Lecture Will Precede Classical Concert

WESTFIELD — Dr. John Sichel will give a pre-concert lecture on Felix Mendelssohn’s Oratorio Paulus (St. Paul), Op. 36, on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:00 PM at The Presbyterian Church in Westfield prior to the 8 p.m. performance by The Choral Art Society of New Jersey.

Diocese Of Metuchen To Host Evening Prayer Service To Recognize Those In Consecrated Life

METUCHEN – The 16th annual World Day for Consecrated Life will be observed in parishes throughout the Diocese of Metuchen the weekend of Feb. 4-5. This day, established by Pope John Paul II in 1997, recognizes those devoted to consecrated life, provides an opportunity for them to renew their dedication and invites the entire church to celebrate this gift of consecrated life.