About Us

St. John Neumann Pastoral Center
Physical Address: 146 Metlars Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 191, Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone: (732) 562-1990 • Fax: (732) 562-1399

Diocesan Statistical Overview

Formation of the Diocese: 1981
Counties: Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Warren
Population of Diocese: 644,851
Overall Population: 1,401,849
Parishes: 90
     There are 15 Eastern Church parishes under the jurisdiction of their own bishops
Schools: 29 (24 Elementary; 4 High Schools; 1 Pre-K and K)
Catholic School Enrollment: 9,278
      Elementary (Pre-K through Grade 8): 6,900 • Secondary: 2,378
Religious Education Enrollment: 28,666
      Elementary: 28,060 • Secondary: 606
Personnel
      Priests: 236
      Seminarians: 18
      Permanent Deacons: 168
      Women Religious: 248
      Men Religious: 7
Cemeteries
      Diocesan Cemeteries: 2 • Parochial Cemeteries: 33
Healthcare & Social Institutions
      Hospitals: 1
      Health Care Clinics: 4
      Day Care & Extended Care: 1
      Homes for the Aged, Chronically Ill and Handicapped: 5
      Half-way Homes: 5
      Social Service Centers: 9

Other Statistics

Reception into the Church
      Infant Baptisms: 4,014
      Adult Baptisms: 98
      Received into full Communion: 211
First Communions: 5,077
Confirmations: 5,165
Marriages: 817
Deaths: 3,539
Social Services
      Assisted in Catholic Hospitals: 443,026
      
Assisted in Heath Care Centers: 22,893
      Assisted in Day Care, Extended Day Care: 190
      Assisted in Homes for the Aged: 5,597
      Assisted in Specialized Half-way Homes: 296
      Assisted in Social Service Centers: 37,117

Confirmations: 5,279
Marriages: 854
Deaths: 3,431Confirmations: 5,27