Here is a list of activities for August and beyond.  

Labor  Day Cookout
Monday, September 5,  from 2 pm to 5 pm. 
We invite you and your families for Southmont's annual Labor Day picnic. Children of all ages are welcome.  Don Rasmusson will once again provide entertainment for young kids including the classic peanut hunt.     We will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and beverages.  We would appreciate your bringing something you can share with other families  (salad, chips, desert, etc.). 
We encourage you to use the opportunity to introduce new families to Southmont. 

Evenings or Morning of Recollection for Men
At Southmont:
Thursday, Aug.  11, Time: 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm.   There will be a buffet supper at 6:30 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, Aug. 13, from 7:30 am and including Mass, finishing at approximately 9:45 am.   Coffee and donuts available at 7:10 am. 
In Bergen County:   
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm.  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 Grade
Starting in the Fall
At Murray Hill Place in NY City
This monthly program for 8th grade and high school boys , from 2-4pm on the 3rd Saturday of the month, is sponsored by Southmont.
The Grade helps young men to develop now the skills and attitudes they will need for life’s challenges. Through a combination of classes, career presentations, and one-on-one mentoring, it teaches them to be men of character who are ready for responsibility. See The Grade for details.   Please pass information on this program to families who may be interested.  The first session is September 17. 

Father – Son Clubs:  Frontiers (1-3pm) and Sherpa (2-4pm)
At Southmont - Starting in the Fall
See Frontiers Club, for father and sons in grades 1-4, and Sherpa Club, for fathers and sons in grades 5-7.
The clubs teach the boys character in overcoming challenges and provides dads tools to help them educate their sons in virtue. Registration is open.  New families are welcome, please spread the word. The first meeting is September 18th.
  

Weekly Meditations by Zoom Saturdays, 7:30 am. 
Dates: August 6, 20, 27. There will be no online meditation on August 13.   
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.
One tap mobile +16465588656,,210168415#,,,,*772742# 
Fr. Bob Connor preaches a half-hour meditation by Zoom.  This month he will be Zooming the online meditations from New York. There is no online meditation scheduled for August 13 -- we will have the Saturday morning recollection at Southmont instead. 

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.   

We send you a list of activities for August and beyond.  

Labor  Day Cookout
Monday, September 5,  from 2 pm to 5 pm. 
We invite you and your families for Southmont's annual Labor Day picnic. Children of all ages are welcome.  Don Rasmusson will once again provide entertainment for young kids including the classic peanut hunt.     We will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and beverages.  We would appreciate your bringing something you can share with other families  (salad, chips, desert, etc.). 
We encourage you to use the opportunity to introduce new families to Southmont. 

Evenings or Morning of Recollection for Men
At Southmont:
Thursday, Aug.  11, Time: 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm.   There will be a buffet supper at 6:30 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, Aug. 13, from 7:30 am and including Mass, finishing at approximately 9:45 am.   Coffee and donuts available at 7:10 am. 
In Bergen County:   
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm.  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 Grade
Starting in the Fall
At Murray Hill Place in NY City
This monthly program for 8th grade and high school boys , from 2-4pm on the 3rd Saturday of the month, is sponsored by Southmont.
The Grade helps young men to develop now the skills and attitudes they will need for life’s challenges. Through a combination of classes, career presentations, and one-on-one mentoring, it teaches them to be men of character who are ready for responsibility. See The Grade for details.   Please pass information on this program to families who may be interested.  The first session is September 17. 

Father – Son Clubs:  Frontiers (1-3pm) and Sherpa (2-4pm)
At Southmont - Starting in the Fall
See Frontiers Club, for father and sons in grades 1-4, and Sherpa Club, for fathers and sons in grades 5-7.
The clubs teach the boys character in overcoming challenges and provides dads tools to help them educate their sons in virtue. Registration is open.  New families are welcome, please spread the word. The first meeting is September 18th.
  

Weekly Meditations by Zoom Saturdays, 7:30 am. 
Dates: August 6, 20, 27. There will be no online meditation on August 13.   
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.
One tap mobile +16465588656,,210168415#,,,,*772742# 
Fr. Bob Connor preaches a half-hour meditation by Zoom.  This month he will be Zooming the online meditations from New York. There is no online meditation scheduled for August 13 -- we will have the Saturday morning recollection at Southmont instead. 

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.   

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