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Religions and Spirituality

September 12, 2022

BAYONNE, NJ - The predicted rain came about an hour before the Interfaith Memorial Service was scheduled to start at the 9-11 Memorial Park on Sunday, not a steady rain, not yet, but an on-and-off drizzle that had people clutching umbrellas in one hand and glow sticks in the other for the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Sister Ann, a beloved member of the Union Catholic faculty for 29 years, passed away on Monday, Aug. 8. A viewing and a funeral mass will be held for Sister Ann Sullivan, SSJ, a beloved member of the Union Catholic Community, on Friday, Aug. 12 at St. Joseph Villa in ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Abanoub & St. Antonious Coptic Orthodox Church held its 7th annual Coptic Festival, a celebration of Egyptian culture, last weekend. The festival showcased a variety of live performances and a large assortment of traditional and modern-influenced Egyptian food from grilled ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Coalition of Latino Pastors and Ministers’ Vice President Rev. Bolivar Flores will host a book signing and presentation about civic engagement in the Latinx community and the Black Lives Matter movement at the Newark Museum of Art on Thursday, August 4 at ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne will be home to its 7th annual Coptic Festival July 29 to 31. Jersey City and Bayonne have the largest population of Coptic Christians in the United States. During the latter part of the 20th century, the Northern New Jersey area attracted many Coptic Christians from ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —  As part of an ongoing effort to welcome the LGBTQ community into the church, Our Lady of Grace Church will continue its tradition of hosting a special Mass to mark Pride Month. This year’s service will be held Sunday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m. and all LGBTQ individuals, along with ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  – A nearly life-sized crucifix that has been blessed by three popes and numerous other clergy during an ongoing global pilgrimage will be on display at Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City through mid-May.   All are invited to visit or pray before the Thanking Cross — also known as ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s annual Holocaust Remembrance program will air Wednesday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m., on the Bayonne Educational Network (BEN-TV), which is on Channel 77 on Optimum and Channel 40 on Verizon Fios in Bayonne. The program will also air at the same date and time on the Bayonne Local ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - About a half hour before the scheduled start of a candlelight vigil in support of Ukraine on Friday, people started gathering inside the lobby of Bayonne City Hall. Despite the sudden drop in temperature, more than 100 people came out. Several of them were familiar faces, people ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - As part of an effort to shine a light on the many successes and sacrifices of the Black community, the Archdiocese of Newark is planning to expand its outreach efforts during Black History Month across the four counties it oversees. Within Hudson County, the Archdiocese’s ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Although the hostage situation at a synagogue on Jan. 16 happened thousands of miles away in Colleyville, Texas, the shock waves of an attack during prayer service in a house of worship was felt by religious leaders in Bayonne. The attacker, who held a number of people hostage, is ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Christmas came early for some Bayonne children as city officials and religious leaders raffled off a variety of gifts during an interfaith choir performance in front of Bayonne City Hall on Dec. 17. Crowds were treated to classic Christmas carols and kids received spectacular gifts ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Although his death may not have seemed imminent, James Dugan – once one of the most powerful Democrats in the State of New Jersey – kept telling chaplains and other religious people who came to see him that he wanted to go home. “They thought he meant that lofty place in Heaven ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - In his class rendition of “Santa Class is Coming to Town,” Bruce Springsteen memorably asked his band if they’d been practicing hard. For the members of the Bayonne Community Interfaith Choir, who are scheduled to put on their concert in front of City Hall on Dec. 17 at 7 p.m., the ...

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