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					                         St. Ambrose Parish
                                 96 Throckmorton Lane, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

     Fr. Bob Gorman, Pastor             Mr. Joseph Norris,                   Mrs. Rosemary O’Neill,
           Fr. John J. Werner,          Principal                            Coordinator of Religious
                Parochial Vicar                                              Education
              Fr. Jack Grimes,          Mrs.MargaretZmigrodski
               Parochial Vicar          Director of Religious                Social Ministry- St. Vincent
                                        Education                            dePaul Society
         Deacon Charles
               J.Damian                                                      Margaret Kmiec
    Deacon Andrew J. Strus                                                   Music Director and Organist

Rectory Office Hours        Miraculous Medal Novena:                   Baptism
Monday through Friday:      Every Monday evening at 7:00pm; Our        The 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at
10:00am – 12:00 noon        Lady of Fatima Devotion- First Saturday    1:15pm. Prior attendance at an instruction
& 1:00 – 3:30pm             after 9:00am Mass.                         session for parents and Godparents is
                                                                       required. Call the Rectory to make
Masses                      Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament        arrangements as early as possible.
SaturdayEvening:5:00pm      Daily - 8:00-9:00am
 & Spanish Mass:7:00pm                                                 New Parishioners
Sunday: 7:30am,9:00am,      Carmelite Order                        Parish Membership: All adult Catholics should
10:30am & 12:00 noon        Third Saturday of each month; Mass     officially register in the parish. Young adults of
                            at 9:00am; Group Meeting until         working age should register independently of
Sign Language Mass:         1:00pm                                 their parents. In order to be a sponsor for
            nd    th
12 Noon, 2 & 4 Sunday                                              Baptism or Confirmation it is necessary to be
Filipino Mass: 2:00pm-3rd   Rite of Penance                        a registered member of a parish attending
Sunday of the Month         Saturday: 4:00 – 4:30pm or by          Mass weekly. Also, please notify the Parish
                            appointment                            Office of any changes in address, or if your
Daily Masses                                                       are leaving the parish.
Monday through Friday:                                             Name_______________________________
                            Sacrament of the Sick
6:30 & 9:00am                                                      Address_____________________________
                            If anyone is seriously ill at home, Phone#____________________________
Saturday: 9:00am
                            please notify the rectory. Do not wait Check:___New Reg. _____Moving
Holy Rosary and Mercy
                            until your loved one is at a critical           ___Change of Address
Chaplet prayed after
                            point. Hospital visits are covered by Please cut our and return to the rectory or
9:00am Daily Mass
                            each hospital’s own chaplains. Our place in the collection basket. A registration
Holy days: As announced
                            priests are assigned to Old Bridge form will be mailed to you
                            Hospital for Tues. and Friday thru
Bible Study: Parish Room    Sunday.                            Religious Article Gift Shop: Sun: 9:30am-
Monday:7:30-9:00pm&                                                    12 Noon & Wed.:9:45am-11:00am
Thursday:10:00-11:30am      The Faith Connection
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                            Religious Education Office-                School- 732-679-4700 Fax- 732-
Rectory-732-679-5666                                                   679-6062 ~ School Hall-732- 679-9728
Fax - 732-679-0853                                           
                            St. Vincent dePaul Society-
            ST. AMBROSE PARISH                                      SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2012

ST. AMBROSE SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE will be held on                     “”Brothers and sisters: I should like you to be free of
Sunday, January 29th immediately following the 10:30a.m.          anxieties.” See 1 Corinthians 7:32
Mass in the school auditorium until 1:30p.m. Join us for
                                                                  How many anxieties do we bring upon ourselves by
refreshments and view a multimedia presentation about the
school.                                                           constantly worrying about attaining ever more material
                                                                  possessions? Yet, God tells us that only the hand that is open
                                                                  to give can also be open to receive His peace and joy. A
                                                                  heart or a hand clenched in anxiety and greed can never truly
the Throat will be administered at the 6:30a.m. and 9:00a.m.      receive anything.
                                                                                  ST. AMBROSE PARISH
                                                                           ‘11-‘12 Budget: Goal per week: $17,000
         FIRST FRIDAY- FEBRUARY 3, 2012
On First Friday, the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for               Offering for January 22ndwas:$11,036.00
Eucharistic Adoration from 8:00a.m.-9:00a.m.
                                                                                  Short of Goal: $ 5,964.00
THE BLUE ARMY VIGIL will begin Friday, February 3rd
at 9:00p.m. til 3:00a.m. on the first Saturday, February 4th                Last year’s offering was:$12,440.00

