The Parish Community of
Saint Matthew the Apostle
81 Seymour Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08817
School Website: http://www.stmatthewcatholicschool.org/
Sunday, April 5, 2009—Palm Sunday
The Parish is Served By
Rev. George C. Targonski, Administrator ..............................................firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Guy W. Selvester, Parochial Vicar.................................................email@example.com
Rev. Joseph Desmond, In Residence
Deacon Barry Demarest .........................................................................firstname.lastname@example.org
Deacon Frank Yuhas, Pastoral Associate..............................................email@example.com
Mary Carroll, Pastoral Associate ............................................................firstname.lastname@example.org
David Jules, Director of Sacred Music ...................................................email@example.com
Frances Comiskey, Principal ..................................................................firstname.lastname@example.org
Suzanne Spielman, Secretary St. Matthew School
Dawn A. Lore, Director Religious Formation ..........................................email@example.com
Kelly A. Luckenbach, Secretary Religious Formation ............................firstname.lastname@example.org
Kris Yuhas, Secretary.............................................................................email@example.com
Carrie Viglianti, Secretary/Receptionist..................................................firstname.lastname@example.org
Febe Chua, Business Administrator.......................................................email@example.com
Parish Phone Numbers Mission Statement
Fax................................................. 732-985-9104 St. Matthew the Apostle Church is a diverse Roman
Sisters of Mercy Convent ............. 732-985-5203 Catholic community empowered by the Spirit of God,
School ........................................... 732-985-6633
formed by His Word, and nourished by the Eucharist.
School Fax..................................... 732-985-7748
School Email: firstname.lastname@example.org We are called to bear witness to the Gospel through
Office of Religious Formation ........ 732-985-3903 stewardship, hospitality, and service.
Parish Office Hours
Monday & Friday: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM, Parish Registration
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: All adult Catholics should officially register as a member
8:30 AM-8:00 PM of the parish in which they reside. Registering is the
Saturday 9:00 AM-12 Noon best way to acquire a sense of belonging in our Parish
The priests and deacons are available by community. Registration is a condition for admission to
appointment through the Parish Office. our Religious Formation program and reception of the
Mass Schedule Sacraments of Baptism, First Penance, First Eucharist,
Saturday Evening: 5:00 PM Confirmation and Marriage. Being registered for at least
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 AM one month as an active parishioner is required before
& 12:00 Noon we can testify to your eligibility to be a sponsor for
Monday-Friday: 7:00 & 8:30 AM Baptism or Confirmation. Please call Mary Carroll at the
Saturday: 8:30 AM Parish Office (732-985-5063) to arrange an
Sacrament of Reconciliation appointment to register.
Saturdays: 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
& after the 5:00 PM Mass Young adults over the age of 21 should register
or by appointment independently of their parents. Please notify the Parish
with one of the priests. Office of any changes in name, address, marital status
or if you are leaving the Parish.
PRE-BAPTISM A mandatory Pre-Baptism instruction class PARISH ORGANIZATIONS/MINISTRIES-
is scheduled on the second Sunday of every month at 10:30 Parish Pastoral Council: Gary Bouchard 732-543-2280
AM in the Faculty Room of the school. Please call the parish Council for Financial Affairs: Kevin Carroll 732-248-0579
office at 732-985-5063 to register. Choirs/Music Ministry: David Jules 732-985-5063
Lectors/Ushers: 732-985-5063 Deacon Frank Yuhas
BAPTISM Baptism is normally celebrated on Sunday Eucharistic Ministers: 732-985-5063
afternoons at 1:00 PM. Please note Baptisms are not Religious Formation: 732-985-3903.
celebrated during Lent. To arrange for Baptisms please call the St. Matthew’s School: Secretary 732-985-6633.
parish office at 732-985-5063. HSA: Rose Gibson - 732-985-6633.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA):
SPIRITUAL DIRECTION Spiritual Direction is available to Deacon Frank Yuhas 732-985-5063.
all members of the parish of St. Matthew. To make an Spiritual Direction: Deacon Frank Yuhas 732-985-5063.
