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

Religious Education (CCD): Classes begin on October 18, 2020. Please see the CCD page of this website for information on registration for the 2020-2021 school year.

Special Fundraiser: Erik & Ginger DiMarco of Edgewater, NJ ask you to join them in helping to preserve the Church of the Holy Rosary. Erik & Ginger will contribute a $1 for $1 matching donation (limited to the first $10,000 in donations) towards restoration, enhancement and maintenance of this local landmark which serves as one of the last remaining community buildings of a bygone era. Click HERE for details.

MANY thanks to those who have so generously donated so far!

Support the Parish: We have now made it possible to support the Church of the Holy Rosary through OneParish Online Giving. Registering is quick and easy. Click HERE for details. You can also support the parish by contributing though the GoFundMe initiative of the Archdiocese of Newark. Click HERE to access our GoFundMe page.

Sunday Bulletins: Copies of the Sunday bulletins are available on this website. However, if you find it more convenient, you can now sign up to have the bulletin delivered directly to your email inbox.  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 Cardinal has also instructed the closing of Parish Offices until further notice. The Holy Rosary Parish email is being monitored remotely. You may send an email to and you will receive a response within 24 hours. Please refer to this website frequently for updates.

Food Pantry: The Holy Rosary Food Pantry is NOW open the last Tuesday 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.

Feeding the Homeless: In adherence to the Archdiocese guidelines, Holy Rosary’s food pantry is closed until further notice.

Click HERE for Archdiocese of Newark Reopening Directives

The Archdiocese of Newark announced on September 1, 2020 that the attendance limit for its 212 churches in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties has increased. Based on the latest New Jersey public official guidelines, the number of faithful now permitted indoors for public liturgies and Baptisms, weddings and funerals has increased to 150 participants or 25 percent of the church’s capacity, whichever is lower. The guidelines remain in place to ensure the safety and well-being of the faithful. To read the full statement, click HERE.

The Archdiocese has updated it’s directives regarding Catholic Cemeteries effective June 19th. Please click HERE for details.

For messages from Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., please click HERE.

Keep up with news and events from the Archdiocese of Newark by clicking HERE for their website. You can also follow the Archdiocese of Newark on Facebook by clicking HERE.

Catholic School Open Houses

Immaculate Heart Academy’s Fall Open Houses are Sunday, October 25 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday, October 29 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. If you are a young woman searching for a school known for its academic excellence, athletic competition, and creative expression grounded in traditional Catholic values, Immaculate Heart Academy is the place for you. The sisterhood formed at IHA is incomparable, and the memories made at IHA last a lifetime—just ask the 10,529 graduates who have graced our halls. Decide if you belong @theheart by attending our 2020 Fall Open Houses; online registration is requested at Please check the website and social media pages for any potential changes in our Open Houses due to ongoing COVID-19 circumstances. For more information, contact Ms. Alexis Fatigati’07, director of admissions, at 201.445.6800, ext. 112 or IHA is located at 500 Van Emburgh Ave., Township of Washington, NJ, 07676.

Seton Hall Prep‘s Open House for 7th and 8th graders is Sunday, November 1, 2020. Registration is required for entry. To register, go to Seton Hall Prep is located at 120 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ. (Phone: 973-325-6640)