Book Premier: It's Not Necessarily So

Father Richard Rento will introduce his new book, It's Not Necessarily So: A senior priest separates faith from fiction and makes sense of belief, soon to be published by Caritas Communications and available on Amazon. Dick will focus on the theme and structure of the work which incorporates over twenty years of his homilies and his reflections on faith, scripture, the Church and the nature of God.


Sunday, May 1, 2016 / 3:30 PM
St. Mark Lutheran Church
100 Harter Rd. Morristown, NJ

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Join Us to Support Migrants in New Jersey

VOTFNJ held a presentation by Will Haney
Associate Director, External Relations,
Immigration and Refugee Program at
Church World Services (CWS)
on Thurs., April 21
7:00 PM at
St. Peter’s Church. Morristown, NJ 07960

As a result of this meeting, a Steering Committee is forming. Why?

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A Trip to Genesis Farm

Header_springA Celebration: "On the Care of our Common Home"
As a celebration of our past year’s work and an extension of our exploration of Laudato Si—“On the Care of Our Common Home”, we will be taking to the road for some fresh air and sunshine. VOTFNJ will be traveling to Genesis Farm, 41A Silver Lake Rd., Blairstown, NJ on Sunday, May 22, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Sister Miriam Therese MacGillis O.P. will begin the day with a presentation on Laudato Si. Sister Miriam Therese, who has lectured internationally, in 1980, co-founded Genesis Farm, which has become one of the main prototypes for fifty ecological farms, earth learning and retreat centers…in the U.S. and Canada.

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VOTF National News & Views

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Road to Recovery

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Road to RecoveryRoad to Recovery, a non-profit organization that offers compassionate counseling and referral services to survivors of sexual abuse. Launched in 2005 to provide direct assistance to victims of clergy sexual abuse, R2R has expanded its mission to include survivors of all sexual abuse. Learn more.

Next Eucharistic Celebration

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Eucharistic Celebration

Sunday, May 1 / 4:30 PM
Richard Rento, Presider
St. Mark Lutheran Church
100 Harter Road
Morristown, NJ 07960
Directions here.




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Living the Gospel - Intentional Eucharistic Communities

Intentional Eucharistic Communities (IECs) are those small faith communities, rooted in the Intentional Eucharistic CommunitiesCatholic tradition, which gather to celebrate Eucharist on a regular basis. Born in the enthusiasm flowing from Vatican II for a church of the people, some IECs were instituted in parishes, some were created as alternatives to the parish, some retain close ties with the institutional church, and some function independently. VOTFNJ considers itself to be an Intentional Eucharistic Community. Other New Jersey area IECs are the Sophia Inclusive Catholic Community (Andover, NJ), founded by a VOTFNJ member, Mary Ann Schoetlly and The Inclusive Community (Chatham, NJ), whose pastor is Dr. Anthony T. Padovano.

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