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Day of Mercy - March 18

There will be an opportunity to participate in multiple works of mercy on our “Day of Mercy”, next Sunday, March 18. The day will include preparing and distributing food and other essential items for our homeless neighbors, as well as praying for the dead. You can participate after the 11am Mass, or after the 4pm Holy Hour. To volunteer, donate or submit prayer intentions for deceased loved ones, email AquinasAndMoreNJ@gmail.com.

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Young Adult Lenten Mini-Retreat - March 23

All young adults are invited to participate in our Lenten Mini-Retreat on the theme of The Imitation of Christ, on Friday, March 23. The evening begins with Stations of the Cross at 7 PM, and will include dinner and a talk, communal prayer, silent Adoration, and an opportunity for Confession.

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Holy Week Church Preparation

The Church Environment Committee needs your help in preparing for the special liturgical celebrations coming up. Volunteers are needed at the following times:
Wednesday, March 28th at 6:00 pm - Set up for Holy Thursday
Friday, March 30th at 10:00 am - Set up for Good Friday
Saturday, March 31st at 10:00 am - Set up and decorate for Easter Vigil and Easter

For more information or to volunteer, please call John & Celeste at 732-545-5030.

Observing the Season of Lent

The penitential season of Lent is underway. To help make the most of this holy season, check out the following resources:

St. Peter's Lenten Activities Brochure | Holy Week Schedule

Lenten Message from Bishop Checchio | Lenten Instruction

All who are signed up for Flocknote receive a free, 5-part Lenten mini-course from Bishop Robert Barron!

Bishop's Annual Appeal 2018

Every Catholic household is encouraged to support the Bishop's Annual Appeal, through which many ministries and programs are funded, that directly and indirectly benefit the people of our community and across the Diocese.

Video Message from Bishop Checchio

Sunday Mornings: Rosary, Sunday Cafe & Word & Life

Join us each Sunday between the morning Masses in the Parish Hall, for “Sunday Café” and “Word & Life”, a weekly opportunity to reflect and share on the Sunday readings. Word & Life meets from 9:30-10:30, and refreshments will be available from 9-10:30. We are also offering the communcal recitation of the Rosary after 8 am Mass each Sunday.

Eucharistic Adoration Opportunities

Our expanded opportunities for Eucharistic Adoration return the week of January 22. In addition to our regular Holy Hours on the first Friday and third Sunday of each month, we are again offering Adoration on Mondays (1-10 PM) and Fridays (8 AM - 5 PM). In addition, for Lent we are adding Wednesdays from 1-10 PM, beginning February 21.Everyone is welcome to take some time in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. Drop-ins are welcome; you can sign up for a time slot online:

Adoration Signup Sheet


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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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