Welcome

Located at the corner of East Third Avenue and Walnut Street in Roselle, New Jersey the parish was founded in 1895 and has served the people of Roselle and Roselle Park ever since. The parish also has an elementary school, serving the community since 1913, providing classes from Pre-K through the 8th Grade. Our Rectory is located at 157 East Fourth Avenue, behind the church, our school is next to the church on East Third Avenue. We invite you and your family to join us because we are

More Than a Church, We are a Pilgrim People!

If you would like to join the parish please click on the Parish Registration Form box below. Follow the directions to register your family and become a part of the Saint Joseph's Roselle family!

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Mass Times

Daily
Monday to Thursday 8:00 AM
Friday 7:30 AM
Saturday 8:00 AM
Saturday Vigil Masses:
5:00 PM, 7:00 PM in Spanish
Sundays: 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM & 12 Noon
First Friday Adoration - 8:00 AM
First Saturday Devotion - 8:30 AM
Holy Days - As Announced
Reconciliation:
Monday - Friday: after Mass
Saturday 4:00 - 4:30 PM

Parish Bulletin


  • Sun, Feb 5th

  • Sun, Jan 29th

Invitation


We welcome all who join us for worship and invite you to become part of our parish family. We encourage you to full and active
participation in our parish life. New members are asked to register by contacting the parish office. Registration to our parish is necessary for admission to our Religious Education program and reception of the Sacraments of Baptism, First Penance, First Eucharist, Confirmation and Matrimony, and also for anyone needing letters of sponsorship for Baptism or Confirmation. You can download Registration Form right here. 

General Info

Church Location
160 East 3rd Avenue
Roselle, New Jersey 07203

Parish Office
157 East 4th Ave.
Roselle, NJ 07203
Tel: 908-241-1250
Fax: 908-241-6311

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Parish email:
[email protected]

Pastoral Staff

Rev. Leandro Nicolas Torres Mas, Pastor 908-241-1250

Arthur Kazmierczak, Receptionist 908-241-1250

Deborah Biddulph, CCD Coordinator 908-764-5838

Anthony Esposito, RCIA Coordinator 908-241-1250

Salvador Alberto Montalvo, Music Director 908-267-7853

Patricia Cymbaluk, St. Joseph School Principal 908-245-6560

Patricia Cymbaluk, Early Childhood 908-245-0569

Liturgical Year

Feb. 5 Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time , Sunday

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Entrance Antiphon, Ps 95 (94):6-7:O come, let us worship God and bow low before the God who made us, for he is the Lord our God. Alleluia Verse for Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Jn 8:12:I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will have the light of life. Communion Antiphon, Cf. Ps 107 (106):8-9:Let them thank the Lord for his mercy, his wonders for the children of men, for he satisfies the thirsty soul, and the hungry he fills with good things. Jesus said to his disciples: "Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name? Did we not drive out demons in your name? Did we not do mighty deeds in your name?' Then I will declare to them solemnly, ‘I never knew you. Depart from me, you evildoers.'

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Feb. 4 Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time, Weekday

Fourth Week in Ordinary Time, Entrance Antiphon, Ps 106 (105):47:Save us, O Lord our God! And gather us from the nations, to give thanks to your holy name, and make it our glory to praise you. Alleluia Verse for Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time, Jn 10:27:My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord; I know them, and they follow me. Communion Antiphon, Cf. Ps 31 (30):17-18:Let your face shine on your servant. Save me in your merciful love, O Lord, let me never be put to shame, for I call on you. The Roman Martyrology commemorates St. Jane (or Joan) de Valois (1464-1505), Queen of France, foundress of the Order of the Most Holy Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, renowned for her piety and special participation in the sufferings of the Cross. She was canonized by Pope Pius XII.

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Feb. 3 Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorials of St. Blaise, Bishop and Martyr; St. Ansgar, Bishop , Opt. Mem.

Propers for the Optional Memorial of St. Blaise, Entrance Antiphon:This holy man fought to the death for the law of his God and did not fear the words of the godless, for he was built on solid rock. Alleluia Verse, Mt 28:19a, 20b:Go and teach all nations, says the Lord; I am with you always, until the end of the world. Communion Antiphon, Cf. Mt 16:24:O chosen people, proclaim the mighty works of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Propers for the Optional Memorial of St. Ansgar, Entrance Antiphon:This holy man fought to the death for the law of his God and did not fear the words of the godless, for he was built on solid rock. Alleluia Verse, 1 Pt 4:14:If you are insulted for the name of Christ, blessed are you, for the Spirit of God rests upon you. Communion Antiphon, Mt 10:27::What I say to you in the darkness speak in the light, says the Lord; what you hear whispered proclaim on the housetops.The Universal Calendar offers two saints for Optional Memorial, Blaise and Ansgar. St. Blaise (or Blase) (d. 320) enjoyed widespread veneration in the Eastern and Western Churches due to many cures attributed to him. According to tradition, he was Bishop of Sebaste in Armenia and was martyred under Licinius. On this day the Church gives a "Blessing of the Throats" in honor of St. Blaise. From the eighth century he has been invoked on behalf of the sick, especially those afflicted with illnesses of the throat. St. Blaise is included in the list of Fourteen Holy Helpers.

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Saint of the Day

Saint John Damascene

Image: Saint John Damaskinos | unknown

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The National Catholic Bioethics Center

The National Catholic Bioethics Center

The National Catholic Bioethics Center, established in 1972, conducts research, consultation, publishing and education to promote human dignity in health care and the life sciences, and derives its message directly from the teachings of the Catholic Church. 

The National Catholic Bioethics Center believes the Catholic reverence for human life can help shape societal attitudes and public policy for the benefit of all, particularly for those who are weak and vulnerable.

https://www.ncbcenter.org

Rejoice in the Lord by Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark

"Rejoice in the Lord is an instrument of communication for our Archdiocese. The purpose of this newsletter is to strengthen relationships with you and all the people of the Archdiocese. We hope that Rejoice in the Lord will serve as an important means of keeping you informed about important matters of concern to this Archdiocese and, when appropriate, to the Church in the U.S. and throughout the world.

- Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark.


"La Regocíjense en el Señor es un instrumento de comunicación para nuestra Arquidiócesis. El propósito de este boletín es fortalecer las relaciones con usted y todas las personas de la Arquidiócesis. Esperamos que Regocíjense en el Señor sirva como un medio importante para mantenerlos informados sobre asuntos importantes que preocupan a esta Arquidiócesis y, cuando sea apropiado, a la Iglesia en los Estados Unidos y en todo el mundo.

The latest edition of Rejoice in the Lord, Cardinal Tobin’s newsletter to all the faithful in the Archdiocese is now available.

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We say thank you so much to all who made generous donation to our parish in this difficult time for everyone. Please, be assured, that our Parish Community will keep you and your family in constant prayers at our daily Rosary.
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CNA Newsroom, Feb 5, 2023 / 06:00 am (CNA).

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