2019 Youth Rally and concert slated for May; Bishop issues new assignments

The 24th Annual New Jersey Catholic Youth Rally has been slated for Sunday, May 19, in Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari, Jackson.

Hosted this year by the Diocese of Trenton’s Department for Youth and Young Adult Ministries, this annual event will continue to celebrate young people throughout the state of New Jersey while taking things to a whole new level by welcoming renowned Christian and Catholic music artist Matt Maher.

The annual event, which costs $50 per person, includes full-day admission to Six Flags Great Adventure, the 9:30 a.m. opening ceremony and 5 p.m. Sunday liturgy celebrated by Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M.; a free ticket to return to the park for every person who enters the catering area; full ride access; private all-you-can-eat buffet from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and a live concert performance from Matt Maher.

Reservations are highly recommended, and required by May 14 to obtain a free parking pass. To pre-order, pre-pay and advance pickup options, visit www.dioceseoftrenton.org/njcatholicyouthrally. For questions regarding tickets, contact Jerry Wutkowski, Ministry Assistant, gwutko@dioceseoftrenton.org, (609) 403-7182.

You can read more about this highly anticipated event from The Monitor by clicking here.


Clergy Assignments

Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., has announced the following appointments:

Msgr. Eugene M. Rebeck, retired priest, to temporary administrator of St. Catharine Parish, Holmdel, effective March 30, 2019.

Rev. Joseph A. Jakub, parochial vicar, Visitation Parish, brick, to leave of absence, effective April 1, 2019.

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