Events

40 Days For Life

Wednesday, September 27 through Sunday, November 5
40 Days for Life is a community-based campaign that puts into action a desire to cooperate with God in the carrying our of His plan for the end of abortion through the use of a three-prong program: Prayer and Fasting, Constant Vigil, and Community Outreach.
American Wellness Center, 228 Main Street, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
To peacefully pray at the vigil site, sign up for hours at: https://40daysforlife.com/WOODBRIDGE

Life Chain

Sunday, October 1, 2017 • 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Life Chain is a peaceful and prayerful public witness of pro-life individuals standing for 90 minutes praying for our nation and for an end to abortion. It is held at various locations throughout the diocese.
Click here for informational flyer and locations.
Click here for Life Chain Code of Conduct

Respect Life Sunday

Sunday, October 1, 2017
The Church has designated the first Sunday in October as Respect Life Sunday.
Various parishes hold Respect Life events.

Respect Life Ministry Workshop Part 1

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7 p.m. (There is no fee for this workshop)
St. Magdalen de Pazzi Church, 105 Mine Street, Flemington, NJ 08822
Room 5/7 in Formation Center below Church
Speaker: Jennifer Ruggiero, Director, Office of Respect for Life, Diocese of Metuchen

Come to this workshop to:

  • Learn the Foundational Principals about Respect Life
  • Discuss parish experiences with other ministry leaders
  • Learn about online resources you may utilize
  • Discuss ways to use social media at your parish
  • Discuss how a parish may implement the USCCB Respect Life Program

The Respect Life Ministry Workshop Part 2 will be held on October 19, 2017
For more information please call 732-562-1990 ext. 1543 or email amarshall@diometuchen.org

Critical Life Issues Conference

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Click here for registration and additional information

Respect Life Ministry Workshop Part 2

Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7 p.m. (There is no fee for this workshop)
St. Magdalen de Pazzi Church, 105 Mine Street, Flemington, NJ 08822
Room 5/7 in Formation Center below Church
Speaker: Jennifer Ruggiero, Director, Office of Respect for Life, Diocese of Metuchen

Come to this workshop to:

  • Learn the Foundational Principals about Respect Life
  • Discuss parish experiences with other ministry leaders
  • Learn about online resources you may utilize
  • Discuss ways to use social media at your parish
  • Discuss how a parish may implement the USCCB Respect Life Program

The Respect Life Ministry Workshop Part 1 will be held on October 5, 2017
For more information please call 732-562-1990 ext. 1543 or email amarshall@diometuchen.org

March for Life in Washington DC

Friday, January 19, 2018
Bus registration begins in January 2018
Click here for additional information

Youth Rally & Mass for Life in Washington DC

Friday, January 19, 2018
Capital One Arena, 601 F Street NW, Washington DC
Registration begins in October 2017
For information on obtaining free tickets call 732-562-1990 ext. 1543 or email amarshall@diometuchen.org

Respect Life Mass & Pro-Vita Awards

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - Mass at Noon - The annual Pro-Vita awards will be presented to recipients
Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi - 32 Elm Ave, Metuchen, NJ
Celebrant & Homilist:  Most Reverend James F. Checchio, JCD, MBA
A light reception will be held immediately following the Mass. All are welcome to attend!

Rally for Life in Trenton NJ

Monday, January 22, 2018
Bus registration begins in January 2018
Click here for additional information

Teen Outreach Event

Tuesday, March 13, 2018  9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
St. Helena School, Edison - 8th Grade Catholic School Students
Registration begins in January 2018
Click here for additional information

Teen Outreach Event

Tuesday, March 13, 2018  7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Immaculate Conception School, Annandale - 8th Grade Religious Education Students
Registration begins in January 2018
Click here for additional information

Teen Outreach Event

Wednesday, March 14, 2018  9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Diocesan Center, Piscataway - 8th Grade Catholic School Students
Registration begins in January 2018
Click here for additional information

Teen Outreach Event

Wednesday, March 14, 2018  7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saint Joseph High School, Metuchen - 8th Grade Religious Education Students
Registration begins in January 2018
Click here for additional information

For additional information about events sponsored by the Office of Respect for Life, please call (732) 562-1990 ext. 1543 or ext. 1629 or email amarshall@diometuchen.org.