World Day of the Poor

Bishop James F. Checchio invites all the faithful of the Diocese of Metuchen to join him for

Evening Prayer for World Day of the Poor
November 19, 2017  •  5 p.m.
Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi
Main Street, Metuchen

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At the end of the 2015-2016 Jubilee Year of Mercy, Pope Francis established the "World Day of the Poor," a new celebration to be held annually on the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time. In unity with the Holy Father, we will gather as a faith community for Evening Prayer Sunday, November 19 at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, Metuchen. All are welcome.

This will be an occasion for our community to reflect on how poverty is at the heart of the Gospel and an opportunity for those who work to aid, care for and comfort those in greatest need to be affirmed, inspired and sent forth with a renewed commitment to building a "culture of encounter" and bringing people together across differences with tenderness and solidarity. Please consider attending.