Statements regarding Fr. Ton Ganley

Fr. John's Statement on Fr. Tom Ganley READ NOW

Bishop Checchio's statement on Fr. Tom Ganley READ NOW

Bishop Checchio will hold a Parish Meeting in Mercy Hall on Wednesday, January 23 at 6:30pm.
It will be a time for our community to pray, hear our bishop's remarks, and ask any questions you may have.

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Fr. John Barbella

From Fr. John's Desk

The Most Important Issue of Our Time

01-20-2019Fr. John J. Barbella

Many people are surprised to learn that my favorite pope of recent times is the retired pope, Pope Benedict XVI. Having said that, let me say unequivocally that I do not think that popes should be the subject of popularity contests! But we all find different people more or less to our liking for any number of reasons.

My personal reasons for finding Pope Benedict so likeable has a lot to do with the many books he authored – especially his series "Jesus of Nazareth" in which he offered an almost line-by-line reflection on the Gospel. My sister, Christine, read one of these books and told me it did a great deal to deepen her faith. I also was deeply affected by the humility Pope Benedict showed when he retired, believing the Church needed a younger and healthier leader at the time.


Upcoming Events

World Youth Day in Metuchen

Jan 26 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for this fun-filled day of food, music, prayer and reflection on Sat, Jan 26 from 3:00-9:00pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 105 Summer Road, Three Bridges, NJ 08887.


DVD Series: The Second Greatest Story Ever Told

Jan 27 12:00pm

Sundays at 12:00pm in the Conference Room


Youth Group Pasta Dinner

Jan 27 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Tickets on sale after Masses at St. Mary on Jan 19/20, during Religious Education hours, and at the door on Jan 27.