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  • Good News from The Beacon

    • January 18
      On Jan. 14, Bishop Serratelli spoke to an enthusiastic group of Confirmation candidates from parishes throughout the Diocese during a retreat at St. Paul Inside the Walls: the Diocesan Center for Evangelization at Bayley-Ellard in Madison. The Bishop answered many of the teen-agers’ questions about life and faith and served as main celebrant and homilist of a Mass that concluded the retreat.
    • January 18
      Bishop Serratelli was the main celebrant and homilist for the annual Mass with the Young Adult Ministry of St. Paul Inside the Walls: the Diocesan Center for Evangelization at Bayley-Ellard in Madison on Jan. 14 for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time in the chapel of the center.
    • January 18
      Bishop Serratelli made a pastoral visit to St. Vincent Martyr Church in Madison where he was the principal celebrant of the 9 a.m. Mass for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time on Jan. 14.
    • January 18
      A fire broke out in the early morning hours of Jan. 11 above a ceiling in one of the classroom hallways at St. Philip the Apostle Preparatory School in Clifton necessitating the closing of the school building for the foreseeable future for remediation and repairs. The school’s faculty has collaborated with the Diocesan Schools Office staff to develop a technological education plan for home use by students until they can return to classes.
    • January 18
      Bishop Serratelli made a pastoral visit to Holy Family Church in Florham Park Jan. 13 where he celebrated the 5:30 p.m. vigil Mass for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.
    • January 18
      With the recent freezing temperatures covering the entire East Coast, many news outlets reported on the homeless or those living in poverty without working heat in their apartments. That points to the sad reality in the United States that some 46 million people live in poverty. Of that number 15 million are children, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report on Income and Poverty in the United States.
    • January 18
      Marie Tracey of St. Virgil Parish in Morris Plains has dropped plenty of hints — some more subtle than others. While on vacation with her family, she placed a book, “Why We’re Catholic: Our Reasons for Faith, Hope and Love” by Trent Horn, on a coffee table for her grown son, Scott, to pick up and maybe read. In more direct approaches, Tracey has asked Scott, who no longer identifies himself as a Catholic, to attend Mass with her when she visits him and emails him probing questions about faith and life, such as “What do you believe?”
    • January 18
      “3,000 die.” Seeing a headline like that glaring back at us would certainly grab our attention. Many of us would assume that such a great loss of human life was caused by a natural disaster, like an earthquake, or in some war-torn third world nation where a demented dictator’s lust for power and total disregard for the life of his fellow countrymen caused such a slaughter of innocent blood.