Ave, Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum, benedicta tu in mulieribus et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et hora mortis nostrae. Amen.

Mass Intentions
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Social Ministries
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Parish Cemetery
Stations of the Cross
Parish History

December 21, 2014 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Rev. Brian J. Nolan, Pastor
Rev. James Carroll, Weekend Assistant
Rev. Guy W. Selvester, Weekend Assistant

Peter D'Angelo, Deacon Candidate

Maria Albert, Parish Secretary
Nancy Finn, Director of Development
Catherine M. Cooney, Director of Religious Education

Patricia Dorsi, Pastoral Associate

Richard Dorsi, Cemetery Sales
Suzanne Gallic, Director of Music
Pat Manfredonia, Parish Bookkeeper


News & Announcements

Christmas Mass Schedule
“Let us come together in celebrating our Savior’s Birth”

Wednesday, December 24 – Vigil
4:00 p.m. Family Mass Fr. Brian (celebrant)
6:00 p.m. Msgr. Prus (celebrant)
11:30 p.m. Christmas Caroling 12:00 Midnight Fr. Brian (celebrant)

Thursday, December 25
9:00 a.m. Fr. Carroll (celebrant)
11:15 a.m. Fr. Brian (celebrant)

Friday, December 26
Daily Mass will be celebrated @ 9:00 a.m.

Bishop's Annual Appeal
• Thanks to all that responded to our Appeal last Sunday.   To date 167 parishioners have generously pledged $168,004 to the Bishop’s Annual Appeal and over $163,294 has been collected. This represents 96.8% of our parish goal which is $173,600. We ask that those who have not yet contributed to prayerfully consider doing so. If we all help out, the goal can easily be reached.

Religious Education Classes
There will be no Religious Education classes December 22 - January 4th.  Classes will resume on January 5th

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land
• Join Father Brian and Father Bill Mahon, Pastor of Our Lady of Peace Parish, in New Providence on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The dates are October 19-27, 2015. A detailed brochure can be found in the Narthex for those that wish to make this trip.

Presiding Priest
Information on the presiding priest for the weekend Masses can now be found on our parish website. Just click on the blue [Calendar] button and see the Week Ahead.


Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil - 4 pm
Sunday - 7:30am, 9 am, 11:15 am

Daily Mass (Mon-Sat) - 7am
First Fridays - 7am & 7pm

Holy Days of Obligation
Vigil (evening before)
7:00am, 12:10pm and 7:30pm
on Holy Day

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturdays - 3-3:45pm
First Fridays - 6:30am
Also by appointment

The Rosary is prayed daily in the Church at 8:40am

New Parishioner Registration

Online Giving (WeShare)

Baptismal Application form

Wedding Guidelines

Wedding Registration form

Parish Calendar

Religious Education Calendar 2014-15

Religious Education Handbook

Find us on Facebook


Contact Information

Saint-Mary's-Stony Hill Church
225 Mountain Boulevard
Watchung, New Jersey 07069

Parish Office: (908) 756-6524
Fax: (908) 756-2111

Office Hours
Mon-Thu: 9:00am-4:00pm
Fridays: 9:00am-3:00pm

Parish Email: parish@stmaryswatchung.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/stmaryswatchung

Office of Religious Education:
Cathy Cooney, Director of Religious Education
(908) 756-6524 ext 15
Office Hours
Tuesday 9:00am-2:00pm, Wednesday 11am-5:30pm, Sunday 9am-11am (either in Church or Parish Center)
Also, by Appointment

Parish Cemetery: (908) 380-3321
Parish Cemetery Information

Saint Mary's-Stony Hill Roman Catholic Church
is nestled on the first ridge of the beautiful Watchung Hills in central New Jersey. 

St. Mary's-Stony Hill is fully ADA-compliant and handicap-accessible.  We welcome those with special needs and invite you to take advantage of the reserved seats in the front of the church on either side of the main aisle.  There is also an accessible restroom in the Narthex (vestibule).

We sincerely welcome your comments, news and suggestions regarding this website.  Please send your submissions to webmaster@stmaryswatchung.org or contact the Parish office.

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