Religions and Spirituality

May 22, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Father John, Rozembajgier, pastor of Mary  Mother of God parish, with an assist from Father Alex Carles, has devised a novel approach to administering communion while being respectful of social distancing and parishioners' well-being. The pastor of Mary Mother of God Church ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – As the nation continues to battle the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Bishop James F. Checchio, the spiritual leader of the Diocese of Metuchen, will turn to Mary, Mother of the Church in prayer on May 1, joining the U.S. and Canadian bishops all seeking her protection and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Rev. James Checchio, Bishop of the Diocese of Metuchen  has announced an abrupt and radical departure from the teachings of the Catholic Church - the faithful are permitted to eat meat on Fridays during the remainder of the Lenten season - except for Good Friday, April ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mary, Mother of God Church will live stream Catholic masses daily while the church and all other Catholic churches in the Diocese of Metuchen remain closed now through the weekend of April 4-5 in an efort to stem the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). All five Catholic ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Facing the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic, the Most Rev. James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen, has announced today that while Masses in the Diocese of Metuchen will continue to be celebrated, the faithful are not obligated to attend until the weekend of April 4 – 5, when ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Central Jersey Twelfth Night Boar’s Head Festival will take place on Sunday, Jan. 5th at 4 .p.m at United Reformed Church; 100 West Main St. All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times.      The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., will host guest speaker Kate Lee, executive director of the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking, on Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 7-9 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. The presentation is free and open to anyone who would like to attend and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – As the people of the Bahamas begin to recover and rebuild after Hurricane Dorian left the islands reeling from the devastation, the local Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen is working to raise funds that will aid in the long recovery process. Bishop James F. Checchio has ...

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