Diocesan News

Year of Mercy Schedule

April St. Bernard Parish, Bridgewater, will call out a monthly challenge to parishioners that speaks to Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy throughout the Jubilee Year. Parishioners are asked to sign a challenge poster as acknowledgement of their participation. The … Continue reading

Appeals court rules against EWTN on mandate

ATLANTA (CNS) — The head of the Eternal Word Television Network said Feb. 18 that a federal appeals court ruling handed down earlier that day “in effect” orders the Catholic global network “to violate its religious beliefs and comply” with … Continue reading

2016 Lenten Programs

Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, South Plainfield, will hold Stations of the Cross every Friday during Lent at 7:30 p.m. in the church. Benediction will follow. For information, call (908) 756-1333 or visit www.olcsouthplainfield.com.   St. John Vianney Parish, Colonia, … Continue reading

Bishops, pros approve anti-euthanasia initiative

By Jonathan Luxmoore Catholic News Service OXFORD, England – Belgium’s Catholic bishops welcomed a statement by top medical professors, psychiatrists and ethicists, who rejected a proposal to allow euthanasia for patients facing “psychological suffering.” “We’re always opposed to euthanasia, so … Continue reading