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My wife, two children and many relatives attended a wedding at Saint Francis of Assisi Cathedral in April 2018. It is a beautiful church with a beautiful altar. If you are passing through Metuchen, New Jersey it is worth a visit.
As I was raised in Methchen, the Cathedral is no stranger to me. It was constructed while Father Foley was the parish priest. The stained glass windows and grayish pink marble interior lend themselves to a peaceful place for solace and meditation. Both my parents...More
You don't need a long visit unless you intend to sit and meditate. It's a beautiful structure...attend mass at 10:30 on Sunday the music and choir are inspiring.You can also walk the outside grounds and visit the grove and burial place. For those who wish...More
I find this church to be very beautiful. It has a nice mosaic of different scenes from the Bible. Even though I do not practice this denomination of Christianity I can still admire the care and attention that went into designing it.
We attended the Chrism mass for the first time. The celebrant was the new bishop. The place was a big size for a cathedral. The music was very impressive with trumpets and choir. It was a very solemn event. Lots of parishioners, priests and deacons...More
Besides the Bishop and Fr. Edmond who assists, there are three great priests. Msg. Bob who is the rector and keeps things under control. There is also Fr. John who is from India and helps that community. Finally there is Fr. Gerry from The Philippines...More