ST. AMBROSE PARISH 1st Saturday Devotions to Our Blessed                Foundation for Catholic Education offering
                                                                                     was:$ 3,409.00
Mother will be held after the 9:00a.m. Mass on Saturday,
February 4th . God had done much for each of us. Please come to     “Together in Charity”/St. Vincent dePaul offering
do something for God and His Blessed Mother!                                         was:$ 4,664.66
                                                                        THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT
Will be held on February 5th , Scout Sunday, at the 9:00a.m.      2011 BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL-“ IN FAITH,
Mass. All scouts (boys and girls) and their parents are           WITH HOPE”- Our goal is to have 100% participation
invited to attend.                                                in the 2011 Bishop’s Annual Appeal. Please prayerfully
                                                                  consider supporting the Annual Appeal with a pledge
              ST. AMBROSE PARISH is pleased to                    or one-time gift as your means allow. Your support is
                                                                  greatly appreciated.
              welcome the children who were Baptized in
              January into our parish          community:         World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life will be
              Alexandria Jane DeMeola, Isabella Nicole Diaz,      celebrated on February 5, 2012 at 4:00p.m. for Evening
              Tyler James Longberg, Thomas Gary Worrad            Prayer at St. Francis Cathedral, Metuchen. Those
                                                                  marking significant of anniversaries of profession will
                                                                  be recognized at this time. A light reception will follow
                                                                  the Evening Prayer. If you are interested in attending
                                                                  please call the Parish Office at 732-679-5666 or e-mail
WORLD MARRIAGE DAY MASS- SUNDAY,                         by February 1st.
FEBRUARY 12, 2012- Come celebrate with the one you
love, your family and friends at a special liturgy at the 12              ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES
Noon Mass. If you are a married couple who will celebrate         Our parish will offer Adult Confirmation Classes on
                                                                  Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:30P.M. in the Parish
a special anniversary this year of 10-20-25-30-35-40-45-50        Meeting Room. Classes will begin on Wednesday,
years or more and would like to be recognized or participate      February 15, 2012 and will run for 12 weeks. Classes
in this beautiful Mass, please call the rectory at 732-679-       are open to all adults who have already received the
5666 as soon as possible. See bulletin insert for details.        Sacraments of Baptism and Eucharist, and are now
                                                                  seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation. All adult
                                                                  Confirmation Candidates must be registered in our
            MASS INTENTIONS-2013                                  parish and must call the Religious Education Office at
                                                                  732-679-5580 to complete necessary paperwork.
The policy for the Mass Book for 2013 is families will be         Registration fee is $50.00. Registration deadline is
allowed FOUR MASSES per family, TWO of which can be on            February 11, 2012.
a Sunday. If openings remain at the end of the year, which is
unlikely, this will be announced from the pulpit. The 2013        St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus will hold
Mass Book is now open.
                                                                  their Membership Drive this weekend after all
                                                                  Masses. If you are interested in joining,
                                                                  volunteers will be at the doors of the church.

