Bishop's Schedule

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Bishop Checchio is enjoying celebrating Masses and greeting people
around the diocese. Here is a list of his scheduled stops. 
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JANUARY  •  FEBRUARY  •  MARCH  •  APRIL

APRIL

Saturday, April 1  •  5 p.m.
Parish Mass, Blessed Sacrament, Martinsville
All are welcome!   •  Visit website

Sunday, April 2  •  10:30 a.m.
Parish Mass, St. John Neumann, Califon
All are welcome!   •  Visit website

Sunday, April 2  •  5 p.m.
Diocesan Youth Day Mass, Immaculata High School, Somerville
All are welcome!
   •  Visit website   •  Register for Diocesan Youth Day   

Tuesday, April 4  •  4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Confirmation, Immaculate Conception Parish, Somerville
Private event   

Wednesday, April 5  •  7 p.m.
Confirmation, St. Ann Parish, Hampton
Private event  

Thursday, April 6  •  7 p.m.
Confirmation, St. John Paul II Parish, Perth Amboy
Private event

Friday, April 7  •  4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Confirmation, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, New Brunswick
Private event

Saturday, April 8  •  4:30 p.m.
Palm Sunday Vigil Mass and Blessing of New Sanctuary, St. Cecelia Parish, Iselin
All are welcome!   •  Visit website

Sunday, April 9  •  10 a.m.
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, St. Bernadette Parish, Parlin
All are welcome!  •   Visit website

Sunday, April 9  •  Noon
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, St. Ambrose Parish, Old Bridge
All are welcome!  •   Visit website

Monday, April 10    7:30 p.m.
Chrism Mass, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!   •  Visit website  (Watch live broadcast by scrolling down and clicking on "Watch us Live! Online streaming.")

Tuesday, April 11
Priest Personnel Meeting
Private event

Wednesday, April 12
Finance Council Meeting
Private event

Thursday, April 13    7:30 p.m.
Mass of the Lord's Supper, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!   •  Visit website

Friday, April 14    11 a.m.
Way of the Cross with the Catholic Community of Perth Amboy, Sadowski Park, Perth Amboy
All are welcome!

Friday, April 14    3 p.m.
Solemn Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Our Lord, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!   •  Visit website

Saturday, April 15  •  11 a.m.
Blessing of the First Food of Easter, St. John Paul II Parish, Perth Amboy
All are welcome!  •  Visit website

Saturday, April 15  •  8:05 p.m.
Easter Vigil, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!   •  Visit website

Sunday, April 16  •  10:30 a.m.
Easter Mass, Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, South Plainfield
All are welcome!  •  Visit website

DECEMBER
Thursday, December 1
Project Andrew Dinner and Mass
Private event
Friday, December 2  •  8:00 p.m.
Evening Prayer for Pastoral Musicians, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
Private event
Saturday, December 3  •  5:30 p.m.
Parish Mass, Immaculate Conception, Annandale
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Sunday, December 4  •  8:30 a.m.
Parish Mass, St. Mary of Ostrabrama, South River
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Sunday, December 4  •  11 a.m.
Parish Mass, St. Peter the Apostle University and Community, New Brunswick
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Sunday, December 4  •  4 p.m.
40th Anniversary Benefit, Mount Saint Mary House of Prayer, Watchung
Private event
Tuesday, December 6 
Installation of Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, bishop designate, Diocese of Arlington
Wednesday, December 7  •  3 p.m.
Seton Hall University Immaculate Conception Seminary Board of Overseers Meeting
Private event
Saturday, December 10  •  5 p.m.
Parish Mass, The Church of St. Luke, North Plainfield
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Sunday, December 11  •  8 p.m.
Catholic Center at Rutgers Student Mass, St. Peter the Apostle University and Community Parish, New Brunswick
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Sunday, December 11  •  11 p.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Feast Day Mass, Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph Worship Site, New Brunswick
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Tuesday, December 13  •  9 a.m.
Bishop George Ahr High School Pre-Christmas Ahr Star Liturgy, Edison
Private event
Wednesday, December 14  •  9 a.m.
School Mass, Mount Saint Mary Academy, Watchung
Private event
Wednesday, December 14  •  1 p.m.
Bishop's Annual Appeal Parish Goals and Rebate Subcommittee Meeting, SJNPC, Piscataway
Private event
Thursday, December 15 •  11:30 a.m.
Advent Day of Recollection for Priests
Private event
Thursday, December 15  •  7 p.m.
Advent Confessions, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, Kendall Park
All welcome!  •  Visit website
Friday, December 23  •  7:30 p.m.
Concluding Mass of Simbang Gabi Festival, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Saturday, December 24  •  10 p.m.
Christmas Eve Lessons and Carols, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!  •  Visit website
Saturday, December 24  •  10:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve Vigil Mass, Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!  •  Visit website