We send you a list of activities for the month and beyond.  

Evenings or Morning of Recollection for Men

At Southmont:

Thursday, November 10, from 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm.   Fr. Bob Connor and Fr. Henry Bocala will preach.  There will be a buffet supper at 6:40 pm. Suggested dinner donation $15. If you would like to join us for the buffet dinner, a RSVP would be appreciated to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saturday, November 12, from 7:30 am and including Mass, finishing at approximately 9:45 am.   Coffee and donuts available at 7:15 am.  Fr. Bob Connor will preach.

In Bergen County:   

Wednesday, November 9, 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm.  At Our Lady or Mt. Carmel, 1 Passaic St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.  Fr. Henry Bocala will preach.

The recollections includes a meditation, a preached time of prayer, led by a priest of Opus Dei, an examination of conscience, a talk on practical aspect of living the faith in ordinary life, and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Confessions will be available from a half hour before the evening recollections and throughout all of them.  

The Grade

November 19th 

At Murray Hill Place in NY City

This monthly program for 8th grade and high school boys , from 2-4 pm on the 3rd Saturday of the month. See The Grade for details.    

Father – Son Clubs   Frontiers (1-3) and Sherpa (2-4 pm)

November 20

See Frontiers Club, for father and sons in grades 1-4, and Sherpa Club, for fathers and sons in grades 5-7.  Frontiers runs every other month, and is meeting in November.

Weekly Meditations by Zoom Saturdays, 7:30 am. 

Dates: November 5,12 (as part of the morning of recollection), 19, 26 (after Thanksgiving).    

Online – via Zoom:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/210168415?pwd=dVlJK1UrWktOQkR2cVNybThjVysrZz09 .   

You can dial in at (646)558-8656,  meeting ID: 210 168 415, Passcode: 772742.

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Fr. Bob Connor preaches a half-hour meditation by Zoom.  Many weeks he is at Southmont and the meditation is followed by Holy Mass and he is available for Confession after.  Please confirm with him or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about in-person attendance plans each week. 

Confession Times

Fr. Bob Connor, or in his absence another priest for the first two hours of the time, will be available on Fridays at 10:30 am-1:30 pm in the church of St. Thomas More, at 4 Convent Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960 and on Saturdays 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at Our Lady, Mother of the Church, 209 Woodcliff Avenue, Woodcliff Lake, NJ.  You can sign up for a ten minute slot at  https://calendly.com/frbobconfessions .   This signup will be active even if another priest will fill in for him. Substitutions will be reflected with a note on the Calendly page.   

Spiritual Direction Appointments

Spiritual direction for men is available at Southmont, 170 Montrose Ave,  on Thursdays, 8 am to 6 pm by appointment.  Booking is possible using the same link as for confessions shown above.   

Note for your calendars, the Southmont Christmas Open House will be on Friday, December 30, 7-9:30pm. 

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