Chronology of Parishes

PARISHES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEWARK
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST
FOUNDING DATES

1826           Saint John's Church NEWARK
1831           Saint Peter's Church JERSEY CITY
                  (Merged as part of Resurrection in 1997)
1837           Saint Peter's Church BELLEVILLE
1842           Saint Mary's Church (Newark Abbey) NEWARK
1844           Saint Mary of the Assumption Church ELIZABETH
1848           Saint Patrick's Pro-Cathedral NEWARK
1850           Saint Joseph's Church NEWARK
                  (Closed 1980)
1851           Our Lady of Grace Church HOBOKEN
1851           Saint John's Church ORANGE
1851           Saint Mary's Church PLAINFIELD
1851           Saint Michael's Church UNION CITY
                  (Merged with Saint Joseph in 1983)
1852           Saint Michael's Church ELIZABETH
                  (Merged with Holy Rosary in 1985)
1852           Saint Rose of Lima Church SHORT HILLS
1854           Saint Benedict's Church NEWARK
1854           Saint Francis de Sales Church LODI
1854           Saint James' Church NEWARK
1854           Saint Mary's Church JERSEY CITY
                  (Merged as part of Resurrection in 1997)
1854           Saint Mary's Church RAHWAY
1856           Saint Joseph's Church JERSEY CITY
1857           Holy Family Church UNION CITY
1858           Church of the Madonna FORT LEE
1858           Saint Patrick's Church ELIZABETH
1861           Holy Trinity Church HACKENSACK
1861           Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church BAYONNE
1861           Saint Paul's Church (Greenville) JERSEY CITY
1863           Saint Boniface's Church JERSEY CITY
                  (Merged as part of Resurrection in 1997)
1863           Saint Joseph of the Palisades WEST NEW YORK
1863           Saint Teresa's Church SUMMIT
1864           Immaculate Conception Church MONTCLAIR
1864           Saint Luke's Church HO-HO-KUS
1864           Saint Peter's Church NEWARK
                  (Closed 1974)
1865           Holy Cross Church HARRISON
1866           Saint Cecilia's Church ENGLEWOOD
1867           Saint Michael's Church JERSEY CITY
                  (Merged as part of Resurrection in 1997)
1868           Saint Paul of the Cross Church JERSEY CITY
1869           Saint Bridget's Church JERSEY CITY
                  (Merged as part of Resurrection in 1997)
1869           Saint Columba's Church NEWARK
1869           Saint Patrick's Church JERSEY CITY
1871           Sacred Heart Church ELIZABETH
                  (Closed 1983)
1871           Saint Joseph's Church HOBOKEN
1871           Saint Mark's Church RAHWAY
1872           Holy Trinity Church WESTFIELD
1872           Saint Joseph's Church EAST RUTHERFORD
1872           Saint Michael's Church CRANFORD
1873           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church TENAFLY
1873           Our Lady of the Valley Church ORANGE
1873           Saint John the Baptist Church FAIRVIEW
1874           Saint Augustine's Church NEWARK
1875           Saint Antoninus Church NEWARK
1876           Saint Mary's Church NUTLEY
1877           Saint Aloysius Church NEWARK
1878           Sacred Heart Church BLOOMFIELD
1878           Saint Leo's Church IRVINGTON
1878           Saint Michael's Church NEWARK
1882           Our Lady Help of Christians Church EAST ORANGE
                  (Merged with Holy Spirit, Orange, in 1983, to become
                  Holy Spirit/O.L.Help of Christians)
1884           Saint Anthony's Church JERSEY CITY
1884           Saint John the Baptist Church JERSEY CITY
1884           Saint Lucy's Church JERSEY CITY
                  (Closed 1986)
1885           Holy Rosary Church JERSEY CITY
1886           Holy Rosary Church ELIZABETH
                  (Closed 1985)
1886           Saint Ann's Church NEWARK
1886           Saint Augustine's Church UNION CITY
1886           Saint Nicholas Church JERSEY CITY
1886           Saint Venantius ORANGE
                  (Merged with Saint Andrew Kim in 1983)
1887           Our Lady of Sorrows Church SOUTH ORANGE
1887           Saint Bridget's Church (closed 1985) NEWARK
1887           Saint Joseph's Church UNION CITY
                  (Merged with Saint Michael in 1983)
1887           Saint Lawrence's Church WEEHAWKEN
1887           Saint Philip Neri Church NEWARK
                  (Closed 1968)
1888           Saint Francis Church HOBOKEN
1888           Saint Joseph's Church BAYONNE
1888           Saint Rose of Lima Church NEWARK
1889           Cathedral of the Sacred Heart NEWARK
1889           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church NEWARK
1889           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church RIDGEWOOD
1889           Saint Andrew's Church WESTWOOD
1889           Saint Henry's Church BAYONNE
1889           Saint Peter and Paul Church HOBOKEN
