Ministries

Liturgical Ministries

Altar servers assist the priest at the altar and help the congregation pray. Both youth and adults are invited to participate.

Contact:

Dominick A, Chirichella
732-330-6926
dchirichella@emi.org

The role of the Liturgical Eucharistic Minister is to assist the priests and the deacons with the distribution of Holy Communion either at Mass or when the Eucharist is carried to the homebound, to the hospital, or Claremont Nursing Home.

Contact:

Dominick A, Chirichella
732-330-6926
dchirichella@emi.org

The public relations department of the parish. For potential parishioners, the welcoming, outstretched hands of the greeters make a lasting first impression of warmth and community.

Contact:

Ellen Conaghan
Telephone: 732-899-7322

Cell: 732-322-1873
Email: mecon27@aol.com

The lector assists at Mass by proclaiming the Word of God. With reverence and confidence, the lector brings scripture to life as the storyteller of God’s Word

Contact:

Dominick A, Chirichella
732-330-6926
dchirichella@emi.org

The mission of the Music Ministry is to lift the minds and hearts of the faithful to God, seeking not to perform, but to enhance the liturgy and to enable all to participate more fully in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

Adult Choir
Children’s Choir
Leaders of Song
Contemporary Music Group

Contact:

Roger Pisani, Director
Telephone: 732-892-0040 Ext 110

Email: Rpisani@saintpetersonline.org

Ushers assist parishioners at the weekly Masses, maintain order, and insure the comfort and safety of all. Ushers assist at Masses of their choosing. Ushers may be male or female. We especially invite youth of our parish to participate.

Contacts:

Chase Addario
Telephone: 732-899-9129

Email: chaseaddario@comcast.net

Scott Okal
Telephone: 732-892-8650

Email: okal@netapp.com

Councils

The Worship Council consists of representatives from the liturgical ministries of Lector, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, Usher, Greeter, Altar Server, Choir Member and other roles of service. The Worship Council  plans for the liturgical life of the parish.

Contact:

Roger Pisani
Email:  
Rpisani@saintpetersonline.org

An advisory council appointed by the pastor for a specific term to make decisions regarding financial concerns of the parish.

Contact:

Vinnie Barba
Email: 
vbservice@comcast.net

Through ongoing pastoral planning the role of the Parish Pastoral Council is to maintain the integrity, goals, and objectives of the parish mission.

Contact

Rory McCormick
Email:  kevror@aol.com 

Plan for the financial enhancement of the parish, especially the increase in the offertory.

Contact:

Vinnie Barba
Email: 
vbservice@comcast.net

Pastoral Care

Assist families with the selection of music and readings for the funeral liturgy.

Contacts:

Sr. Anne Francine Mead, SSJ
Telephone: 732-899-2390, Ext. 602
Email
afmeadssj@comcast.net 

Pat McMaster
Telephone 732-892-4744

Dot Frank
Telephone: 732-892-0207
Email:
dfgoldenrod@gmail.com

Parish and Affiliated Organizations

The purpose of this organization is to promote further devotion to the Rosary, and to care for the Mass linens.  Our parish offers a special Mass once a month for the living and deceased members of the society.  Members are asked to recite 15 mysteries once a week

Contact:

Dorothy O’Reilly
Email: Dorothy.oreilly2@verizon.net

A Fraternity which is part of a worldwide order founded by St. Francis of Assisi over 800 years ago.  This Franciscan family consists of Priests, Religious Brothers and Sisters, and lay Franciscans.

Contact

Angel Gullish
Phone: 732-29-1131

Contact

Dominick A, Chirichella
732-330-6926
dchirichella@emi.org

Outreach

Parishioners select a tag and purchase gifts for those in need.

Contact:

TBD – Telephone:
Email

The Cradle of Love project provides clothes, food, toiletry items and toys for children in need.  Each year a cradle is placed at St. Joseph’s Altar requesting items for infants and children.

Contact

Carolyn Oberanec
Telephone: 732-899-3203
Email: 
oberanecmac@comcast.net

This ministry reaches out to young adults of the ages of 25-45 years old, offering a safe environment to socially make new friends who share in their religious beliefs.

Contact:

Arlene Joseph at St. Martha’s Church
Telephone:  732-899-6259

Parishioners prepare and serve a meal during the month of April for guests in need of a meal or companionship at Harvey Memorial United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant, NJ.

Contacts:

Noureen Beirne
Telephone: 732-899-4133
Email: 
beirnen@comcast.net    

Cindy Grehl
Telephone: 732-295-2143
Email: 
ctelegraph@comcast.net

St. Peter’s Good Samaritans work in conjunction with the Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey.  This organization is dedicated to helping the frail and elderly in our community.

