Category Archives: Community Events

CHRISTMAS 2018 – INDIAN CHRISTIAN FEDERATION OF MIDWEST INVITES ALL.

Christmas……
a time of reflection,
a time for good cheer,
a time for friends and family, during a special time of the year!!!
Indian Christian Federation of Midwest would like to invite you and your family at the Christmas celebration program.
Hope United Methodist Church 
1852 95th St., Naperville, IL 60564
Saturday, December 1, 2018 @6:00pm onward.

GCSofUSA invite all member and faithful for a holy mass in Gujarati celebrated by Fr. Lawrence Martis.

Gujarati Catholic Samaj of USA invite all members an faithful for a holy mass in Gujarati celebrated by Fr. Lawrence Martis. He was here last year around the same time and he participated in our annual picnic of last year and we were fortunate to have his company again this year for the 4th of July annual picnic. We were not able to arrange a Gujarati mass last year but this year it all worked out well.

Fr. Alex is also in town and he will be joining us for the mass and get together. 

Day & Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018

Time: 2:00PM mass followed by  get together with light refreshment.

Place: St. Anthony of Padua

615 8th Street

Union City, NJ 07087

We are thankful of Fr. Aro Nathan for his unconditional support as always. 

Cultural Diversity Ministries – Diocese of Metuchen and Friends of NJ Catholics from Asian Sub-Continent on August 18th will be celebrating The Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary and Independence Day of India & Pakistan.

Dear Friends,
Greetings in the name of our kind Lord. The members of the New Jersey Knight of Columbus having their roots in the Asian Sub-Continent (Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan & Sri Lanka) in association with the Cultural Diversity Ministries – Diocese of Metuchen and Friends of NJ Catholics from Asian Sub-Continent on August 18th will be celebrating The Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary and Independence Day of India & Pakistan. The objective for this gathering is to pray together with our families as a One Universal Church followed by a cultural evening cum dinner.
Bishop James E. Checchio, JCD, MBA the Bishop of Diocese of Metuchen will be the main celebrant at the Holy Mass and deliver the homily and afterwards join us in breaking bread together.
Venue:  Our Lady of Peace,
1740 US Highway Route 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Date:    August 18, 2018
Mass:   5:30 P.M.
Cultural Program: 7:00PM
Dinner by reservation only : 7:30PM – Tickets must be purchased prior to registration deadline of July 20, 2018.  Please click on the below image to register and get your tickets. $10.00 per head for 5 years and older individual.

Fraternally, Norbert Mendes, Coordinator

The Summer Picnic – BBQ – 2018 by GCSofUSA

Dear Friends,

Please come and join us for the summer picnic-BBQ on July 04, 2018. Please bring your family and friends. 

Date: July 4, 2018 Wednesday, The Independence Day

Time: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm 

Place: Roosevelt Park, 1 Pine Drive, Edison, NJ

Picnic area – Grove 1A.

We try not to spend any money from the funds of our Gujarati Catholic Samaj of USA. We are expecting more than 100 people and it would be difficult to prepare by one or two families. In order to make it comfortable and affordable it would be ideal if each family can bring the following items for this event. This is not mandatory.

1. Family of four or less – at least one small tray of marinated chicken (legs, thighs, breasts etc.) ready for BBQ. Also bring at least one two liter bottle of soda or juice.

2. Family of four and up – at least one big tray of marinated chicken (legs, thighs, breasts etc.) ready for BBQ. Also bring at least one two liter bottle of soda or juice and one gallon of water.

3. Charcoal grill, Tent, folding chairs, rugs, cooler, playing material and any other useful item for picnic.
Besides chicken and beverages we need the following items. We would appreciate if anybody wants to sponsor any particular item.

Food items – Hotdogs, hotdog buns, burgers, cheese, BBQ sauce, tomato sauce, tomato, bag of onions, bag of jalapeno and or bell pepper, lemons, Corns, ice bags, can of salt, Watermelon etc.

Other items – Charcoal, igniting fuel, foils, plates, cups, napkins, garbage bags, hand sanitizer.

BBQ grilling items – BBQ utensils, knifes, metal grill skewers

Please confirm your participation with number of people and the items you are willing to bring, by June 30th 2018 so we can arrange all necessary items.

For more information & registration, please contact:

Raj Macwan (908) 472-9448 
Jagadish Christian (201) 240-6019 
Shantilal Parmar (973) 338-4186 
Joseph Parmar (732)855-0596

Thank you for your cooperation.
GCSofUSA