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Living Last Supper

posted Mar 27, 2021, 12:41 PM by Sue Hodgkiss   [ updated Mar 27, 2021, 1:05 PM ]

We are happy to celebrate the work of the cast and musicians in the Living Last Supper. Preformed in our parish for the past decade or so during the beginning of Holy Week, it was missed last year due to the pandemic, and we made sure we did not miss a second year by creating a video version, with music preformed by our owen parish Contemporary Music Ensemble.  

Enjoy this 46 -minute video as part of our Holy Week!!!

Stay Connected with the Parish

posted Jun 4, 2020, 12:23 PM by Sue Hodgkiss   [ updated Oct 27, 2020, 8:00 AM by Sarah Maris ]

Keep connected to the parish by receiving information and updates directly to your email !!! Its quick and easy to add your email to our list
Click on link

Or you can text NATIVITYNJ to 22828

Any questions please call Sue H at 732 741 1714 x20

(Cleaning) St. Martha’s Ministry!

posted Jun 4, 2020, 12:21 PM by Sue Hodgkiss   [ updated Sep 1, 2020, 7:17 AM by Carolyn McCarthy ]

Dear Nativity Parishioner,

We need your help!  We have a vital new Ministry at Nativity called the “St. Martha Ministry.”  This Ministry sanitizes the Church after Masses, Prayer, Funerals and Weddings.  We have several amazing volunteers now, but need more to continue to keep the Parish open and operating.

Volunteers are needed for:

·       Monday through Saturday Morning at 8:30am (after 8am Mass)

·       Monday through Friday at 4pm (after daily Prayer)

·       Saturday at 5:30pm (after the 4:30pm Mass)

·       Sunday at 8:30am (after the 7:30am Mass)

·       Funerals / Weddings as Announced

Volunteers can sign-up for consecutive dates / times (i.e. every Tuesday at 4pm) or for a single date / time.  We need a minimum of 2 people to sign-up for any given date / time slot to keep that event open, with a maximum of 6 people.  Sanitizing typically takes ~15 minutes, especially if we have a few volunteers.  Any volunteer under 18 years old will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me at: CarolynM@NativityChurchNJ.org if you have any questions or want to join this important Ministry!

Thank you & God Bless you,


Parish Secretary


Saint Martha, pray for us that we might serve Jesus better. Help us to overcome our distractions and worries to listen to his words and be present to him this day. 

facebook link

posted May 17, 2020, 4:06 PM by Sue Hodgkiss   [ updated Dec 9, 2020, 6:45 PM by Sarah Maris ]

Click on the words "Facebook Link" once tab opens click on yellow Link

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Follow along with Mass :  Mass Prayers and Responses

Private Prayer

posted May 13, 2020, 5:41 AM by Sue Hodgkiss   [ updated Sep 9, 2020, 6:21 AM by Carolyn McCarthy ]

The main church will be open for private prayer, from 12:15pm until 4pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Maximum occupancy: 10 persons.

Face masks MUST BE WORN.  Maintain social distancing.

Parish Giving Online

posted Mar 30, 2020, 7:56 AM by Sue Hodgkiss   [ updated Apr 24, 2020, 10:52 AM ]

Thank you to all those who have continued to financially support us, and even though our building maybe closed temporarily, we continue to pray together and administer to the needs of our parishioners and community families in need.    The Church of the Nativity has  an online giving system in place for those who wish to participate.  Its quick, easy and secure.   You can log onto www.parishgiving.org   or click on the link
https://www.parishgiving.org/index to set up an account.   You will have 24/7 access for 1 time or automatic reoccurring contributions.  If you need any assistance in setting up an account or navigating the website please contact Sue H at 732-741-1714 x20  or email sueh@nativitychurchnj.org  .  Click on the link for a short video tutioral to help with creating an account. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQQ23eTtIfA&feature=youtu.be

Spiritual Communion Prayer During our Time of Isolation

posted Mar 29, 2020, 11:26 AM by Sarah Maris   [ updated Mar 31, 2020, 3:19 PM ]

Behold the Lamb of God

My Jesus, 

I believe that You
are present, truly present in the Blessed Sacrament,
and take comfort in turning to you.

In these days of isolation and quarantine, I miss so much the chance to receive you in Holy Communion, and to be united with my sisters and brothers in person.

My deepest desire is to receive You into my soul, to be nourished by You, the Bread of Life.  Since I cannot while in isolation receive you physically, I ask that You fill my heart with Your presence and love.

Protect me from harm, and never allow me to be separated from You.


View Mass at Nativity during Covid

posted Mar 16, 2020, 3:55 PM by Sarah Maris   [ updated Dec 9, 2020, 6:47 PM ]

Mass At Nativity
Daily Mass Live Stream

Nativity is live streaming Masses daily, Monday-Saturday, at 8:00 AM & Saturday at 4:30 PM. 

Sunday Mass Live Stream

Sunday Masses are live streamed at 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM. Scheduled Mass intentions from the normal 7:30 (Sunday) and 11:30 (Sunday) Mass are included at the 7:30 AM Mass.

Nativity Live Stream link: 

Follow along with readings:  US Conference of Catholic Bishops Daily Readings 

Responses and Prayers:  Mass Responses and Prayers


Fr. Jim will offer Reconciliation, by appointment.  Please call 732-741-1714 ext. 10, to schedule an appointment.

Covid-19 Virus

Latest Updates

For the latest information see the Nativity Facebook page. We will post updates there as needed.

You can read about the Diocese of Trenton's corona virus response here:  dioceseoftrenton.org/coronavirus.

If you are unable to attend Mass in person you can also view Mass online through the Salt and Light TV website: saltandlighttv.org/mass/

Domestic Church Media

posted Apr 21, 2019, 9:21 AM by Sarah Maris

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Jeanne's Prayer Blankets

posted Mar 13, 2019, 7:39 AM by The Church of the Nativity   [ updated Feb 11, 2020, 11:17 AM by Carolyn McCarthy ]

Jeanne Silvestri

     Jeanne’s Prayer Blanket Ministry makes lap-sized fleece blankets that will be given to adults and children who are sick or are going through extremely difficult times.  We pray that this ministry will bring all those who receive these prayer blankets comfort, peace and hope.

      No skill is necessary, just a prayerful and willing heart!  We will meet on the third Thursday of each month at 9:15am in the parish hall.  All are Welcome!

      If you would like to get involved in making these blankets, request a blanket or make a donation to help off-set the cost, please contact Sue H. at 732-741-1714, x20 or SueH@nativitychurchnj.org .

  Please watch future bulletins for details on how to request a prayer blanket or if you would like to make a donation in honor of someone to help offset the cost of the blankets.




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