Dear parishioners and friends of St. John the Apostle Linden: The priests and deacons of St. John's are praying for you and your family during these difficult times. I wanted to let you know that we will be live streaming the celebration of Sunday Mass at 5:30 PM each Saturday evening. The Mass will continue to be available even after the live streaming for viewing at any other time. I hope you will be able to join remotely. Additionally, Confessions are available per the normal schedule at 7:30 PM 7 days a week and at 1 PM on Saturdays. The Family Page which includes a reflection on the Sunday readings from Deacon Mike is also available on the parish webpage, www.sjanj.net and flocknotes, in the absence of a weekly bulletin. We will continue to provide the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick as well. Call the rectory to have a priest come, 908-486-6363. Our CCD program will continue to operate under homeschooling under the direction of Deacon Mike, until classes are allowed to resume. All the many parish and school programs will continue, once the necessary restrictions are lifted. We especially pray for all those suffering from the Corona virus (COVID19), all the care providers and the souls of all those who have died. Sincerely yours in Christ, Rev. Robert G. McBride Rev. Paul Passant Rev. Andrew Onyemaobi Deacon Michael D. York Deacon Edward A. Campanella ]
The Archdiocese of Newark
Welcome. The Archdiocese of Newark is coordinating with the team at GoFundMe to provide one online location for the faithful to support the critical needs of their own parish (through this page) or other parish communities (through the Parishes in Need fund). The faithful may also contribute through their usual channels (e.g., envelopes, other online giving, the Annual Appeal).
Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to your parish on the parish’s GoFundMe page, or to the Parishes in Need fund, which will be used to conduct outreach to those in need and support those communities struggling to continue to pay their employees and church utility bills through this crisis. Contributions raised through the parish GoFundMe page will benefit that parish.
Cardinal Tobin has waived the usual archdiocesan assessment for contributions raised through this initiative. GoFundMe does not charge a platform fee (0%). There is a 0% platform fee and only an industry-standard payment processing fee of 1.9% + $0.30 per donation. If a charity receives a donation of $100, they will net $97.80. Donors will also have the option to tip GoFundMe Charity to support their continued business.
Thank you for your generosity to your parish and to those parish communities unable to meet their critical needs alone.