Baptism may be celebrated on any available Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Please call the rectory 908-245-1107 to arrange the date and a meeting with Fr. Jim. Please check HERE for Church of the Assumption 2014 Baptism Policy.
FIRST CONFESSION/COMMUNION, CONFIRMATION
Please call the Assumption School of Religion at 908-245-6572 to make arrangements for preparation classes.
ADULT CATECHUMENATE (RCIA)
A faith sharing group which supports and leads toward adult initiation into the Catholic Church. Call the Parish Catechetical Office 908-245-6572 for information.
Please call the Assumption School of Religion 908-245-6572 for further information.
Engaged couples who are free to marry and seek to have their marriage sanctified in the Church should contact the Parish Office one year in advance to allow time for proper preparation. Couples who may be married without the benefit of the Sacrament are encouraged to speak with Fr. Jim for guidance in how to sanctify their marriage in the Church.
VOCATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD AND RELIGIOUS LIFE
Please pray for vocations. Any person seeking to follow the Lord in a radical way in Religious Life, or men who are drawn to consider the call to the Priesthood are welcome to speak with Fr. Jim or call our Archdiocesan Vocation Office at 973-497-4365.
CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD
Celebrated at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Mass. After the opening prayer, the children leave the assembly for their own celebration and reflection on the Sunday scripture. We invite and encourage all children to participate.
ANOINTING AND VISITATION OF THE SICK
Present privacy regulations require the family to notify the Parish of hospitalized parishioners. Please call the Parish Office to notify Fr. Jim for hospital or home visitation of the sick or elderly. In the event of an emergency, please call the Rectory at any time.
Welcome! Please formalize your membership in our parish community by registering at the Parish Office. We invite all who worship regularly with us to do so. Registered members of the parish regularly receive envelopes. If you are a registered parishioner and have moved or haven’t received envelopes in the last four months, please contact the parish office.
Assumption benefits from a generous and philanthropic parish family. To leave a bequest to Assumption in your will or estate plans, please contact the parish office or your financial advisor.
Archbishop Myers has stated categorically that the first responsibility of the Archdiocese is to protect children and young people and to provide healing and compassion to victims of abuse.
A Reminder How to Report Abuse
The Archdiocese takes very seriously any and all allegations of sexual misconduct by
members of the clergy, religious and lay staff of the Archdiocese.
We encourage anyone with knowledge of an act of sexual misconduct to inform us immediately so that we may take appropriate action to protect others and provide
support to victims of sexual abuse. Individuals who wish to report an allegation of sexual
misconduct may do so by calling the Archdiocese Office of Child and Youth Protection at 201-407-3256.