Religions and Spirituality

July 19, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ – A group of young parishioners volunteered to assist with maintenance projects at Our Lady of Sorrows/Christ the King Church in Jersey City on July 17. Their efforts were part of “Days in the Diocese,” a new summer program presented by the Office for Youth & Young Adult ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Rev. Thomas Murphy, rector of the Church of St. Paul and Incarnation, has accepted a new assignment as pastor of an Episcopalian church in suburban Maryland.  Murphy, a Jersey City native who was a parishioner at the Duncan Avenue church before entering the seminary 20 years ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -Shyrone and Rebecca Richardson are the founders of and pastors at the World Outreach Christian Church (WOCC) in Jersey City. Rev. Shyrone has more than 25 years in ministry, serving a number of key communities including at the RCCW; Raleigh Correctional Center for Women, Persons ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A brisk chill greeted those who gathered in front of City Hall in Jersey City on the evening before Joe Biden was to be inaugurated. The crowd was smaller than many previous gatherings here, and more solemn. This was not the kind of event to draw outrage as similar gatherings ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Senator Cory Booker took to the floor of the U.S. Senate Tuesday to eulogize U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, calling him "the very definition of a hero" and "a Jersey guy through and through."  Sicknick, a South River native, died from injuries he sustained on Jan.

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Philip D. Murphy has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff on Monday, January 11, in honor of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River.  Sicknick died following injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol from violent ...

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NEW JERSEY - Although Hanukkah, "The Festival of Lights," is considered a “minor” Jewish holiday, it is a popular celebration among Jewish families across America. In 2020, Hanuhhah begins in the evening of Dec. 10 and continue through the evening of Dec. 18. According to ReformJudaism.org, when ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Archdiocese of Newark will soon be getting a new state-of-the art homeless shelter in Jersey City that will provide greater resources and assistance for the marginalized. The new 60,000-square-foot building will be constructed across the street from St. Lucy’s Emergency Shelter, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Heavy Clouds hovered over the New York skyline like smoke on Friday, a foreboding reminder of the event that took place 19 years ago to the day. This serving as the backdrop for a scaled down 9/11 memorial in Jersey City. In commemoration of the 19th anniversary of the ...

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