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                   Laura Barbuzza +Theresa Beach +Gerald Beetz
                   +Dolores Bennett + Sarah Befumo + Dennis
                   Bernard +George Chang + Dorena Chang +
                   Cecelia Claxton + Frances Colorafi + Betsabett
                   Dalloroso + John Corso + Lois Cunningham +
                   Maggie DeGrazio + Laura DeCillis +Corinne
                   Desterdick + James Devine + Mason James          SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
                   DiStefano + Rosemary D’Onofrio + Peggy           5:00PM - Patricia Titus req. Helen Titus & Family
                   Conahan-Epstein + Shawn Feeley + Maria
                                                                    SUNDAY, JANUARY 29
                   Fiermonte + Maureen Swier-Garces + June
                   Garbie + Robert Garbie + Else Gerwan + Peter     7:30AM - People of the Parish, Living & Deceased
Giangrande + Catherine Graces + Joseph Guarino, Jr. + Dominick      9:00AM - Kenneth Cerreta, Jr. req. Rosemary & Children
Hammel + Loren Hegarty + Katherine Healy+ Daniel F. Hennessey       10:30AM - Thomas & Frances Conahan req.
+ Elizabeth Higgins +Christopher Joyce +Kimberly Johnson+                        The Conahan Family
George Johnson +Barbara Keeley + Donna Keslosky + Laura
                                                                    12 Noon- Albert O’Neill req. Maryann Rahner
Krenkel +Thomas LaFemina +Linda Laino +William Leroy +
Madeline Lewis + Dillon Mateyka + James Martemucci +Marilyn         MONDAY, JANUARY 30
McCarthy +James Mooney + Irene Moschetti + Kathy Murtha             6:30AM - Joseph Perrincino req. Peggy O’Hara
+Joseph Navarro + Donna Niethe +Marilyn Niethe +Donald Nissen       9:00AM - Carlo Laino req. Linda & Viola Laino
+ Carter Nikolsky + Steven Novak + Vincenza Nusio +Fran             TUESDAY, JANUARY 31
O’Keefe +Barbara O’Hara + Mary Palmisano +Amelia Palladino
+Catherine Pastrana +Evelyn Patenaude+ Duane R. Paulson +           6:30AM - Thomas Corrigan req. George, 6:30a.m.
Robert Polst + Richard Recht +Larry Redmond + Nicholas Rosen        Breakfast Group
+Bayani Saludez +Brendan Stapleton-Sawyer+ Josephine Schmidt        9:00AM - Anna Gugliotta req. The Lohr Family
+ Juliana Silva + Karen Began-Smith + Theresa Snyder + Gaetano      WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1
Staffa + Helen Titus+ Ann Treherne + Eileen VanBuren +              6:30AM - Christobel O’Donnell req. Theresa & Jim
Margaret Vega +Lisa Blackwell-Veltri + Kirk Werner +Virginia
Whiteman + Patricia Wolf+                                           Fraschilla
And pray for the men and women in the service, both home and        9:00AM - Sean Farrell req. The Corrigan Family
abroad, caregivers, for those in need of God’s graces, and for      THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2
world peace.                                                        6:30AM - Harvey VanOrden req. wife, Theresa
    PRESIDING CELEBRANTS FOR NEXT WEEK MASSES                       9:00AM - Leo Wiliszewski req. The Wiliszewski Family
                Saturday , February 4th h                           FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3
                   5:00p.m.- Fr. John                               6:30AM - Gertrude Davies req.The Andruchowitz Family
                 Sunday, February 5TH h                             9:00AM - Marion Armenante req. Cass & Ted Schultz
                    7:30a.m.- Fr. John
                                                                    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4
                                                                    9:00AM - Richard Poznanski req. Atienza Family
                    9:00a.m.- Fr. John
                                                                    5:00PM - Ginny Brown req. Mary Harrison & Ryan
          10:30a.m.- Fr. Jack; 12 Noon- Fr. Jack
                                                                    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5
                  COMMUNITY NEWS                                    7:30AM - People of the Parish, Living & Deceased
SAT CLASS- Ivy Masters Learning Center will offer a free            9:00AM - MaryAnn Schiels req. The D’Ermilio Family
SAT Seminar on Sunday, February 19th from 3-5pm. SAT                10:30AM - Cathy McEnearney req. The Meehan Family
Classes will begin on Sundays, February 26th until April 29th       12 Noon - Edith & Peter Ippolito req. Bob & Anna
from 5:15-7:15pm (except Easter Sunday, April 8th).                            Ippolito
Seminar & lessons will be held in the Parish Room (door #4                                    +++++
of the school ).Cost for the class is $550 and includes             HOSTS & WINE will be used this week in memory of
materials. Late signups accepted. For more info, call Paul          NICOLE TROTT requested THE DePASQUALE FAMILY
Pscolka at 732-485-6480.
                                                                    SANCTUARY LAMP & ALTAR CANDLES will burn in
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Blood
                                                                    memory of JOHN REDLING requested by THE GRANDE
Center- Please donate blood or platelets on my behalf               FAMILY
Barbara O’Hara, daughter of Peggy O’Hara, St. Ambrose
parishioners. For questions regarding donor eligibility or to                                    REST IN PEACE
schedule your appointment, please call: Donor Recruitment           Lisa Babiak, wife of Ron Babiak; Norma Bugge, wife of
at 732-235-8100 x244. Please mention Barbara’s name.                William Bugge; Susan Monopoli, mother of Susan
Thank you for caring!                                               Service; Anna Piedmont, mother of Angela Lopac;
                                                                    recently returned to their eternal reward. May their soul
           2011 CHURCH CONTRIBUTIONS                                and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the
                                                                    mercy of God, rest in peace.
Address:_____________________________Env.#______                               WEDDING BANNS
Phone No:___________________________                                      I Amedo Maiello & Carissa Hynes

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                                 Please pat onize the businesses and professionals
                    that adver ise in our bulletin and thank them for their continued suppor !
                                          They make the bulletin possible.

                                         St. Ambrose is looking for a few more sponsors.
                                 If you would like to place an ad in the bulletin, please contact:
                                      Tom Zukofski at 732-236-4251 • tomzuke@g
                                                            Thank you.

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