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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

At OLG, our Book Ministers are hosting the Winter Book Sale, “From Ground Hog to Mardi Gras,” now through Sunday, Feb. 23.  Come early to OLG Mass and browse at the church entrance to get some good buys during the month of February! 

We begin Lent on Wednesday, February 26. Ashes will be distributed at all our Prayer Services and Masses.

OLG Schedule: 10 AM, 3 PM and 5 PM Prayer Services; 12:30 and 7:30 PM Masses

St. Joseph Schedule: 12 Noon Prayer Service and 7 PM Bilingual Mass

The 7:30 PM Mass at OLG is especially planned for Young Adults. The leadership team will be present and serve in several ministries: music, hospitality, and liturgical.

“The Art of Pausing: A Lenten Retreat to Reclaim a Sense of Balance in Our Lives” with Judith Valente is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, from 9 AM to 3 PM in the OLG Parish Center at 411 Clinton Street.  $20 cost includes a morning snack and lunch.  Sign up by completing and returning the registration form by Monday, March 3.  The registration form is available on the church tables or it can be printed from the website -- please see right side of our homepage.  Please join us! 

Each year, our Archbishop Cardinal Tobin invites us to support and help those who need it in our Archdiocese. Through Catholic Charities, for example, we offer mental health counseling, assistance for challenged adults, a residence for abused women who have children and the St. Lucy’s Homeless Shelter in Jersey City, to name a few. There are also other ways we help Cardinal Tobin support our schools, seminarians and senior priests.

Each parish is given a goal, and ours is $30,000. We need each person’s support. If everyone would donate $100 over the year, we would go way over our goal. But if you give something – any amount – it helps us reach our goal and we increase our participation rate, which is a good sign. Every registered parishioner received a letter and pledge envelope in the mail. Please return them in the collection or to the Archdiocese. If you did not receive one, please take the brochure and envelope on the church tables.

You also can donate online: www.rcan.org/ways-to-give  Please designate "Our Lady of Grace/St. Joseph Parish in Hoboken" under "Select Your Parish" so that our parish receives credit for your generosity.

“Inclusive Loving: Jesus and the Holy Thursday Revolution” by Dominican Sister Arlene Flaherty is scheduled for Sunday, March 29, from 11:30 AM to 1 PM in the OLG Parish Center (411 Clinton St.). Please invite your LGBT friends and parents of LGBT children. No charge but registration is necessary so we have enough food.

Please register by Friday, March 20, by emailing Fr. Santora at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Come every Thursday from 10 to 12 noon to the St. Joseph's Flea Market in the Church basement at 61 Monroe Street in Hoboken. Park in our parking lot and walk in through the alleyway between the Church and Rectory. Get great buys on all types of clothes for everyone in the family, accessories, jewelry, household goods, toys and more. Great prices and great products! Or stop by on Sunday after the 10 am Mass until 12 noon to shop when coffee and cake are availablefor purchase. One stop shopping for all!
 
Donations are also accepted while the flea market is open or during St. Joseph's office hours (Tues. and Thurs., 9 am to 12 noon - ring bell by Rectory door).

Marcial Hernandez, Jr. from St. Joseph won $402.50 in the December 30, 2019, raffle.  Congratulations!!!

February 24, 2020, tickets are available after Mass.  You may take some tickets home to sell to family, neighbors and co-workers.  Or contact Ronnie Rosso and she will mail them to you.  Proceeds help us restore our historic buildings. 

Please consider making a Mass or memorial intention for 2020 at Our Lady of Grace or St. Joseph.  You can call or come by the Parish Center for OLG Masses (411 Clinton St.) or the Rectory Office for St. Joseph Masses (61 Monroe St.) 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.

 

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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)

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Monday - Friday: 12:30 PM
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 PM

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