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Saint Bonaventure Church


Jubilee Calendar

DECEMBER

24-25	Opening of Jubilee 2008
All Christmas Masses

24   5:30 PM - Vigil Mass of Christmas
25   12:00 AM - Mass at Midnight
      9:30 AM - Mass at Dawn
     11:30 AM - Mass during the Day

December 26 - January 13
Christmas Octave
 	
JANUARY

3       Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

20      Meeting of Pilgrims to Franciscan Italy (October 2008)
        with Anne Breslin of Great Experiences, Inc.
        Church Hall - 1 PM (Snow Date - Jan 27)

18-25	Church Unity Octave

22	National Day of Penance
        11:30 AM Mass followed by Sacrament of Penance

FEBRUARY

6	Ash Wednesday - Masses - 7 & 11:30 AM, 4 & 7 PM
        

7	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM 
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

9	Workshop on Investments, Estates, and Wills 
        Sponsored by the Finance Ministry of the Parish
        9 AM to Noon, Church Hall

12	Lenten Series I, Noon or 7:30 PM, Church Hall

19	Lenten Series II, Noon or 7:30 PM

26	Lenten Series III, Noon or 7:30 PM

MARCH 
 
4	Lenten Series IV, Noon or 7:30 PM

6	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

11	Lenten Series V, Noon or 7:30 PM

16	The Beginning of Holy Week
        Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

18	Lenten Series VI, Noon or 7:30 PM

20	Holy Thursday
        Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper

21	Good Friday of the Lord=s Passion

22	Holy Saturday [non-liturgical day]

22	EASTER VIGIL B Christ is risen!

23	The Resurrection of the Lord
        Masses of Easter Day

24-30	Octave of Easter

APRIL

3	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

10	Annual Beefsteak Dinner at the Brownstone - 7 PM

25	Annual Prize Auction, 6:30-11 PM - Bishop Manning Hall


MAY

1	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

15	A Shop 'til You Drop!
        Sponsored by St. Bon's Youth Ministry
        Shop - 6 to 11 PM	Eat - 7 PM 
        at the Bethwood, Totowa

 
JUNE

1	Communion Breakfast - 11 AM at the Brownstone

5	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

9	Monday Night at the Movies - Friary Conference Room - 7 PM

10	Preparation for the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua
        Movie: “Saint Anthony: The Miracle Worker of Padua”
	(Italian with English subtitles, 95 minutes)
        Friary Conference Room, Noon or 7:30 PM

13	Feast of St. Anthony of Padua - Masses, 11:30 AM & 7 PM       

16	Monday Night at the Movies

23	Monday Night at the Movies

30	Monday Night at the Movies

JULY
3	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM
        Garrett Mountain Fireworks - on the Upper Great Lawn - 8 PM


4	Independence Day
        130th Anniversary of the Dedication of Our Church
        Mass at 5 PM
        Most Reverend Arthur J. Serratelli
        Bishop of Paterson
        Parish Picnic on the Lower Great Lawn

8	Preparation for our Patronal Feast (July 15)
        Noon or 7:30 PM - Church Hall

15	Patronal Feast of St. Bonaventure
        7 PM Mass followed by Pot Luck Supper on the Upper Great Lawn

21	Francis Film Festival - 7 PM, Church Hall

28	Francis Film Festival - 7 PM, Church Hall

AUGUST
4	Francis Film Festival - 7 PM, Church Hall

7	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

7	Preparation for the Feast of St. Clare of Assisi
        7:30 PM - Church Hall

11	Feast of St. Clare of Assisi
        11:30 AM Mass
         7 PM - Lecture & Desserts

SEPTEMBER
3	Franciscan Pilgrims= Prep Session I
        7 PM - Church Hall

4	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

10	Franciscan Pilgrims= Prep Session II
        7 PM - Church Hall

15	"The Crucifix of San Damiano, Part 1"
        Fr. Daniel Grigassy, O.F.M.
        7 PM, Church Hall

17	Feast of the Stigmata of St. Francis of Assisi
        11:30 AM Mass

20	Morning of Prayer & Recollection
        "Francis Through the Eyes of Bonaventure"
        Teresa V. Baker, S.F.O., Chair
        National Franciscan Formation Commission
        9 AM - 1 PM
        Bishop Manning Hall

22	"The Crucifix of San Damiano, Part 2"
        Fr. Daniel Grigassy, O.F.M.
        7 PM, Church Hall

24	Francis Film - 7 PM, Friary Conference Room - "Francis of Assisi"  1960

29	"The Coming of the Friars to Paterson, 1876"
        Fr. Dominic Monti, O.F.M.
        Vice Provincial, Holy Name Province

OCTOBER

1	Francis Film - 7 PM, Friary Conference Room - "Brother Sun, Sister Moon"  1972

2	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

3	Transitus of St. Francis of Assisi followed by Fraternal Gathering in the Church Hall 

4	Solemnity of St. Francis of Assisi
        11:30 AM Mass followed by Spaghetti Dinner in Bishop Manning Hall

4	Blessing of the Animals
        2 PM on the Upper Great Lawn

4       Spaghetti Dinner - following the 5:30 Vigil Mass

9-19 or 16-26	Pilgrimage to Franciscan Italy
       [Either one set of dates or the other. 
        At the time of printing, the final decision was not yet made.]

 
26	Craft Fair, Bishop Manning Hall, 9 AM - 4 PM

NOVEMBER 

2	Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed
        Special Prayer Service at the Close of 
        the 9:30 and 11:30 AM Masses

6	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

 
11	Veterans' Day
        Remembrance of All Veterans of Our Parish
        11:30 AM Mass

16	Gala Jubilee Dinner
        3 PM B The Tides Estate, North Haledon

27	Jubilee Thanksgiving Day - 9:30 AM Mass

DECEMBER

2	Advent Series I B Noon or 7:30 PM - Friary Conference Room

4	Eucharistic Adoration - Noon to 7 PM
        Prayer & Benediction - 7 PM

9	Advent Series II B Noon or 7:30 PM - Friary Conference Room

16	Advent Series III B Noon or 7:30 PM - Friary Conference Room

23	Advent Series IV B Noon or 7:30 PM - Friary Conference Room

24	5:30 PM - Vigil Mass of Christmas

25	12:00 AM - Mass at Midnight
         9:30 AM - Mass at Dawn
        11:30 AM - Mass during the Day