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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Daily Readings

Special Intention / In Memory of Your Loved One

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

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, Nov 27th

  • Sun, Nov 20th

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

Nov. 26 Saturday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time, Weekday

Gospel Verse, Lk 21:34-36: Be vigilant at all times and pray that you may have the strength to stand before the Son of Man.Communion Antiphon, Mt 28:20: Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age, says the Lord. Today is the last day of the current Liturgical Year, and the last day of Ordinary Time until after Christmas.

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Nov. 25 Friday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time; Optional Memorial of St. Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin and Martyr, Opt. Mem.

Propers for St. Catherine:

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Nov. 24 Memorial of St. Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs; Optional Memorial, Thanksgiving Day (USA), Memorial

Entrance Antiphon, St. Andrew, Cf. Gal 6:14; cf. 1 Cor 1:18:May we never boast, except in the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. For the word of the Cross is the power of God to us who have been saved. Communion Antiphon, St. Andrew, Mt 5:10:Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven. Entrance Antiphon, Thanksgiving Day (USA), Eph 5:19-20:Sing and make music to the Lord in your hearts, always thanking God the Father for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Preface, Thanksgiving Day (USA):It is truly right and just, our duty and our salvation,

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Saint of the Day

Saint Columban

Image: Saint Columbanus | Wikipedia.org

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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.

Easter Cross

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.
Activists for tolerance sink fundraiser for Christian bakersChurch of the Holy Rosary | North Mankato, MN
 
 
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.
 
 
Thank you
 
 
 
 

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Aleteia

Why society wants you unhappy, but Jesus doesn’t

Watching and praying means practicing being in the present, living with awareness of the moment ...

Why society wants you unhappy, but Jesus doesn’t

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The Lord God gives us Advent in order to awake, to open our eyes. This is especially important in our daily busyness and routine.

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Vatican protests China’s bishop move

"The Holy See hopes that similar episodes will not be repeated ..."

Vatican protests China’s bishop move

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ZENIT: The World Seen from Rome

Nine Months After the Invasion of Ukraine, Pope Writes to the Ukrainian People

“I would like the affection of the Church, the strength of prayer, the love that so many brothers and sisters from all latitudes feel for you, be caresses to your faces,” says the Holy Father to Ukrainians, in a letter addressed especially to the people.

The post Nine Months After the Invasion of Ukraine, Pope Writes to the Ukrainian People appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Robert Barron warn Senate that LGBT law puts Church at risk of discrimination

From the perspective of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, whose bishops’ ministries comprise the largest non-governmental provider of social services in the United States, the provisions of the Act that relate to religious liberty are insufficient. If passed, the amended Act will put the ministries of the Catholic Church, people of faith, and other Americans who uphold a traditional meaning of marriage at greater risk of government discrimination.

The post Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Robert Barron warn Senate that LGBT law puts Church at risk of discrimination appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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First statements of the Commissioner for Caritas appointed by the Pope

Work to lay the foundations for the renewal process of the General Secretariat of Caritas Internationalis has commenced and will end with the General Assembly in May 2023.

The post First statements of the Commissioner for Caritas appointed by the Pope appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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Catholic World Report

Detroit bishop calls for penitential Advent after passage of abortion initiative

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit. CNA file photo. / null

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 26, 2022 / 11:00 am (CNA).

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Christmas 2022: Small Catholic businesses offer meaningful gifts for all

Ideal for babies, toddlers, and young children, Little Saints Stories tell the story of a saint through simple writings and illustrations. / Francesca Pollio Fenton / CNA

Denver, Colo., Nov 26, 2022 / 10:00 am (CNA).

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Vatican says China violated terms of agreement with bishop installation

The installation ceremony of Bishop John Peng Weizhao in Nanchang, China on Nov. 24, 2022. / Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association

Vatican City, Nov 26, 2022 / 05:40 am (CNA).

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Decent Films

The Gospel According to the McDonaghs: <em>The Banshees of Inisherin</em>, <em>Calvary</em>, and <nobr><em>In Bruges</em></nobr>

It’s tempting to view Calvary alongside Banshees and Bruges as a sort of unintentional McDonagh brothers trilogy: a “lapsed Catholic” trilogy, or, a bit more accurately, a “bad Catholics” trilogy, since most or all of the characters in Banshees and many of the characters in Calvary are at least minimally practicing.

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Asghar Farhadi&rsquo;s masterful <em>A Hero</em>: A decent man does the right thing, more or less

One of the things that makes Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) such a riveting storyteller is how persuasively he imagines sympathetic characters who are more or less trying to do the right thing finding the consequences of that “more or less,” that small bit of wiggle room, compounding and spiraling out of control in unforeseen directions.

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<em>The Rings of Power</em> at the end of season 1

Season 1 ended for me closer to the quiet end of the whimper-bang spectrum than I had hoped. Yet the highs of the season’s second half offer ongoing reason for sustained interest.

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Gen Z Loves Big Brother

Gen Z’s apparent response to three years of controlled demolition of their freedoms and opportunities betrays a Stockholm syndrome-like affection for one’s abusers that is breathtaking.

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A new book examines the life of a communist who worked to infiltrate Catholic seminaries and higher education—before Fulton Sheen brought her home.

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When we celebrate the Thanksgiving Meal of the Eucharist, we thank God for our deliverance from the bondage of sin and give thanks for Christ the Passover Lamb who was slain.

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