Special Mass/Service


St. Brendan the Navigator Parish, Maris Stella Church, 50th and Dune Drive, Avalon, is hosting a Healing Mass on Sept. 15 at 2 p.m. The Healing Mass fulfills the Sunday Mass obligation. More info, call 609-967-3746.

A Silver Rose will be the centerpiece of a special prayer service at The Parish of the Holy Family, Sewell on Aug. 16, beginning at 7 p.m., sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Sancta Familia Council #11498 to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe and express both international unity and dedication to the sanctity of human life. All are invited. For more information call Mark DiSeveria, 856-371-3635.

St. Rose of Lima Parish, Haddon Heights, New Life Charismatic Prayer Group will host “The Wild Goose,” video series by Father Dave Pivonka, TOR, at St. Vincent Pallotti Chapel, 901 Hopkins Rd., Haddon Twp., Mondays 10:30-11:30 a.m., Sept. 9 to Oct 28; and Holy Savior Church, 50 Emerald Ave., Haddon Twp., Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m., Sept. 11 to Oct. 30. All are welcome. For more information contact Sue, 856-745-1550 or cswheeler45@gmail.com See what it’s all about at: www.thewildgooseisloose.com

The Catholic Church of St. Mary, Cherry Hill, in collaboration with “The Filipino Apostolate” invites you to celebrate the Filipino “Tagalog” Mass & Fellowship on Sunday, Aug. 25.  Mass begins at 2 p.m.  Fellowship in the Hall afterward  Bring your favorite dish to share with others.  Questions?  Call the Parish Office, 856-424-1454 or email us at stmarycherryhill@gmail.com

Mater Ecclesiae Church will celebrate its 19th Annual Mass of Thanksgiving on the Feast of the Assumption, Thursday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. at The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, 18th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Reverend Robert C. Pasley, KCHS, Rector of Mater Ecclesiae, will be the Celebrant.  The Mass will once again feature the Ars Laudis Festival Chorus & Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Timothy McDonnell. Mater Ecclesiae celebrates this feast each year using the great treasury of Sacred Music, especially the beautiful polyphonic Masses that are very infrequently prayed in their proper place; the Sacred Liturgy. The centerpiece of this year’s Mass will be Franz Joseph Haydn’s (1732-1809) so-called “Theresienmesse.”

A Closer Walk With God, St. Rose of Lima Church, 300 East Kings Highway, Haddon Heights, Sunday, Aug. 18 from 2-3:30 p.m. Father Joseph Byerley will talk on “The Power of Humility” and “The Theology of Work.” Each talk is followed by silent time to meditate before our Eucharist Lord. A booklet will be provided. This is a free event. For a reminder of the event text the message @strosecwg to the number 81010 or @strosecwg to 516-665-0017 (standard text message rates apply).

A Eucharistic Adoration Evening of Hope and Healing, with Mark Forrest, Irish Tenor (MarkForrest.com) Music, Meditation, Prayer, Healing, Hope, Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 500 Greentree Rd., Glassboro. Contact Kathy Woodside: 609-828-1105 or LTSDANZ@Verizon.net Handicap accessible, sign language provided. Free will offering.

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

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 journey for a closer walk with Jesus and the Holy Spirit.  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.

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.