Service

Bereavement Ministry: those struggling with the loss of a loved one invited to gather for peer-to-peer ministry support; call Parish Office or email altcathedral@diocesaj.org.
  
Funeral Dinner Team: assists in providing a meal for families following the Funeral Mass; hospitality and support are offered to the grieving family in the name of the Lord.
  
Confraternity of Christian Mothers: an educational, prayer, and social group of women who gathers regularly; sponsors annual collection for the needy in November; sends greeting cards to the sick and homebound; check bulletin for scheduled meetings.
  
Collection of Food for the Needy: non-perishable food items, paper products, and cleaning items collected weekly and distributed to those in need; bins located at three doors of Cathedral.
  
Lenten Fish Luncheons: Ash Wednesday and Fridays of Lent (Good Friday not included) Fish Luncheon served in Cathedral Hall from 11:A.M. until 1:00 P.M.; proceeds assist the poor.
  
Soup Sale: supports the needy, especially our partnered parish in Jamaica, Saint Margaret Mary; usually scheduled in fall.

Prayer Shawl Team: handmade shawls Parish sends to the sick and homebound for prayerful comfort and support; shawls blessed at communal Anointing of the Sick Mass in Easter Season.
  
Collections: twice a year for Saint Margaret Mary Parish in Jamaica; daily collection at Mass during Lent for the poor; annual Missionary Cooperative sponsored by the Diocese.
  
Sponsor Families in Need: parish project at Advent in conjunction with Catholic Charities and the Confirmation Formation Group; aiding identified families needing assistance at Christmas; purchase, wrap and distribute gifts.
  
Coat Collection: winter coats, in good condition, collected for the needy of the community during Advent Season.
  
Parish Mailings: labels, postage and enclosures in envelopes for regular parish mailings: November (Advent/Christmas); February (Lent/Easter); March (Annual Catholic Appeal); and July (Parish Festival)

Mass Schedule

Weekend Mass
Saturday
5:00 PM
 
Sunday
8:00 AM
10:00 AM
12:00 Noon
5:00 PM
 
Daily Mass
Monday-Friday
6:45 AM
8:00 AM
12:00 Noon
 
Saturday
8:00 AM
12:00 Noon
 

Holy Day
5:30 PM (Vigil)
8:00 AM
12:00 Noon
5:30 PM

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION

Wednesday: 7:00 PM
Saturday: 12:30 PM

Communal Penance Services: Advent and Lent

Step-by-Step Guide to Confession

Devotions

Evening Prayer within Eucharistic Exposition: Sunday 6:30 PM: Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter Seasons
Novena of the Miraculous Medal: Monday 7:45 AM
Rosary: Wednesday 6:00 PM
Stations of the Cross: Friday during Lent 7:00 PM
Eucharistic Day: Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