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.

December 8, 2019​

My Friends:


Advent truly is a beautiful season for us to take spiritual inventory as we prepare not only for Christmas BUT most importantly that we be prepared for His second coming. The Gospel last Sunday reminded us to “Stay Awake” as we do not know the hour.


I need to encourage you to participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation from noon to 8pm and in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament. Priests will be available throughout in both Italian and English.  This is how we need to prepare for Christmas! Give the Christ Child the gift of a reconciled soul.


We now have four Pilgrim Statues of the Blessed Mother. One per Mass. A traffic jam has occurred. Once they’re all returned we will be certain to send Her home each week for the family prayer of the rosary. We need all of the prayers we can get.


Please join us for the Annual Christmas Sing-A-Long and Cookie Swap at our Jewell Street Chapel this afternoon at 2:00 pm and our CHRISTMAS CONCERT next Sunday at 2:00 pm in our Church!


Thanks to Vitamia for the gift of the Thanksgiving Bread.


Have a blessed Advent Season.


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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