Welcome to St. Peter's

At St. Peter the Apostle University and Community Parish, we hope to keep Jesus Christ as our reference point for everything. A living relationship with our Lord is essential so as to discover the joy, hope, peace, love, freedom and life for which our hearts yearn.

Read more of the Pastor's Welcome Message

Memorial Day, May 30

On Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day, Mass will be at 9 am only, at the Cemetery Mausoleum. The Parish Office will be closed.

Mass with Bishop Checchio, June 1

The Diocese of Metuchen has a new bishop! The Most Rev. James F. Checchio was ordained and installed as the fifth Bishop of Metuchen on Tuesday, May 2 in Sacred Heart Church, South Plainfield. On Wednesday, June 1, Bishop Checchio will celebrate Mass for the New Brunswick Deanery, at 7 PM in St. Mary of Mt. Virgin Church. Members of all New Brunswick parishes are invited to attend and meet our new shepherd.

More information about Bishop James F. Checchio

Video of the Ordination Mass (from CatholicTV)

Our Journey Home: Death as a Crisis or Outcome, June 4

This month's installment in our series "Our Journey Home" will focus on how to discuss death and share end-of-life wishes, in order to allow the inevitability of death to be an outcome rather than a crisis. The guest speakers will be Andrew Gordon, from Seasons Hospice, and Christine Salimbene, Esq. Meet at 10 am in the Parish Hall.

Jubilee Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has called upon the Church throughout the world to observe a Jubilee Year of Mercy, from December 8, 2015 through November 20, 2016.

Celebrate the Year of Mercy

St. Peter's Young Adults

We're happy to offer exciting opportunities for young adults to connect with each other and deepen their relationship with Christ and the Church. Our gatherings for Young Adults include spiritual formation, Eucharistic Adoration, men's & women's groups, service opportunities and social events.

More information

Online Giving

  • Online giving is convenient and consistent – no need to write a check or remember to bring your envelopes. It's automatic, yet you can make changes any time you need to. Consider using Online Giving to make your sacrificial contributions to your parish.

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St. Peter's is a "University & Community Parish"

The decree of Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski, officially designating St. Peter's as the University Parish for the Catholic community at Rutgers, took effect on January 1, 2014. What does that mean for us?

Read our brochure to learn more (PDF)

Fr. Jeff's homily from the Mass of the Holy Spirit, Sept. 29, 2013

Visiting St. Peter's Church - Directions & Parking Info

Coming to St. Peter's and need directions? We've got you covered!

Directions to St. Peter the Apostle Church

We know that finding a place to park in our neighborhood has often been a hassle.

Your guide to parking at St. Peter's (pdf)

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