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

Welcome Back!

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.

Complete Schedule

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

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.

More information about Bishop James F. Checchio

Video of the Ordination Mass (from CatholicTV)

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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