Pope Francis asks us to prepare our hearts for Christmas ! He reminds us that our hearts need to be open so Jesus can meet us there.
Christmas, he stressed, is a meeting with the Lord… Continue reading
Our Catholic Practice for the year is reading the bible. Pope Francis encourages us to “Take It, Carry It with you and read it every day: it is Jesus Himself who is speaking to you…”
The Gospel… Continue reading
At St. Joseph Church in West Milford, NJ, the roots of our Catholic faith date back many generations to 1765. Guided by the Holy Spirit, we hold dear and practice the teachings of this beautiful faith and pass… Continue reading
Jesus celebrated the Passover with the apostles on the night before he died. For Christians this feast is Holy Thursday. At this supper Jesus gave us the sacraments of Holy Orders ~ Jesus washed the feet… Continue reading
Sunday, April 9, is the beginning of the holiest week of our church year. During this time we remember the events of Jesus’ last days on earth. This includes his entry into the city of Jerusalem, the… Continue reading
During the gatherings of Generations of Faith households spent time talking about the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. After deciding what they would do as a family, each household wrote on a small colorful piece… Continue reading
At our March gatherings we give attention to the Sacraments of Healing: the Anointing of the Sick and Reconciliation.
The sacrament that helps unite those who are suffering with Jesus’ saving and healing power is… Continue reading
Please note our calendar for 2017: Calendar of Events
One of the earliest titles given by Christians to the Blessed Virgin was Theotokos—”God-bearer.” We celebrate her as the Mother of God, because, in bearing Christ, she bore the fullness of the Godhead within her. Each year this… Continue reading
It’s Advent ! During the four weeks preceding the great celebration of Christmas, we are invited to prepare, to get ready and to make a place for the Lord in our lives and in our homes.… Continue reading