appointment with a certified Spiritual Director call Deacon Youth Ministry: Mrs. McCaffrey 732-548-1843
Frank Yuhas at 732-985-5063. Rosary Altar Society: Dot DeStefano 732-985-7726
St. Vincent de Paul Society: Carol Coakley 732-985-5063
RCIA Adults wishing to become Roman Catholic or receive Social Ministry Group: Barry Demarest 732- 985-5063
First Eucharist and/or Confirmation should contact the Parish Philippine-Amer. Assoc.: Nini Mendoza 732-287-3671
Office for information on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Father’s Club: Larry Getz 732-463-8103
Adults. Bereavement Group: 732-985-5063
Legion of Mary: Terri McCoola 732-985-2549
MARRIAGE Marriage arrangements should be made one Knights of Columbus: Donald Becker - 732-985-2874
year in advance and prior to any social plans. Contact the Mothers’ Group: Peggy Oliveira - 732-777-1502
Parish Office for all pre-marriage information. Athletics: Jon Gonzales—732-985-7286
MINISTRY TO THE SICK or HOMEBOUND Our
Priests, Deacons and Eucharistic Ministers regularly visit and
bring Communion to homebound parishioners or those in local
area hospitals and nursing homes. If you or a family member is
MASS INTENTIONS Contact the Parish Office to schedule
admitted to one of the local hospitals, please inform them that
a Mass for our beloved dead.
you are from St. Matthew’s Parish. Contact the Parish Office
to arrange such visits.
STEWARDSHIP God invites all people to be good stewards
TO CONTACT A PRIEST IN GENUINE
of the gifts and talents he has entrusted to us. Become an
EMERGENCIES INVOLVING THE SICK OR DYING:
active parishioner and share some of your time and talent with
CALL THE RECTORY OFFICE. AFTER BUSINESS
our community. All parishioners are urged to give a weekly
HOURS DIAL THE PARISH EMERGENCY # at: 732-725
preplanned generous contribution based on a percentage of
their income. Please use the church envelope system.
RELIGIOUS FORMATION If you are new to the parish
MUSIC MINISTRY For information regarding our Adult
and wish to enroll your child in the Religious Formation
Choir, Children’s Choir, Middle Choir, Youth Choir or
Program, please call the Office of Religious Formation at
Handbell Choir, contact the Parish Office at 732-985-5063.
732-985-3903. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM -
HOLY ORDERS If you are interested in learning more
about the priesthood, diaconate or religious life, contact Father
George at the Parish Office (732-985-5063).
MORNING PRAYER Monday through Friday at 8:15 AM.
SCRIP OFFICE Chris Baglivo Dellbeni - 732-985-7219.
Hours: September - June: Monday - Friday: 7:30 - 9:00 AM;
ST. MATTHEW PRAYER CHAIN Call Tom or Pat
Mon., & Weds., - 2:30 - 3:30 PM, Tues., Thurs., & Fri. - 2:00
Krosnowski at 609-586-2320 with your request or email it to
PM - 3:30 PM; Sunday: 1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month - 8:00
email@example.com & it will be sent to a group of people
AM - 12 Noon.
who will pray immediately. All requests will be confidential
Summer: (July - Aug.) - Tuesday & Friday Mornings: 8:00-
and will remain on the prayer list until you ask for them to be
9:00 AM; Sunday: 1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month - 8:00 AM -
MIRACULOUS MEDAL NOVENA Saturday Morning
Sunday at 6:00 PM.
after 8:30 AM Mass.
