I am not sure exactly what you filed, but the Certificate of Publication was likely the notice they are required to publish before a sale. Once the sale is conducted, they have to go to court and get an order confirming the sale. An order for possession is not entered until after that point, and they usually give the person at least 30 days. If you really want to save the house, you should speak to an attorney right away, because once the sale is confirmed, it is much harder for anything to be done to stop the foreclosure.
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The plaintiff is required to publish the notice of the sale in a newspaper prior to the sale. The notice must run for 3 consecutive weeks. Filing a motion does not operate as an automatic stay of the foreclosure. If the Plaintiff so chooses, it can proceed with the sale before your motion is heard but that would be unwise on their part. Once the sale takes place, the Plaintiff must return to court [usually within 30-40 days] and ask the judge to approve the sale. If the judge approves the sale, you have at least 30 days to vacate the property before an eviction proceeding is filed. If you ask the court, you can be granted 45-60 days depending on the judge and your circumstances.