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.
We joyfully welcome back our parishioners and students who have been away for the summer. We hope you have enjoyed your time away, and we look forward to seeing you!
Summer Mass Schedule
The summer Mass schedule is in effect through Sunday, September 4. Sunday Masses will take place in the Parish Hall, and daily Masses in the Catholic Center Chapel. There will be no 12:15 Mass on Fridays. The first Mass back in Church will be the 8 PM Mass on Sunday, September 4.
On Monday, September 5 (Labor Day), Mass will be at 9 AM, in the Church.
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.
Most Rev. James F. Checchio, JCD, Fifth Bishop of Metuchen
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 3 in Sacred Heart Church, South Plainfield.
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.
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.
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?
Visiting St. Peter's Church - Directions & Parking Info
Coming to St. Peter's and need directions? We've got you covered!
We know that finding a place to park in our neighborhood has often been a hassle.