Ascension Thursday moved to 7th Sunday of Easter

November 17, 2020

The Latin-rite Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Newark, after lengthy discussion, have decided to permanently transfer the observance of the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus to the Seventh Sunday of Easter, effective this year.  

We will have regular daily Mass at 7:30 am on Thursday, May 26th.  It is the Memorial fo St. Philip Neri, Priest.  He is known as the Second Apostle of Rome (St. Peter being the first).  He is the Patron Saint of Rome, US Special Forces, Humor and Joy

“We are not saints yet, but we, too, should beware. Uprightness and virtue do have their rewards, in self-respect and in respect from others, and it is easy to find ourselves aiming for the result rather than the cause. Let us aim for joy, rather than respectability. Let us make fools of ourselves from time to time, and thus see ourselves, for a moment, as the all-wise God sees us.” ~ Philip Neri