Religions and Spirituality

St. Catherine's RC Church December Events


HOLMDEL, N.J. - Saint Catherine's Roman Catholic Church has a full schedule in Decembers. for the Christmas Season. 


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The Immaculate Conception of

The Blessed Virgin Mary,

December 8


Masses at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm and 7:30 pm

Breakfast with Santa &

Blessing of Baby Jesus, December 9


Please join us on Saturday, December 9 from

9:15-11:15 am in the

Fr. Scheg Center for breakfast with Santa and blessing of Baby Jesus sponsored by St. Catharine Preschool. Bring your Infant Jesus from your Nativity Set to be blessed by Monsignor Vaughan. Bring your camera for a picture with Santa! Coffee, juice, bagels and doughnuts will be served. Cost is $5 per person, contact Denise Kline at

732-933-0013 to register. This is the perfect way to share with our precious children the true meaning of Christmas.


Our Savior's Birth Through the Eyes of

A Child, December 16


We encourage our parishioners, family and friends to attend this special performance by the children of St. Catharine Preschool. On Saturday, December 16, after the conclusion of the 5:00 pm Mass, our little ones will grace our Altar as they reenact that miraculous day in Bethlehem. There is nothing more wondrous than watching God's little ones tell the story through the gifts of song and acting. If the true spirit of Christmas is what you are looking for, mark your calendars and do not miss this!!

Youth Group

Poinsettia Sale,

December 16 & 17

Our Youth Group will be selling red, white and pink poinsettias after Mass in the Gathering Space Hallway for $5.00 each, please stop by for these beautiful and uplifting flowers for your home and for gift giving!


Additionally, Advent resources for the family can be found here:


Christmas and New Year's Mass Schedule

Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass Schedule

will be followed on December 23 & 24





                      5:00 pm         MASS–CHURCH (Contemporary Choir)

                      5:00 pm         MASS–FR. SCHEG CENTER (Christmas Carols)

                      7:00 pm         MASS (Children’s Choir, Carols before Mass)


                   10:00 pm          MASS (Adult Choir, Christmas Carols before Mass)





                       9:30 am        MASS (Christmas Carols)

                    11:00 am         MASS (Adult Choir)

                    12:30 pm         MASS (Christmas Carols)


                 REMINDER:    NO 8:00 am Mass on Christmas Morning


Regular Weekend Mass schedule will be followed on December 30 & 31





5:00 pm





9:00 am and Noon






7:30 pm – 8:30 pm



10:30 am – 11:30 am

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm


"God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving.

If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it."

Pope Francis

Prepare Your Heart!


Church of St. Catharine | 108 Middletown Road, P. O. Box 655, Holmdel, NJ 07733

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