1889           Saint Stanislaus Church NEWARK
1890           Saint Anthony's Church NORTHVALE
1890           Saint Francis Church RIDGEFIELD PARK
1891           Immaculate Conception Church HACKENSACK
1891           Saint Lucy's Church NEWARK
1892           Sacred Heart Church (Vailsburg) NEWARK
1892           Saint Aloysius Church CALDWELL
1893           Saint Cecilia's Church KEARNY
1893           Saint Mary Magdalene Church NEWARK
                  (Closed 1927)
1894           Saint Vincent de Paul Church BAYONNE
1895           Saint Anthony's Church ELIZABETH
1895           Saint Cassian's Church UPPER MONTCLAIR
1895           Saint Joseph's Church ROSELLE
1895           Saint Mary's Church WEST NEW YORK
1895           Saint Peter and Paul Church ELIZABETH
1896           All Saints Church JERSEY CITY
                  (Merged with Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary)
1896           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church ORANGE
1897           Corpus Christi Church HASBROUCH HEIGHTS
1897           Saint Aloysius Church JERSEY CITY
1898           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church BAYONNE
1899           Saint Anthony of Padua Church UNION CITY
1899           Saint Matthew's Church RIDGEFIELD
1899           Saint Rocco's Church NEWARK
1899           Saint Valentine's Church BLOOMFIELD
1900           Saint Ann's Church HOBOKEN
1900           Saint Bridgid's Church NORTH BERGEN
1901           Holy Trinity Church NEWARK
                  (Merged with Epiphany October 2002)
1901           Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church GARFIELD
1901           Saint Anthony's Church BELLEVILLE
1901           Saint Anthony's Church EAST NEWARK
1902           Our Lady of the Assumption Church BAYONNE
1902           Our Lady of Good Counsel Church NEWARK
1902           Our Lady of Libera Church WEST NEW YORK
1902           Our Lady of Mercy Church PARK RIDGE
1902           Saint Elizabeth's Church WYCKOFF
1902           Saint Stephen's Church NEWARK
                  (Closed)
1903           Saint Joseph's Church ORADELL
1903           Saint Anne's Church JERSEY CITY
1904           Saint Stephen's Church KEARNY
1905           Sacred Heart Church JERSEY CITY
1905           Sacred Heart Church LYNDHURST
1905           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church JERSEY CITY
1905           Saint Adalbert's Church ELIZABETH
1905           Saint John the Evangelist Church BERGENFIELD
1906           Blessed Sacrament Church NEWARK
1906           Holy Rosary Church EDGEWATER
1906           Holy Trinity Church FORT LEE
1907           Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Hungarian) IRVINGTON
                  (Founded in Newark, moved to Irvington in 1969, subsequently closed)
1907           Church of the Assumption ROSELLE PARK
1907           Immaculate Conception Church ELIZABETH
1907           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church MONTCLAIR
1907           Saint Michael's Church BAYONNE
1908           Immaculate Conception Church SECAUCUS
1908           Our Lady of Czestochowa Church HARRISON
1908           Saint Anastasia's Church TEANECK
1908           Saint Casimir's Church NEWARK
1908           Saint Mary's Church RUTHERFORD
1909           Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary JERSEY CITY
                  (Merged with All Saints)
1909           Holy Family Church NUTLEY
1909           Saint Anne's Church FAIR LAWN
1909           Saint Elizabeth's Church LINDEN
1909           Saint Joseph's Church HACKENSACK
1910           Saint Charles Borromeo Church NEWARK
                  (Merged with Blessed Sacrament in 1999)
1910           Saint John Nepomucene Church GUTTENBERG
1910           Our Lady of Victories Church HARRINGTON PARK
1910           Saint Ann's (Lithuanian) Church JERSEY
                  (Closed Dec. 3, 1974)
1910           Holy Name of Jesus Church EAST ORANGE
1911           Most Holy Name Church GARFIELD
1911           Our Lady of Czestochowa Church JERSEY CITY
1911           Saint Ann's (Polish) Church JERSEY CITY
1911           Saint Joseph's Church ELIZABETH
                  (Closed 1986)
1912           Saint Aedan's Church JERSEY CITY
1912           Saint Catherine's Church HILLSIDE
1912           Saint John the Evangelist Church LEONIA
1912           Saint Mary's Church CLOSTER
1912           Saint Michael's Church LYNDHURST
1912           Saint Michael's Church PALISADES PARK
1912           Saint Rocco's Church UNION CITY
1913           Our Lady of Grace Church FAIRVIEW
1914           Our Lady of All Souls Church EAST ORANGE
                  (Closed 1993)
1914           Our Lady of Lourdes Church WEST ORANGE
1914           Our Lady of Sorrows Church JERSEY CITY
1914           Sacred Heart Church HAWORTH
1914           Saint Andrew's Church BAYONNE
