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 »

Unity in diversity, Hispanic presence changes face of Church in U.S.

10/18/2018 - GRAPEVINE, TEXAS — A huge procession of people carrying banners and crosses led the opening ceremony of the V Encuentro Sept. 20, as Hispanic Catholic delegates from 14 regions in the United States... Read more »

New pastor encourages parishioners to evangelize, serve community

10/18/2018 - NEW BRUNSWICK — “This is the people that I believe with,” declared Msgr. Joseph G. Celano as he pointed to the hundreds of faithful seated in St. Peter the Apostle Church Sept. 23... Read more »