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Matthew P. Rein

Matthew P. Rein

AGE: 19 • South River

Matthew P. Rein, a sophomore at Albright College in Reading, PA, died tragically, in a fire at an off-campus residence, on Saturday, September 13, 2014. He was 19. Born in New Brunswick, he was a lifelong resident of South River.

Matthew was a graduate of St. Joseph's High School, Metuchen, where he was a member of their swim team. He also was a swim team member at Albright College in Reading, PA.

Call for Vendors - St. Matthias Craft Fair

Attn St. Matthias Parish Community

Craft fair is December 6th 2014 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM.
SMS 28th Annual
Christmas Craft Fair

DO YOU HAVE UNIQUE ITEMS TO SELL?
ARE YOU A CRAFTER OR ARTISAN?

Vendor space for our Craft Fair is selling fast!
We would love to fill our remaining spots with you!

If you are interested and would like additional
Vendor Information, please email the
Christmas Craft Show Chair,Georgettte Macrina
georettemacrinaa@gmail.com

Thank you in advance for your Support

From the Pastor - Pondering the torrent of news

Pondering the torrent of the news


Our days seem frightened with sadness for the suffering of so many because of violence, disease, prejudice, dislocation and hunger. To be aware seems inevitably to feel overwhelmed and powerless.
We draw hope from these words form someone who embraced the most helpless and yet shinned forth a great hope.

“NEW” 12-WEEK SUPPORT FOR SEPARATED OR DIVORCED CATHOLICS BEGINNING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014

“NEW” 12-WEEK SUPPORT FOR SEPARATED OR DIVORCED CATHOLICS BEGINNING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 7:00 – 8:45 PM ST. JOHN NEUMANN PASTORAL CENTER, PISCATAWAY
Couples do not marry with a conscious intent to divorce, yet countless numbers of Catholic couples are doing just that! Whatever the circumstances are that end a marriage, a spouse is left behind and a family is forever changed. In addition to dealing with overwhelming emotions, financial and family problems, huge numbers of separated and divorced Catholics:
*stop attending Mass or leave the Church completely

Please Pray For ...

Please post your prayers and intentions here. Please note that any prayers/intentions you post here will be published for all to see. If you desire to send a private request to the St. Matthias Prayer Circle, use the Prayer Request link above.

Please pray for my father William S. Harnden Sr. He is being taken care by Hospice suffering from emphysema. He was an active member with my late mother Carol Harnden of St. Matthais Church and school from 1968 till 1990.

We pray that his suffering too does not prolong to much longer.