Fr. Carter

Week of January 7, 2018

Dear Parishioners, I just have some brief notes I would like to share as we begin this wonderful New Year. First, thank you to everyone who gave gifts to myself and the Church over Ctoddcarterpriest@gmail.comhristmas and to everyone who volunteered their time and talents to make sure that all the liturgies went well. This goes…

Week of December 31, 2018

Holy Innocents Church, Neptune Bus Trip t o Washington, DC Friday, January 19, 2018. The day begins with Mass at 6:15 am and the bus will depart from Holy Innocents Church parking lot at 7 am. The cost is $20 per person which includes bagels and coffee in the morning. There are 50 seats available…

Week of December 24, 2017

Dear Parishioners, Christmas is a time of great celebration in which families come together. It is a time to pray and a time to party. As Catholics, we know that those two things often go together, because as our Lord says, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them?” (Matthew…

Week of December 17, 2017

Dear Parishioners, I just have some quick notes about the upcoming Mass schedule next weekend. Next week is the Fourth Sunday of Advent. It falls on December 24th and therefore we will not have the normal 5:30 pm Mass. Instead, we will have the Christmas Eve Masses as per the Christmas schedule. Also, in order…

Week of December 10, 2017

Dear Parishioners, I recently had a few ideas that I would like to share with you: First, I would like to sponsor a bus for the March for Life on January 19th. As far as I can tell this is the first time we ever sponsored a bus since usually we advertise buses from other…

Week of December 3, 2017

Dear Parishioners, You may have noticed that we have new hymnals in the pew. They are called the Ignatius Pew Missal . I have decided to buy these missals for the parish instead of the Breaking Bread missals for the following reasons: The selection of hymns are more traditional and singable. Literally, one can open…

Week of November 26, 2017

Dear Parishioners, We have a lot of events coming up during the Month of December: Friday December 1 st – Family Board Game Night will take place at 5 pm in the school cafeteria. Thursday December 7 th – Basics of the Traditional Latin Mass will be in the chapel at 7 pm. I will…

Week of November 19, 2017

Dear Parishioners, One of the first requests ever made to me when I came to the parish was that we would have a yearly financial report. Apparently, this report has not been given for several years. So, I made it a priority to make sure that we had one. Now, today, in an insert in…

Week of November 12, 2017

Dear Parishioners, As some of you have noticed, on the three Fridays of Advent (December 8, 15 and 22) at 5:30 pm, I have scheduled some Traditional Latin Masses. I have a strong devotion toward the Latin Mass. I find the Latin Mass profoundly prayerful and reverent. So, I would like to share this form…

Week of November 5, 2017

Dear Parishioners, I would like to tell you about a great resource for everyone in our parish. FORMED is an online video streaming service (like Netflix) for Catholics. It has many great movies, documentaries and apologetic videos about the faith. Or, if you like listening to information, it contains a number of audio recordings of…