Religions and Spirituality

November 18, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - The Holmdel community is comprised of approximately 17,000 residents within about 18 square miles. They come from a variety of backgrounds and all call Holmdel their home. One of many reason folks move to Holmdel is proximity to religious institutions. A recent zoning board ...

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Reflection – October 2018 From Joyce Rupp's monthly newsletter: www.joycerupp.com In the September issue of Day by Day, Alice Camille reflects on the well-known passage from Ecclesiastes3:1-11. (For everything there is a season.) She writes, “…the notion that life is a pendulum, ceaselessly ...

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TRENTON, NJ - According to the Diocese of Trenton, they are hosting a NJ State-Wide Symposium on Breaking the Chains of Addiction: The Role of the Catholic Parish in Supporting Recovery, on September 29, 2018 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine, in Freehold.  In the state of New Jersey ...

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Save the Date -  September 9th 2018 - St. Catherine's Parish Picnic! BUY TICKETS NOW The Saint Catherine's Parish Picnic will happen again next month on September 9th - see below for last year's article on the event to see what fun and food is in store for ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Going off to college is a really big deal. Young adults are moving on to the newest adventure of the educational and personal path. Families wishing them well and praying for safe travels. The journey of life is evident in children going off to college for the first time or ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: On Tuesday, August 7th, the entire community is welcome to join Kevin's Walk; 'Walk the Walk and Pray With Kevin Kret,' - an annual event to gather in prayer, and show support for Kevin and his family, as Kevin continues to recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI),  as a result ...

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RED BANK, N.J - The Colts Neck Martha Mary Board held its annual “In and Out” Luncheon on Tuesday, May 22 at the beautiful Molly Pitcher Inn. It was a lovely afternoon - enjoying delicious food and the loving friendship of this vital group.  The “In and Out” Luncheon is a symbolic “Thank You” to ...

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ABERDEEN, N.J. - Temple Shalom of Aberdeen is presenting the first "Commitment to Community" Award on Saturday, June 16, from 7PM-Midnight. According to the announcement: There will be an enchanted evening of cocktails, dining, dancing and celebration as we commemorate the 55th anniversary of ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. -  Are you interested in preschool options? Join St. Catharine's for their Open House for the Preschool on Sunday, April 29. It will start after the 9:30 Mass.  The preschool children will be singing a few songs at the Mass and afterwards we will take parents on a tour of the school.  ...

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Happy Passover! Passover is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the Israelites being freed from slavery in Egypt. It is observed for seven or eight days (depending on where you are located), and during the first two nights, Passover is celebrated with a home ritual known as the Passover ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J - Willy Wonka made a surprise visit to Saint Catherine's RC Church for the Christian Youth Organization sponsored Pasta Dinner held recently. Guests who attended came into a warm greeting as they mingled about with their neighbors and friends in the Father Sheg Center (which was the ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. -  As you enter Bell Works, a Menorah greets you, lit for Hanukkah. Beyond the entrance way, the scene opens up to the sounds and sights of Hanukkah. The Art Menorah is the center of attention and various crafts, just perfect for children, line the area. A DJ helps emceed the event as ...

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"If Christmas is a time of joy for you, we want to congratulate you. If Christmas also brings to the forefront absence and loss, hear the name of this Child - The Emmanuel. in Christmas, even in a time of absence and loss, because God is with us there can always be the presence of grace and ...

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COLTS NECK, N.J. -  The traditions of the holiday season include gift giving and wonderful gatherings with friends and family. It is truly a time to refresh and renew as individuals and as a community. So, too, is it a season with very special meaning for millions around the world during ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - Tapinto Holmdel and Colts Neck (http://facebook.com/tapintoholmdelandcoltsneck) shared a moment with Holmdel's Rabbi, Shmaya Galperin. His engaging personality, along with his wife Rochi, are a welcoming presence to the Holmdel community. Visit them at http://jewishholmdel.org or ...

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HOLMDEL, N.J. - Saint Catherine's Roman Catholic Church has a full schedule in Decembers. for the Christmas Season.    Give yourself and those you love an unforgettable night which will last longer than a sweater, and fits all ages! Come experience Reboot with Chris Stefanik, ...

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