Archdiocesan & County News of Note

If you have an important community-wide event or program that you would like admitted here, please contact Ali Curley at Please note that inclusion of events is subject to pastoral approval. 

  • 13th Annual taste of

    april 26

    On April 26, 2018, the Immaculate Conception High School (Lodi) Alumnae Association will be hosting its 13th annual Taste Of. This event includes samplings from local restaurants, Tricky Tray baskets, 50/50 raffle and a Grand Prize drawing (3 Grand Prizes $750 gift card, $500 gift card, iPad).

    All proceeds from this event support tuition assistance scholarships. To date, the Alumnae Association has awarded over $85,000 in scholarships because of the success of the Taste Of.

    Doors open 6:30 pm

    Immaculate Conception High School Cafeteria

    258 South Main Street

    Lodi, NJ 07004

    To access Reservation and Sponsorship forms, please go to the Alumnae page of the ICHS website ( or search for Immaculate Conception High School Alumnae on Facebook Or call the school at 973-472-7231. 

  • milestone anniversary masses

    april 29 & May 6

    There will be two special Masses celebrating milestone years for married couples. The Archbishop will celebrate the Mass for couples celebrating 50 or more years of marriage on May 6, 2018. On April 29, 2018 he will celebrate the Mass for couples who are celebrating 5 and 25 years of marriage. All the liturgies are at the Cathedral Basilica and couples need to be registered in

    order to receive certificates. Register by calling Lynn at the Rectory at 201-791-1616.

  • St. Joseph REgional high school

    open house

    May 2

    On Wednesday, May 2nd, from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Saint Joseph Regional H.S., Montvale, NJ will be hosting an Open House for prospective students (6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys) and their families to gain more information concerning St. Joseph Regional, its programs & the people who make up the SJR community. 

    SJR students will provide tours (starting promptly at 6:30 p.m.) and guests will have the opportunity to speak with SJR faculty, administrators, and parents. For more information & directions please call the school at 201-391-3300 or pre-register at


  • saint peter's prep

    open house

    may 6

    Saint Peter’s Preparatory School will hold its Spring Open House on Sunday, May 6 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the school’s campus in historic downtown Jersey City. Faculty and staff as well as coaches, students and parents, will be present to answer questions about the school, and tours of the campus will be provided.

    Founded in 1872, Saint Peter’s Prep is an independent, college preparatory school for boys and it remains New Jersey’s only Jesuit high school. For more information on the Spring Open House, please call 201-547-6389.

  • Rosary Sunday Pilgrimage

    May 6

    The Dominican Nuns of Summit NJ will be holding their Annual Rosary Sunday Pilgrimage on Sunday, May 6th at 3:00 PM. The May Crowning, a brief homily and benediction will follow the recitation of the rosary. This is an excellent opportunity to get to know the nuns! Rosary Shrine is located at 543 Springfield Ave, Summit NJ. Parking will be available next door at 535 Springfield Ave. For questions: or 908-273-1228.

  • pilgrimage to ireland, wales, & England

    May 7-17

    Join Fr. Bogumil from St. Catharine's Church in Glen Rock  on a 11-Day Pilgrimage to Ireland, Wales & England from May 7-17, 2018

    To view the itinerary or for more information, please see the St. Catharine's website (  or call or email Fr. Bogumil, 201-445-3703,  

    Reservations can be made online:

    Deadline for Reservations (with a $500 deposit): March 10

  • catholic college night

    may 10

    An open invitation to all high school students and their parents to attend the 2nd Annual Catholic College Night to be held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Ridgewood, on Thursday, May 10th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Parish Center located in the church building at 1 Passaic Street.

    Currently, 36 Catholic colleges and universities from across the country have confirmed their attendance. For a full list of schools attending, please visit our website at

  • liturgy for parents whose child has died

    may 11

    The 31st Annual Liturgy for Parents Whose Child Has Died will be held on Friday, May 11th at 7:30 PM at Notre Dame RC Church, 359 Central Avenue, North Caldwell, NJ.

    All parents who have suffered the death of a child of any age are invited to attend with their families and friends. The mass includes a personal witness and the reading of each child’s name. Pre-registration is requested by contacting Lauren Egan at 973-497-4327 or 

  • charis ministries retreat

    may 11-13

    Are you approaching a major personal or career decision? Do you sense that there is something more that can be accomplished in your life? Charis Ministries NYC invites Catholics in their twenties and thirties to consider the practical wisdom and vitality of Ignatian spirituality by attending our peer-led

    Spirit at Work retreat, which will be held May 11-13, 2018 at Loyola Jesuit Center in Morristown, NJ. To learn more or register, visit us at We offer financial aid or payment plans, so please do not hesitate to contact us at to facilitate your attendance on our retreat.


    MAY 18 - 20

    The men’s group of Saint Catharine’s in Glen Rock cordially invite the men of Saint Anne’s, young and old, to their annual retreat. The retreat is scheduled for the weekend of May 18th.


    The retreat begins with dinner on Friday evening and concludes with lunch on Sunday the 20th .  The sessions are held at the Jesuit Retreat House of Loyola in Morristown, NJ. The retreat house is located on James Street in an idyllic setting with park-like trails and lots of flora and fauna, offering the retreatant excellent opportunities to kick back, reflect and enjoy. 

    Anyone wishing to participate, or in need of additional information, please contact Steve Beiter at 973-304-1023  or Jerry Cunningham at 201-794-6882.

  • catholic pilgrimage to the shrines of spain with our lady of mount carmel

    september 10-21

    Visiting Barcelona/Madrid/Avila/Toledo/Granada/Montserrat and more!

    September 10 - 21, 2018

    $3,699.00 per person, including air from Newark. 

    Breakfast & Dinner Daily. Holy Mass daily at the Shrines.

    For a Flyer or more detailed information please call Cathie or Michael Milano at 1-800-773-2660.