Contact:

Suzanne Tombs
Telephone: 732-892-5159
Email:
sctombs@yahoo.com

Prepares and delivers meals for the homebound and elderly.

Contact:

Sandra Neumaier
Telephone: 732-295-8514
Cell: 732-948-1897
Email:
smneumaier@aol.com

Justice and Life raises awareness of our duty to build a society that protects and respects every human life from conception to natural death through actions and service.  Several parish projects, during the course of the year, support this ministry.

Contacts:

Ellen Conaghan
Telephone: 732-899-7322
Cell: 732-322-1873
Email: 
mecon27@aol.com

Volunteers help to stock the pantry and distribute food on a regular basis and during the holidays.  St. Gregory’s Pantry is located at St. Mary’s by the Sea in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ.

Contact:

Marie Pfister
Telephone: 732-892-5917

Members of the local chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society come from St. Marthas and St. Peter’s Parishes. Through the joint efforts of these two parishes assistance is provided for the poor and needy in our local area.

Contact:

732-295-3630, Ext. 33

Volunteers prepare and serve a simple supper and provide entertainment once a year for residents.

Contact:

Debbie Kogan
Telephone: 732-714-1819
Cell: 732-552-7537
Email: 
debchris6@comcast.net

Prayer, Spirituality & Support

A “cenacle” is a prayer group that prays the way the Blessed Mother and the Apostles prayed in the Upper Room awaiting the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.  They meet on Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30am in church.

Contact:

Jim Beirne
Telephone: 732-899-4133
Email:
beirnej@comcast.net

The mission of this group is to promote and spread God’s Love for us through His Mother’s message, which calls us to pray. This community is family to all. It is with this spirituality that we meet, sing, pray, praise God and study Scripture.   The group meets on Tuesday mornings after the 8:30 AM Mass.

Contact:

Pat Flynn
Telephone:  732-892-4744
Email: 
flynn383@comcast.net

Social Life

The goal of the Glorious Years is to provide a place where senior citizens in the area can meet every Monday morning to enjoy themselves. During the meetings they can participate in a multitude of activities and games.

Contact:

Mary Bruce
Telephone: 732-892-5921

Contact:

Co Presidents, Linda Rehrer and Victoria Hoffman

This Social Life Committee prepares and serves coffee and donuts on selected Sundays during the year for special occasions.

Contacts:

Ellen Conaghan
Telephone: 732-899-7322
Cell: 732-322-1873
Email:
mecon27@aol.com

Lenore Punk
Telephone: 732-892-2657
Cell:732-814-0355
Email:
lpunk@comcast.net

Sharon Whitesell
Telephone: 732-864-6355
Cell: 732- 864-6355
Email:
swhitesell@meridianhealth.com

Susan Loder
Telephone: 908-917-9236
Email:
susanl98@comcast.net

The Welcome Committee sponsors two coffees and donuts a year for the newly registered and newly baptized members of St. Peter’s Catholic Community.

Contact: 

Lenore Punk – Telephone: 732-892-2657 (Cell: 732-814-0355)

Email:  lpunk@comcast.net

Catechetical

The Adult Faith Formation team meets monthly to plan the adult spiritual formation offerings for the year.  The programs planned, for example video series, bible study, and retreats, are listed in the bulletin and at the doors of the church.

Contact:

Father Michael
(732) 892-0049 x 122
mlorentsen@DioceseofTrenton.org

Contact:

Merrie Brambilla, Director
Telephone:  732-829-0049, Ext. 613 or 732-899-4839

The process which prepares adults for initiation into the church through the sacraments of Baptism, and/or Confirmation, and Eucharist.  The group meets on Sunday mornings after the 9 am Mass.

Contact:

Merrie Brambilla
Telephone:  732-829-0049, Ext. 613 or 732-899-4839

Evangelization

Maintain the yearly calendar by adding planned liturgies and events as they are approved by Father Bob, post the monthly liturgical schedule, update the ministries information as required, and any other web information as needed.

Contacts:

Paul Harren (Calendar)
Telephone: 732-223-4546
Email: 
pharren@gmail.com

Dominick A. Chirichella (Liturgical Schedule & Ministries)
Telephone:  732-330-6926
Email: 
dchirichella@emi.org

Housekeeping

Decoration of the church for Christmas and Easter by the parishioners.  Families are welcome to participate.

Contact: Sr. Jeanne Morgan
Telephone: 732-892-0049 – Ext. 123

Marthas is a group of parishioners that clean the church weekly to prepare for the weekend liturgy.

Contact:

Pat Dunn
Telephone:  732-899-8029
Cell:  732-600-3518
Email
pattydb105@comcast.net

Other Organizations

Thursday 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 pm