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Saint John's Soup Kitchen

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

973-623-0822

Attention all Veterans!

OUR HEARTS ARE ALWAYS WITH OUR VETERANS.    OPEN TO ALL WHO ARE IN NEED ........

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Posted Fri, Mar 10th, 2017 News

URGENT!

Our Women and Children's Center is in dire need of : -

Pampers, sizes 4, 5 and 6

Baby wipes

Maxi pads

Hand lotion

Socks

Gloves

 

Donations of these items may be dropped off Tuesday through Saturday from 7:00am through 2:00pm. On behalf of all those we serve, THANK

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Posted Fri, Mar 10th, 2017 News

Smiles ...

Looking back at 2016 brings a big smile to my face!

A smile of accomplishment because we were able to complete the Men's Dining Room, and install a canopy that stretches over 75 ft. long to protect our men from the elements as they gather to receive their meals. We

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Posted Wed, Jan 25th, 2017 News

Christmas blessings

This is truly a season of grace and blessings. Holiday Express once again hosted our annual Christmas Eve celebration with a feast of food and song. They bring so much joy and hope to all here at St. John's.  They inspire us with their kindness and generosity, as do all of you who give of your time and

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Posted Fri, Dec 23rd, 2016 News

Thanksgiving blessings

On Thanksgiving Eve here at St. John's we are so grateful for all our incredible volunteers and supporters who make this time of year so blessed for many who are alone or in need. Particular thanks to Senator Cory Booker who along with his mother and family, Councilman Carlos Gonzalez, and Chief of

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Posted Wed, Nov 23rd, 2016 News

We are thankful for our doers & donors...

I was blessed to meet so many of you at our recent Mass of Thanksgiving and was especially delighted that you were able to experience our newly-opened Men's Dining Room, a realization of a long-held dream as a result of your kindness and generosity.

Again, thank you for all that

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Posted Mon, Nov 21st, 2016 News

Opening Day!

What a truly fantastic day at St. John's today with the opening of our Men's Dining Room! It was so well received by all and many of our men remarked how wonderful to be able to eat in such a place of peace. On behalf of all who will benefit from

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Posted Tue, Nov 1st, 2016 News

Opening Day!

What a truly fantastic day at St. John's today with the opening of our Men's Dining Room! It was so well received by all and many of our men remarked how wonderful to be able to eat in such a place of peace. On behalf of all who will benefit from

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Posted Tue, Nov 1st, 2016 News

Please join us!

Dearest friends,

It has been over a year since I was sent to St. John's to continue the labor of love that started many years ago with Monsignor Hourihan. I have been blessed to have met so many of you and be part of the force of love that drives

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Posted Fri, Oct 21st, 2016 News

Almost ready!

A special blessing has been conferred by the Archbishop on the new St. John's Men's Dining Room and soon we will be ready to welcome our men to have their lunch indoors sheltered from the elements. Through the generosity of so many, we were able to convert a vacant annex in the

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Posted Thu, Sep 29th, 2016 News

Summer Work!

A wonderful group of teenagers took time out from their summer rest & relaxation to run a fundraiser for St. John's.  They spent a day waiting on tables at Applebee's and donated their earnings via the Jack & Jill Foundation. We are grateful that these young people are so very inspired

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Posted Tue, Aug 9th, 2016 News

Tempus fugit!

"May you have the hindsight to know where you've been, the foresight to know where you are going, and the insight to know when you have gone too far". - Irish blessing

Dear Friends,

This summer it is a year since I came to St. John's and honestly it feels

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Posted Wed, Jul 20th, 2016 News

Working together we can do so much...

Dear Friends ,

I want to share with you two stories that touched my heart. A few days ago I met a man, one of our regulars, whose face was bruised and his head wounded, and judging him quickly I asked, "Did you get into a fight?". He told me that

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Posted Wed, Jul 20th, 2016 News

Thank you East Side High!

East Side High School not only worked very hard to serve our poor but were also very generous to St. John's. Partnering with Comcast, they held a school fundraiser which yielded a sizeable amount of money to help us in continuing our Mission. Their eager bright smiles brought much cheer

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Posted Wed, Jun 8th, 2016 News

Help from our neighbors...

In the spirit of Saint Queen Elizabeth of Portugal, renowned for her kindness to the poor, these wonderful men from the Açores Social and Sports Club in the Newark Ironbound brought a plethora of food for our many poor and infirm here at St. John's. As in the miracle attributed to

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Posted Mon, Jun 6th, 2016 News

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