PARISH INFO

Parish Office 127 Paterson Avenue, Wallington, NJ 07057 phone (973) 778-7405, fax (973) 815-0175 or e-mail the rectory at mostsacredheart@comcast.net

Very Rev. Canon Felix R. Marciniak, Pastor

Rev. Steven D. D'Andrea, Parochial Vicar

Deacon Domenick DiBernardo

Convent 27 Dankhoff Avenue, Wallington, NJ (973) 777-5124

Religious Education Office/CCD 6 Bond St., Wallington, NJ 07057

Sr. Victoria Bartkowski, Director of Religious Education

(973) 777-9505

Sr. Emilia Zdeb, Polish Apostolate and Saturday Polish School

6 Bond St., Wallington, NJ 07057

(973) 777-6103 or (973) 777-9394, e-mail at sr_emilia@msn.com

CELEBRATION OF THE EUCHARIST - MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday Evening - 5:00 p.m. (English)

6:30 p.m. (Polish)

Sunday - 7:00 a.m. (Polish)

8:15 a.m. (English)

9:30 a.m. (English)

10:45 a.m. (English)

12:15 p.m. (Polish)

7:00 p.m. (English)

Weekdays - 7:00 a.m. (Polish)

8:00 a.m. (English)

6:00 p.m. (English) There is no 6:00PM Mass during the summer... 6:00PM Mass will return after Labor Day.

CELEBRATION OF RECONCILIATION - CONFESSIONS

daily at 7:30 a.m. (except Sunday and Holy Days)

Saturday: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Thursday before First Friday 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

CELEBRATION OF BAPTISM

BAPTISMAL CLASS - Second Thursday of the month at 8:00 p.m. for Parents and Sponsors. Sponsors should be practicing Catholics. Parents should contact the rectory at the number listed above during the sixth month of pregnancy to enroll in the class.

BAPTISM

EVERY SUNDAY

1:30 P.M. - Polish

2:30 P.M. - English

PARISH MEMBERSHIP

Every Catholic should be properly registered in our Parish Church Community. Any letter of recommendation (godparents, sponsors and those preparing for marriage) cannot be given unless one is registered, and actively supporting the parish through the weekly envelope system.

To register, please contact the rectory via phone, fax or e-mail at the numbers listed above. We'd love to register you!!

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS - (RCIA)

If you are an adult, or know of an adult, who desires to be Baptized, or receive First Communion, or Confirmation, please get in touch with the Religious Education Office at the phone number or e-mail address listed above. The RCIA is aimed at helping a person who wants to become a Catholic, or return to the practice of the Catholic faith.

Group meetings are on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. in Sr. Vicky's Office.

VISITING THE SICK

Please call the Parish Office for visitation to the sick in the hospital. Parishioners who are confined to their homes are visited by one of the Priests, Sisters or Eucharistic Ministers. Call the Parish Office at the numbers listed above so we can get the information needed for home visits.

CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE

Arrangements should be made at the Parish Office at least one year in advance. Call 973-778-7405 for an appointment.

DIRECTIONS TO MOST SACRED HEART OF JESUS

FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY NORTHBOUND

take the Garden State Parkway North to Exit 153A (Route 3 East). see Rt. 3 East

FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY SOUTHBOUND

Take the Garden State Parkway South to Exit 163 (Route 17 South). see Rt. 17 South

FROM THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE

Exit 16 West to Route 3 West. see Rt. 3 West

FROM THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE

Follow Route 80 West staying in the local lanes. Take Exit 64B (Route 17 South).

see Rt. 17 South

FROM THE LINCOLN TUNNEL

Lincoln Tunnel to Route 3 West. see Rt. 3 West

ROUTE 3 EASTBOUND

Take exit for Route 21 North. see Rt. 21 North

ROUTE 3 WESTBOUND

Route 3 West, to Route 17 North. Exit at Paterson Plank Road and Sports Complex. Make a left turn at the light at the top of the ramp onto Paterson Plank Road. Make your first right onto Enoch Street. Make a left turn at The Sonoma Grill. This is Hoboken Road. Proceed up Hoboken Road, which will eventually turn into Paterson Avenue for approximately 2 miles and 4 traffic lights. After the fourth light, proceed one block and the Church will be on your right.

ROUTE 21 NORTHBOUND

Take Exit 11A (River Dr./Passaic). At the stop sign make a right turn. Proceed straight to the traffic light and make a right turn over the bridge. Make your first right turn after the bridge onto Paterson Avenue. At the fork in the road bear left and proceed for approximately 2 blocks and the Church will be on your left.

ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND

After passing the new City Grille Steak House, prepare to make a quick exit on your right at the Meadowlands Diner. This is Hoboken Road. Proceed up Hoboken Road, which will eventually turn into Paterson Avenue, for approximately 2 miles and 4 traffic lights. After the fourth light, proceed one block and the Church will be on your right.