WEEK AT A GLANCE
SATURDAY, April 4, 2009
Confessions: 11:00 AM and after 5:00 PM Mass
SUNDAY, April 5, 2009 Vigil Mass: 5:00 PM
Palm Sunday of The
Lord’s Passion SUNDAY, April 5, 2009
7:30 AM Brett Griffen r/o The Clark Family Masses: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 AM; 12:00 Noon
9:00 AM Nicholas Salardino r/o The Perrotte Family Athletics: Parish Center
10:30 AM Francisco S. Fortunato, Sr. r/o The Micabalo Evening Prayer: 4:00 PM, Church
Family Bingo: 6:00 PM, Cafeteria
12:00 PM Bill Reybert r/o Sharon Boehmer Youth Ministry: 7:30 PM, Parish Center
MONDAY, April 6, 2009 MONDAY, April 6, 2009
Monday of Holy Week Childrens’ Choir: 4:00 PM, Music Room
7:00 AM Ben Saldanha r/o The St. Vincent de Paul Society Middle Choir: 4:45 PM, Music Room
8:30 AM Michael Logan r/o Esther Nolan Athletics: Parish Center
Adult Bells: 8:00 PM, Church
TUESDAY, April 7, 2009 Mens’ Basketball: Parish Center
Tuesday of Holy Week
7:00 AM Dolores Brookes r/o 7:00 AM Mass Friends TUESDAY, April 7, 2009
8:30 AM Feliciano Fernandez r/o Rene Resma Legion of Mary Meeting: 10:00 AM, Counting Room
Altar Rosary Society Communion Service: 7:00 PM, Church
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2009 Scout Committee Meeting: 7:00 PM, Room 2
Wednesday of Holy Week Stewardship Commission: 7:30 PM, Room 1
7:00 AM Josephine & Sam DeGennaro r/o Lucy & Tony Altar Rosary Society Meeting: 8:00 PM, Cafeteria
Cimillo Adult Choir: 7:30 PM, Church
8:30 AM Al Zdunek r/o Wife & Children Athletics: Parish Center
THURSDAY, April 9, 2009 WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2009
Holy Thursday Athletics: Parish Center
8:30 AM Morning Prayer
7:30 PM Mass of The Lord’s Supper THURSDAY, April 9, 2009 - Holy Thursday
Morning Prayer: 8:30 AM (Light breakfast to follow in
FRIDAY, April 10, 2009 Cafeteria)
Good Friday of The Lord’s Passion Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7:30 PM
8:30 AM Morning Prayer No Activities Permitted
3:00 PM Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
7:30 PM Stations of the Cross FRIDAY, April 10, 2009 - Good Friday
Morning Prayer: 8:30 AM
SATURDAY, April 11, 2009 Celebration of the Lord’s Passion: 3:00 PM
Holy Saturday Stations of the Cross: 7:30 PM
8:30 AM Morning Prayer No Activities Permitted
11:00 AM Blessing of Food
7:30 PM Easter Vigil SATURDAY, April 11, 2009 - Holy Saturday
St. Vincent de Paul Distribution: School
SUNDAY, April 12, 2009 Morning Prayer: 8:30 AM
Easter Sunday: The Resurrection of The Lord Blessing of Food: 11:00 AM
7:30 AM Fred Kovacs r/o Kevin & Mary Carroll Easter Vigil: 7:30 PM
9:00 AM Chick & Millie DeChirico r/o Linda & Bob No Activities Permitted
10:30 AM Thomas O’Connor r/o Tory & Bill Gombosi SUNDAY, April 12, 2009 - Easter Sunday
12:00 PM Nick Salardino r/o The Chupela Family Masses: 7:30, 9:00, 10:30 AM; 12:00 Noon
No Activities permitted
THERE IS AN APPOINTED TIME FOR EVERYTHING... SACRIFICIAL OFFERINGS 2009
Please pray for the safety of our men and women in the Avg . Wkly. Offerings Needed to Cover Exp. $21,812.00
military service who are supporting our country faithfully es- Weekly Offering: March 29, 2009 $12,140.00
pecially: Cpl. Christian Peterson, Jerry Russel, Spc. Pat- Electronic Contribution $978.88
rick Faulkner, Sgt. Daniel Kimenski, Spc. Tony Graziano, Other Income $2,205.00
Spc. Jason Sellio, Spc. John Peterson, Pfc. Kevin Laneto, Over/(Under) ($6,488.12)
Spc. Richard Lantz, LTC. Patrick Donahoe, Alonzo Expenses Paid Last Week:
Brown, Cpl. Kevin Klemick, Cpl. Todd Burton, Sec. Capt. Payment of Loan & Interest for RMH $5,864.23
Suzanne Plantec, Sgt. K.M. Yocom Delgado, Staff Sgt. Pat- Operation & Maintenance $2,832.65
rick D. Williams, Airman 1st Class William Ashton, Staff
Sgt. Michael Schwartz, PFC Mark Towle, Daniel DeLeon, NOTE: Christmas & Easter Donations are not included
Lance Cpl. Corey Emerson, Sgt. Bryan Steinhauser, THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!
Christopher John McKaig, Spc. Jesse James Dunn, Tho-
mas C. Woodlee, 2nd Lt. Sean Donahoe, Lt. Col. Daniel
Spano, USMC, Airman 1st Class James P. Lightner
A TIME TO HEAL. . . SHARING ONE FAITH-CATHOLIC MISSIONS IN
Please pray for those in our Parish Family who are sick: AMERICA
Mary Bushman and William Forberger The shortage of priests is a growing problem in the United
Dear God, we place our worries in Your hands, we place our States. A year of training and education for a future priest
sick under Your care and humbly ask that You restore Your costs approximately $25,000. In mission dioceses of the
servants to health again. Amen United States, where funding is often limited, the call to edu-
cate and encourage future leaders is a serious challenge.
