January 22, 2021 is the 48th Anniversary

of Roe v. Wade & Doe v. Bolton ...

... these 1973 Supreme Court decisions legalized abortion through nine (9) months of pregnancy. Since those decisions, over 60 million abortions have been performed in the United States.

While thousands of pilgrims typically attend the Vigil for Life and the Pro-Life March in Washington, DC, this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is closed to the public.

The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey ask Catholics and people of good will to join in a Day of Prayer and Fasting to end abortion on January 22nd

Catholics across the country are also encouraged to observe a nationwide virtual Prayer Vigil for Life from Thursday, January 28 to Friday, January 29.

In addition there is a 9-Day Novena for Life beginning Thursday, January 21.

To get more information about the Nationwide Virtual Prayer Vigil, please click here.

To get more information about the Novena for Life, please click here.

Beginning Sunday, January 3rd ...

Our Weekend Mass Times will be as follows:

Saturday (Vigil Mass) at 4:00p

Sunday at 8:00a

Sunday at 10:00a

COVID-19 and the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel

  • The Parish reopened for the public celebration of Mass on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

  • For the COVID-19 and Homeland Security guidelines currently in place please click here.

Church of the Nativity

2677 Delsea Drive

Franklinville

Saint Catherine of Siena

700 North Delsea Drive

Clayton

Welcome!

 

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel online! We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship, and service opportunities available.

 

Please feel free to read more about our Parish and our churches, or stop by for a visit in-person! We would love to greet you and to share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.
 

Liturgical Schedule

Due to current restrictions and guidelines in place because of COVID-19,

all Masses are currently being held in Nativity Church, Franklinville.
 

Weekend Mass Schedule

Saturday at 4:00p - Nativity

Sunday at 8:00a - Nativity

Sunday at 10:00a - Nativity

Daily Mass Schedule

Monday at 9:00a - Nativity

Tuesday at 9:00a - Nativity

Wednesday at 9:00a - Nativity

Thursday at 9:00a - Nativity

Holy Day Mass Schedule*

Vigil (night before) at 7:00p - Nativity

Holy Day at 9:00a - Nativity

Holy Day at 7:00p - Nativity

*Please confirm

with the Mass Intention Schedule

in the bulletin.

Confession Opportunities

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines,

Confessions are by appointment only.

Please call the Parish Office to schedule.

Saint Michael the Archangel Regional School provides Pre-K through Grade 8 education through a faith-centered curriculum steeped in strong Catholic values with an emphasis on simplicity, prayer, and service. Through a family-oriented environment, our students develop intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually in preparation for higher education, a culturally-diverse society, and becoming contributors to the community-at-large.

     One element of our baptismal ceremony for babies and children who have not yet reached the age of reason (7 years-old) is clothing those being baptized with a white garment. The words accompanying this gesture include: “You have become a new creation and have clothed yourself in Christ ... May this be a sign to you of your Christian dignity.” The Rite goes on to suggest that “it is desirable that the family itself provide the garment” (Order of Baptism for Children). May families have a tradition of using the same baptismal dress for their children – some families even pass this down through several generations and so the baptismal dress becomes a cherished family heirloom. It then symbolizes a double identity: a member of this particular family who share a common blood bond as well as a member of the family of God, of Christ’s Body, who share a Life bond in the Holy Spirit. Baptism, then, is about who we become through our new relationship with God and with each other.

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