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  • More Good News from the Beacon 

    • February 11
      As the universal Church celebrates the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Sacrament of Reconcili­ation takes on a new and special meaning and throughout Lent, every church in the Paterson Diocese will be open for confessions from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mon­day evenings from Feb. 15 to March 14.
    • February 11
      Patrons sometimes ask about the white-and-red wristband that 18-year-old Taylor Gudenkauf of Our Lady of the Lake (OLL) Parish in Sparta wears while working as a hostess at St. Moritz Grill & Bar in town. It’s not a reminder of a cause like heart disease awareness, a sports team or a music star like Taylor Swift. Instead, the teen reports, the wristband is a stylish and modern reminder that she should obey the Second Com­mandment: “Thou shall not take the Lord’s name in vain.”
    • February 11
      Blind dormer cast stones and new finials are installed as Phase II nears completion.
  • Lenten Mass Setting

    During the upcoming season of Lent, we will be using the Wondrous Love mass setting at our liturgies.  Click here to listen to the different sections. 

  • Bp. Barron's Lent Reflections

    • The temptations Jesus faced in the desert may seem a little obscure to us, but, in fact, they lie at the heart of all human temptation. They are three classic substitutes for