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Welcome to the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel! We are located in the Diocese of Camden, New Jersey under the leadership of the Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan. The Parish serves the communities of Franklinville and Clayton.  Rev Lawrence E. Polansky is our Pastor. The Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel was established September 29, 2010 through the merger of the Church of the Nativity, located at 2677 Delsea Dr, Franklinville, and Saint Catherine of Siena Church, located at 700 N Delsea Dr, Clayton. The Parish Office is located at 49 W North St, Clayton. We invite you to visit the pages of our Parish Site to learn about who we are as a community of faith and the services our parish provides. If you are thinking about moving into our area, we cordially invite you to make the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel your parish home and join us in our mission.

Parish Trip to Lancaster ... December 3-5

View pictures from our most recent bus trip to Lancaster, PA by clicking here.

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 Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel Feast Day & Social

On September 29th, the Parish celebrated its 8th Birthday with a social.

Pictures from our Social can be seen by clicking here:

From the Pastor's Desk


 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

     The Solemnity of Christ the King makes a statement about Christ, but it also makes a statement about our own self-identity: He has made us into a Kingdom. Jesus was born to be King and to "testify to the truth." The truth of His earthly existence led to the cross. The truth of our existence as His loyal subjects also leads to the cross. Only through the cross is Jesus brought to glory ... only through the cross are we brought to glory.

     The contrasting images from the reading from the Book of Revelation sum up the Paschal Mystery character of this Solemnity: firstborn, ruler, glory, power-forever versus pierced, lament-by-His-blood. We all like the positive images invoked by this Solemnity. In our own moments of truth we admit to our very human propensity for power and wealth. Much about society and our own daily lives carries us in this direction. We would like to avoid the reality of the challenge offered by the contrasting negative images that remind us to embrace the cross. One last time, on this last Sunday of the current liturgical year, we say: the road to glory is through the cross.

     May Saint Michael the Archangel defend, guide, protect, and intercede for us always!

Fr. Larry


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Relevant Websites

Current PSMA Ministry Schedules

The Saint Michael the Archangel Regional School Website

The Diocese of Camden Website

Daily Scripture Readings

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Office Hours

The Rectory Office is open:

Monday: 12 noon to 4 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Friday, Saturday, & Sunday: Closed

In the case of an EMERGENCY when the Rectory Office is closed, please call 856-881-9155. (Please press "0" to by-pass the auto-attendant.)

Liturgical & Sacramental Schedule

Mass Schedule:

Monday at 9 AM - Saint Catherine of Siena
Tuesday at 9 AM - Nativity
Wednesday at 9 AM - Nativity
Thursday at 7 PM - Saint Catherine of Siena
Friday at 9 AM - Nativity
Saturday at 9 AM - Saint Catherine of Siena

Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday at 4 PM (Vigil) - Nativity
Sunday at 8 AM - Saint Catherine of Siena
Sunday at 10:45 AM - Nativity

Confession Opportunities*
Saturday from 9:30 - 10 AM at Saint Catherine of Siena
Saturday from 3 - 3:30 PM at Nativity
(*or by appointment)

Holy Day Mass Schedule:
Vigil (night before) at 7 PM - Saint Catherine of Siena
Holy Day at 9 AM - Nativity
Holy Day at 7 PM - Nativity





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