NEWS & EVENTS
7am (Chapel) and 12pm (Church) Holy Mass | Monday-Friday (English)
8am (Chapel) Holy Mass | Saturday (English)
7pm Holy Mass (Chapel) | Tuesday (Spanish)
The 7:30pm Portuguese Mass is not celebrated during the summer. It will resume on Wednesday, September 15th at 7:30pm in the Chapel.
1pm – 2pm Holy Hour and Sacrament of Reconciliation (Church) | Saturday
5pm Holy Mass | Saturday (English)
6:30pm Holy Mass | Saturday (Spanish)
9am Holy Mass | Sunday (Portuguese)
10:30am Holy Mass | Sunday (English)
12:00pm Holy Mass | Sunday (Spanish)
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Weddings, Funerals and Baptisms can also be scheduled by calling the office. Parish staff are available to answer questions by calling the office or sending a message on Facebook.
Los Sacramentos de Matrimonio y Bautizo, y funerales se pueden programar por llamando la oficina. Las secretarías de la parroquia están disponibles para contestar preguntas. Por favor llama a la oficina o también puede mandar un mensaje por Facebook.
PARISH CENTER HOURS
We are pleased to announce that the Parish Center Office is open to the public, Sunday through Saturday from 9 AM – 12 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. The Chapel is open for personal prayer during the office hours.
New Online News Site of the Archdiocese of Newark
Please click on the above image to access the new online news site of the Archdiocese of Newark.
Reporting Abuse: An Update
Since 2002, the Archdiocese of Newark has formalized a process of reporting sexual abuse allegations, in accordance with the USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, Essential Norms and a Memorandum of Understanding between the state prosecutors’ offices and the NJ Dioceses. A year ago, Pope Francis issued an apostolic letter, Vos estis lux mundi, (You are the light of the world) that strengthened and formalized the process for holding bishops accountable. As part of the implementation of the letter here in the United States, a platform was created by an independent, third party providing a secure, confidential, and professional way to report allegations against living bishops. This service is in place to gather and relay reports of sexual misconduct involving bishops of the United States, and reports of their intentional interference in a sexual abuse investigation. Individuals may make a report online at www.ReportBishopAbuse.org or by calling toll free (800) 276-1562. If you wish to report to report any other kind of misconduct by a bishop–or sexual abuse by a priest, deacon, religious brother or sister, or layperson working for the Church–please contact the Archdiocese of Newark at (201) 407-3256.
To make a report involving a bishop that pertains to sexual abuse or related misconduct, visit ReportBishopAbuse.org or call (800) 276-1562.
We are pleased to announce the availability of FORMED, an online service for accessing thousands of Catholic videos, audios and ebooks On Demand anytime, anywhere! As a member, you will have access to entertaining movies, inspiring audio talks, informative bible studies, and much more. We are providing this resource free of charge to help our members learn and grow in their faith. You will also be able to easily access any featured content that we are promoting within our community from time to time. So please join us.
Also once you have signed up, don’t forget to download the free iOS or Android app to put FORMED at your fingertips. We hope you will enjoy this incredible gift and please spread the word to others.
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You are invited to spend some time before our Lord Jesus in the Blessed Eucharist.
Every Saturday at 1:00 PM in the Church
Last Sunday of the Month 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Church)
(There is no Eucharistic Adoration in Portuguese during the summer months.)
BONDS OF MARIAN LOVE ENGLISH PRAYER GROUP
The Bonds of Marian Love prayer group is held online via Zoom every Friday night from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
For more information about any of the Bond’s activities, please contact Leonidas Aliaga at (949) 354-1137 or Jonathan Aliaga (201) 726-6172.
CONSECRATION TO JESUS THROUGH MARY
Classes for Consecration to Jesus through Mary are available online. These classes are free.
For more information regarding any Bonds’ activities, please contact Leonidas Aliaga at (949) 354-1137.
HOPE FAMILY STORE
AT ST. CECILIA PARISH, KEARNY
The Hope Family Store is a Catholic religious gift, music and book shop featuring a St. Therese Mission Center and mini-Cafe for visitors. We currently have Stations of the Cross booklets, rosaries, Lent/Holy Week spiritual reading books and journals, along with Easter gifts for children, teens and adults.
It is located at 120 Kearny Avenue in Kearny, New Jersey, alongside St. Cecilia parking lot (entrance on Chestnut Street) and is open:
Mondays 10:30 AM -2:30 PM
Tuesday 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Thursday 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Saturdays 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM
The Hope Family Store donates ALL proceeds to family-strengthening charities including St. Cecilia’s Parish.
Please note: St. Cecilia Gift Shop has relocated to the Hope Family Store.