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URGENT ISSUE – N.J. ASSEMBLY TO VOTE ON ASSISTED SUICIDE BILL – VOICES NEEDED

The St. Clement Respect Life Ministry and Father Thomas Vala are trying to organize people to attend the Assembly hearing on Monday, March 25 in Trenton to make their voices heard in opposition to the Assisted Suicide bill which is scheduled for a vote at this session.  A carpool is scheduled to leave from the St. Clement’s Parking Lot at 7:15 on Monday to go to the State Capitol Building in Trenton.

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SCHEDULE 2019
The following masses and services will be held at St. Clement Church during Holy Week and Easter
Holy Thursday, April 18 – 7:30 p.m – Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Holy Thursday, April 18 – approx 8:30 p.m. to Midnight – Adoration
Good Friday, April 19 – 3:00 p.m. – The Lord’s Passion
Good Friday, April 19 – 7:30 p.m. – Living Stations of the Cross
Holy Saturday, April 20 – 7:45 p.m. – Solemn Easter Vigil
Easter Sunday, April 21 – 8 a.m. – Easter Sunday Mass
Easter Sunday, April 21 – 9:30 a.m. – Easter Sunday Mass
Easter Sunday, April 21 – 11 a.m. – Easter Sunday Mass
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BEWARE OF SCAMMERS
For the second time this year, our parish has been targeted by scammers trying to have money sent to them by calling, texting or emailing our parishioners.  Please be aware that no priest,deacon or religious person would ever use these communication methods to solicit money from you.  Be aware of this and if you do get a message like that contact the parish office via email to admin@stclementmatawan.org so we can track the number of such contacts.  Thank you and be on guard.
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LENTEN MISSION FOR ST. CLEMENT, ST. JOSEPH’S, JESUS THE LORD AND HOLY FAMILY
St. Clement will be co-hosting a Lenten Mission with our Cohort parishes of Our Lady of Fatima (St. Joseph and Jesus the Lord) and Holy Family this year.  The Lenten Mission will be held  on Thursday, March 21 at St. Clement and on Thursday, March 28 at Holy Family.  All missions begin at 7 p.m.  More information can be seen by clicking on this link  LENTEN MISSION 2019 OUR LADY OF FATIMA – ST CLEMENT – HOLY FAMILY

AN EXAMINATION OF CONSCIENCE BEFORE MAKING A CONFESSION  The Diocese of Trenton has sent this link to all parishes to help parishioners before making a Confession  Examination of Conscience

FLOCKNOTE:  You are invited to join Flocknote and get information from our parish by email or text message – click on this link FLOCKNOTE

REGISTRATION INTO OUR PARISH:  To register yourself in the St. Clement community, the Parish Registration form is here:  REGISTRATION 

LITURGY OF THE WORD:  MASS READINGS FOR THE UPCOMING WEEK

Friday, March 22 – Lenten Friday:  Genesis 37:3-4,12-13a, 17b-28a; Gospel of Matthew 21:33-43,45-46

Saturday, March 23 – Memorial of St. Turibius of Mogrovejo:  Micah 7:14-15,18-20; Gospel of Luke 15:1-3,11-32

Sunday, March 24 – Third Sunday of Lent:  Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15; 1st Corinthians 10:1-6,10-12; Gospel of Luke 13:1-9

Monday, March 25 – The Annunciation of the Lord:  Isaiah 7:10-14, 8:10; Hebrews 10:4-10; Gospel of Luke 1:26-38

Tuesday, March 26 – Lenten Tuesday:  Daniel 3:25, 34-43;  Gospel of Matthew 18:21-35

Wednesday, March 27 – Lenten Wednesday:  Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9;  Gospel of Matthew 5:17-19

Thursday, March 28 – Lenten Thursday:  Jeremiah 7:23-28; Gospel of Luke 11:14-23

Friday, March 29 – Lenten Friday:  Hosea 14:2-10; Gospel of Mark 12:28-34

Saturday, March 30 – Lenten Saturday:  Hosea 6:1-6;  Gospel of Luke 18:9-14

Sunday, March 31 – Fourth Sunday of Lent:  Joshua 5:9a,10-12; Ephesians 5:8-14; Gospel of John 9:1-41

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