Religions and Spirituality

January 19, 2020

ELIZABETH, NJ - N.J. Governor Phil Murphy will be the guest speaker at the 35th Anniversary Celebration of the life and legacy of Reverend for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. service on Monday, January 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the New Hope Memorial Baptist Church located at 91 Division Street, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - What do the world’s religions tell us about the homeless and the needy? With the loss of funding, faith-based organizations and local agencies work together to help the many in need.  Leaders of different faiths shared prevailing teachings on charity, generosity, and poverty at Zion ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Many gathered this past week to light the menorah in celebration of Chanukah in Phil Rizzuto Park in Elizabeth. In attendance were Union County Freeholders Angela R. Garretson and Sergio Granados, Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli, Deputy County Manager Amy Wagner and county ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As the nation continues to be gripped by increasing acts of racism and xenophobia and mass shootings, the sixth annual Union County Day of Prayer scheduled for 7 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield will bring a message of inclusion with its theme of “Striving to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The 12 Annual Festa San Vito came to a close on Sunday evening. The 4-day event as described by one of its organizers Vito Mazza is  " A family and friends cultural event." Those who attended, walked the streets of Peterstown enjoying all of the vendors, great food, and drink ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The streets of Peter's Town in Elizabeth, and area that was once was home to thousands of Italian Americans, was buzzing on Thursday night as people come out for the first night of the 12 Annual Festa Di San Vito.  As people circled the blocks looking for parking, with some ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - During the Monday night storm, Elizabeth Firefighters were called to the  Haitian Bethany Baptist Church located on Broad Street for a fire on the roof at 8:45 p.m.  The Elizabeth Nj Fire Officers IAFF 2040 Facebook page reported that on arrival the fire was visible from the roof ...

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Story Update (Thursday 11:30 a.m.) ELIZABETH, NJ - St. Mary of the Assumption High School in Elizabeth, a school that has served parts of NJ and NY since 1930, has announced it is about to close if they don’t get some help from the community, said School President Marie Chirico. Parents, ...

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