Our Lady ​of Mount Virgin Parish

Roman Catholic Church

Garfield, NJ

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Parish Mission Statement 

Growing in grace, growing in gratitude, and growing in faith by living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


Crescendo nella grazia, crescendo nella gratitudine e crescendo nella fede per mezzo di vivere il Vangelo di Gesù Cristo.


Lifting our prayers through the intercession of Our Lady of Mount Virgin and Our Lady of Sorrows.

April 14, 2019

My Friends:


Happy Palm Sunday!


Every Holy Week, I feel impelled to remind you of the words of 1Peter 5:8, “Be sober and vigilant. Your opponent, the devil, is prowling like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, steadfast in faith…” As we enter more deeply into the Passion of Our Lord during this most sacred week, I assure you, the devil works overtime to lead you astray in the most subtle of ways! TRUST ME!


The church relies heavily upon your increased offering at Easter and Christmas. I humbly ask that you consider the times and the challenges both spiritual and temporal. Please be extra generous. Extra envelopes for flowers and Easter are in both lobbies. Please be sure to complete the information on the front of each envelope.


Please join us for the Sacred Triduum and Easter Sunday! See the bulletin for the schedule of liturgies this week. There are extra copies of the schedule in the lobby.


Know that I will be praying for you ever more deeply throughout this week. Pray for me as well. God bless!


Loving you always,

Fr. Peter

2019 Sharing God’s Blessings

Annual Appeal

This weekend is the start of the 2019 Sharing God’s Blessings Annual Appeal.  This campaign provides the necessary resources to sustain Archdiocesan programs and ministries. Our Parish Goal this year is $24,909. Please be as generous as possible. Thank you for any help you can provide.  If you choose to donate online, please visit www.rcan.org/sharing. 

Parish Registration

Every family participating regularly in the spiritual life of our Parish is encouraged to register. Registration is our only means of recognizing anyone as a member of our Parish. It is also important for testimonial letters regarding Sponsorship for the Sacraments.

To register, please contact the Parish Office during office hours.

Parish Giving

On-Line giving is now available!

Go to:  https://mtvirgin.churchgiving.com/

Let us share the gifts we have generously received.

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