Announcements

In Response to the Recent Tragedy

UPCOMING CEREMONIES, SERVICES AND BENEFITS:

  • NJCU Benefit Concert for Jersey City at Rossey Hall Room 101 – Tuesday, December 17 at 3:30p – All proceeds go to the families of Miguel Douglas Rodriguez, Mindy Ferencz, Moshe Deutsch and Detective Joseph Seals
  • CycleBar Jersey City Ride for a Hero – Saturday, December 21 at 2:00p – Please come dressed in blue and/or black to show your support for Detective Seals and law enforcement around the nation.

WAYS YOU CAN HELP FAMILIES OF THE JERSEY CITY SHOOTING VICTIMS:

https://www.nj.com/news/2019/12/here-are-all-the-ways-you-can-help-families-of-jersey-city-shooting-victims.html

 

PAST VIGILS AND SERVICES:

  • Community Healing Service at Temple Beth-El – Wednesday, December 11 at 7:30p
  • Support services and remembrance ceremony offered at Grace Van Vorst Church – Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00p
  • Support services for youth offered at Haven Respite Center – Wednesday, December 11
  • Community Gathering and Vigil held in Williamsburg – Wednesday, December 11
  • National Disaster Distress Helpline offering counseling services in multiple languages at (800) 985-5990
  • City of Jersey City Municipal Council and NJCU Candlelight Vigil at NJCU’s Guarini Library – Thursday, December 12 at 7:00p
  • Support services and remembrance ceremony offered at Grace Van Vorst Church – Thursday, December 12 at 7:00p
  • Vigil and remembrance service offered at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church – Thursday, December 12 at 7:30p
  • Students Demand Action and Moms Demand Action Vigil at City Hall Annex – Friday, December 13 at 4:30p

 The following information pertains to the funeral services for Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals who was tragically killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, December 10th, 2019.

Monday, December 16th
Visitation
2 p.m. to 7 p.m. (prompt)
McLaughlin Funeral Home
625 Pavonia Avenue

Tuesday, December 17th
Mass of Christian Burial
11 a.m.
Saint Aedan’s Church
800 Bergen Avenue

For a complete list of street closures for December 16-17 please click here.  For more information, please visit jerseycitynj.gov.

If you’d like to make an addition to the above list of upcoming and past vigils, or would like to include an upcoming service or remembrance ceremony, please email Kat Kazaba at kkazaba@jcnj.org call the Jersey City Office of Cultural Affairs at (201) 547-6921.

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