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

Support for Separated & Divorced Catholics

Our support group for separated and divorced Catholic begins on Thursday, September 10th. This program, based on the teachings of the Catholic Church, is open to anyone who needs comfort, counsel and clarity after divorce. For more information, contact Deacon Pat Gutsick through the Parish Office.

Keys to the Kingdom

Keys to the Kingdom is a powerful presentation of the heart of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It is intended to provide a mature Catholic faith perspective;  full of solid information and vision for daily life in Christ. Wherever you are in your life and in your journey of faith, we welcome and invite you to claim your Keys to the Kingdom. The program begins on Tuesday, September 29.

More information & registration

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.
On Sunday, September 27, Pope Francis will celebrate an open-air Mass in Philadelphia. Bus transportation is being offered from several locations in our diocese.

Diocese of Metuchen: World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families

Video from Our Sunday Visitor

Twitter feed: @WMF2015

Papal Encyclical "Laudato Si'"

Laudato Si', the first papal encyclical devoted to the environment, has now been released. Start reading Pope Francis' document and take up the pope's urgent call for dialogue on the future of our common home. Visit the diocesan website for related information.

Electronic Version & PDF Download

Diocese of Metuchen: Laudato Si' Resources

Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home

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.

More information

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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