Ministries

 

Adult Music Ministry

Join together in song, under the talented direction of our Music Director, Andrew DePrisco. Rehearsals on Thursday evenings, 7:30PM in the Church. Sing at 11:00am Sunday Mass, as your schedule allows. Contact the Music director at andrewdeprisco@yahoo.com .

Aids Ministry Hotline

If you need information or help, please call the Monmouth County HIV Support Group at 732-923-7138.

Click here for Cabaret for Life website, schedules and info.


Alcoholics Anonymous

Meetings are held every Monday at 8:30PM in the Church Hall.

Altar Rosary Society

All women are welcome! Gatherings are on the 3rd Thursday of each month beginning with the recitation of the Rosary at 7:30PM in Church followed by our monthly meeting in our Church Hall. The two main functions of the Altar Rosary are the care of the altar and the encouragement of devotion to the Blessed Mother through the Rosary. All are welcome to join us once a month as we pray the Rosary after a differnet Sunday morning Mass. Watch the bulletin for the specific date and time.

Rosarians, if you are ill or not physically able to come to meetings, we want to encourage and pray with you. If you wish to receive visits or phone calls from our Prayer and Care Committee, please call Lorri Rizzo at 732-740-5178.

For more information stgabrielsaltarrosary.org or  call Julie Oliver at 732-526-7215 or Mimma Finger at 732-577-6995.
 

ALTAR ROSARY SOCIETY OFFICERS
PRESIDENT JULIA OLIVER
1st VICE PRESIDENT TERRY RICCARDI
2nd VICE PRESIDENT LORRI RIZZO
TREASURER LENORE RODRIGUEZ
RECORDNG SECRETARY JOHANNA SALSANO
CORRESPONDING SECRETARY MIMMA FINGER

 

Altar Server

Boys and girls from grade 4 and above who assist the priest at the liturgy. Contact Deacon Roenbeck at rroenbeck@stgabrielsparish.org or call 732-431-5489.

Altar Server Schedule

Baptism Preparation

Preparing parents for the formation of their child’s faith.

Both parents must attend a Baptism Class. Classes are held the first Monday of the month at 8:00pm except in July and August. Parents must be registered parishioners and register for the class by calling the Parish Office at 732-946-4487. Baptismal dates cannot be arranged until both parents have attended the Preparation Class. We encourage parents to arrange for their child's baptism while pregnant. The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated on the first four Sundays of the month at 12:30PM in the Main Church.

Eucharistic Adoration

The Adoration Pavilion is open 24/7 for Eucharistic Adoration. The Blessed Sacrament is exposed and adored by volunteers who sign up for one hour or more to pray before the Lord Jesus present in the Monstrance.

Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors

Minister the Eucharist at Saturday and Sunday Liturgy. The Eucharistic Ministers visit the homebound and those in nursing homes and hospitals to bring the Eucharist and to pray with them for their needs and the needs of the Church.

Proclaim the Word of the Lord at the community Eucharistic celebrations as a Lector.

If you are interested please contact the chuurch office to schedule a training session at 732-946-4487 ext. 201.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTER SCHEDULE

LECTORS SCHEDULE

Family Life Bureau

The Diocesan Office of Family Life/Respect Life offers a variety of programs designed to support families, the Catholic Church's lifeblood. For information Family Discovery Weekends, Natural Family Planing classes, Marriage Encounter Weekends, Divorced and Separated support groups, Project Rachel (a psot abortion counseling prgram) and Pre-Cana, please call 609.406.7400 or fax at 609.406.7416 or Diocese of Trenton website at 
http://www.dioceseoftrenton.org/

Victims of domestic violence may call their local Catholic Charities office o the Office of Family Life/Respect Life (609.406.7400 ext 5558.

St. Gabriel's Respect Life Representative is Mrs. Janice Barrett, at 732-583-6006.

Troubled Marriage?

See www.helpourmarriage.com or www.Retrouvaille.org to find a Catholic based program open to people of all faiths.

Hospital Ministry

St. Gabriel's Hospital Ministry takes Holy Communion to patients at Centra State Medical Center, Freehold every Wednesday morning following the 9:00AM Mass. This requires approximately 2 hours of your time once every two weeks.

Jesus' Tiny Disciples

Mommy, Daddy and Me

St. Gabriel's Church is pleased to announce the start of a Catholic based program for parent (Mom or Dad)) and child (ages 2 -4) to come together to pray, learn, have fun, music and movement, Bible stories and more.

