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Picture of the Schedule for Inclusive Family Masses.Very often, individuals who have developmental, intellectual and/or other disabilities and those who love them do not feel comfortable attending their local parish liturgy, although they ARE very welcome. Inclusive Family Masses address this concern and invites them in particular to come and enjoy celebrating the Eucharist with other members of the surrounding community. All are welcome.   Click here for Inclusive Family Mass Schedule

Groups for moms and dads of individuals with disabilities          The groups are meeting in a mixed schedule of in person and virtual gatherings. For schedule details, please contact:

Resources from some past events:

Image of the First Station of the Cross, Jesus standing in front of Pilate, surrounded by soldiers.

Meditations Based on the Experiences of Individuals and Families Living with Disabilities 
con Meditaciones basadas en las experiencias de Individuos y familias que viven con necesidades especiales
Hosted by:
And A Child Shall Lead Us, a group for mothers of individuals with disabilities, St. John the Evangelist Church, Bergenfield and The Office for Pastoral Ministry with Persons with Disabilities, the Archdiocese of Newark

When: Mar 24, 2021 08:00 PM 

Click Here to View Recording of Liturgy

Click here for Station Meditations.


Supported Employment Information Night for Parents and Guardians 

Handouts from Supported Employment Information Night

Event Banner: says Supported Employment Information Night for parents and guardians of teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It has three pictures of different individuals working: in a kitchen loading a tray of food on a rack, mixing food in a kitchen, in a pharmacy make up department, in a bakery.








Contact Us

Anne Masters, Ph.D., FAAIDD
Pastoral Ministry with Persons with Disabilities
Phone: 973-497-4309

The Archdiocese of Newark
171 Clifton Avenue
P.O. 9500
Newark, NJ  071074

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