Welcome to our family - Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church located in Bayonne, NJ. Our church is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of New York and New Jersey. It was founded in December 1922 by our Slavic ancestors from different parts of Eastern Europe. The Divine Services are in English.
Over the past 97 years, thousands of people have called Ss. Peter and Paul their home. Maybe this parish is the kind of spiritual home you have been searching for as well – please come and see, we would love to have you pray with us.
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Friday, 16 Aug 2019
Monday, 12 Aug 2019
Sunday, 28 Jul 2019
BINGHAMTON NY: BENEFIT CONCERT & BANQUET FOR ST. ANDREW'S CAMP
28 Jul 2019 at 11:01am
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Announcements & Events
See bulletin board for information on the pilgrimage to Alaska with Archbishop Michael in July 2020.
Confessions may be heard following any Vespers during the month of August or call the Rectory for an appointment.
The Carpatho-Russian American Citizens Club of Bayonne (“Carpathian Club”) is celebrating its centennial anniversary on Saturday, October 19, 2019. For further information, contact Reader Stephen Wasilewski.
The Sons of Italy Lodge #2560 is presenting a “Salute to the Stars of Opera” at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 979 Avenue C, Bayonne, N.J. Donation is $20 (advance), or $25 (at the door). Tickets may be purchased by contacting Marie at 201-858-0520, or Elaine at 201-339-2904, or Grace at 201-823-0293.
Reminder: We shall return to having all morning services at 9:30 AM starting on Sunday, September 8, 2019.
Wednesday, August 28th
6:00pm Great Vespers w. Lity
Thursday, August 29th
Beheading of St. John the Baptist
9:00am Divine Liturgy
Saturday, August 31st
5:00pm Great Vespers
Sunday, September 1st
The Church New Year
9:20am 3rd Hour
9:30am Divine Liturgy
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Holy Apostles Peter and Paul are traditionally regarded as the leaders of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ.
Both St. Peter and
St Peter, the brother of St Andrew, was a fisherman on the sea of Galilee. He was married, and Christ healed his mother-in-law of a fever (Mt.8:14). He, with James and John, witnessed the most important miracles of the Savior's earthly life.
Despite his earlier recognition of Christ as the Son of God, he denied Him three times on the night before the Crucifixion. Therefore, after His Resurrection, the Lord asked Peter three times if he loved Him. Then He told Peter to feed His sheep (John 21:15-17).
After the descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, St. Peter addressed the crowd (Acts 2:14), and performed many miracles in Christ's name. He baptized Cornelius, the first Gentile convert (Acts 10:48). He was cast into prison, but escaped with the help of an angel (Acts 5:19). St. Peter also traveled to many places in order to proclaim the Gospel message. He wrote two Epistles, which are part of the New Testament.
St. Peter was put to death in
At first, he was called Saul, and had persecuted the Church. He was present at the stoning of St. Stephen (Acts 7: 58). Then, on the road to