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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Weekday Mass Intention    Donation $15
Weekend Mass Intention   Donation $20
Bread & Wine   Donation $25
Sanctuary Candle   Donation $25
Altar Flowers   Donation $50

Mass Times

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
Monday - Friday: after Mass
Saturday 4:00 - 4:30 PM

Parish Bulletin

  • Sun, Mar 26th

  • Sun, Mar 19th


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
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

Mar. 24 Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent, Weekday

The hostility of the enemies of Jesus becomes increasingly clear, and the agitation around His person continues with greater intensity; but He awaits His "hour." Satan and the forces of evil will appear to triumph, but the real victory will come and that is God's. --St. Andrew Missal

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Mar. 23 Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent; Optional Memorial of St. Turibius of Mogrovejo, Bishop, Opt. Mem.

More than any other Gospel, John gives us an insight into the suffering soul of Jesus. Today we have the "Moses Mass." In it both readings speak of that great Prophet and Deliverer of the people. And we note how the plot against the Lord's life is thickening. Moses is a type of Christ--the interceding suffering Mediator for God's people. --The Vatican II Weekday Missal

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Mar. 22 Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent , Weekday

The first reading from Isaiah represents one of the most striking passages of the Bible that affirms the love of God for his people. It was a message of consolation addressed to the Jewish captives in Babylon promising them the joys of Messianic times. We are also captives and exiles because of our sins and human failings. Our deliverance is also near. The Messiah will come to us at Easter to give us all the blessings promised by God in this reading. --St. Andrew Bible Missal

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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.


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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Giving Online

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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If you are considering making a tax-deductible contribution to our parish, please visit our parish GoFundMe or use our We Share site, or simply mail your envelopes to the Parish Office.
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