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A Small Parish With A Big Heart Located in South River N.J.


Saint Stephen Protomartyr Church offers you the following services, activities and ways to spiritual nourishment:

* Daily Mass in English + weekday Masses in Spanish

* 2 weekend Masses in English + 4 weekend Masses in Spanish

* Special Masses on Church feast-days + on other occasions ( family / community )

* Confessions during the pandemic at any time upon your telephone request

* Novena to the Miraculous Medal of Mary on Tuesdays

* Novena to St. Stephen of Hungary every First Monday

* Novena to St. Stephen Protomartyr every First Thursday

* Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus every First Friday

* Bible studies in English & Spanish


* St. Stephen’s Youth Group

* St. Stephen’s Altar-Rosary Society

* Pilgrimages to various shrines and educational trips to places of interest ( domestic and international )

* Annual Pilgrimage of Our Lady of Cisne on foot, 8 miles long, starting at St. Mary’s Church in South Amboy and ending in our church

* Annual processions on the streets of our town with the images of a) Our Lady of Guadalupe, Divine Child from Ecuador, Senor  de los Milagros of Lima

* St. Stephen’s Mexican Folkloric Dance Ensemble

* St.Stephen’s Ecuadorian Dance Ensemble

* Children’s Choir

* Adult Choir – Masses in Spanish

* Altar-severs’ Club

* CCD program

* International Dinners

* Romantic Nights


* Annual Soccer championship games for children and adults