Principal Search Committee Convenes

Yesterday we held the organizational meeting of Holy Cross School Principal Search Committee. The members of the Search Committee are: 

Beth Camillone PTA Representative, Outgoing PTA President, School parent
Bruce Eagelson   Parishioner representative, Member School and Parish Finance Councils, Member Faith in our Future Core Committee
Dr. Chris Huss School parent, member Holy Cross School Board, Principal Millstone Township Middle School
Teresa Makin School Parent Representative, Public Relations Coordinator
Mrs. Carol Bathmann Principal, St. Dominic's School, Brick, New Jersey






 Fr. Manning and Dr. Margaret Boland of the Catholic Schools Office in Trenton are ex officio members of the committee. 

Chris Huss has agreed to serve as Committee Chair and Teresa Makin as Secretary.

Advertisement for the position will be placed in media outlets next week. Deadline for receipt of applications is March 15 and the first round of interviews will be March 21 and 23.

Our first meeting was cordial, optimistic and mission-oriented. Please continue to pray for the right individual to lead Holy Cross School as principal to come forward.

Fr Manning


Bring Your Marriage Into the Catholic Church

As we celebrate World Marriage Day and St. Valentine's Day our thoughts turn to love, marriage and family. 

It's a perfect time to consider bringing your marriage into the Catholic Church if you have not been married by a Catholic priest or deacon. The process is not complicated and depending on whether or not prior marriage(s) need to be annulled, can be relatively quick.

Inviting Jesus Christ into your marriage brings abundant grace, enables the couple to celebrate Eucharist, accompany any children with the sacraments of initiation and above all to bring the love of Christ into the marriage. 

There are brochures explaining the process at the entry of the church and online by clicking through to the Diocesan webpage. If you'd like to explore the process further, call the parish office or speak with Fr. Manning or one of our pastoral associates.  You'll be glad you did!

Bringing Your Marriage Into the Church brochure

Update on Principal Search Committee

000156-0041-000833 (1)Our first meeting of the Principal Search Committee was scheduled for the day of the snowstorm, so it has been postponed until the same time next week, Thursday, Feb. 16th. Advertisements for the position will be placed shortly thereafter in various media outlets.

Meantime the Committee has been forwarded a copy of the recently completed Faculty Survey outlining their opinions on what kind of candidate we should look for.

We'll keep you posted.


The Magnificat Lenten Companion Will Be Available

Once again this year, the parish will have copies of the Magnificat Lenten Companion available after all our masses beginning the Sunday before Ash Wednesday until the supply is depleted. If you would like to be sure to have one, they are also available for purchase from the Magnificat webpage and there is also an electronic version for Kindle, etc.

Many find the daily reflections helpful in cultivating a prayerful disposition during Lent.


Link for printed copy purchase

Link for Kindle edition at Amazon