Special Mass/Service

St. Mary School, 735 Union Rd., Vineland, annual Red, White and Blue Mass, Friday, June 14, at 9 a.m., to honor all men and women who risk their lives to keep American citizens and the country safe, for police, military, first responders, firefighters, correction officers, EMTs and veterans. If you currently serve or are retired, if possible wear your Class A uniform.  Any questions, call 856-692-8537, x 324 or visit www.smrschool.org Media is invited to attend.

St. Peter, Merchantville, will celebrate the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua with a Solemn Novena in his honor beginning Wednesday, June 5 to Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. each evening with novena prayers, sermon and Benediction except June 8 (Novena prayers will be said during the 5 p.m. Mass.) Closing Mass, Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m. Visit the website: www.saintpetermerchantville.com for the list of preachers.

St. Peter, Merchantville, will celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi, Sunday, June 23, at the 10:30 a.m. Mass followed by solemn outdoor procession with triple Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Procession will be led by the G. Verdi Symphonic Band. Guest preacher will be Fr. John Rossi. For more information call 856-663-1373 or visit the website: www.saintpetermerchantville.com

Saturday, June 1: World Apostolate of Fatima (Our Lady’s Blue Army Shrine, 674 Mountain View Road East, Asbury, NJ 08802, (908) 689-1700, Ext. 224, www.bluearmy.com). “You at least try to console me…”  Honor this plea of Our Lady on Dec. 10,1925 requesting the Five First Saturdays of Reparation for five consecutive months. Schedule: 10:30 a.m., Confessions; 11:30, Rosary w/15 minute meditation; 12:15, Holy Mass w/speaker/celebrant Rev. Charles Sabella;  1:15, Brown Scapular Enrollment; 1:30, Shrine Tour; 2 p.m., Confessions; 3 p.m., Divine Mercy Chaplet in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Bring your family and friends to answer the call of the Child Jesus: “And have you spread through the world what our heavenly Mother requested of you?”

Saint Joseph’s Men, Fatima Rosary Prayer Group 2019, Atlantic City Boardwalk, Nadine Boggs Carpenter Pavilion, between New York & Kentucky Aves., noon (arrive early), June 13, July 13, Aug. 13, Sept. 13 and Oct. 13, rain or shine. Rosary captain: Joseph M. Piecyk, Our Lady of Peace Parish, josephpiecyk@yahoo.com

Thursday, June 13: The National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, 674 Mt. View Rd. E., Asbury, NJ 08802, will celebrate Our Lady’s apparitions at Fatima, and the 100th anniversary of the building of the Capelinha requested by Our Lady. Pray at the Holy House USA containing crushed stone from the Holy House of Loreto, the actual altar and baldacchino over which the last great vision of Fatima took place, and the largest extant piece of the tree upon which Our Lady stood at Fatima. 10:30 a.m., Confessions; 12 noon, Rosary Procession; 12:30 p.m., speaker, David Carollo; 1:15, Holy Mass, celebrant, Rev. Ronan Murphy; Eucharistic Procession, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Fatima Farewell Procession. Talk at Holy House USA at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.; Talk at Capelinha at 3:30 p.m. 908-689-1700, x224. www.bluearmy.com

Together In Prayer, a prayer group for the LGBT Catholic Community, will take a July/August summer break. The year will conclude with a Mass of Accompaniment & Inclusion, for LGBT Catholics, their families, loved ones, and supporters in faith, Sunday June 23 at Saints Peter & Paul Church, Turnersville at 6 p.m. For more information call Christine, 207-240-5254.

St. Padre Pio birthday celebration, Wednesday, May 22, at 6 p.m., at the Shrine, Route 40, Harding Highway, Landisville. Music, candlelight procession and live rosary will be held. Touch the relics and  meet the people who have been healed through the intercession  of St. Padre Pio. Refreshments will be served. In the event of rain, celebration will be held in the parish center, 6017 Central Ave.

Mass in honor of Our Lady Queen of Heaven will be celebrated at St. Barbara’s R.C. Chapel, at 2334 E. Oak Road, Vineland (between Main & Brewster roads), Saturday June 1 at 4 p.m.  Rev. Ariel Hernandez, Pastor of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament parish will be celebrant. Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed every Tuesday in June at 6:30 p.m. at the Chapel. Everyone welcome. Info: 856-692-6918.

