• Nativity Church
  • St. Catherine of Siena Church

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.

Solemnity of All Saints (a Holy Day of Obligation)

"Let us rejoice in all the men and women, blest in the eyes of the Lord who celebrate the Heavenly liturgy. They stand in God's holy place, and sing of the love the Father has bestowed on them through the Blood of the Lamb."

Masses for the Solemnity of All Saints, a Holy Day of Obligation are as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 31st at 7:00p in Saint Catherine of Sienna Church, Clayton.
  • Thursday, November 1st at 9:00a in Nativity Church, Franklinville.
  • Thursday, November 1st at 7:00p in Nativity Church, Franklinville.
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The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls' Day)

On Friday, November 2nd, the Parish will come together to celebrate the Feast of All Souls with a Mass of Remembrance. We will remember in a special way the members of Saint Michael the Archangel Parish Family who have passed away during the past year. We invite all of our parishioners to take part in this beautiful celebration, remembering not only those who have left us during the year, but all of their family and friends.

Mass will be celebrated at Nativity Church at 7p. Light refreshments will be offered immediately following the Mass.

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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 phrase "eternal life" appears at the beginning of this weekend's Gospel and also at the end of the Gospel in Jesus' promise of a hundredfold reward for His disciples. In between comes the invitation to renounce anything that keeps us from surrendering to God's action to bring about the Kingdom. Our cooperation with God to bring about God's reign is the same as seeking eternal life. The fullness of the Kingdom is eternal life.

   Sometimes the dispossession we need to consider most seriously has nothing to do with material possessions. At times, we need to dispossess ourselves of our own opinions so that we might listen more carefully to what another is saying. Perhaps we need to dispossess ourselves of prejudice or obstinacy or gossip or rigidness or arrogance or ... And so, the question we need to ask ourselves, "to what are we clinging?" To what are we running towards? Hopefully the answer is "Eternal Life."

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

Fr. Larry


Office Hours

The Rectory Office is open:

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

Staff

Events

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Links

Click here for Fr. Larry's Blog (containing bulletin reflections & homilies)

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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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