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Parish News & Updates

  • Save the Date to Celebrate: Sunday, May 31

    This year, 2020, marks the 70th anniversary of Holy Spirit Church. Each year on Pentecost Sunday, which is the Feast Day of our church, we celebrate with a special Mass followed by a light lunch. This year, we will mark the date, Sunday, May 31, with a visit by the Bishop, who will be the main celebrant at our 11:00AM Mass. Additional details will follow, but please plan to attend the 11AM Mass on that Sunday and celebrate with your fellow parishioners and friends.

  • Catholic Schools Week Open House: Jan.26-31

    Please click here for flyer and here for schedule.

  • DISC-55 Pequannock Seniors: Jan/Feb 2020 Schedule

    Click HERE to view schedule.

  • Free Blood Pressure Screening at Holy Spirit: Second Sunday of the Month
    Blood Pressure Screening will be offered by parishioner Beverly Kass on the 2nd Sunday of the month following the 1100 am (10:30 in summer) Mass.
    Screening will be done in the church basement meeting room on the following dates:
    Jan 12
    Feb 9
    Mar 8
    Apr 19 (third Sunday due to Easter)
    May 10
    Jun 14
    Jul 12
    Aug 9
    Sept 13
    Oct 11
    Nov 8
    Dec 13
  • "Theology on Tap": Next Meeting is on Wed., January 22

    Join us for our next Theology on Tap, Wednesday night, January 22, 2020 at ‘River of Beer’, 133 Hamburg Tpke (Main St.), Bloomingdale, NJ.

    Our topic for discussion is Bioethics - Using Catholic principles to make ethical decisions on critical issues such as ~ euthanasia, suicide, in vitro fertilization, cloning, contraception, genetic engineering, extraordinary life support.  Young adults ages 21 to 35 are invited to join us in a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere.  Invite a friend! We will meet upstairs where food/beverage will be available for purchase.  All are welcome and questions are encouraged.  Contact JP Cazorla at 973-557-6373 or Mike Chirichella at 973-934-6079 with any questions. 

    Follow us on Facebook ‘Theology on Tap (North New Jersey)’ and Instagram ‘Theologyontapp’.

  • Young Adult Ministry: Looking for Members!

    I am the Youth Minister at St. Joseph Church in West Milford.

    Recently some young adults, Fr. Steven Shadwell (pastor of Our Lady of the Magnificat in Kinnelon) and the Youth Minister at St. Joseph's Church in West Milford started a 'Theology on Tap' for young adults ages 21-35. Their first meeting was on November 6, with a good number of people in attendance!  It was featured in the Beacon (https://rcdop.org/news/theology-on-tap).
    They are planning their second meeting and would like to extend the invitation to young adults in Holy Spirit Church in the hope this new ministry will continue to grow as they try to reach young adults in the area.
    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me Camille Kluuge at this email address or at 973.513.2791.  


    Theology on Tap (North New Jersey) -Young Adult Ministry

  • Grains of Hope Update

    Our next meal packing event in Pequannock is scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday March 22.

    Registration will open early in 2020 and we will notify you as soon as it is open.  Please make plans to attend with friends and family.  As we approach the holiday season, please consider making a generous donation to help fund this event. Sponsorship forms for 2020 are now available at the doors of the church. You can put the form and your check in an envelope and drop it in the collection box at the doors, or mail it to Community Partners for Hope PO Box 532 Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. Thanks for your support!

    Every 25 cents contributed buys a meal for the hungry in Haiti and NJ. Want to give a meaningful Christmas gift to a relative or friend? Consider making a donation to Grains of Hope in that person's name as a Christmas gift. This gesture embodies a fundamental value of Christianity (Feed the Hungry) and also saves you a lot of time and frustration finding Christmas gifts for others.

  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

    Do you know any adults who need to receive the sacraments of Baptism, First Eucharist or Confirmation? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
    (RCIA) is the process by which adults are formally received into the Roman Catholic Church. RCIA is for adults who were never baptized, or were baptized in
    another Christian tradition or those who were baptized as Catholics and never received Confirmation or First Eucharist. RCIA is a process of adult faith formation
    that involves prayer, instruction, and discernment within the context of a small faith community.

    For more information about the RCIA process at Holy Spirit, please contact Steve Kass at 973-879-3102 or stephenbkass@ gmail.com.

  • CLERGY SCHEDULE January 18/19, 2020

    Clergy Schedule

     5:00PM           Fr. David Monteleone

    7:30AM            Fr. David Monteleone

    9:00AM            Fr. David Monteleone

    11:00AM          Fr. David Monteleone

    7:00PM            Fr. Ed Lambro


  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

    What is R.C.I.A.

    The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the coming home of any adult into the full and warm embrace of God the Father and Holy Mother Church. It is a joyous time of growth, healing, and love in the life of any adult who comes to a relationship of faith, hope and love in God through Jesus Christ. Receiving the Sacraments of Initiation, namely Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist, the adult catechumen or candidate is welcomed into the full life of the Church and encouraged to engage in the life and ministries of the Church as faith leads to action.

    The adult catechumen or candidate is also exposed to the life of holiness, a call from God experienced by all people, and the many ways he or she can live that call as a servant of Christ and His Church. The catechumen or candidate is exposed to the different spiritual traditions of the Church, as well as her charitable and liturgical activities and ministries, so that he or she can find a home in the life of the Church and contribute his or her gifts and talents to the building up of the kingdom of God.


    RCIA is an 8-month process by which adult, baptized Catholics complete their sacraments of initiation, and those who would like to become Catholic for the first time receive their sacraments, is beginning registration now.  If you, or someone you know, is interested in joining these sessions, please call the Parish Office at (973) 696-1234.

  • Visits for the Homebound

    If you know of someone who is homebound and would like to schedule a visit from one of our Eucharistic Ministers for Holy Communion, please have them call the Parish Office at (973) 696-1234.  Homebound individuals who would like a visit from Fr. David for the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick or the Sacrament of Reconciliation may also call the Parish Office to arrange for a visit.

About Us

Rev. David Monteleone Pastor

Rev. Mr. Michael Scruggs, Deacon

Parish Trustees:
Mrs. Kathleen Bekker
Mr. G. Michael Foulon

Holy Spirit Church
318 Newark-Pompton Turnpike
Pequannock, NJ  07440

Office Hours
Monday to Friday
9:00 am - 3:00PM
Weekday Masses:
Monday - Friday
Weekend Masses
Eucharistic Adoration
9AM to 10:00AM (following the 8:30AM Mass)
Rosary and Miraculous Medal Novena
Fridays @ 9:00AM
4:00 to 4:30PM
Holy Day Masses:
As Announced.


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