Christ the Redeemer Parish, will celebrate the Saint Rita Novena with nine nightly gatherings at 6:15 p.m. in the St. Rita of Cascia’s Rose Garden on the grounds at Assumption Church, 318 Carl Hasselhan Drive, Atco  through Tuesday, May 21. There will be a Solemn Feast celebration at the end of the Novena with Mass on Wednesday, May 22 at Assumption Church at 7 p.m. St. Rita is known as the “Saint of the impossible and advocate of desperate cases.” For more information about pre-ordering and receiving blessed bottles of oil/Novena booklets, and receiving blessed St. Rita’s roses, go to http://christtheredeemer.us and click on the slide on the home page.

Join the Ministry of Motherhood for the Children’s Rosary, the First Saturday immediately following the 8 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows in the cry room. Check out childrensrosary.org to learn more about this beautiful international apostalate or to pray with us virtually.

Life in the Spirit Seminar, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in the Our Lady of Grace Chapel, 135 North White Horse Pike, Lindenwold.  A seven-week journey for a closer walk with Jesus and the Holy Spirit beginning  May 9.  Evenings begin at 7 p.m. with rosary and prayer; 7:30 praise and worship in song; and a teaching followed by small group sessions for sharing. For information contact Jeanette, 856-207-2967.

Lay Ministry Celebration:  Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. Evening Prayer celebration in gratitude for all Lay women and men who minister in the Diocese of Camden with special congratulations to those who have completed degrees and earned certificates, St. Mary of Mt. Carmel Parish (St. Anthony Church), 285 Route 206, Hammonton. The Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan will preside. RSVP by May 22: 856-583-2906 or colleen.mayhew@camdendiocese.org Spouse, family and friends are welcome.

First Saturday Reflection Day, June 1 with the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal at the Parish of Saint Monica, Saint Michael Church, 10 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City.  No RSVP necessary. For more info call 609-343-1545.

First Saturday devotion every month at St. Mary Church, Cherry Hill (856-424-1454) beginning with Mass at 8 a.m., followed by Eucharistic Adoration, ending with Benediction around 9:30. Confessions are available at 8:30. The Mass will be offered for all vocations (married, single, priestly/diaconate and religious life).

Traditional Morning Prayer: Join Lay Dominicans at the Parish of Saint John Neumann, 680 Town Bank Road, North Cape May on the 4th Sunday each month at 9 a.m. We recite centuries old morning prayer as said by communities throughout the Universal Church. Dominican rite rosary follows morning prayer. Parish Mass is 10 a.m. after prayers. Call 609-886-4194 with questions.

St. Peter Church, Merchantville, Mass of Reconciliation every First Monday beginning 6:30 p.m. Rosary, 7 p.m. Mass, 8 p.m. Healing Prayer for Families and Individuals. Come and pray together for peace and reconciliation in our country, in our world, in our families. For information and directions, see the website: saintpetermerchantville.com or call 856-663-1373.

Precious Blood Chaplet prayed before the Blessed Sacrament, Fridays from 7 to 8 p.m., Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wabash and Poplar Aves. Linwood. Devotion For Our Times. Contact Melanie, 609-390-2348.

Welcome & Inclusion Masses for Individuals and Families of Children with Special Needs at the following churches: 1st Saturday of the Month, 4:30 p.m. Mass, Christ Our Light, Cherry Hill;  3rd Saturday of the month, 4:30 p.m. Church of the Holy Family, Sewell; 4th Saturday of the month, 12:15 p.m. Mass St. Joachim Parish, Bellmawr. Second Sunday, 10 a.m. Mass in Sign Language at Blessed Teresa Parish, Church of the Holy Saviour, Westmont.  All are welcome, all churches are accessible. For more information contact Father Hugh Bradley, 856-583-6111 or hugh.bradley@camdendiocese.org

St. Mary, Cherry Hill: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament is held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., year round in the chapel.

Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish, Glassboro, Eucharistic Adoration (in the chapel) Thursdays beginning at 3 p.m. and ending on Friday, 4 p.m. For information contact Barbara, 856-881-0909 or parishoffice@mary-mom.com

Sunday Night Mass, Holy Child Parish, weekly at 6 p.m. at St. Maria Goretti Church, 321 Orchard Ave., Runnemede. Twice a month, music will be led by the new Teen Praise Band. All are welcome. For more information, call 856-939-1681.

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