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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Cultural Mass

2:30 p.m.

The Indian and Sri Lankan Apostolate and the Indian Communities of Goan, Gujarati, Mangalorean and Tamils, invite all to a Cultural Mass, program and dinner. The celebrant will be the Most Reverend George Antonysamy, Ph.D., Archbishop of Madras and Mylapore Archdiocese. This is an opportune moment for Catholics from the South East Asian subcontinent to come together as one community.

For information or to RSVP, call Charles Arokiaswamy, (732) 372-3194 or email  

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts Summer Session

1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Senior and Ambassador Girl Scouts are invited to join this summer session to get a head start on their Spirit Alive awards.

Date & Time:  Sunday August 20, 1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Place:  St. Francis Cathedral, Metuchen
Cost:  $5.00 - snack and beverages are provided
Topic:  “Where life is taking you” and begin service project planning

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Catholic Rural Life Mass

5 p.m.

The Most Reverend James F. Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen, will celebrate a Catholic Rural Life Mass for those engaged in farming and agricultural related businesses.

Sunday, August 27, 2017 5 p.m.
Saint Ann Parish
32 Main Street, Hampton, NJ 08827-0405

Individuals and families are welcome. Fellowship and light refreshments to follow Mass.

Registration is requested by August 20, 2017.

To learn more or register, visit:

Monday, September 4, 2017

Labor Day - Diocesan Center Closed


The St. John Neumann Pastoral Center will be closed Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day. The pastoral center will reopen at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 5. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!

  • Location: St. John Neumann Pastoral Center
  • Website: none
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Welcome Back PCLs & Catechists

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (lunch)

Join other faithful journeyers to learn and demonstrate loving competence in communication skills to develop trust, interdependence, solidarity, mutuality and unity amongst people. Guided by Grace P. Conte, M.A., participants will explore, through prayerful encounters with sacred scripture, guidelines and practical listening skills. To learn more, visit:

2017 Diocesan Scout Mass

6 p.m.

Bishop James F. Checchio will celebrate the 2017 Diocesan Scout Mass on Wednesday, September 6 at 6 p.m. at the St. John Neumann Pastoral Center, Piscataway.

  • Location: St. John Neumann Pastoral Center
  • Website: none
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Respect Life Rep Meeting

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.


This meeting is for parish Pro-Life representatives and volunteers. The annual parish Pro-Life Kits will be given out.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Dedication Mass of Mausoleum of the Holy Spirit

10 a.m.

The Most Reverend James F. Checchio will preside at the Dedication Mass of the Mausoleum of the Holy Spirit at 10 a.m. on September 9 at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, 899 Lincoln Avenue, Piscataway. All are welcome!

Refreshments will be served following Mass.

For more information, visit or call (800) 943-8400.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Retrouvaille Retreat

7 p.m. – noon
09/15/2017, 09/16/2017, 09/17/2017

$450.00 – registration required

Re-Discovery Weekend for Married Couples. Retrouvaille is a Lifeline to Help Couples Heal and Renew their Marriages. The program consists of a weekend experience for married couples (no group discussions) with six follow-up sessions.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage

8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Within Diocese $75.00 Outside Diocese $100.00 – registration required

God's Plan for a Joy-Filled Marriage is designed to help today's engaged couples understand and embrace a Catholic vision of married love.