Religions and Spirituality

May 18, 2020

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Assumption Church's annual Blue Mass honoring first reponders was held online this year due to the ongoing coronavirus health crisis.  The fourth annual service honoring all first responders was livestreamed on the church's Facebook page with only the celebrants and support ...

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NEWARK - Catholic Churches in the Archdiocese of Newark can begin opening for private prayer only, beginning Sunday, May 17 it was announced this week via press release. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R, Archbishop of Newark, announced this week a three-phase gradual reopening process for ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Church of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady in Wood-Ridge will be holding its fourth annual Blue Mass for all the men and women in law enforcement on Sunday, May 17, 2020. The Mass will recognize the sacrifice and dedication of all those who serve in law enforcement, fire and ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Catholics around the world will begin the observance of Holy Week, which begins with Palm (Passion) Sunday, April 5, followed by the Sacred Triduum on Holy Thursday, April 9; Good Friday, April 10; Holy Saturday, April 11; and Easter Sunday, April 12. Holy Week liturgies in the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - More houses of worship have moved their weekly services online in response to county and state officials requests for greater social distancing and hygiene to combat the community spread of COVID-19. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hasbrouck Heights will be worshipping ...

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WOOD-RIDGE/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Archdiocese of Newark announced that, beginning Wednesday, March 18, all daily masses, and Sunday vigil and Sunday Masses "are suspended until further notice." Assumption Church will be open for private prayer. The Catholic Church had canceled weekend ...

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** This article has been updated on March 14 at 10:40pm to reflect the change in Transformation Life Church's services. ** HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Area houses of worship are responding to the health emergency caused by COVID-19. Some are canceling services while others are limiting ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Church of the Assumption of our Blessed Lady hosted the borough's the first ever "A Christmas Gathering" singing event between the three religious service organizations in Wood-Ridge on Saturday evening. The event was a collaborative effort between the borough's three ...

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