Our Ministries


Before you begin to register for Pre-Cana please note the following:

- If you have been divorced from any marriage, contact the priest or deacon preparing you and let him know before registering for Pre-Cana.

- Just prior to your Pre-Cana, you will receive a letter or a book from the Parish where you are registered. It will contain directions and all other necessary information.

- Due to the large numbers of registrants, it is strongly recommended that your Pre-Cana Conference is completed at least (6) months prior to the date of your wedding.

A couple may not register for Pre-Cana until they met with the priest preparing them for the Sacrament of Matrimony.

To register, please contact Pre-Cana Registration Coordinator office at 973-497-4328

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As of this time, St. Mary's does not have on site Pre-Cana.

Food Pantry

Every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month From 7:30 am

Our food pantry has returned to St. Mary’s Church premises, 254 2nd Street, and will continue from there twice a month on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month. Please take note of that and pass the news to our recipients. Your donations to the food pantry are welcome.

Nuestra dispensa de comida ha retornado a nuestra Parroquia de Sta. María– 254 Calle Segunda y continuará dos veces por mes el Primer y el tercer sábado del mes. Por favor tomar nota de ello y pasar la noticia a otras personas. Si desea contribuir con nuestra dispensa de comida, hágalo que todas sus donaciones son bienvenidas.

If you would like to donate to our Food Pantry program:
Please send us a check or money order payable to St. Mary's Parish or Click here to donate online.

Protecting God's Children

All of our volunteers working with children are required to be up to date with this training.
Please contact the parish office for more information or contact the Office of the Protection of the Faithful at the Archdiocese of Newark.

2000 Hail Mary's

2000 Hail Mary's has resumed. It is on the last Saturday of the Month, from 7:30am - 7:00pm St. Boniface Chapel - Marian Hall

300 CLUB

Join or RENEW TODAY, this will be a big help to your Church and to your family. Prizes will be drawn on the last Friday of the month. Dues: $10.00 a month—-$120.00 a year payable all at once or in two installments at any time. Registration Forms can be found at the rear of the Church.

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Solemn Feast of Corpus Christi

Street Procession

Procession begins at Holy Rosary Church and ends at St. Mary’s Church

(We welcome you to join us in prayer and song)

Parish Devotions & Groups

First Friday Mass: 7:00am St. Boniface Chapel - Marian Hall

First Friday Mass and Adoration: 7pm-9pm - Main Church

First Saturday Devotion: 9am-10:30am - Main Church

Eucharistic Adoration (Holy Hour): 7pm-8pm Mondays - St. Boniface Chapel - Marian Hall

Grupo De Oracion: Tuesdays after 7pm Mass - St. Boniface Chapel - Marian Hall

Cofradia del Sagrado Corazon: 2nd Sunday of the Month 12pm

Altagracia Group: 3rd Sunday of the Month 11:30am

Our Lady of Perpetual Help: Wednesdays, after 7am Mass, St. Boniface Chapel - Marian Hall

Catholic Action of Mary: 1st Sunday of the Month Meeting following Tagalog Mass

Santacruzan and Flores de Mayo

Street Procession

Last Sunday of May
AFTER 2:30PM Mass

--> Procession begins after Holy Mass in front St. Mary's Church

We welcome you to join in this Maytime tradition. Organized by the Catholic Action of Mary yearly. For more information contact, Freddy Burke (FreddyBurkeDRE@gmail.com).

Youth & Young Adult Ministry


Where does God rank in your life? If He’s not first, you have some work to do. Putting God first in everything helps us from putting other “gods” (like our pride and ego, money and possessions) before God. Before making a decision, ask yourself if I am doing this for the glory of God or for the glory of me?

If you are interested in our youth group please contact Deacon Cesar Sarmiento (deaconsarmiento@gmail.com) or call the parish office (201-434-8500)

Young Adults Group

Young Adults Group meet every 1st Saturday evening in the parish. For more information, please contact the parish office.

Office for Youth & Young Adult Ministry
Archdiocese of Newark
499 Belgrove Drive
Kearny NJ 07032
Phone: 201-998-0088