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Our Haiti Committee Poinsettia Fundraiser!

Pre-ordered poinsettias are available for pickup this Sunday, December 5, from 10 am to 1:30 pm from the rectory garages.  There are a few extra plants available for those who did not pre-order. 


  Sponsored by: Knights of Columbus #1672

Saturday, December 4     8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Knights of Columbus Hall, 70 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728

To schedule an appointment, please contact John Annetta at [email protected]  Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.  Or you can schedule an apointment online at: www.donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/54183.

Donor guidelines:

All donors are required to wear a cloth-based mask or face covering.  Weigh at least 110 lbs.  Eat a meal before donation.  Bring ID. Drink plenty of water before and after donation.



On Saturday and Sunday, December 4-5, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, the Knights of Columbus will be selling Christmas trees, wreaths and grave blankets in front of their council hall, 70 East Main Street, Freehold.  They are high quality, nursery fresh, and proceeds from the sale go to local charities supported by the Knights.  To pre-order your tree, wreath or grave blanket, or for more information, please call or text Brian Barrett, GK, at (732) 547-5805.



                  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5  4:00 PM   CHURCH

             "BACK TO CHURCH" with Orchestra and Choirs

                for our 25 + 1 Anniversary Christmas Concert

Glorious traditional Christmas music from Bach, Handel and Rutter, plus many other favorites, with full orchestra, and the children's and handbell choirs.

(All who are attending will be required to wear a face mask.)

The St. Rose of Lima Parish Communal Penance Service will be held on Saturday, December 18, at 2:00 pm in the chapel.  Anyone who wishes to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation before Christmas should take advantage of this opportunity.