Announcements contained within the weekly bulletins — because of their advanced publication dates — may be inconsistent with this page. When in doubt, refer to the information as it appears below.

Parish Center: The Parish Center remains closed for business on Friday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving weekend.

Special Food Pantry Hours: For those in need of food, the Holy Rosary Food Pantry will be open on SATURDAY, November 27, 2021 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. You do NOT need to be a Holy Rosary parishioner to receive food from the food pantry. God bless!

Nativity Scene Contest: Submit an original photo of your INDOOR nativity scene for a chance to win a prize!  (Click HERE for the flyer.) Your nativity scene photo will be judged on: simplicity (for example, creating your own); originality; and message. To enter: (1) Include your name, address, telephone number, and collection envelope number on the BACK of your original photo.  (Do not include any identifiable information in your photo.); (2) submit your entry at the Parish Center, or give it to Father Jose after any Mass.  Final submission of photographs is Friday, December 17th at Noon. Submissions will be judged by the Honorable Mayor Michael McPartland, and prizes awarded, on Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM (after the 11:00 AM Mass). First Prize:  $300; Second Prize:  $200; Third Prize:  $100. You must be a registered parishioner at the Church of the Holy Rosary to be eligible to win a prize.  One entry per collection envelope number.  Parish employees (including members of the Pastoral and Finance Committee) may enter but they are NOT eligible to win a prize.

Pray the Rosary by Zoom: Starting Friday, December 3, 2021, and every Friday thereafter, join the members of the Holy Rosary Parish family in a weekly recitation of the Rosary at 8:00PM.   All are invited to join. To participate in praying the Rosary any Friday, click HERE open Zoom (or open your Zoom app). You will then be required to enter the following information:  Meeting ID: 820 1147 7704 and Passcode: 724951. We look forward to praying with you.  God bless you!

Masses Intentions Beginning 2022: The Holy Rosary parishioners have overwhelmingly voted to allow multiple intentions per Mass.  Accordingly, we will begin this practice for all Masses starting in January 2022.   Thank you for responding to our survey.

Sponsor Certificates: In order to receive a sponsor certificate for a Baptism or Confirmation, you must be an active and contributing member of the Church of the Holy Rosary for at least three months.

Bible Reflection: On the last Friday of every month, there is a Personal Bible Reflection in the Church from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. All are invited. Please just bring paper, pen and a Bible. If you do not have a Bible, one will be made available to you for the session.

Religious Education (CCD): CCD classes began on September 26, 2021. See the CCD page of this website for the registration package. There is an ADDITIONAL $50 late fee for registrations received after September 15, 2021.

Shuttle Service to and from the 11:00AM Mass on Sundays is available. If you or anyone you know would like shuttle transportation, please email your name, address and telephone number to

Sunday Bulletins: Click HERE to either access the bulletin on this website, or to subscribe for weekly bulletins via email.

Adoration: Adoration is held in the Church every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 to 3:00PM. Adoration concludes with recitation of the Divine Mercy.

Parish Center: The Parish Center is open Monday through Friday from 10:00AM until 3:00PM.

Food Pantry: The Holy Rosary Food Pantry is NOW open the last MONDAY of the month from 11 AM to 12 Noon.  The food pantry is located in the church hall, accessible at 56 Undercliff Avenue.  For donations to the food pantry, click HERE.

Archdiocese of Newark

Cardinal Tobin’s Thanksgiving Message: As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, please visit the link here to view a Thanksgiving video message from Cardinal Joseph Tobin to the faithful of the Archdiocese of Newark. Click HERE for the video, available in English and Spanish.

Pastoral Letter on the Synod from Cardinal Tobin: On behalf of Cardinal Joseph Tobin, you are invited to click HERE to read his pastoral letter on the Synod 2021-2023.  Synod Information Sessions will be scheduled around the Archdiocese this month.  Click on the flyer for dates and registration information.

“Rejoice in the Lord”: For this newsletter from Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., please click HERE.

Updated CoVid-19 Protocols from the Archdiocese of Newark: Click HERE to review the current CoVid protocols of the Archdiocese. Additionally, the dispensation of the Sunday and Holy Days Mass Obligation is also lifted. Click HERE for the full document.

Newark Priest: Newark Priest exists to help encourage Christians to participate in the active discernment of their specific calling to love others. Whether you are discerning a call to the priesthood or trying to help someone else discern their call, Newark Priest is there for you. God calls us to follow Him. Newark Priest is there to help you do just that. They can be reached by telephone at 973-313-6190 or by email address at Please see their website at:
You can also look for them on on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, & YouTube at NewarkPriest.

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