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Spiritual Life and Prayer

Daughters of the Holy Spirit International Women’s Fellowship – Prayer group meets in Emmaus Chapel on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Open to all married women and single women over the age of 40. Contact:  Bibiana Acholonu, 856-404-2396


Holy Childhood Prayer Group meets every Monday from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The group prays the Rosary and prays for the protection of all children and families. Please come and pray with us. Open to all. Contact: Betty Green, Parish Office:856-629-0411


Men’s Prayer and Fellowship Ministry meets on the third Sunday of each month, 7:00-8:30 a.m.  Fellowship and faith-sharing on Scripture and the influence it has on our lives as modern day disciples of Christ. Coffee and light refreshments are served. Open to all men. Contact: Tony Killian,


St. Charles Filipino Prayer Group meets in the Emmaus Chapel every Friday (except the First Friday of the month) from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Open to all  Contact: Mary Ann Nepomuceno,, 856-228-2467


St. Charles Christian Meditation Group is a prayer group that meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7-8 p.m. in the room behind the chapel, and practices the ancient Prayer of the Heart (or Contemplation).  This form of prayer leads a person into a state of peace and "being with God."  The group typically listens to a 20 minute recording and then silently meditates together, in the chapel for 20 minutes.  This group is very welcoming and open to anyone interested in learning how to add meditation to their daily prayer life. Open to all  Contact: Paul Dunn,, 856-371-6171  


Small Group Faith-Sharing Groups of 5-10 parishioners meet in homes to reflect on the Scriptures and to share prayer and fellowship. Groups meet weekly during Lent and Advent and some groups continue year-round weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly. Open to all  Contact: Rosalind Edman       610-442-2505 cell/