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Bishop gathers senior team to examine processes for reporting abuse

Since becoming your bishop just over two years ago, I have been regularly uplifted - and affirmed in my own ministry - by so many faithful and committed priests, religious and lay people. I am constantly amazed to learn about new initiatives here which strive to deepen our friendship with Christ, and the numerous efforts that so many undertake to provide genuine responses to tragic situations that call upon us to show the mercy of God to those in need. I also feel strengthened by the examples of generosity that I have experienced when I have called upon you to help me respond to building up our local Church, in order that we can meet so many needs together. The people of the Diocese of Metuchen are an inspiration...

Read the full letter from Bishop Checchio


Are You Going to Rutgers in the Fall?

The Catholic Center at Rutgers, located at 84 Somerset Street on the College Ave. Campus, is looking forward to welcoming you to the New Brunswick/Piscataway campuses. Please note the following information:

Mass Schedule

Sunday Masses:
12:00 pm at Busch Student Center, RM 120ABC
6:00pm at St. Peter’s Church, 94 Somerset St. (Next to Barnes & Noble)

Daily Mass (Monday-Friday):
7:30pm at St. Peter’s Church (next door to the Catholic Center)
12:15pm at The Catholic Center Chapel (located at the Catholic Center. (NO mass on Friday

Opening Activities 

Monday, Sept 3rd Luau, 6:00pm at The Catholic Center

Friday, Sept. 7: Grill & Chill, 5:00pm. On Livingston Campus/Tillet Field

Check us out at the College Av. Involvement Fair On Sept. 3!!

Visit us online at www.rutgerscatholic.org

Also check us out on Facebook: Rutgers Catholic Student Association


Tricky Tray Auction at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church in Hillsborough

St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, 1900 Brooks Blvd., Hillsborough, will present a TRICKY TRAY AUCTION on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2018 at the Parish Center. There are over 100 gift certificates and many prizes including flat screen TV, Kitchen Aid Mixer, outdoor grill, iPad, appliances, household items, theme baskets, food, door prizes and a 50/50.

Doors open 5:00pm. Auction begins 7:00pm. Tickets are $15 which includes one sheet of tickets, delicious desserts, coffee and tea. Stuffed cabbage, kielbasa and sauerkraut, hotdogs, hamburgers, meatball sandwiches, eggplant parmesan, pirogi, soda and water can be purchased, so come early.

Tickets can be preordered by contacting Marge at 908-722-5894. Must be 18 years of age to attend.


Silver & Gold Wedding Anniversary Celebration

Where: Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen

When: 4:00pm on October 21, 2018
Register by October 3, 2018

You are cordially invited to celebrate your 25th or 50th Wedding Anniversary with the Church of Metuchen. Renew your marriage vows with Bishop James F. Checchio at a special Evening Prayer Service in the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen.

Please register online by logging on to the diocesan website. The system will automatically generates a confirmation message with some facts about the event. More specifics will be sent closer to the occasion. If you are unable to access, please contact your parish secretary or the Family Life Office at 732-243-4582, amatos@diometuchen.org.

Even though no fee is required, in the past many Jubilarian couples have given a donation of gratitude to the Church in memory of this special occasion. Donations of Gratitude can be made online or calling 732.243.4582, Monday thru Friday, during business hours.

Registration will close on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018


Stress in Your Marriage?

Do you feel lost, alone or bored in your marriage? Are you frustrated, hurt or angry with your spouse? Are you constantly fighting? Or, do you simply shut down?

Have you thought about separation or divorce? Does talking about it only make it worse? … Retrouvaille is a Lifeline to Help Couples Heal and Renew their Marriages. The program consists of a weekend experience for married couples (no group discussions) with six follow-up sessions.

UPCOMING WEEKEND: August 24-26, 2018

More information calling the Family Life Office at 732-243-4573

TO REGISTER: Call Rich & Annette Colasuonno 732-236-0671or email 3024@retrouvaille.org


Stress in Your Marriage?

Do you feel lost, alone or bored in your marriage? Are you frustrated, hurt or angry with your spouse? Are you constantly fighting? Or, do you simply shut down?

Have you thought about separation or divorce? Does talking about it only make it worse? … Retrouvaille is a Lifeline to Help Couples Heal and Renew their Marriages. The program consists of a weekend experience for married couples (no group discussions) with six follow-up sessions.

UPCOMING WEEKEND: August 24-26, 2018

More information calling the Family Life Office at 732-243-4573

TO REGISTER: Call Rich & Annette Colasuonno 732-236-0671or email 3024@retrouvaille.org


Vianney Institute at Saint John Vianney High School High School Placement Test Prep Course

The High School Placement Test, or HSPT, is given to eighthgraders seeking admission to specific Catholic high schools. Schools use exam results to make admissions decisions, to place applicants, and to determine scholarship awards. The standard HSPT lasts approximately two and a half hours and contains 298 multiple‐choice questions divided into five sections—Verbal, Quantitative, Reading, Mathematics, and Language Skills.

This course is geared toward preparing students for the High School Placement Test, the standardized test used to assist with admissions and curriculum placement in the Catholic High Schools of the Diocese of Trenton.

Course Price: $225.00 includes workbook. Two weekly class/ 4 session.
Session Time: 3:30-6:30
Session Dates: Tuesday, October 23rd & Thursday, October 25th, Tuesday, October 30th & Thursday, November 1st Registration for this Prep Class Closes Monday, October 1st, 2018

In each class, student will receive 1 hour 25 minutes of English, 1 hour 25 minutes of Math and a 10-minute break in-between. Please Note: The HSPT will be given at SJVHS on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

All incoming 9th graders are required to take the High School Placement Test (HSPT). By filling out the online application and paying the $60 application fee, you will automatically be registered to take the test at Saint John Vianney High School. The placement test will be held on Saturday, November 3rd , 2018 at 8:00 am. Students are to bring two #2 pencils (no calculators permitted). Parents will receive an email notification of the SJV classroom to which the student is to report. Application Deadline is November 1, 2018,


Pilgrimage to the Holy Land During Lent 2019

Our Lady of Peace Church in North Brunswick, NJ is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019 and has organized a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land (Israel) during the season of Lent, 2019 - for an all inclusive price of $ 2,499 per person. Please visit the Our Lady of Peace website for the detailed Holy Land Itinerary & Flyer. Deposit of $500 (Non-refundable) due immediately. Balance amount payable on/before December 01, 2018. Come take some time off during Lent in 2019 and journey to the Holy Land.


Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Walk in the Footsteps of Christ, Moses & the Virgin Mary
Relive the Mysteries of the Holy Rosary

November 6-16, 2018, 11 Days, 4-Star Hotels
Organized by Fr. Abraham Orapankal, Tour Chaplain
Pastor, St. John Neumann, Califon, NJ

$2790.00 from Newark (plus $570 airline taxes, security fees & fuel surcharge)

Price includes breakfast and dinners daily, Daily Mass, Professional Guided Tours & Tips, renewal of Marriage Vows in Cana, transfers and baggage handling.

For more info call Juliet Banaag Hobson 732-439-2855 or email yetjcb@aol.com

 
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