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Announcement of Pastoral Transition

    On the weekend of June 2-3, 2018, the Congregation of the Oratory announced its upcoming move from New Brunswick to Raritan. Effective Monday, July 2, Msgr. Joseph Celano will be the new Pastor, assisted by Fr. Jason Pavich and Fr. James DeFillipps.

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Farewell Reception for the Oratory - July 1

On Sunday, July 1, after the 11:00 Mass, a farewell reception will be held in the Parish Hall to honor the priests and brothers of the Oratory.

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Religious Freedom Week - June 22-29

People of faith are committed to serving others in God's love in healthcare, child welfare, migration and refugee resettlement, education, and more. Religious freedom protects the space in which we can continue to serve. Religious Freedom Week begins June 22, the Feast of Sts. Thomas More & John Fisher. Join Catholics across the country to pray and act for the freedom to serve faithfully and with integrity.

Learn more at www.usccb.org/ReligiousFreedomWeek

Mass for Mercy - Healing from Opioid Epidemic - June 28

Fr. Tim Christy, Vicar General of the Diocese of Metuchen, will offer a Mass for Mercy for healing from the opioid epidemic, on Thursday, June 28 at 7 PM, in the Chapel of the Diocesan Pastoral Center in Piscataway. Any person or family whose life has been touched by the pain of addiction or loss, or who seeks the grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the struggle to recovery is welcome. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the Mass.

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Summer Office Hours

For the summer months, the Parish Office will be closed on Fridays. Hours will be Monday-Thursday, 9 am – 3 pm.

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.


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Online Giving

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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 Calia'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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