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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

El sábado que viene, 14 diciembre, tenemos nuestra fiesta de navidad anual en San José, 6 a 11 pm.  Boletos están disponibles con antelación y a la puerta, $15 por cada uno.  Tambien, necesitamos ayuda esta semana para decorar, limpiar, y preparar para todo esto; por favor, hablen con Martha Valerio, Socorro Martinez, o Filomena Baeza si pueden ayudarnos.

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This coming Saturday, Dec. 14, is our annual Christmas Party at St. Joseph Church from 6 to 11 PM.  Tickets are available in advance or at the door, $15 each.  Also, we need help this week to decorate, clean and prepare everything; please speak with Martha Valerio, Socorro Martinez or Filomena Baeza if you can help!

Calling all young adults!  Wear your ugly Christmas sweater at our Willie McBride’s Social on Thursday, December 19, from 7:30-9:30 PM.  We will gather in the back room. Please join us!

Fr. Phil is leading Evening Prayer in the OLG Chapel (411 Clinton St.) at 6:45 PM before the 7 PM Mass during the season of Advent on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  All are welcome!

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En adviento, todos están invitados a acompanar a Padre Felipe para orar Visperas (la Liturgia de las Horas) en la capilla del centro parroquial (411 Clinton St.), Martes a Jueves, a las 6:45 pm.  Vengan, experimenten, y aprendan más sobre esta oración muy poderosa e importante en la vida de la iglesia. 

At the entrance of each church, you will find a Giving Tree with white doves for a children’s toy for April Harris at In Jesus' Name charity, blue doves for senior citizens and homeless gift cards, and green doves for military gift cards.  Please take one or more and return the item(s) by Sunday, December 22 (but sooner is better).  Please leave gifts under the tree unwrapped.  If you wrap it, please attach a description on the gift.  Hand the gift cards to the priest.  Please help those in need this Christmas season!

We thank Irene LaBruzza and Antoinette Turner for organizing the doves in memory of Toni’s husband, Thomas, who died suddenly this year.

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En la entrada de cada iglesia, se encuentra un arbol con palomas blancas, para regalos para niños; palomas azules, para ancianos y personas sin hogar; y palomas verdes, para veteranos.  Por favor, tomen una paloma, y devuelvan el regalo bajo el arbol, sin envoltorio, antes del 22 de diciembre; pueden devolver las tarjetas regalos a P. Felipe o P. Alex.  Damos gracias a Irene LaBruzza y Antonietta Turner por su generosidad en hacer las palomas, en memoria de Thomas Turner, el esposo de Antonietta, que murió en este año pasado.  Gracias a todos por su generosidad con este proyecto muy importante, para ayudar a nuestros hermanos pobres y necesitados! 

The OLG Young Adult Ensemble has produced a Christmas CD, “Love’s Pure Light.”  It is available for purchase for $10.  It will soon be available for download, as well.  They would like to raise funds for new, contemporary music books.  If you would like to donate a book, the cost would be $25. And you can memorialize it.

En las semanas que vienen, en vez del flea market, tenemos nuestra venta anual para la Navidad, en el sótano de San José.  Muchas gracias a Filomena Baeza y Ada Santiago por su trabajo duro en organizar y preparar todo esto.  ¡Por favor, vengan y apoyen a nuestra comunidad en San José!

In the coming weeks, instead of the flea market, our annual Christmas shop will be open in the basement of St. Joseph's Church on Thursday and Sunday mornings.  Many thanks to Filomena Baeza and Ada Santiago for their hard work in organizing and preparing everything.  Please come support St. Joseph's Church!

Do you need a Christmas tree or wreath?  Please visit the Christmas tree stands of the Silletti Brothers at Our Lady of Grace and Cal Furino at St. Joseph!  They give us a generous donation as well as provide decorations for each of our churches. Please patronize them!

The 2020 Mass Books are open for both churches!  Please call or come by the Parish Center for OLG Masses or the Rectory Office for St. Joseph Masses during office hours (listed on the front of the bulletin).  Alternately, you can use the request form located on the church tables.  There is no limit on the number of Masses.

 

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 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Please stop by!

Also, we now have a satellite shop in OLG Church for purchase on Sundays!

Are you interested in switching banks or do you already have an account at Investors Bank? There are two great programs that they offer to support non-profits such as Our Lady of Grace and St. Joseph, which is an account holder there.

New Account: If you are interested in opening a new account, please take one of the "Sweet Deal" cards on the church tables and be sure to mention that the parish referred you when you establish your account. Through their "Refer a Friend" program, if your new account meets certain criteria, you will receive a $50 gift card and separately the parish will receive one as well -- win, win! Read on to see how you can further support the parish with the Care2Share program once you set up your account.

All Accounts: If you open a new account or already have an account at Investors Bank, please consider enrolling in their Care2Share Affinity Program. By designating the parish as your non-profit of choice, Investors Bank will make regular donations to the parish at no cost to you. Please take a copy of the Care2Share materials on the church tables and get started today.

Investors Bank has a Hoboken branch at 221 River Street -- please ask to speak with our representative Jordania Rodriguez (201-222-9030) regarding either program. We appreciate your support!

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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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