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  • Good News from The Beacon

    • February 15
      Mass at Campus Ministry Center
      Bishop Serratelli celebrated Mass for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Feb. 11 on the campus of William Paterson University (WPU) in the Jesus Christ Prince of Peace Chapel in Haledon.
    • February 15
      Pastoral visit to Whippany parish
      Bishop Serratelli made a pastoral visit to Our Lady of Mercy Church here Feb. 10 where he was the principal celebrant and homilist of the 5:30 p.m. vigil Mass for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
    • February 15
      Flood of funds for Texas parish
      Five months later, large portions of Texas and Louisiana continue to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey’s mighty winds and massive flooding on Aug. 26 caused more than $125 million of damage and killed 68 people. News of the untold suffering there touched the compassionate hearts of youth ministry members and Confirmation students at Our Lady of Consolation (OLC) Parish in Wayne and inspired them to collect a deluge of donations for the Shrine of the True Cross in Dickinson, Texas.
    • February 15
      Pastoral visit to Cedar Knolls parish
      Bishop Serratelli made a pastoral visit to Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Church in Cedar Knolls Feb. 11 to celebrate the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
    • February 15
      Animating the faith
      Catholics who minister to young people often get tempted to fill the schedule with “epic” entertainment-type experiences that they hope will get youths more excited about their faith. Instead, these ministers could help to animate the faith of their young people more effectively by drawing them to the excitement of developing a relationship with Christ through silence, mediation, prayer and the sacraments with the Eucharist at the center.
    • February 15
      ‘Welcome Home to Healing’
      All churches in the Paterson Diocese will be open on Monday evenings from Feb. 19 to March 19 during Lent for all to experience God’s healing love and forgiveness in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Through the Diocese’s “Welcome Home to Healing” initiative, every church in Morris, Sussex and Passaic counties is inviting Catholics, especially those who have been away from the Church, to come home to receive forgiveness and healing in the Sacrament of Reconciliation during Lent.
    • February 15
      Failure to respect life
      A procedural vote on a Senate bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks failed Jan. 29 when the cloture motion, which would have prevented a filibuster on the bill, failed to get the required 60 votes to pass with a final vote of 51-46.
    • February 8
      Feast of Our Lady of Suyapa
      At St. Margaret Church in Morristown, the Honduran community came together to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Suyapa Feb. 3 at a Mass Sunday evening that was celebrated by Bishop Serratelli.