Eucharist

eucharistAt the heart of the Eucharistic celebration are the bread and wine that, by the words of Christ and the invocation of the Holy Spirit, become Christ's Body and Blood. Faithful to the Lord's command the Church continues to do, in his memory and until his glorious return, what he did on the eve of his Passion: "He took bread. . . ." "He took the cup filled with wine. . . ." The signs of bread and wine become, in a way surpassing understanding, the Body and Blood of Christ; they continue also to signify the goodness of creation.

The sacrament of Eucharist (First Holy Communion) is received by the age of 8 years after having been catechized (taught) for 2 years in the Parish Religious Education Program and/or when the child is ready after receiving 2 years of instruction.

Eucharist for the sick and homebound
Our Eucharistic Ministers bring Holy Communion to the homebound and to patients at South Jersey hospital and local nursing homes.

For more information call the Parish Office

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PARISH OFFICE HOURS

DAY
46 Central Avenue, Bridgeton
856-455-2323 -- Parish Fax: 856-455-7291
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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312 N. Pearl Street, Bridgeton
856-451-0254
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 5:00 - 9:00 PM