Upcoming Events @ St. Clare

Open Door Sunday

One of our goals here at St. Clare's is to be "uncompromising in warmly welcoming our distant brothers and sisters why they experience the need for our friendship and celebration." If you are a sister or a brother who have been away from the table of the Lord or have not been coming often, we want the opportunity to welcome you and to help you experience the love of God present and active in this community. Join us on Sunday, June 7th, 2015 for a special Mass on the Feast of Corpus Christi at 11:30am. The celebration will be followed by a light refreshment in the school cafeteria. We are looking forward to you and your family joining us.
Our new parish manager Tom McMahon begins working at St. Clare’s on Monday, April 27, 2015.

Tom graduated as the salutatorian at Union Catholic High School and went on to complete his Bachelor’s Degree at Monmouth University. Eventually he would receive his Master’s Degree from New Jersey City University and Doctoral Degree from Rutgers University. He was fortunate enough to secure a fellowship to pay for his studies. CLICK HERE to read more.

http://cardinalsappeal.org/
The 2015 Cardinal's Annual Stewardship Appeal has begun. The Archdiocesan goal for the 2015 Appeal is $20,000,000 and our individual parish goal is $192,500 with 925 donors.  Please, prayerfully consider making a pledge this year by returning the card you received in the mail.

For those wishing to make a donation, please click here to learn more about this year's Appeal and the goals and how to make your own donation.
  • Thank you
    A special thank you note to all our First Communicants and their parents who participated at our May Crowning event, 30 of you. You sure made our heavenly mother smile Saturday. You certainly made me and the rest of the community happy. Thank you, thank you and thank you.
    Posted May 22, 2015, 3:37 PM by Marie Noel
  • Vacation Bible School 2015
    VBS will be held at the Cardinal Cooke Center:
    Mon, Aug. 10th - Fri, Aug. 14th
    and continuing
    Mon, Aug. 17th - Fri, Aug. 21nd
    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Click Here to Register
    The program is open to children going into 4 year old pre school through going into 5th grade in September 2015. (Families must be Parishioners)
    The cost is:
     1 week-$75.00 for one child; $125.00 for two children; and $40.00 for each additional child.

     2 weeks-$140.00 for one child; $200.00 for two children; and $60.00 for each additional child.

    Posted May 19, 2015, 8:23 AM by Cathy Adinolfi
  • Ascension Thursday: Holy Day of Obligation
    "As they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him from their sight." (Acts 1:10)

    Join Us for the celebration of the Lord's Ascension in the Church




    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 
    8pm

    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    7am; 8:30am; 11:30am; 3:30pm; and 8pm
    Posted May 7, 2015, 3:47 PM by Marie Noel
  • Holy Hour
    Join us, Tuesday, May 5th at 8pm at our Lady Chapel 
    to spend an hour with the Lord in silent reflection and prayer.
    Holy Hour will be completed with Benediction by Deacon Richard
                    All are welcome
    Posted May 1, 2015, 8:39 AM by Marie Noel
  • Expectant Parents' Mass
    By birth or Adoption
    Come join us at Mass:
    Saturday, May 2nd
    5:00 pm in the Church 
    Each family will receive a christening blanket made by the St. Clare Prayer Shawl Ministry, blessed by Fr. Richard. Refreshments to follow in the Rectory. Please pre-register for the Mass and Reception.   (718) 984-7873 ext.1701 or email cadinolfi@stclaresi.com
    Posted Apr 21, 2015, 8:30 AM by Cathy Adinolfi
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Confirmation 2015

Pentecost Sunday

“Then there appeared to them tongues as of fire”

This weekend, May 23rd-24th, the Church celebrates the Feast of Pentecost. The Fire of the Spirit renews us and gives us the fortitude to continue our Christian Journey. Join us for this wonderful celebration, which is also the Birthday of the Church. Please if you can, wear red for the weekend masses to show your Pentecost and Catholic Spirit.
Come Holy Spirit, enkindle the hearts of your faithful!

Imagination Vacation Summer Adventure

Attention students entering grades PreK 4 - Grade 5 in September 2015:

Come join us for a summer of fun! Please see the attached document for more information about this summer's Imagination Vacation Adventure.

CLICK HERE to learn more.