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Sing Easter Praises!

Posted by Michael Zorner

Join us on Sunday, May 5th at 3pm for our annual Easter Concert.  Our choir will sing traditional hymns to contemporary music, and everything in between!  We will feature an exciting new arrangement of the traditional spiritual, Mary Don't You Weep, and a beautiful arrangement of the Ubi Caritas ... Read More »

Blood Drive

Posted by Communications Chair

Please join us for our Parish Blood Drive

Church of St. Anselm Thursday, May 2nd 12:30pm to 6:30pm  

Click the flyer for full details including optional sign-up.

Click here for additional blood donation info.

Vegetable Garden In The News

Posted by Communications Chair

Our vegetable garden is in the news!  Starting this growing season, our vegetable garden will be managed by professional gardener Gabrielle Tanella, and the crops we grow will be donated to Lunch Break in Red Bank.  The Two River Times article describes how local gardens contribute to help feed ... Read More »

Epiphany Choir Concert

Posted by Michael Zorner

Join us on January 7th at 2pm for our 9th Annual Epiphany Choir Concert.  Celebrate the end of the Christmas season with come beautiful music.  Admission is free, though a free-will offering will be taken up to benefit the music ministry.  Light refreshments to follow the concert.

Bishop O’Connell elected chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Catholic Education

Posted by Dn Bill Zapcic

“I am humbled by the support of my brother bishops and I hope and pray I can be of service to the Church and its educational mission.”

So said Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., upon learning that he was elected chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ ... Read More »

RCIA Classes underway for all who want to become Catholic

Posted by Dn Bill Zapcic

All women and men interested in becoming Catholic or those who were baptized Catholic but have not received all their sacraments are invited to attend classes in the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults.

Classes started Monday, October 2, 2023, at 7 p.m. at the Church of St. Anselm. ... Read More »

Synod Update: Read the Report and Voting, and learn what it means

Posted by Dn Bill Zapcic

VATICAN CITY  -- A report summarizing discussions at the assembly of the Synod of Bishops said the church may need more welcoming pastoral approaches, especially to people who feel excluded, but also acknowledged fears of betraying traditional church teachings and practices.

Among the topics addressed in the report were ... Read More »

See How We Catholics Can Save Our Earthly Home. Watch 'The Letter'

Posted by Dn Bill Zapcic

Make time to watch The Letter, Laudato Si' Movement's film, in which top leaders travel to Rome to speak with Pope Francis about Laudato Si' and present how the climate crisis impacts their own lives and that of their communities.   For the first time, a film featuring Pope Francis ... Read More »

Diocese details what Synod revealed

Posted by Dn Bill Zapcic

On June 24, 2022, Bishop O’Connell submitted the Final Report for the Diocesan Phase of the Synod, “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission,” to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The report notes that, from January through April, the Diocese conducted more than 800 group listening ... Read More »

The Center Needs Us

Posted by Dn Bill Zapcic

Donating food and personal items to The Center in Asbury Park is an ongoing ministry of the Church of St. Anselm. All donations are delivered to The Center on or just after the last Sunday of every month.

Here's a checklist of items The Center's clients need:

Please ... Read More »