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

Schedule Changes - May 25 & 26

On Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day) & Tuesday, May 26 (Solemnity of St. Philip Neri), the Parish Office & the Catholic Center will be closed. On Monday, Mass will be offered at 9:00 AM only, at the Cemetery Mausoleum. On Tuesday, Masses will be offered at 7:30 AM, 12:15 PM & 7:00 PM, all in the Church.

Solemnity of St. Philip Neri - Tuesday, May 26

In 2015, the Oratorian family around the world marks St. Philip's quincentenary - the 500th anniversary of his birth in July 1515. Our local observance of this milestone begins with the Solemnity of St. Philip Neri on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

St. Philip's Day Announcement

Learn more about St. Philip and the Oratory

Congratulations, Rutgers Graduates!

All of us here at St. Peter's wish to congratulate the Class of 2015 and wish them every blessing as they go forth to their next endeavors.

Outreach to Separated & Divorced Catholics

Practically everyone in our society is affected by divorce, whether personally or in our families and communities. There are many misconceptions about the Church's teachings on divorce and the status of divorced Catholics. We're offering an opportunity to pursue healing and spiritual growth through a confidential support group for separated and divorced Catholics. For more information, click the link below, and contact Pat Gutsick through the Parish Office.

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World Meeting of Families 2015 in Philadelphia

Mark your calendar for the 8th World Meeting of Families, taking place this September 22-27 in Philadelphia. This event includes speakers, celebrations, activities for kids, and prayer, all to bring transformation and renewal for you, your family, and the world.

More information and registration

Twitter feed: @WMF2015

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 next First Friday Adoration is May 1st. Also, join us for brunch after Mass every Sunday!

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Online Giving

  • We have a new provider for online giving, and we want to invite you to check it out. Online giving means your contributions happen automatically – no need to write a check or remember to bring your envelopes.

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St. Peter's is now 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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