Posted on January 09, 2018 08:00

January 2018

The youth group is hosting a Winter Food Drive from January 6th-21st. Please bring non-perishable food items for donation with you to Mass (collection bins are available at both Churches). Donations will be brought to Hockanum Valley Food Share.

Please remember to check expiration dates on items, as the food bank cannot accept expired or soon to be expired food. Suggested items include:

Pasta and sauce  Canned vegetables Rice
Peanut butter  Soup Olive or canola oil
Granola bars 100% Juice drinks Oatmeal
Honey  Canned tuna, salmon or chicken  Chicken/beef stock

January 13th– 2nd Saturday at St. Matthew

5:00pm Mass followed by an Italian night dinner and assembly of prayer blankets for the Children's Hospital.

January 21st- Living Stations of the Cross rehearsal at St. Bernard from 6-8 pm.

The Living Stations of the Cross is a visual representation of Christ's Passion. There are many different roles for teens (grades 7 to 12) to participate in- speaking roles, non-speaking roles, and behind the scenes roles. Rehearsals are every Sunday night from January 21st-March 25th. The performance is on March 30th (Good Friday). Participating in The Living Stations of the Cross can be counted toward community service hours. Please prayerfully consider joining us for this faith filled service for our parishes.

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Email Hilary and Bridget at

Let us know your name, your email and a parent or guardian’s name and email.
If there is something that you would like to do or explore you can let us know that too!

Youth Group meets the 2nd Saturday of the Month at St. Matthew’s beginning with the 5 PM Mass until 8 PM and the 3rd Sunday of the Month at St. Bernard’s beginning with the Noon Mass until 3 PM.

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