Welcome to St. Peter's

At St. Peter the Apostle University and Community Parish, we hope to keep Jesus Christ as our reference point for everything. A living relationship with our Lord is essential so as to discover the joy, hope, peace, love, freedom and life for which our hearts yearn.

Read more of the Pastor's Welcome Message

Eucharistic Adoration at St. Peter's

We are excited to offer once again extended opportunities for Eucharistic Adoration, beginning the week of September 26:

-Mondays from 1-10 PM in the Catholic Center Chapel, and
-Fridays from 8 AM - 5 PM in St. Peter's Church

Sign-up cards will be available in church the weekends of September 17-18 and 24-25, or you can sign up for a time slot online.

Sunday of the Holy Spirit - September 25

As we begin a new academic year and resume our regular parish activities after the summer break, we take a Sunday each September to invoke the blessing, guidance, and protection of the Holy Spirit upon our community. This weekend, all Sunday Masses at St. Peter's and on campus at Rutgers will be Votive Masses of the Holy Spirit.

St. Peter's 2016 "Thankful Hearts" Tricky Tray

Our annual parish fundraiser has been voted among the top 5 Tricky Tray events in the area for three straight years! Join us at the Imperia in Somerset on Sunday, November 6 as we express our thanks by supporting our parish.

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St. Peter's Young Adults

St. Peter's is home to a growing, vibrant community of young adults. Our activities for young adults include spiritual and intellectual formation, Eucharistic Adoration, men's & women's groups, support for grad students, service opportunities and social events.

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Jubilee Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has called upon the Church throughout the world to observe a Jubilee Year of Mercy, from December 8, 2015 through November 20, 2016.

Celebrate the Year of Mercy

Online Giving

  • Online giving is convenient and consistent – no need to write a check or remember to bring your envelopes. It's automatic, yet you can make changes any time you need to. Consider using Online Giving to make your sacrificial contributions to your parish.

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St. Peter's is a "University & Community Parish"

The decree of Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski, officially designating St. Peter's as the University Parish for the Catholic community at Rutgers, took effect on January 1, 2014. What does that mean for us?

Read our brochure to learn more (PDF)

Fr. Jeff's homily from the Mass of the Holy Spirit, Sept. 29, 2013

Visiting St. Peter's Church - Directions & Parking Info

Coming to St. Peter's and need directions? We've got you covered!

Directions to St. Peter the Apostle Church

We know that finding a place to park in our neighborhood has often been a hassle.

Your guide to parking at St. Peter's (pdf)

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