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in all that we do"
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St. Thomas the Apostle and St. John Vianney parishioners prepared home cooked meals and delivered them to the pantry at Father English Center in Paterson.
Pope Francis has dedicated this year (Nov 30, 2014 – Feb 2, 2016) to the vocation of consecrated life in the Church. He has invited the entire Church to come to a deeper appreciation of the charisms of sainted founders/foundresses and to draw closer to Religious in their lives of prayer and ministry.
Pope Francis urges us to be "experts in communion"
The Neighborhood Center in Passaic exists to provide a space to empower women. In this peaceful and safe environment, women can express their needs, discover community resources to fulfill their needs and strengthen themselves and their families through educational growth.
Catholic Charities offers day programs for children and the elderly; residential and day programs for adults with disabilities; in- and out-patient drug and alcohol treatment, drug and alcohol education and prevention services; services for persons with HIV/IDS; legal services for immigrants; disaster assistance; foster parent recruitment and support; supportive services for veterans and their families; and emergency assistance such as help with housing, food, clothing, utilities payments.