Newsletter

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Fall 2016 Newsletter

Veterans Day - Friday, November 11, 2016

Let us remember and pray for our soldiers and their families.
National resources can be found at: http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/
Green light our Veterans!  http://www.greenlightavet.com/

Veterans Day Masses

Resurrection Burial Park at 10 a.m.
Located at Hoes Lane and Park Avenue, Piscataway, NJ, Mausoleum Chapel

Holy Cross Burial Park at 10 a.m.
Located at 840 Cranbury South River Road, Jamesburg, NJ, Chapel of the Blessed Virgin 

For more information, contact the Diocese of Metuchen Cemeteries Office at (800) 943-8400.

Upcoming Events

October 3 - November 7 

Vets Chat and Chew
For women veterans and active military women
VFW Post 2867, 340 Outwater Lane, Garfield, NJ
Classes will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Parking is available on premises. 
For more information, contact Anne Burns at (201) 592-1130 or vetschatandchew@gmail.com.

October - November

December 17, 2016 is Wreaths Across America Day. Wreaths can be purchased after Masses ($15) for placement at Arlington National Cemetery or St. Magdalen de Pazzi Cemetery on that day. For more info, contact Al Kosiarski at al@fdsnj.com
           October 9 at the 5 p.m. Mass
           October 30 at all Masses
           November 12 at the 5 p.m. Mass
           November 13 at all Masses
           St. Magdalen de Pazzi Parish, Flemington

October 19 at 7 p.m.

 Veterans Administration Question and Answer Session
sponsored by the Military Outreach Ministry
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 105 Summer Road, Three Bridges, NJ 

If you are a veteran or family member, come out and learn about benefits available to you, how to cut thru the "red tape" and share fellowship with like minded parishioners and friends. Please consider bringing a small bag of items from the NJ CARES LIST, who we support. Light refreshments will be served. 

For more information, contact Chris McPherson, Coordinator, Military Outreach Military of St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, military.ministry@embarqmail.com 

November 5 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 Veterans Resource Fair
Hunterdon Medical Center, 1st Floor Conference Room, 2100 Westcott Drive, Flemington, NJ

Learn about local resources and services available to the Veterans of Hunterdon and nearby counties.

For more information, contact Erinn (908) 788-6600 or Bob (908) 763-2331.

November 9 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 Veterans' Rights Seminar
Sponsored by NJ Bar Association
NJ Law Center, One Constitution Square, New Brunswick

This free seminar delves into topics critical to veterans and their families. Veterans, their families and the general public are invited to attend. Admission is free but reservations are required. Register here, or call (732) 937-7518 or 1-800-FREELAW.

November 10 at 7:30 p.m. 
Patriotic Rosary
St. Magdalen de Pazzi Parish, 105 Mine Street, Flemington, NJ

Please join us as we pray the rosary together for those who serve and their families, for our nation, for all veterans, and those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom. 

For more information, contact Al Kosiarski at al@fdsnj.com.

November 11 at 11 a.m.

Veterans Day Parade, Highland Park, NJ
Sponsored by the Raritan Valley Veterans Alliance
For more information, contact Stan Hubbard at (908) 240-2124.

The work of our Apostolate continues to grow and lead us to new opportunities and resources.
Please share this information with colleagues and parish leadership! 

Jennifer Hinton
Director of Lay Ministry and Leadership
Phone: (732) 562-2478 
amvf@diometuchen.org