Here is a list of activities for April and beyond.  

Parent Lecture – April 8

Alvaro de Vicente, the headmaster of The Heights School in Washington, DC, will address helping children move forward as we emerge from Covid: what habits they acquired that need to be preserved and what needs to change The evening will consist of a talk, a discussion, and a reception.

For: Parents of children in grades 1 - 12

When: Friday, April 8, at 8 p.m.

Where: Southmont Center, 170 Montrose Ave, South Orange, NJ

Cost:   $25 per couple .

To register, go to

Evenings or Morning of Recollection for Men – CHANGED FROM NORMAL DUE TO HOLY WEEK

At Southmont:

Thursday, April 7, Time: 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm.   There will be a buffet supper at 6:30 p.m. 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, April 9 from 7:30am and including Mass, finishing at approximately 9:45am.   Coffee and donuts available at 7:10am. 

In Bergen County:   

Wednesday, April 20, 7:00pm to 8:45pm.  At Our Lady or Mt. Carmel, 1 Passaic St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450. 

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 2022 Schedule of Retreats for Men is at  Retreats will be held each month through May.

The Grade

April 23, 2-4:30 pm.  At Murray Hill Place in NY City.  For 8th grade and high school boys. See The Grade for details.   

Father – Son Club

April 24

Sherpa Club for fathers and sons in grades 5-7.   2-4pm.

Weekly Meditations & Mass at Southmont, Saturdays, 7:30 am

Dates: April 2, 9, 16, 23.  None on the 30th

Online – via Zoom: .   

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.  Most 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 part of the time, will be available on Fridays at 10:30 am-1:30pm in the church of St. Thomas More, at 4 Convent Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960 and on Saturdays 11:30 am to 2:00pm at Our Lady, Mother of the Church, 209 Woodcliff Avenue, Woodcliff Lake, NJ.

You can sign up for a ten minute slot at .    

The Calendly page will be updated to reflect any changes on a specific weekend. 

Spiritual Direction Appointments

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

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