A TIME TO WEEP. . . The archdiocese of Anchorage has 11,500 registered Catho-
Please pray for those of our Parish Family who have died, lic families, 140,000 square miles, and only 30 active diocesan
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord and let perpetual light priests. Sadly, such shortages occur often in United Sates mis-
shine upon them. May they rest in peace. May their souls and sion dioceses. We will have a second collection the weekend
the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God, of April 25 & 26 to benefit the Catholic Missions in America.
rest in peace. Amen Ecclesiastes Please be as generous as your means allow.
ALTAR ROSARY SOCIETY NEWS SPRING LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
The Altar Rosary Society Communion Service will be at Fr. George and the Parish Pastoral Council invite all
7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. Deacon Frank will be our leaders of Parish Organizations to attend the 2009 Spring
speaker. Let’s not wait any longer to peek into that long Leadership conference, which will be held on Saturday,
awaited “Mystery Bag.” April 18, 2009. We will begin by celebrating the 8:30 AM
Mass and the Leadership Conference will follow in the
school cafeteria from 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. The agenda
for this conference will include:
STEWARDSHIP MOMENT ~ Setting a Theme for the Upcoming Year.
FOR APRIL 5-PALM SUNDAY ~ Scheduling Meetings and Events for all Parish
This weekend we participate in the proclamation of the Organizations from September 2009 to August 2010.
passion and death of Jesus according to the Gospel of ~ Presenting Opportunities for Organizations to be
Mark. We are witnesses to Jesus’ undeterred obedience to Represented on the 2009-2010 Parish Pastoral Council.
the Father. Jesus’ obedience comes at great sacrifice. An
important part of Christian stewardship is the willingness Organization leaders who wish to attend should RSVP
to make sacrifices that reveal our own embrace of Jesus’ to Gary Bouchard at 732-543-2280 by April 15th. It is es-
cross. As good stewards of our life in Christ, we should ask pecially important that a member of your organization be
ourselves: What sacrifices we are we willing to make to prepared to discuss as completely as possible all the dates,
witness God’s love to the world? times and rooms you require for your meetings and other
Stewardship of Time and Talent-March 23-March 29 activities.
# of people - 450 # of hours - 808 Those groups who are not represented at this meeting
can no longer be assured of their first choices for limited
parish meeting space. We hope that you will all share our
renewed sense of purpose as we take action to make our
parish community stronger than ever.
EASTER SCHEDULE 2009
OPERATION SOUP KITCHEN
Lent is a penitential season. It is a time for prayer, fasting
Evening Prayer (Solemn Vespers)
and alms giving. There will be a soup pot placed in the lobby
Sunday Evenings at 4:00 PM
of the church every weekend before and after all masses. In the
Please Note: No Evening Prayer on Easter Sunday
spirit of sacrifice we ask that you purchase one less order of
cookies, candy & chips and place the cash equivalent in the
Holy Thursday, April 9
soup pot. Your donations will be used to feed the homeless
Morning Prayer at 8:30 AM
housed at the Ozanam Family Shelter. We also ask that you
Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:30 PM
take a moment to pray that these residents may find permanent
housing soon. Participating in the project will help you to ful-
fill your Lenten commitment of prayers, fasting and alms giv-
Good Friday, April 10
Morning Prayer at 8:30 AM
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3:00 PM
Stations of the Cross at 7:30 PM
On Sunday, April 26, the bloodmobile will be at St. Mat- Holy Saturday, April 11
thew’s for our next drive. Blood is always in short supply and Morning Prayer at 8:30 AM
is desperately needed. It is used to save lives of trauma vic- Blessing of Food at 11:00 AM
tims, patients with blood disorders, cancer and many other life (note the change from last year)
threatening injuries and illnesses in our area hospitals. It only Easter Vigil at 7:30 PM
takes a few minutes of your time and is greatly appreciated.
