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He Has Risen! Happy Easter.

April 17, 2022

Happy Easter!

Today marks the end of Holy week for millions of Catholics/Christians around the world who are celebrating renewal of their Christian faith on Easter. The Easter celebration arrives at the culmination of Holy Week, which began in 2022, on April 10, Palm Sunday.

This weekend also marks the end of lent, a six-week period of reflection, prayer and fasting for those who ...

Passover Seder: The Most Celebrated and Loved Jewish Home Ritual

Passover began Friday evening, April 15 - when the first Seder night took place - and lasts eight days, ending on the evening of Saturday, April 23. The festival always starts on the 15th day of Nisan in the Jewish calendar which means that the date in the Gregorian calendar changes every year.

We join in celebrating Passover season with our neighbors here in Southern Ocean ...

Sunday is Palm Sunday, But What is Palm Sunday All About?

AROUND THE WORLD: It is hard to believe, but this Sunday, April 10, (April 17 in the Eastern Church) we celebrate Palm Sunday. You may ask "What is Palm Sunday?"  No longer in American society should we assume that all know the significance of the Holy Day on the Christian Calendar.

Palm Sunday is the day Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus ...

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Did you know these facts about St. Pat's?

Study up on these fun facts, then head out to celebrate St. Patrick's Day at a local bar or restaurant. 

According to a new survey by WalletHub, more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green.

 

Overall, $4.6 billion will be spent on dining, flags, clothing, and, of course, beer. Guinness ...

Lent Has Arrived: With Boundless Compassion, Love is all that counts

Reflection - March 2022, followed by a Lenten Prayer below:

Divine revelation can come through the book of nature or the book of inner experience. …from the inspiring words or example of another person, which hold up to us a mirror in which we catch sight of our own infinite potentiality and are drawn to fulfill it.  Grace: On the Journey to God, Michael ...

Who are your life shapers and influencers?

Not long ago, I read The Book of Hope. In this inspiring resource, Douglas Abrams interviews Jane Goodall, the well-known English primatologist and naturalist who made amazing discoveries about the life of chimpanzees in the Gombe jungle. Now, at age 86, Jane continues to be a vibrant speaker and activist regarding environmental concerns. Early on in the book, Jane describes ...

VIDEO: Saint Benedict School Kicks off Catholic Schools Week With Rep. Chris Smith, First in Stellar Speaker Series.

HOLMDEL, NJ:  First established in 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is observed annually at the end of January to celebrate the remarkable contributions and extraordinary value of Catholic education. This year’s theme, designated by the National Catholic Educational Association and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is Faith, Excellence, and Service.

Marking ...

VIDEO: 'God Willing': Murphy calls to the Lord twice for legal permanence on abortions, Scharfenberger calls out killing

NEW JERSEY - In the end, the loudest voices for unborn children were the democrats who outvoted the republicans in the NJ Assembly and Senate on unfettered abortion.

With Republican leader Jon Bramnick a surprise abstention, and Middletown's Democratic Governor Murphy twice invoking God, Democrat legislators voted on Monday to permanently allow abortion access up ...

MERRY CHRISTMAS to Middletown TAPinto Readers

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL WHO ARE READING THIS THAT CELEBRATE THE BIRTHDAY OF JESUS CHRIST!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO EVERYONE! 

WISHING EVERYONE A VERY HAPPY AND PEACEFUL NEW YEAR!

CHEERS TO 2022! 

Middletown's Saint Mary, Mother of God Church will celebrate two in-car parking lot Christmas Masses. Come Home for Christmas at St. Mary's.

COME HOME TO SAINT MARY'S FOR CHRISTMAS: WATCH A BRIEF WELCOME MESSAGE FROM PASTOR JEFF KEGLEY: 

 

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Saint Mary, Mother of God Church in Middletown Father Jeff Kegley, Pastor of Saint Mary, Mother of God Church announced that in addition to scheduled in-door masses, the parish will celebrate two IN CAR PARKING LOT CHRISTMAS MASSES. Christmas Eve at ...

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Happy Mother's Day!

May 8, 2022

NEW JERSEY: HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY FROM TAPINTO! Commemorations to honor mothers and motherhood have been happening for centuries and can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans who paid homage to their mother goddesses. Today, tributes to mothers occur all around the world at different times of the year, but the American version of Mother's Day was started in May, 1908 by a woman ...

Butterflies for Beautiful Maddy: 2nd Annual Fashion Show, Reserve Today for May 18. Designs Fashioned by Brookdale Community College Students.

RUMSON, NJ - Reserve today for Butterfllies for Maddy!  the 2nd Annual Fashion Show to benefit DontShockMe.org. The event is on Wednesday, May 18, from 6pm-10pm, at Windows on the Water, at Surfrider Beach Club, Sea Bright, NJ.

The fashion designs are made possible by community partner: Brookdale Community College.

Support your community and give-back to an important cause that ...

Planning a Birthday Party? Escapology in Holmdel's Bell Works Offers an Amazingly Fun Venue for the Whole Family.

WINNER – Best Escapology Franchise Worldwide
WINNER – USA Today Escape Room Award
WINNER – Top 10 Best Places to Have a Birthday Party in NJ

Escape rooms are all the rage these days and the newest form of family fun entertainment hitting NJ.  One of the leaders in this industry, Escapology, has a beautiful, fun, exciting party venue in Holmdel's Bell ...

CNBA Hosts 12th Annual Luncheon at Trump National Golf Club.

April 25, 2022

Colts Neck's famous "Breakfast Club" plus one!  ;-)

COLTS NECK, NJ: Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA), hosted a successful and well attended, 12th Annual Luncheon. The event reunited over 200 local leaders in business, nonprofits, government and community. For many it was the first in-person event they attended, in some time. 

The luncheon was ...

"Let Them Dream Big" at the Vogel in Red Bank. Support Community Youth Performing Artists, and Enjoy Show. Reserve today for Sunday, May 22.

May 17, 2022

MAY 22 • 3PM

BUY TICKETS

Tickets: $35, $25 | Limit 8 tickets per mailing address

DOORS 2PM • SHOWTIME 3PM
The Vogel • Basie Center Campus • 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank

Join the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation as they celebrate five years of connecting children to the performing arts.

Children Funded through the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids ...

Discover St. Thomas Aquinas at Summer Showcase

May 12, 2022

With summer just around the corner, that means it's also time to think about your high school plans for when summer is over.

So if you're still undecided about your high school home, we're certain that St. Thomas Aquinas High School's showcase event will make your choice easier. You'll have an opportunity to meet students, faculty, and coaches; tour the building; and ...

Obituaries

Aug 6, 1929 - May 13, 2022
Caroline Josephine Penczak, 92 of Brick, died on Friday, May 13. She was born in Newark to the ...
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Jun 30, 1938 - May 4, 2022
Rosemarie Reddington, 83, of Long Branch, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, May 4th surrounded ...
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Jun 9, 1932 - May 8, 2022
Carlos Da Costa Martins, 89 of Colts Neck passed Sunday morning surrounded by his family. Carlos ...
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Feb 22, 1930 - May 6, 2022
Veronica H. Gray, 92 of Colts Neck died on Friday, May 6. She was born in Lackawanna, PA in 1930 ...
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Dec 24, 1929 - Apr 27, 2022
Joan Barbara Crowley, 92, of Holmdel, passed away Wednesday surrounded by her family. Joan was ...
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Jan 4, 1948 - Apr 27, 2022
William J. Thynne, 74, of Morganville, passed away on Wednesday surrounded by his ...
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