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Religions and Spirituality

November 17, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville native Vincent Sollecito was bestowed with the Cor Jesu Award from Saint Joseph High School for his longtime service as president of the high school's Father's Club. Sollecito has been involved with the school for 18 years, touching generations of Falcon students and ...

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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 in Hillsborough on Tuesday, Oct. 19 beginning at 6:30 ...

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DIOCESE OF METUCHEN –  In the wake of concern regarding the possible mishandling of financial affairs and other improper conduct that violates the Pastoral Code of Conduct, the Diocese of Metuchen has announced a new third-party system for reporting financial improprieties or other ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- It was questionable whether the event would even take place this year because of COVID restrictions. Limits on large gatherings were only recently lifted and carnival organizers were not sure if they could get licenses for game wheels. Not more than two weeks ago, it looked like ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey residents are facing unprecedented economic disruption. As a result, many are dealing with unstable family finances, poor health, rocky relationships, and loads of stress. “In a time when people have lost so much, Impact ...

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COLONIA and RAHWAY, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark just announced that Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will celebrate a Mass commemorating Memorial Day within the new Chapel Mausoleum of the Resurrection at St. Gertrude Cemetery and Mausoleum in Colonia, NJ, on Monday, May ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ -- TAPintoRaritan Bay wishes a Happy Passover to our readers who are celebrating the holiday.  Passover (Pesach) commemorates the Israelites' liberation from slavery in Egypt, as told in the book of Exodus. TAPinto Raritan Bay is a free online newspaper serving Sayreville, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ-- St. Stanislaus Kostka School, 221 MacArthur Avenue in Sayreville, offers quality Catholic education in a family-like atmosphere. The school’s experienced professionals are highly dedicated to their students’ success and provide individualized attention to each child. “Our school ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ-- St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Sayreville will host its HSA Polish Platter on Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 3- to 7 p.m. Curbside pickup for platters will be located behind the school at the church. Each platter includes 4 potato/cheese pierogi, 1 stuffed cabbage, ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Ancient Order of Hibernians, Middlesex County Div #1 (271 2nd St., South Amboy) will host its next Lenten Take Out Fish Fry Dinner on Friday, Feb. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.  Prices for dinners vary depending on the item ordered. $9 Flounder Fish Sandwich $13 Flounder ...

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NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits. The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity. Also in effect, two ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A program that for 38 years has sought to lift every voice and sing is going virtual. “An Evening of Gospel Choirs,” under the direction of Rutgers professor Angus Kress Gillespie, has drawn the soulful, soaring sounds from many of the historic African American churches from ...

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