New donors, old donors—all are welcome. No appointments Easter Sunday, April 12
are necessary. Any questions, please call Mary Westcott at Masses: 7:30, 9:00 and 10:30 AM; 12:00 PM
732-287-1091. (overflow may be in the Parish Center)
CHRISM MASS, APRIL 6, 2009—7:30 PM
DECORATING FOR EASTER ST. FRANCIS CATHEDRAL, METUCHEN
On Holy Saturday, April 11, 2009, we will be decorating the On Monday, April 6, 2009, Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski will
church for Easter starting at 9:30 AM. The more help we celebrate the Chrism Mass with the priests of the diocese. At
have the easier the work is. If you can spare some time on this Mass, the Bishop will bless the Holy Oils which each par-
Holy Saturday (even if it is only an hour) please stop by and ish receives for the rites of anointing. Saint Ambrose (340-
help us to prepare the interior of our church to celebrate the 397) began this custom—which we now call the Chrism Mass
greatest feast day of the year. –in his Cathedral in Milan. These Holy Oils, which are used to
sanctify the Faithful, have been channels of holiness for centu-
ries! The Oil of Catechumens is used to anoint the chest of
infants and hands of adults before their Baptism; the Oil of the
VESPERS FOR EASTER Sick is used on the forehead and hands of the infirm in the Sac-
Solemn Evening Prayer (Vespers) with Benediction of the rament of the Anointing of the Sick; and Sacred Chrism is
Most Blessed Sacrament will take place to close the Octave of used to anoint the head of newly baptized, the foreheads of
Easter on Sunday, April 19, 2009, at 4:00 PM in the church. confirmandi, the hands of a priest at this ordination, the head of
Please join us for this half-hour service of psalms, hymns and a bishop at this ordination, ant the altar and walls of new
prayer to conclude Easter week. churches. These Oils are kept in an ambry; the Latin word
armarium means cupboard or chest. At the Mass, all priests
make a Renewal of Commitment to Priestly Service, recom-
mitting themselves to their Bishop and to their ministry to God
SAVE THE DATE! and His People; the Bishop and all Priests then ask the people
The Diocesan Annual Firefighters Mass will be held on for a pledge of their prayerful support. All are strongly encour-
Sun., Apr. 26, at the 12 Noon Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Ca- aged to join in the ancient , grace-filled Chrism Mass at the
thedral, Metuchen. This mass will honor all active, retired and Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi in Metuchen at 7:30 PM.
deceased firefighters within the Diocese. All firefighters and
their families are invited. A reception will follow the Mass.
We will recognize all fire departments that will be celebrating DONATED CLOTHING AVAILABLE
significant anniversaries this year. Please let us know if your New and used clothing is available for babies and children.
department is among them. For information, visit If you are in need, clothing will be available for pick-up
www.diometuchen.org or call 732-562-2461. Wednesdays from 9:00 AM-11:00 AM at Our Lady of the
Rosary of Fatima, 188 Wayne St., Perth Amboy, NJ.
ADULT CONFIRMATION FATHERS CLUB NEWS Reservations for the following
Adult Confirmation classes are open to all Catholics who trips can be made by phoning 732-947-7495 between 6:00-8:00
have received the sacraments of Baptism & First Holy PM. April 15th—Sight & Sound—Behold the Lamb—1:00
Communion but have not been Confirmed. Classes will begin PM Show, Family Style Dinner at 4:15 PM. Adults—$110,
on Monday, April 20th at 7:00 PM in the Faculty Room of the Teenagers—$80 and Children—$70 (bus leaves at 9:00 AM).
school and will continue for the next 5 weeks. Each class will June 25th—Billy Elliot—The Musical; July 9th—West Side
last approximately 1 hour. The final class will take place on Story or Shrek—The Musical (details to follow).
May 18th. All candidates will be confirmed at the 12 Noon
Mass on Pentecost Sunday, May 31st. To qualify all candi-
dates must attend all 5 classes and furnish a copy of their bap- HSA TRICKY TRAY & TV RAFFLE
tismal certificate. For additional information call Deacon Thank you to everyone who supported St. Matthew School
Frank Yuhas at 732-985-5063. by contributing to our Tricky Tray and by participating in the
raffle for the LG LCD TV. Congratulations to Joel Polidura
who was the TV winner! Also, thank you to the businesses
2009 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS) who donated so many wonderful prizes!
