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Religions and Spirituality

August 7, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ – As the parents of two adult children, both alumni of Immaculata High School, Brian and Maureen Cote understand that a strong foundation in high school can set the course for the rest of a student’s life. The couple witnessed first-hand the strong foundation laid by IHS, first ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 2022 Spartan Spirit 5K will be run through the streets of downtown Somerville on Saturday, June 25 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Immaculata High School, 240 Mountain Ave, circling back to end at the school. Expect rolling road closures as police temporarily ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - After years of hard work and unexpected challenges, the 455 graduates of the four Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Metuchen, who together amassed more than $113 million in scholarships and awards, have reached the culmination of their high school careers. Across the four ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - The first-ever fully Spanish-speaking class of deacons has been ordained for service in the Diocese of Metuchen – including William Chirinos at Mary, Mother of God parish in Hillsborough. The class of 15 deacons, who were ordained by Bishop James F. Checchio at a ceremony ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rev. Paul Janssen, pastor of United Reformed Church, is inviting those with a sense of compassion and a sense of humor to join him on the steps of the church at 100 West Main St. on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. for a flash mob photo op to support "Red Nose Day.".  All residents ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Father John Rozembajgier, former pastor of Mary, Mother of God Church, will return to the altar for a 5 p.m. celebratory mass Saturday, May 7 after he left the parish abruptly to deal with a serious medical emergency on March 2, Ash Wednesday. Following emergency eye surgery ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees. The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees. The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W.

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  METUCHEN, NJ - In communion with Pope Francis, Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen will join in prayer as the Holy Father consecrates Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, March 25. The bishop’s participation in the act of ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A large crowd gathered outside on the lawn of the Spiritual Center - Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in Franklin for a prayer vigil Monday night.  Gov. Phil Murphy joined other officials to support the people of Ukraine during their current conflict with ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - For the second time in a week, the priests and parishioners of Mary Mother of God Church are the victims of a crime - the Dec. 23 desecration of the sacred creche depicting the birth of Jesus, and the discovery Wednesday that mail was stolen from a mailbox in the church parking ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - For the second time in three weeks, the creche depicting the birth of Jesus, with mother Mary and Saint Joseph alongside the infant has been vandalized. The damage was discovered early Thursday morning outside the rectory at Mary, Mother of God Church. Township Police were ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from Hillsborough honored a revered American tradition Sunday morning, retiring a tattered and frayed American flag flying outside Mary, Mother of God Church and replacing it with a new flag. The retirement ceremony took place outside the church ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - More than 1,000 visitors to Mary Mother of God Church Tuesday night experienced a once-in-a-lifetime, hands-on opportunity to commune with the carefully preserved icons of their faith. The collection of 165 relics of the saints, some as old as 2,000 years, represents the very ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A revered splinter of wood, said to have come from the cross upon which Jesus Christ was crucified, is one of 150 sacred relics from the Vatican in Rome that will be venerated in a worship service at Mary Mother of God Church on Tuesday, Oct. 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Rev.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - St. John’s Episcopal Church will open its Clothes Closet to the public on Saturday, Sept. 4 and Saturday, Sept.18. All items will be half-off both days. Complimentary canvas tote bags will be given to all shoppers. The Clothes Closet features reasonably priced seasonal men’s, ...

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