Posts from September 2015

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Homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

WHOEVER IS NOT AGAINST US IS FOR US! In the first reading, some followers of Moses, and in the Gospel, followers of Jesus reacted with anger and outrage, when people whom they did not consider as part of their groups began doing what seemed to be only reserved for them. In Moses’ group, Joshua could […]

Coat Drive

by Joy Rastiello

For several years St. Elizabeth’s has held an annual coat drive. Each year we have sent about 200 coats to be distributed through NJ to men, women and children who desperately need them during these long Jersey winters. As part of our Service & Charity Pillar, our Youth Ministry will take over the management of […]

Homily for the Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Thirtieth Anniversary A famous comedian was asked what he would like people to say about him in 100 years – and he answered, “I’d like them to say, He looks pretty good for his age” My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, as we look back over the past 30 years of ministry to Saint […]

Homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

TAKE UP HIS CROSS AND FOLLOW ME “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” Next week our parish is scheduled to begin a process that we have decided to call IGNITE. We have spent time this past year looking at where we are as a church […]

Men’s Retreat

by Joy Rastiello

In keeping with our Sharing the Faith Pillar, the Knights of Columbus will be hosting a retreat for men on Saturday, September 12th. It will be led by Father John Andrew, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This retreat will end with Holy Mass celebrated at 3:00 pm. All men are invited to attend this retreat. […]