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  • Good News from The Beacon

    • January 12
      The following is a list of parish groups with buses heading to Washington, D.C., for the 43nd annual March for Life Jan. 27. Some parishes will be combining together on buses. Mass and prayer services will be offered at some departure points. Please call location for complete information, which includes cost and departure times.
    • January 12
      Cardinal Joseph Tobin was installed as archbishop of the Newark Archdiocese on Jan. 6 — the first ever cardinal for New Jersey — in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart here, during a joyful Mass attended by faithful from the Garden State and beyond, including Bishop Serratelli and others from the Paterson Diocese.
    • January 12
      If there’s anything the Jubilee Year of Mercy made Catholics worldwide realize, it is that God’s love and mercy is unconditional and always there for anyone who wants to receive it. In November, Pope Francis reiterated this message especially to those women and men affected by an abortion allowing priests to absolve the sin of abortion in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
    • January 12
      January is Poverty Awareness Month, a month long initiative to bring forth the ongoing issue facing more than 43 million people living in poverty in the United States. Poverty affects people of all races, backgrounds and ages. In the state of New Jersey almost one million people live in poverty.
    • January 12
      Bishop Serratelli made a pastoral visit to Christ the King Parish here where he celebrated Mass for the Feast of the Epiphany, also known as Three Kings’ Day Jan. 8.
    • January 12
      If you made a New Year’s resolution for 2017 to make a difference in the pro-life cause, one way to do that is through our prayers and sacrifices. As the infamous anniversary of the Roe vs Wade decision, which legalized abortion in our nation in 1973, takes place on Jan. 22, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is asking all Catholics to take part in its “9 Days for Life,” a period of prayer and action for life Jan. 21-29.
    • January 5
      Bishop Serratelli, along with several diocesan priests, gathered with diocesan seminarians Dec. 19 at Holy Family Parish in Florham Park for Evening Prayer followed by the annual Christmas dinner for diocesan seminarians.
    • January 5
      A grant was recently awarded that will enable St. Patrick School in Chatham to broaden the scope of its middle school Holocaust- and genocide-studies curriculum — which now brings students face to face with its victims through literature — by adding more related books and other features, such as inviting an expert in the field to speak.