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St. Lawrence Roman Catholic Church, Laurence Harbor, New Jersey

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THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD - A Holy Day of Obligation
Masses will be celebrated:
Wednesday evening, May 4, at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 5, at 8:00 a.m., 12 Noon, and 7:00 p.m. 

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., and 12 Noon
Weekdays & Saturdays: 8 a.m.
Holy Days of Obligation: Schedule varies

Eucharistic Adoration: First Monday of the month 7-8 p.m.

Recitation of the Rosary after 8 a.m. Mass daily (exc. Sunday) 


RECONCILIATION: Confessions are heard each Saturday from 3:30 to 4 p.m., or any time by appointment.  Catholics are required to receive the Sacrament at least once per year.

BAPTISM: Baptisms take place on the third Sunday of each month, following the Noon Mass.  Call the office to schedule a date.  FIrst-time parents are asked to attend a Baptismal preparation class. 

MARRIAGE: Engaged couples seeking to be married at St. Lawrence are asked to contact the Parish Office one year in advance, due to the meetings needed to prepare for this Sacrament.

MINISTRY TO THE SICK OR HOMEBOUND:  Call the parish office to make arrangements for a visit from Father (which can also include Anointing and Confession), a Deacon, or an Extraordinary Minister.  In case of hospital stays, patient privacy laws prevent hospitals from releasing names.  Please call the office if you, or someone you know, has been admitted.  In cases of emergency, call the rectory.


Very Rev. Jonathan S. Toborowsky, Pastor
Rev. Robert V. Meyers, Parochial Vicar
 Mr. Stephen Gajewski, Deacon
Mr. Gregory Ris, Deacon
Mr. Michael Abriola, Deacon 
Mrs. Judy Logan, Parish Catechetical Leader

Parish Office Telephone: 732-566-1093
Parish E-mail Address: saintlawrenceharbor@gmail.com

ST. LAWRENCE FOOD PANTRY: Open on Saturdays and Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.


Tuesday: Grades 1, 2 from 4 - 5:15 p.m.
Grades 6,7,8 from 7 - 8:15 p.m.
Wednesday: Grades 3, 4, 5 from 4 - 5:15 p.m.
Sunday: Special Needs 9: 15 - 9:45 a.m.

Religious Education Office: 732-566-0226


ADULT FAITH FORMATION: The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (R.C.I.A.) is a program for those who wish to become a baptized Roman Catholic, for those who were baptized in other Christian communities and wish to be received into the Catholic Church, or for those baptized Roman Catholics who would like to complete their Sacraments of initiation.

Also, different opportunities take place during the year to help adult Catholics learn more about their Catholic faith.  See the bulletin for details.


New parishioners should register by contacting the parish office.  Registration is necessary, but not enough, to be considered a practicing Catholic; regular Sunday worship is required.  Certificates of Eligibility (to serve as a Godparent or Sponsor) certify a practicing Catholic, and so can only be given to parishioners who regularly attend Mass.  Please let the parish office know of any change in contact information.

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