Please join us as we begin our journey toward friendship with Jesus and one another.

Classes will meet Mondays 9:45 AM - 10:30AM

Where: St. Gabriel's Parish Center

Beginning on October 17, 2016 - April 3, 2017

For registration, please contact
Dora Zanet @ 732-637-3352

The Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization of Catholic men founded in 1882 on the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. The Bishop John C. Reiss Council #15964 has been formed to serve the Parish of Saint Gabriel, Marlboro Township and the surrounding community. We invite all practicing Catholic men over the age of 18 who are interested in serving their church and community to consider becoming a Knight of Columbus. For additional information, please contact us by email at kofc15964@gmail.com or visit our website at kofc15964.org 

 

 

 

 

 

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Liturgy Committee

The basic role is to plan, staff, coordinate
and execute all regular weekend masses, seasonal liturgies, penance services, First Communion and Confirmation. Another
major function of this group is to publicize
these various liturgical events and to
explain, vis a vis bulletin articles or
guideline booklests, the intent or significance
of parts of the Mass, special services and
Church symbols or practices. Meetings
are held before each major liturgical season
such as Advent and Lent, to review and recommend uniformity of music, readings
and symbols during these periods.

Lazurus Ministry
The Lazurus Ministry is an organized parish response to the needs of a grieving family at the death of a loved one. Lazarus Ministers have been trained to assist families in planning the Mass of Christian Burial in an effort to make the Mass more personal for those who are in mourning. In addition to assisting the family plan the Mass, the Lazarus Minister would also provide support group information if necessary.

Marriage and Pre-Cana

The Sacrament of Matrimony requires a
time of preparation. Arrangements are to
be made with a priest/deacon of
St. Gabriel's at least one year prior to the preferred wedding date. The Church date
and time are to be set prior to your
reception date and time. There are no
Sunday weddings. Either the bride or
groom must call the Parish Office to make arrangements to meet with a priest or
deacon - 732-946-4487 ext. 201. Wedding
times follow: Friday: 4:00PM,
Saturday:10:30Am, 12:30PM and 2:30PM.

The Pre-Cana Conferences or Engaged
Encounter must be part of the marriage proparation. All parish Pre-Cana programs
now require online registration through the Diocese of Trenton websits Go towww.dioceseoftrenton.org/go/precana
click on the the list of events fro a complete
listing of all marriage preparation program options.

If you are a married couple interested in becoming a Pre-Cana Team Couple, please call 732.946.4487.

Miraculous Medal Novena

Held every Wednesday morning following
the 9:00AM Mass.

Prayers for the Sick

The names of those members of our parish
and their families who are ill are listed in the bulletin each week. Anyone wanting to add or remove someone from the list should contact
the parish office at 732-946-4487 ext. 201.

Pro-Life Rosary

The Patriotic/Pro-Life Rosarary is recited
every Wednesday at 7:00PM in the Church
Hall.

R.C.I.A.

Rite of Christian Initiation – preparation of
adult candidates for Catholic sacraments.
Our Parish offers the Rite of Christian
Initiation for Adults
for anyone interested in joining the Roman Catholic fatih or for adult Catholics who have
not received the sacraments of Communion and/or Confirmation. If you are interested in participating, pelase contact the parish office.
We also inite members of the parish to
assist catechuments in their formation
process. If interested, please contact the
parish officeor Donna Fortini at
732-727-5428.

RESPECT LIFE 
The Respect Life Ministry assure that the message of care for the human person is acknowledged at every stage of life. 
St. Gabriel's Respect Life Committee actively promotes programs aimed at protecting the unborn and supporting women in crisis before and after birth of their child.
We also participate in a spiritually rich program of prayer in support of the Pro-Life Movement.
The Committee sponsors educational programs to transmit important information and/or developments in our society and within the Church which impact the sanctity of life.
We proudly and unapologetically stand for LIFE in accordance with and the transmission of Catholic Moral Teaching. Our hope is that all of our efforts rebound to the Glory of God!
If you would like to join our ministry, please call the Parish Office at 732-946-4487.
Respect Life Representative, Domestic Church Radio Liason and EWTN Media Missionary: Janice Barrett 732-583-6006

For More information on St. Vincent dePaul:
St. Vincent dePaul Society Information

Vocations

The Parish Vocations Ministry is a lay ministry of men and women formed to create a favorable climate for religious vocations. The Ministry is supported by the Serra Club of Western Monmouth County.

For more information : www.dioceseoftrenton.org

 

   

 

 
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