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.

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November 29, 2015 - 1st Sunday of Advent

Rev. Brian J. Nolan, D. Min., Pastor
Rev. James Carroll, Weekend Assistant
Rev. Msgr. Eugene Prus, Weekend Assistant

Peter D'Angelo, Deacon

Catherine M. Cooney, Director of Religious Education
Richard Dorsi,
Cemetery Sales
Nancy Finn,
Director of Development

Suzanne Gallic
, Director of Music

Pat Manfredonia
, Parish Bookkeeper
Nancy Stoll, Parish Secretary


News & Announcements

On Tuesday, December 1st, Father Brian and parishioner Mike Rotolo are hosting a planning meeting to study Pope Francis’ latest encyclical, Laudato Si. Please join us at 7:00 pm in Murray Hall on Tuesday to share your ideas and insights.

• Sister Maureen, from Renew International, will be with us on Thursday, December 3rd to give a talk about the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy. The presentation will be held in Murray Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.

• December 4th is First Friday. Our schedule is as follows: 7 am: Mass and Adoration; 6:45 pm: Benediction, followed by Mass at 7 pm. Come spend some quiet time in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.

• Our Breakfast with Santa will be held next Saturday, December 5th. Tickets are available for purchase this weekend in the Narthex or via our parish website. Tickets will not be sold at the door this year, so please be sure to purchase them in advance.

• We will have a second collection next weekend, December 5th & 6th. The proceeds from this collection will be designated exclusively to support retired religious Sisters and Brothers of the United States.

• Save the Date: Our Parish Christmas Concert will be held on Friday, December 18th. Watch upcoming bulletins for more information, and please plan to join us!

• Our 2016 calendars are here and available for pick-up in the Narthex after Mass.



St. Mary’s Dinner Dance Gala honoring Nancy Beckert Finn will be held on Friday, January 29, 2016 from 7pm to 11:30pm at Primavera Regency in Stirling.   Please join us for an elegant evening of fellowship, dinner and dancing!

Click on the following link 2016 Dinner Dance Gala  for detailed information about ‘An Evening in Paris’ dinner gala.  

  • Order your dinner tickets,

  • Place an ad in our Ad Journal

  • Make a donation.

You also have the option to pay online or send a check. 



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

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

Family Update Contact Form

Parish Registration & Census Form

Parish Calendar

Online Giving (WeShare)

Baptismal Application form

Wedding Information & Guidelines

Wedding Registration Form

Confirmation Program Information

Confirmation Registration

Religious Ed Calendar 2015-16

Religious Education Registration Form 2015


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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-Wed: 9:00am-4:00pm
Thursday & Fridays: 9:00am-3:00pm

Summer Hours (July and August)
Mon-Thurs: 9:00am-3:00pm
Friday Closed

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

Office of Religious Education:
Cathy Cooney, Director of Religious Education
(908) 756-6524 ext 16

Office Hours (During School Year)
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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Last updated: November 29, 2015