.Joseph’s Church (40 Spring St, Lodi, NJ 07644) in the Lower Rectory across the Church! Level Up is a one-day training event where youth leaders learn fundamental skills and understand how CFC-Youth works. We hope to see you there! #NewYearNEWJersey

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

First Reading: Ezekiel 34: 11-12, 15-17 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23: 1-2, 2-3, 5-6 Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 15: 20-26, 28 Gospel: Matthew 25: 31-46 “Amen, I say to you, what you did not do for one of these least ones, you did not do for me”. In Sunday’s Gospel, the Lord emphasizes how he rewards those who are not judgmental and show mercy and compassion, not only through their words

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SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Expect The Unexpected

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Expect The Unexpected

First Reading: Proverbs 31: 10-13, 19-20, 30-31 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 128:1-2, 3, 4-5 Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6 Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30 Brothers and sisters, in this Sunday’s readings, we are called to always be ready for the coming of the Lord, to help as much as we can, and to spread the word of God wherever we go.   In the first reading, a wife bestows many blessings to her

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SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Be Uncomfortable with Comfortable

SUNDAY! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!: Be Uncomfortable with Comfortable

First Reading: Wisdom 6:12-16 Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 63:2,3-4,5-6,7-8 Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13   So, in this Sunday’s Gospel, we hear about the idea that we should constantly be aware of God’s presence and actively be ready for Jesus’ Second Coming. We’ve probably heard this concept over and over again. We know that we will never know when Jesus will return again, so we must always be

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