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Welcome to Our Lady of Grace and St. Joseph, two of the most deeply-rooted and oldest Roman Catholic churches in the United States. As of January 2008, we merged into one parish with one website. This website provides an overview of the ministries and activities that occur in our parish.

At this time we would like to extend a warm greeting to you and encourage you to explore the rest of the site. We are a large community that is here to help fulfill your spiritual needs as well as help you find some peace in the busy Hoboken and Jersey City areas. Throughout these pages you’ll notice that we are here to help support you locally as you live the Catholic faith in a global society.

Our entire parish family wants you to know that regardless of any situation or the past, we welcome you to share your talents and interests with us. Each day we strive to create a spirit-filled and service-oriented parish that is a beacon of faith, hope, and love not only within our community but in our society as well.

Please feel free to visit us at any time, join us at one of our Masses, or attend one of our events! Once again, welcome to our parish, and we look forward to growing in faith with you. May God bless you and keep you.

Warm Regards,
Church of Our Lady of Grace & St. Joseph

Latest News

Young adults are invited to our annual barbecue on Sunday, September 22, from 5 to 7 pm!  It is held in the courtyard between OLG church and rectory.  We provide refreshments and grill foods.  You bring a side dish or dessert.  All are welcome!  Please invite new young adults in town.  Please RSVP on the Young Adult Facebook page if you plan to attend so we have enough for everyone.

KEEP UP WITH THE YOUNG ADULT GROUP’S activities by signing up on FACEBOOK…  Search "Young Adults of Our Lady of Grace, Hoboken, NJ" and join!

Our CCD Program is underway!  In Angela Maffei’s absence due to illness, we have an interim team to run our Religious Education Program, also known as CCD.  Fr. Phil is the Spiritual Director and Moderator. At OLG, Donna Zukowski, last year’s First Communion teacher, is the Director. Judith Sanchez is the Coordinator. Patrick Giandolfo is the secretary. At St. Joseph, Socorro Martinez, Ellie Millet and Melissa Martinez are the coordinators and catechists. All are parishioners and are involved in the life of the parish.

At OLG, all instruction takes place in the Parish Center at 411 Clinton St. starting at 9 AM on Sundays. Parents will be able to wait in the choir room of the church and come back at 10:15 to retrieve children.  At St. Joseph, the program is held at 11 AM on Sundays in the Rectory.

Registration forms may be found on the church tables, by calling the Parish Center or by clicking HEREIf you have any questions, please call Patrick Giandolfo Monday through Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 PM or Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM at 201-659-0369.

 

Father Phil is offering a course on the Gospel of St. Luke on Tuesdays through October 29 in the Parish Center.  It is offered in both English (7:30 pm) and Spanish (8:15 pm).  Each week, we'll discuss a different theme in the Gospel of Luke and have some discussion as to how the Gospel can relate to our day-to-day lives.  This is open to all parishioners and to anyone who is thinking about becoming Catholic. Please join us!

Cada martes hasta el 29 de octubre, Padre Felipe ofrecera un estudio sobre el evangelio de San Lucas; cada semana, discutiremos un tema importante en este evangelio, que escuchamos cada domingo de este año.  Empezaremos en ingles a las 7:30 pm, y en español a las 8:15, en el centro parroquial de OLG.  ¡Todos están invitados!

Our Children's and Adult Choirs at OLG are in gear!  BOTH CHOIRS MEET ON A NEW DAY AND AT A NEW TIME!  Children's Choir meets on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM.  Adult Choir meets on Wednesdays at 7 PM.  Both choirs meet in the OLG choir room.  Please stop in if you are interested!   

For more information, please see our amazing music director Kathleen McNally before or after Mass.  She would be happy to answer any questions.  For the children's choir, we welcome children between the ages of 7 and 13.

We have a place in the choir for you or your child!

We hold our annual flea market, used book sale and silent auction on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, from 9 AM to 4 PM. 

PLEASE DONATE ITEMS: Now is the time to clear out attics, basements and spare rooms and donate any good items of clothing, housewares, art, holiday decorations, toys and more.  We also welcome all kinds of books, especially children’s books.  Bring them to the Parish Center during the week and the choir room on weekends. 

SELL YOUR OWN ITEMS: You may also reserve your own space to sell items by calling Ann or Ronnie in the Parish Center for an application.  Table space is $35.00.  You provide your own table and chairs.

PLEASE VOLUNTEER: We need lots of help to mount our event!  Please consider completing and returning the form located on the church tables. We need help to set up on Saturday and early Sunday morning.  We also need volunteers to staff the event on Sunday and to break down at 4 PM.  A few hours or more will help!

Come visit our shop to see all the amazing religious gifts! We have English and Spanish Novena Books, Prayer Books and Cards. We also have Prayer Tokens, Crib Medals, Rosaries, Bibles and Gifts for the Sacraments of Communion and Confirmation, and much more. The shop is located in the Parish Center at 411 Clinton Street on the third floor. Hours are Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Please stop by!

All adults who are interested in becoming Catholic or completing their sacraments are invited to contact Father Phil in order to register for our RCIA program, which is underway.

October 28 50/50 raffle tickets are available after Mass.  Please take some to sell to your co-workers or neighbors. You may also contact Ronnie or Catherine in either parish office and they will mail you some.

AUGUST 50/50 WINNER Eileen Hunt of Hoboken won $384.  Thank you for your support!

Hermanos y hermanas de San Jose, necesitamos más voluntarios para el Flea Market, especialmente en los domingos por la mañana (9-10 am).  Por favor, contacten a Padre Felipe o a Martha Valerio si pueden ayudarnos. Gracias por su apoyo! 

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WEEKEND LITURGIES
Saturday Vigil Mass (OLG) - 5:00 PM

Sunday (OLG) - 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM (Spanish), 7:30 PM
Sunday (St. Joseph) - 10:00 AM (Spanish), 12:00 PM (English)

DAILY MASS IN OLG CHAPEL
Monday - Friday: 12:30 PM
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 PM

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