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  • Good News from The Beacon

    • December 1
      Bishop Serratelli formally installed Father Abuchi Nwosu as pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Swartswood during his pastoral visit to the parish Nov. 27.
    • December 1
      For 25 years, Vietnamese Catholics have been coming together at St. Cecilia Church to worship. To mark the silver anniversary, Bishop Serratelli came to the Rockaway parish and was principal celebrant of an anniversary Mass Nov. 27.
    • December 1
      The Paterson Federation Knights of Columbus held their annual “Pride in Our Priests” dinner at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover Nov. 21.
    • December 1
      Major superiors of religious orders serving the Paterson Diocese met with Bishop Serratelli at their annual meeting with him at St. Paul’s Inside the Walls, the Diocesan Evangelization Center in Madison Nov. 22.
    • December 1
      Bishop Serratelli met with freshmen and sophomores preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation at St. Paul Inside the Walls in Madison Nov. 20. The meeting was part of a series of meetings with the Bishop and young people preparing for Confirmation at various locations in the Diocese.
    • December 1
      Bishop Serratelli made a pastoral visit to St. Jude Parish in Budd Lake where he marked the First Sunday of Advent by celebrating the vigil Mass on Nov. 26. At the Mass, he blessed the parish’s Advent wreath and lit the first candle. Concele­brating the Mass was Father Jesus Antonio Gaviria, St. Jude’s pastor.
    • December 1
      Bishop Serratelli made a pastoral visit to St. Catherine of Siena Church in Mountain Lakes on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. During the visit he celebrated Mass.
    • December 1
      Imagine facing the reality more than 2 million youth experience each year in the United States — finding themselves out on the streets and homeless. Msgr. George Hundt, pastor of St. Vincent Martyr Parish in Madison and a group of parishioners from Madison and other local parishes volunteered to experience what it was to sleep out on the streets of New York City in solidarity with homeless children and youth Nov. 17.