Holy See issues statement on ex-cardinal McCarrick case

10/6/2018 - After the publication of the accusations regarding the conduct of Archbishop Theodore Edgar McCarrick, the Holy Father Pope Francis, aware of and concerned by the confusion that these accusations are causing in the... Read more »

Bishop announces spiritual renewal of the diocese through consecration to Mary

10/4/2018 - I write to you with a sense of great joy. Lately, as you know, the majority of my communication has been needed responses and updates to the many sad and tragic revelations related... Read more »

Bishop's letter to the faithful on the Feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mother

9/8/2018 - I know that so much of the news regarding the Church this whole summer has been painful and very difficult for all of us.  The bad news seemingly does not end.  However,... Read more »

Bishop's Letter to Parishioners of St. Joseph, Bound Brook

9/7/2018 - The following is a letter from Bishop Checchio to parishioners of St. Joseph, Bound Brook, regarding the leave of absence of their pastor, Fr. Alphonso Condorson. Read more »

Volunteer delegation from diocese assists migrants

9/20/2018 - MCALLEN, Texas — As the first wave of nearly 75 adults and children walked into the Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley Humanitarian Respite Center on a recent Wednesday afternoon, carrying their only belongings... Read more »

Parochial school celebrates half-century of service

10/5/2018 - EDISON — The faculty, staff, students and alumni of St. Helena School marked a milestone Sept. 15 when they gathered for a Mass to celebrate the school’s 50th anniversary. Father Anthony M. Sirianni,... Read more »

Attendees of liturgy share stories of loss, struggles caused by addiction

10/5/2018 - CALIFON — With drug and alcohol addiction at epidemic proportions, the diocesan Office of Family Life and St. John Neumann Parish hosted a prayer service to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, Aug. 21.... Read more »