At Saint Matthew’s we are planning an exciting Vacation TRICKY TRAY BUSINESS DONORS
Bible School for our children. About Faces, Academy of Natural Sciences, All About U,
“Discovery Canyon” explores the Wonders of the World. Applebee’s, Authentic Bartending School, Barton Nursery,
Day 1-REJOICE, Day 2- PRAY, Day 3- ASK, Day 4-TELL, Baseball Warehouse LLC, Black Belt Institute, Boyt Drugs,
Day 5-SEEK . VBS will be held the week of July 6, 2009 Brunswick Zone Carolier, Build-A-Bear Workshop,
from 9:15 AM to 12:15Fees: 1 child- $50.00, 2 children- Bunker Hill Golf Course, Costco Wholesale, Deco Breeze,
$85.00, 3 or more children- $120.00. Registration forms are Dick’s Dock Restaurant, Dutch Wonderland, Edison Diner,
available in the rack in the vestibule of the Church or at the Florence Family Dental, Flynn & O’Hara, Forsgate Country
Religious Formation Office. Please return completed registra- Club, Garden State Discovery Museum, GourmetGiftBas-
tion form to the Religious Formation Office with payment. kets.com, Guys & Dolls Hair & Nails, Hershey Gardens, Il-
Checks are made payable to Saint Matthew Church. Deadline lume Candles, Jenkinson’s Aquarium, K9 Confections, Karen
for registration is June 12, 2009. For additional information Foster Designs, Knights of Columbus 4885, Lakewood Blue
contact the Religious Formation Office at 732-985-3903. Claws, Land of Make Believe, LePeep, L’Oreal USA, Main
St. Tratt’oria, Meadowlands Racetrack, Meiying’s Restaurant,
Metuchen YMCA, Misko Laser & Skin Care, Nets Basketball,
A THANK YOU FROM THE MUSIC MINISTRY NY Giants, NY Liberty, Newark Bears, NJ Devils, Outback
The Music Ministry of St. Matthew’s would like to sin- Steakhouse, Paper Mill Playhouse, Philadelphia Eagles, Phila-
cerely thank everyone who helped make our fourth annual delphia Zoo, Pittsburgh Steelers, Plaza Diner, PNC Bank Arts
Irish Night on March 14 such a tremendous success. About Center, Primal Elements, Raspa Jewelers, Rita’s, Sabina
250 people had a really good time enjoying a night of laughter, Shoppe, Salon Dolce Vita, Satori Academy of Martial Arts,
delicious food, singing and sharing community with one an- Seasons Restaurant, Skylark Diner & Lounge, Sofina Corp,
other. Over 100 dedicated and generous people from all the Somerset Patriots, State Theatre-New Brunswick, Stelton
choirs as well as the Father’s Club, along with their families Lanes, Stop & Shop, Stress Factory, Suzanne’s Specialites,
and other parish members helped out in various ways. It was Tastee Sub Shop, The Print Shop, Timezone Gaming, Trenton
truly heart-warming to see the terrific unity and cooperation. Thunder, Wegmans.
To anyone who missed this year’s events, don’t worry, because TRICKY TRAY CASH SPONSORSHIP
we’ve already started planning an even bigger and better one Thank you to the generous businesses that were cash spon-
for next year! Thanks again! sors of the Tricky Tray!
Gold Sponsor: Best Care Training Institute
Silver Sponsors: Ambicab Medical Transportation,
Boylan Funeral Home, Edison Fire Fighters Local #1197,
The next Youth Ministry meeting will be held Sunday,
EMA Business Service
April 5th, at 7:30 PM in the Parish Center. If you would like
Bronze Sponsors: Raritan Hospital for Animals, Dr. John
information on Youth Ministry, please call James McCaffrey at
732-841-9042 or Jeanine Kohlbecker at 732-991-5383 or visit
TRICKY TRAY SPECIAL THANKS!
our website at stmattsym.110.mb.com.
A special thank you to Sr. Kathleen, Sr. Jane, Sr. Mildred,
Sr. Joan, & Sr. Maureen for making us welcome in their home,
for months, as we prepared for this event; St. Matthew Adult
SCRIP OFFICE—HOLIDAY HOURS Choir for their generous donation; Anne Marie & Mark
The SCRIP office will be closed beginning the afternoon of Herzog at Consumer Graphics for donating the printing of our
Wednesday, April 8, 2009. The office will re-open and resume program; Candle in the Wind/Bel Arome for donating the door
regular business hours on Sunday, April 19, 2009. The winner Prizes. Your generosity is appreciated!
of our SCRIP raffle is Adrienne Brattole. Congratulations!