Religions and Spirituality

May 26, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The announcement everyone pretty much expected was rendered on May 4, with Governor Phil Murphy officially canceling in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.  While safety is of utmost concern, the decision to continue virtual learning through ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Church of the Sacred Heart will celebrate its May First Friday of the Month Mass live tomorrow, May 1, with assistance from students from Holy Savior Academy. The 9 a.m. service will mark the first time the South Plainfield-based church and school will come together for a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Bill Seesselberg has been elected by members of the South Plainfield Elks Lodge 2298 as Exalted Ruler for the upcoming fraternal year.  Seesselberg, along with 14 members of the lodge, are new the leadership team for the next year.  A formal Installation of Officers ceremony will ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A caravan comprised of close to 100 vehicles made its way slowly out of the PAL parking lot on Friday evening and headed toward Edgar Avenue to pay tribute to 14-year-old Travon Dickson.  A freshman at South Plainfield High School (SPHS), Travon was diagnosed with brain ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 Veterans Committee held their Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner on the evening of March 14.  Attendees dined on traditional Irish favorites, corned beef and cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread and an assortment of desserts.   "This ...

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(Editor's Note: TAPinto South Plainfield made every attempt to include information on all places of worship located in the borough for this article; any congregation that wishes to have service information added or updated should contact DCullen@TAPinto.net.) SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – With social ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Impact Church in South Plainfield, in an effort to contain the potential spread of the coronavirus, will be moving to an online platform for services, effective immediately. “We agree with the governor’s goal to do our part to limit exposure to the virus,” said De’Andre ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Elks Central District held their Annual Special Children Charity Ball on Feb. 1 at the Woodbridge Elks Lodge, 665 Rahway Avenue in Woodbridge.  The special guests of honor were Ambassador 17-year-old Brett Daniel Berardi, sponsored by Carteret Lodge, and Alternate Ambassador ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. — On Jan. 25, Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA-NJ) celebrated Chinese New Year at the New Jersey Buddhist Culture Center, located at 1007 New Brunswick Avenue in South Plainfield.  Ancient tradition, vegetarian feasts, reverent services, celebration, and wishes ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy, an AdvancedED accredited Middlebrook Deanery Catholic School located in South Plainfield, will hold an open house on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.  At this time, prospective preK-3 through 8th grade students and their families will have ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield Senior Center held a special day of celebration on Dec. 19.  They began with the Lighting of the Menorah and Lighting of the Senior Christmas Tree.  Students from Holy Savior Academy Choir and Advanced Chimes treated the seniors to a performance of Christmas ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Close to 600 people gathered in Plainfield back on Sept. 27 as De’Andre Salter, lead pastor of Impact Church, was dually consecrated as a bishop. Salter’s bishopric in both the Joint College of African-American Pentecostal Bishops and the Macedonia International Bible ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield Elks presented 17-year-old Olivia Olano with a $500 check on Dec. 13 to donate to K9s for Warriors, an organization that pairs disabled veterans with a trained rescue dog for emotional support.  About a year ago Olano started an all natural dog treat business ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Knights of Columbus, South Plainfield Council #6203 is sponsoring the Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest which is open to all Catholic students - in public, private and parochial schools grades 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 during the current year.  This year’s essay theme is, ...

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 It’s that time of year again when Santa will be traveling around town by fire truck, visiting the children and helping to raise money for the South Plainfield volunteer fire company. Can you imagine a fire truck with lights and sirens playing Christmas carols pulling up in front your home with ...

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South Plainfield American Legion Chaumont Post 243 along with Scout Troop 207 will be holding a flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, November 16, 2019 beginning at 10:00 AM at the American Legion on Oak Tree Road.    If you have an Old Glory that is worn or torn beyond repair and can no ...

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The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203 held its Installation of Officers for the 2019-2020 year at their council hall on Tuesday October 15 th.   At the Installation the Knights presented Father John Alvarado $3,000 from the proceeds of the annual Lenten Fish Dinners, as well ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield community, including representatives from the state, town, school district, and local organizations, gathered at borough hall on the morning of Oct. 14 for the Plainfield’s Chapter of UNICO’s annual Columbus Day celebration.  “Today, we are celebrating ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – When John Doherty first went online looking for a pen pal he didn't expect to connect, let alone fall in love, with someone halfway across the world. Yet, that’s exactly what happened.  “We met online. I was looking for a pen pal, someone I could write to and Willyn ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield Elks invited local veterans to spend the day with them for their Annual Family Picnic held on Saturday, August 31st at 1p.m. at the South Plainfield Elks Lodge, located at 1254 New Market Avenue.  Attendees had a wide variety of picnic foods to choose from, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy, an AdvancedED prek-8th grade Catholic School located in South Plainfield, will hold an open house on Sunday, August 25 from 12:30 - 3.  This open house will showcase some of the changes made through “PROJECT RENEW,” which is a facelift for the building ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy students and staff will be greeted by a new principal on their first day back to school this September.  Theresa Pasqua of Colts Neck, who was appointed to fill the position of retired principal Carol Woodburn, officially began her tenure July 1 and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – American Legion Chaumont Post 243 of South Plainfield held its annual Installation Dinner on June 7. At this time, officers of the Legionnaires, Auxiliary, and Sons of the American Legion were sworn in for 2019-2020.  During the event, which took place at the Oak Tree Road ...

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On Saturday, June 15, 2019, the South Plainfield Elks Lodge No. 2298 had their annual Flag Day Celebration. Mayor Anesh and councilwoman Christine Faustini were among the guests. Also attending the ceremony were boy scout troops 124, 125 and 309. At this ceremony scholarships were awarded to local ...

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