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Roll Back the Stone and Awaken Me on Easter Sunday.

April 4, 2021

An Easter Poem 

Awaken Me  

Risen One,

come, meet me

in the garden of my life.

Lure me into elation.

Revive my silent hope.

Coax my dormant dreams.

Raise up my neglected gratitude.

Entice my tired enthusiasm.

Give life to my faltering relationships.

Roll back the stone of my indifference.

Unwrap the deadness in my spiritual life.

Impart ...

Passover 2021 is soon. Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel Offers Seder To Go Kit.

Dear Friends,

YES! This year Passover is early!! Are Jewish holidays ever on time??

With Purim behind us. Passover 2021 is around the corner, beginning on March 27th, less than 3 weeks from today!!!

We are excited to celebrate with you once again!

To help you get ready, we've combed our site and collected the answers to the top four questions YOU may ...

As the snow melts, it's a good time to blossom out of our pandemic caves.

March Reflection by Sr. Joyce Rupp

Here in Iowa the strong sunshine is melting our mountains of snow. Eventually those enormous mounds will become little hills, then tufts, and finally disappear altogether. I have enjoyed this process every year and never cease to marvel at how a zillion ice particles are converted into flowing streams and deep puddles. Our inner transformation follows a ...

Let's Celebrate Purim. All are Welcome.

Purim will look a little different this year,

Let's celebrate safely.

Socially distance Megillah Reading on Thursday February 25, 6:15 PM at the Holmdel Community Center Space is limited RSVP required.

Megillah Reading Slide Show
To Go Boxed Dinner to enjoy in the comfort of your home
RSVP only
Social Distance Soulfully Close
Free of Charge 

Get involved, ...

✝️ Ash Wednesday Begins Lent - A Message from Bishop O’Connell, Invitation to Join the Virtual Lenten Journey, Stream the Stations.

  Bishop O'Connell

The season of Lent has arrived, and with it the importance of prayer and penance become a special focus of our attention once again as we “journey to Jerusalem” with our Lord Jesus Christ. 

Ash Wednesday with the Bishop Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., will lead a videotaped liturgical service and deliver a homily for Ash Wednesday ...

Chabad House Invites You to a Special Evening With Rabbi Manis Friedman, Jan. 23.

Join Chabad House for a special evening with 

 World-renowned author, counselor, lecturer & philosopher  RABBI MANIS FRIEDMAN 


Saturday evening, January 23rd at 7:00 PM

Reply here by email and receive the Zoom Link

Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas.

Sensing a Vast Unity 

As I stand in my own small space of the planet

reveling in the power and beauty of the heavens, 

I feel a great unity with all beings.

I know that somewhere there is a herdsman

in the Sahara Desert who is also gazing

at the stars of our common universe.

I know there is a lamb in New Zealand

romping in sunlight that also bathes my skin.

I ...

Naughty or Nice: Santa in the State's Crosshairs with A Christmas and Hanukah Restrictions List

Santa Visit, Parades, Caroling, Family Gatherings, Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting all Make the List of Mandatory or Suggested Changes as COVID-19 Rates of Transmissions Recently Fall to 1.11%. During the height of the pandemic the rate of transmission was 5.31%. The rate of transmission tracks whether the outbreak is increasing or declining.

TRENTON, NJ - While the rate of ...

Jewish woman’s circle invites you to paint and pouring. 

Create a beautiful tray and sip delicious wine.

Monday November 16th at 7:30 PM. 

RSVP for zoom link and details to receive the materials needed.

Whose footprints have influenced your path of life?

Reflection - November 2020
Some people come into our lives and leave footprints on our hearts 
and we are never the same.   (Flavia Weedn)

When November arrives, a surge of gratitude comes with it. I relish the thin veil of the Celtic tradition assuring us that the ancestors will approach close by on the eve of October 31st.  The feast of All Saints on the following day also ...


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Upcoming Events


Sat, May 15, 10:00 AM

Holmdel Park, Holmdel

Girl Scouts Girl Power Drive Thru

Community Calendar


Sun, May 16, 10:00 AM

McDonagh's Pub & Restaurant, Keyport

Emmanuel Cancer Foundation Cornhole Tournament in ...

Giving Back


Sun, May 16, 12:00 PM

Middletown Arts Center, Middletown

MOAM-A-Palooza 2021

Arts & Entertainment

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

Support Local Firefighters and First Aid Squads: Drop Off Donations of Bottled Water to IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Locations.

May 8, 2021

IMA Urgent Care and Primary Care Centers are collecting and matching bottled water donations through May 15, to benefit local firefighters and first aid squads. 

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ — IMA Urgent Care Centers and Primary Care, which has doctors' offices from Hazlet to Shrewsbury, will be collecting cases of bottled water to benefit local fire departments and first aid ...

Middletown Township Committee Introduces 2021 Budget with 0% Municipal Tax Rate Increase

May 6, 2021

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The Middletown Township Committee introduced its $84.4 million budget with a zero percent municipal tax rate increase at the Monday, May 3rd Township Committee Workshop Meeting.

The proposed 2021 municipal budget represents an ongoing commitment to minimizing costs while maximizing tax dollars and services. Despite a loss in revenue due to the ongoing COVID-19 ...

Riverview Medical Center Foundation Welcomes Fred Voccola to Board of Trustees.

Red Bank, NJ – May 4, 2021 – Hackensack Meridian Riverview Medical Center Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Fred Voccola to the Riverview Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees.

“We are delighted to welcome Fred to this incredibly strong board of trustees,” says Todd Shellenberger, executive director, Riverview Medical Center Foundation.

Bayshore Medical Center Earns Accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

HOLMDEL, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Bayshore Medical Center has received accreditation from The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

To achieve NAPBC accreditation, a breast center demonstrates compliance with the NAPBC standards that address a center’s leadership, clinical services, research, ...


Mar 24, 1962 - Apr 11, 2021
Ellen Marie Gerlich of Spring Lake Heights, NJ, age 59, died of complications from COVID-19 ...
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Dec 1, 1935 - Apr 29, 2021
Philip DeStasio, 85, of Middletown, NJ passed away Thursday surrounded by his family. Philip was ...
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Feb 12, 1957 - Apr 22, 2021
Gregory Gary Fiederowicz, 64 of Holmdel died peacefully at home on Thursday April 22, 2021.  ...
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Dec 26, 1953 - Apr 17, 2021
Herman H. Lee (李海羅), 67 of Morganville, died at Vitas Hospice with his family by his side, on ...
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Sep 22, 1947 - Apr 6, 2021
Alice Regina Houston of Holmdel passed away at age 73 on April 6, 2021 following a three-month-long ...
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Mar 3, 1941 - Apr 2, 2021
We lost our beloved Father, Grandfather, Samir Jacob on April 2, 2021 at the age ...
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