Missa 7 PM
Ayuda de la Adoración
Mass at 10 AM
Worship Aid for Mass
Meet Rev. Leandro Nicolas Torres Mas
Our New Administrator
Welcome Fr. Leandro!
A Short Bio from Father Leandro:
My Name is Father Leandro N. Torres. I am 40 years old and was ordained priest in 2013 for the Archdiocese of Newark. I came from Paraguay in 2002, when I entered Redemptorist Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary and studied at Immaculate Conception Seminary, Seton Hall.
I first served as parochial vicar at Our Lady of Good Counsel and Immaculate Conception in Newark for 4 years. Those years helped me to grow as a person, as a priest, and to develop a special intimacy with the Lord. In 2017 I was asked to move to Saint Mary´s Parish in Plainfield. The people in Saint Mary´s help me to see and understand the rich diversity of nationalities and peoples that encompass our Archdioceses.
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The 2021 Annual Appeal will fund essential programs and ministries at the heart of our Catholic mission in our four counties – namely to proclaim the gospel, to pass on the faith to future generations, particularly through the celebration of the sacraments, and to care for the poor and those on the margins. Now more than ever, especially during this health crisis, our ministries and programs need your support.
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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.
160 East 3rd Avenue
Roselle, New Jersey 07203
157 East 4th Ave.
Roselle, NJ 07203
Monday - Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rev. Leandro Nicolas Torres Mas, Administrator
Halina Pieklo, Parish Office Administrator 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
08/02/21 5:10 am
In the first-ever papal sermon, St. Peter ended his exhortation by urging his Jewish audience to “Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:38). It was the first of countless invitations […]Read More
08/02/21 5:00 am
When the maid screamed, it only took seconds for 23-year-old Pier Giorgio Frassati to come to her defense. He quickly discovered that a group of Fascists had forced their way into the house to vandalize it. While some started to break furniture, another attempted to cut the telephone wires. “I threw myself at that scoundrel […]Read More
07/31/21 5:00 am
There are two ways of reading Romeo and Juliet, one of which is correct, in the sense that it is the way that Shakespeare meant it to be read and understood, and the other is incorrect, in the sense that it violates and perverts Shakespeare’s intentions. The incorrect way of reading the play, which is […]Read More
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!
“EACH OF US CAN DISCOVER IN JOSEPH – THE MAN WHO GOES UNNOTICED, A DAILY, DISCREET AND HIDDEN PRESENCE – AN INTERCESSOR, A SUPPORT AND A GUIDE IN TIMES OF TROUBLE.” — Pope Francis, Patris Corde
With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from December 8, 2020, to December 8, 2021.
At the conclusion of his Letter, Pope Francis adds another prayer to St Joseph, which he encourages all of us to pray together:
Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
To you God entrusted his only Son;
in you Mary placed her trust;
with you Christ became man.
Blessed Joseph, to us too,
show yourself a father
and guide us in the path of life.
Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage,
and defend us from every evil. Amen.
ST. JOSEPH INTERCESSIONS
THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEWARK
That, during this Year of St. Joseph, we may care for one another the way Joseph cared for Jesus, the Son of God. We pray:
That all fathers may be inspired during this Year of Saint Joseph to imitate him as loving husbands and parents to their families. We pray:
That all refugees may be consoled during this Year of Saint Joseph by the saint who cared for his family when fleeing danger. We pray:
For all who labor to earn their daily bread; may they be strengthened during this Year of Saint Joseph, and may they receive a just wage. We pray:
For all those who quietly minister in the Lord’s vineyard. May they be inspired by Joseph, the silent saint, to work humbly for God. We pray:
For all families, that during this Year of Saint Joseph they may grow together in joy and love, as did Jesus, Mary and Joseph. We pray:
For unborn children and their parents;
For the elderly and the seriously ill;
For those on death row and all victims of violence; may all life be protected through the intercession of Saint Joseph. We pray:
08/02/21 12:00 am
Born in La Mure, France, Saint Peter became a parish priest in 1834 and joined the Marists five years later. He fostered Eucharistic adoration throughout his life and founded a religious order of priest-adorers of the Holy Eucharist who came to be known as the Priests of the Blessed Sacrament.Read More
08/01/21 12:00 am
The Father is the one who provides man with the food he needs for his life. But like pagans, we live with empty minds and are so taken up with filling our stomachs and the needs of this life that we fail to grasp the real meaning of his gifts or the incomparable worth of the bread of life who is Jesus himself. Receiving this gift we become a new creation, with "a fresh, spiritual way of thinking".Read More
07/31/21 12:00 am
In the year 1521 a cannon ball fractured the left leg of Captain Ignatius Loyola, the future founder of the Jesuits. While he was convalescing, Ignatius read about Christ and His saints and thus turned wholly to God. He then undertook to equip himself for Christ's service by acquiring a good classical and theological education. The members of the Society of Jesus became the shock troops of the Church in the battle against the spread of Protestantism in Europe, as well as one of the greatest foreign mission organizations that the world has known. Ignatius died on July 31, 1556.Read More
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 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.
08/02/21 4:00 pm
Fr. Sandesh Manuel's rendition of "The Blessing" may be better than the original.
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08/02/21 3:28 pm
The spirit of these two athletes is even more inspirational than their impressive sporting abilities.
This Olympic event captures the true meaning of the GamesRead More
08/02/21 1:50 pm
The Pontifical Academy of Sciences has its roots in the 15th century, and today has 80 eminent scientists.
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12/29/20 4:09 pm
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08/02/21 3:19 pm
A secretary interrupts a busy executive’s schedule announcing the visit of a salesman. The executive growls, “Tell him I’m busy!” and he goes back to practicing his putt. The secretary politely tells the salesman that [...]Read More
08/02/21 10:10 am
Pope Francis at World Youth Day in Poland, July 2016. / Marcin Kadziolka/Shutterstock.
Vatican City, Aug 2, 2021 / 08:10 am (CNA).Read More
08/02/21 12:28 am
Dr. Jeremy Holmes is Associate Professor of Theology at Wyoming Catholic College. After a childhood in rural Arkansas, he earned his bachelors in liberal arts from Thomas Aquinas College in California, his masters in theology [...]Read More
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08/02/21 12:00 pm
In Pixar’s Luca, a gentle, overtly Miyazaki-esque coming-of-age period piece struggles under the heavy weight of iron-clad Disney/Pixar formula requirements and story beats. The charming elements work well enough to carry the film, but only just.Read More
08/02/21 12:00 pm
There are day-to-day crises and traumas that are somehow absorbed into the continuity of our lives, and then there are inexorable turning points that divide our lives into “before” and “after.”Read More
08/02/21 12:00 pm
In some ways The Mitchells vs. the Machines harks back to Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. Most obviously, it’s another goofy, rollicking techno-apocalypse centered on a bumpy parent-child relationship between an awkward, gifted youngster and a handy but technophobic dad.Read More