Saint John's Soup Kitchen

P.O. Box 200147
22 Mulberry Street
Newark, NJ 07102-5202


Bank of America

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently donated $15,000 to St. John's.

Mark Cremonni of Merrill Lynch presents the check to Barbara Maran, executive director of the soup kitchen.

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Posted Sat, Dec 22nd, 2012 By Mike Strader News

The Christmas Season Is Upon Us!

Merry Christmas all!

This past few weeks has been wonderful. An incredible number of donations have arrived to bring our shelves from nearly bare to overflowing. Our soup kitchen is truly blessed to have such wonderful friends.

Yet again, this year we are excited to welcome Holiday Express who will

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Posted Sat, Dec 22nd, 2012 By Mike Strader News

St. John's on the Cooking Channel

The Cooking Channel recently came to St. John's thanks to the generous efforts of Peggy Guiliani and St. Aloysius RC Church of Caldwell, NJ. Peggy was chosen to be the focus of an episode of My Grandmother's Ravioli hosted by Mo Rocca. It is a show centered around family recipes

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Posted Tue, Nov 13th, 2012 By Mike Strader News

Wounded Warrior Project

Dear Friends,

Once again, we will be collecting new sweatpants, lounging pajamas, t-shirts, underwear, sneakers, and socks (men's and women's) for the Wounded Warriors at Bethesda Hospital.

We are also collecting new toys and new children's clothes for their dependants.


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Posted Wed, Aug 29th, 2012 By Strader News

Good Deeds at St. John's

St. John’s Catholic Church, located at 22 Mulberry Street in Newark, founded in 1826, the first Roman Catholic Parish in the state of New Jersey, is a house of worship where many good deeds take place. Miss Barbara Maran, who is the Director of “St. John’s Feed The Hungry”, a

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Posted Wed, Nov 17th, 2010 By Lucy Santos of Newark Historic Places Examiner News

Soup Kitchen Patrons turned Ph.D. candidates and Marry

Manu & James Wedding Soup Kitchen Newark, NJ

When you extend a hand, you never know who will grab it.

This is a love story. A success story. A story for those who say there are no good stories in the newspaper. This is a good one. So good, it is too good to be true. But it

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Posted Tue, Aug 10th, 2010 By Mark Di Ionno/Star-Ledger Columnist News
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