Handing on the message of the Gospel is at the core of our mission as Catholics. To strengthen and continue this mission, parishes in the Diocese of Trenton is undertaking an evaluation process entitled, Faith in our Future, in an effort find ways to meet some of the important challenges we face today, including the shortage of priests, limited resources, reduced number of facilities, et al. We will be responding with recommendations and new opportunities to meet these challenges, such as incorporating venues for new evangelization, realigning our priestly leadership, uncovering new resources, to name a few, so that we can better share the Gospel in ways that will benefit Catholics for generations to come.To this end, Father Dan has appointed a task force of nine parishioners who have the pulse of St. Mary of the Lakes Catholic Church and School. They are: Elaine Barbagiovanni, Debbi Borie-Holtz, Marta DeGisi, Stella Dunn, Jim Dwyer, Pat Kiernan, Millie Linnett, Nancy Sanson, and Marylynn Skahan.
The task force has completed an evaluation of St. Mary of the Lakes in the following areas:
Sacramental Life of the Parish
Evangelization, Catechesis, and Catholic Schools
Leadership and Stewardship
Young Adult Ministry to Begin at St. Mary of the Lakes
From A Catholic High School – Bring an end to
We are confronted with an anti-Christian media and a presidency that seemingly prefers non-Christians. Christians can control the ballot box, and vote out the anti-Christians. You won’t need the audio for this, the video speaks for itself!
Please take a minute to watch the students at this Catholic high school in Connecticut deliver a powerful message in response to a senator’s remark about where does God fit in with all the tragedy in the world.
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Inspired by God’s word, we are a community of Christians who, through meaningful prayer and sacramental life, seek to love one another as Christ loves us and to fulfill this love through acceptance of and service to all people.
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