PARISH LIFE

Parish Life 
Black Catholic Ministry
This ministry is to develop and provide leadership in establishing
organized programs for the evangelization and outreach to the diverse
communities of those Catholics of African descent within the Diocese of
Camden. This Ministry is committed to improving the spiritual and social
needs of Black Catholics. To offer and to share the Black Catholic gift of
Blackness that God gave to the whole Church to go forth as Disciples of
Christ.
Contact: Eudcay Jones 881-6779
Email: udkay@comcast.net

Book Discussion Group
Read and discuss all types of books and the impact of the concepts
presented to our Catholic faith.
Meetings: 1st Friday, 1:00 PM, Parish Center Library
Contact: Marie Lockwood 270-2909


Communications/Website
The Website Committee is responsible for updating our website on a
regular basis. The website features the many activities, committees and
ministries of the parish. It also includes the weekly church bulletin. Our
parish website address is: http://www.churchofstbridget.com
Contacts: Javier Acosta 881-2753
Email: ParishOffice@stbridgetUP.org

Compassionate Care
Activities of this group include:
   • Cards to the bereaved and seriously ill of the parish
   • Occasional rides to Mass
   • Medical equipment lending 
   • Quilts prayed over and blessed by Father for the seriously ill
   • Christmas caroling and Spring hymn-a-long to the infirmed
   • Christmas giving tree for needy families
   • Easter Baskets for needy families
   • Meals for parishioners who are in need
   • Project Service People – cards and letters
   • Sponsor of the bereavement group
   • Visitation of the sick
Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:00 PM, Parish Center
Contact: Bernadette Romano 856-589-4786
Email: ParishOffice@stbridgetUP.org

Divorce Care
Divorce Care is a non-denominational, spiritually based, program with
emphasis on recovering from separation and divorce. This weekly
seminar and support group helps in finding peace with those who
understand your pain and support your recovery.
Meetings: Every Tuesday, 7:00 PM at various locations
Contact: Bob Marino 769-4850
Email: robertfmarino@yahoo.com 

Family Promise Interfaith Hospitality Network of Gloucester County
We provide shelter and supportive services to homeless children and their
families. The former Convent at 206 Ellis Street is the daytime home for
guests of Family Promise. They are then sheltered overnight in one of a
dozen congregations throughout the County. Heed the Gospel call “…as
often as you did it for the least of these…” and make a difference in the
lives of homeless children and their families.
Contact: Gary L. Salmon, Executive Director 243-5971
Email: familypromisegc@aol.com
Website: www.familypromisegc.org 

Love for a Lifetime
St. Bridget offers a new series titled “Love for a Lifetime”. It is the most
popular series ever recorded by David T. Moore and has revitalized and
saved thousands of marriages. The program offers couples the
opportunity to come together and communicate. Through open dialog and
the use of DVD presentations that focus on communication, spirituality
and both physical and emotional needs, couples build a strong relationship
through understanding, appreciation and recognition. Please make this
commitment to ensure that your relationship “Lasts for a Lifetime”.
Contact: Bob Marino 769-4850
Email: robertfmarino@yahoo.com

Nursing Ministry
The mission of Parish Nursing Health Ministry is to promote health and wellness of Body, Mind, and Spirit to our parish community. The ministry consists of a team of parish volunteers who wish to serve the church community. The volunteers consist of health care professionals and lay members. The volunteers provide services such as health teaching, counseling, telephone support, referrals, assessment of physical, emotional and spiritual needs, coordination of transportation, blood pressure screening, volunteer training, coordination of meals, and support for caregivers.
Services may be requested by calling the parish center. Your contact information will be given to a nurse volunteer.
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​If you would like to volunteer, or if you have any questions, please call the parish center at 856-881-2753.

St. Joseph Society – Facilities Maintenance
This group consists of volunteers who provide a number of services, both
skilled and unskilled, in order to maintain parish buildings and grounds.
Such services include plumbing, construction, roofing, electrical, painting,
snow removal, landscaping, gardening, etc.
Meetings: As Needed
Contact: George Woerner
Email: woernegr@aol.com 

Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Worldwide Marriage Encounter is a weekend for married Christian couples who value their relationship and desire a richer, fuller life together. Attend a Marriage Encounter weekend and learn the tools needed to keep your marriage strong. The emphasis of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is on communication between husband and wife, who spend a weekend together away from the distractions and tensions of everyday life to concentrate on each other. Worldwide Marriage Encounter is faithful to the Roman Catholic Church's teaching. The weekend can help you turn your good marriage into a great marriage.
Contact: Joe and Thea Hegarty 856-478-4213


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