Catholics of Portuguese descent celebrate feast day

4/19/2018 - PERTH AMBOY — In the small town of Serra do Bouro, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, during the 17th century, there was a shipwreck on its coast. A statue of Our Lady holding... Read more »

Chrism Mass reminds ‘spirit of the Lord’ is upon clergy, faithful

4/19/2018 - METUCHEN — Standing in the ambo of the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Bishop James F. Checchio looked out into the congregation where scores of his brother priests filled row after row... Read more »

Letter Regarding Middlesex Pastor's Leave of Absence

2/25/2018 - The following is a letter from Bishop Checchio to parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Virgin regarding the leave of absence of their pastor, Fr. Patrick J. Kuffner, also available as a PDF[../../../../../../assets/Uploads/Documents/Bishop/FINAL-Letter-Fr-Kuffner-OLMV-Middlesex-1.pdf]: February 25, 2018     ... Read more »