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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DECEMBER

Friday, December 1  •  8:30 a.m.
Mass at Immaculata High School, Somerville
Private event

Friday, December 1  •  2 p.m.
Confirmation at the Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility, Annandale
Private event

Saturday, December 2  •  3 p.m.
Visit with the Augustinian Recollect Sisters, Belvidere
Private event

Saturday, December 2  •  4 p.m.
Mass for the Installation of Fr. David Pekola as pastor of St. Patrick Parish, Belvidere and St. Rose of Lima Parish, Oxford

Sunday, December 3  •  9 a.m.
Mass at St. Matthias Parish, Somerset
All are welcome!  •  Visit website 

Sunday, December 3  •  11:15 a.m.
Mass at Our Lady of Peace Parish, North Brunswick
All are welcome!  •  Visit website 

Wednesday, December 6  •  4 p.m.
Diocesan Review Board
Private event

Thursday, December 7  •  3 p.m.
Seton Hall Board of Overseers Meeting
Private event

Friday, December 8  •  Noon
Dedication of the Trinity Dome Mosaic – Great Upper Church, Washington, DC

Saturday, December 9  •  5 p.m.
Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Skillman
All are welcome!  •  Visit website 

Sunday, December 10  •  9:30 a.m.
Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Whitehouse Station
All are welcome!  •  Visit website 

Sunday, December 10  •  2 p.m.
Mass of Thanksgiving for the 25th Anniversary of Ordination to the Episcopacy for Bishop Emeritus Joseph Galante at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Camden

Monday, December 11  •  3 p.m.
NJ Catholic Conference Board of Bishops Meeting
Private event

Tuesday, December 12  •  2 p.m.
Bishop’s Annual Appeal Information Session
Private event

Tuesday, December 12  •  7 p.m.
Mass for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, New Brunswick
All are welcome!  •  Visit website

Wednesday, December 13  •  10:30 a.m.
College of Consultors Meeting
Private event

Wednesday, December 13  •  1 p.m.
Presbyteral Council Meeting
Private event

Thursday, December 14  •  11:30 a.m.
Advent Day of Recollections for Priests
Private event

Thursday, December 14  •  7 p.m.
Advent Penance Service, St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish, Kendall Park
All are welcome! 
 •  Visit website

Friday, December 15  •  9 a.m.
Ahr Star Mass at Bishop George Ahr High School, Edison
Private event

Friday, December 15  •  7:30 p.m.
Mass for First Night of Simbang Gabi at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen
All are welcome!  •  
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Saturday, December 16  •  4:30 p.m.
Mass at Good Shepherd Parish’s Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church, Hopelawn, NJ
All are welcome!  •  Visit website 

Saturday, December 16  •  6:30 p.m. 
Blessing of trees at St. James Parish, Woodbridge (after 5:30 pm Mass)
All are welcome!  •  Visit website 

Sunday, December 17  •  10 a.m.
Mass at Holy Trinity Parish, Bridgewater, NJ
All are welcome!  •  Visit website  

Sunday, December 17  •  12:30 p.m.
Mass in Spanish at St. Joseph Parish, North Plainfield
All are welcome!  •  Visit website  

Tuesday, December 19  •  1 p.m.
Blessing of new Science Room, Bishop George Ahr High School, Edison
Private event

Wednesday, December 20  •  10:30 a.m.
Priest Personnel Board Meeting, SJNPC, Piscataway
Private event

Wednesday, December 20  •  5 p.m.
Mass and Christmas Celebration, Maria Regina Residence, Somerset
Private event

Thursday, December 21  •  11:45 a.m.
Christmas Mass & Celebration, SJNPC, Piscataway
Private event

Friday, December 22  •  6 p.m.
Candidacy Mass for Seminarians Matthew Marinelli and Michael Tabernero
and Seminarian Christmas Celebration, SJNPC, Piscataway
Private event

Saturday, December 23  •  5:30 p.m.
Mass at St. James Parish, Basking Ridge
All are welcome!  •  Visit website  

Sunday, December 24  •  4 p.m. 
Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Milltown
All are welcome!  •  Visit website  

Sunday, December 24  •  10:30 p.m.
Vigil of the Nativity of the Lord at St. Francis Cathedral, Metuchen
Lessons and Carols begin at 10 p.m.
All are welcome!  •  Visit website 

Monday, December 25  •  11 a.m.
Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of Our Lord at St. Cecilia Parish, Monmouth Junction
All are welcome!  •  Visit website