Religions and Spirituality

January 3, 2019

    Reflection – January 2019 Imagine that someone who’s fond of you reaches out to give you a seed. As you receive this gift, you notice it is unlike any you have previously planted. You have no idea how the growth will look or what the plant might produce once the seed sprouts and ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ -  If you witnessed the Living Nativity at the Colts Neck Community Church last year there is no further explanation needed because you were probably already going. Readers who are not familiar with this beautiful rendition of the birth of Jesus story can watch the video  below.

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HOLMDEL, NJ - A festive and happy moment was shared by hundred of visitors as they experienced the excitement of lighting the menorah with Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel and host Bell Works. Rabbi Shmaya Galperin and his family welcomed everyone and shared the good news of the season. See video ...

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Celebrate the festival of Chanukah with Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel   Ice Menorah Monday December 3rd 5:30PM Monday, December 3rd 2018 at 5:30 PM At Bell Works 101 Crawfords Corner Rd  Holmdel, NJ  Donuts and Latkes Chanukah arts n' crafts Fun for the whole ...

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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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