1914           Saint Francis Xavier Church NEWARK
1914           Saint Joseph's Church MAPLEWOOD
1914           Saint Mary's Church DUMONT
1915           Immaculate Heart of Mary Church MAHWAH
1915           Our Lady of Sorrows Church KEARNY
1916           Church of the Epiphany CLIFFSIDE PARK
1916           Our Lady of the Most Bl. Sacrament EAST ORANGE
                  (Closed 1993)
1916           Saint Joseph's Church EAST ORANGE
1917           Our Lady of Sorrows Church GARFIELD
1917           Our Lady of Victories Church JERSEY CITY
1917           Sacred Heart Church NORTH BERGEN
1917           Sacred Heart Church ROCHELLE PARK
1917           Saint Francis Church HACKENSACK
1917           Saint Joseph's Church LODI
1917           Saint Stanislaus Kostka GARFIELD
1918           Our Lady of the Rosary Church NEWARK
                  (Closed 1992)
1919           Saint Stanislaus Kostka Church PLAINFIELD
1920           Saint Genevieve's Church ELIZABETH
1921           Immaculate Conception Church NORWOOD
1921           Saint Bernard's Church PLAINFIELD
1922           Blessed Sacrament Church ELIZABETH
1922           Queen of Peace Church NORTH ARLINGTON
1923           Our Lady of the Lake Church VERONA
1923           Saint James' Church SPRINGFIELD
1923           Saint Nicholas Church PALISADES PARK
1925           Immaculate Conception Church NEWARK
1925           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church NUTLEY
1925           Sacred Heart of Jesus Church IRVINGTON
1925           Saint Anne's Church GARWOOD
1925           Saint Hedwig's Church ELIZABETH
1925           Saint John the Baptist Church HILLSDALE
1925           Saint Theresa’s Church LINDEN
1926           Church of the Assumption WOOD-RIDGE
1926           Immaculate Heart of Mary Church NEWARK
                  (Founded as St. Joseph Spanish/Portuguese Church
                  in 1926, name changed in 1965.)
1927           Saint Philomena's Church LIVINGSTON
1928           Saint Michael's Church UNION
1929           Saint Joseph's Church BOGOTA
1930           Christ the King Church JERSEY CITY
1930           Immaculate Conception Church MAHWAH
1930           Queen of Angels Church NEWARK
1931           Holy Spirit Church ORANGE
                  (Merged with Our Lady Help of Christians, East Orange, in 1983)
1931           Saint Anthony's Church MOONACHIE
                  (Closed 1955)
1931           Saint Joseph's Church DEMAREST
1931           Saint Leo's Church ELMWOOD PARK
1931           Saint Paul's Church RAMSEY
1931           Saint Therese of Lisieux Church CRESSKILL
1932           Saint Peter Claver Church MONTCLAIR
1934           Saint Joseph's Church WEST ORANGE
1939           Saint Thomas the Apostle Church BLOOMFIELD
1940           Saint Margaret's Church LITTLE FERRY
1942           Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Church WALLINGTON
1942           Our Lady of Peace Church NEW PROVIDENCE
1947           Church of the Assumption EMERSON
1947           Immaculate Heart of Mary Church ELIZABETH
1948           Christ the King Church HILLSIDE
1948           Saint Bartholomew's Church SCOTCH PLAINS
1948           Saint John the Apostle Church LINDEN
1948           Saint Paul the Apostle Church IRVINGTON
1948           Saint Peter the Apostle Church RIVER EDGE
1949           Saint Catherine of Siena Church CEDAR GROVE
1949           Saint Theresa's Church KENILWORTH
1950           Our Lady Queen of Peace Church MAYWOOD
1952           Church of the Annunciation PARAMUS
1952           Our Lady of the Visitation PARAMUS
1952           Saint Gabriel's Church SADDLE RIVER
1953           Church of the Ascension NEW MILFORD
1953           Saint Catharine's Church GLEN ROCK
1953           Saint Philip's Church SADDLE BROOK
1954           Guardian Angel Church ALLENDALE
1954           Immaculate Heart of Mary Church MAPLEWOOD
1954           Saint Pius X Church OLD TAPPAN
1955           Blessed Sacrament Church ROSELAND
1955           Church of the Little Flower BERKELEY HEIGHTS
1955           Church of the Nativity MIDLAND PARK
1955           Holy Family Church LINDEN
1956           Our Lady of Fatima Church NEWARK
1957           Saint Thomas Aquinas Church NEWARK
1958           Our Lady of Lourdes Church MOUNTAINSIDE
1959           Our Lady of Good Counsel Church WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
1960           Our Lady of Perpetual Help OAKLAND
1961           Most Blessed Sacrament Church FRANKLIN LAKES
1961           Our Lady of Presentation Church UPPER SADDLE RIVER
1961           Saint Agnes Church CLARK
1961           Saint Rafael's Church LIVINGSTON
1962           Saint Thomas More Church FAIRFIELD
1963           Holy Spirit Church UNION
1963           Notre Dame Church NORTH CALDWELL
1963           Our Lady of Fatima Church NORTH BERGEN
1963           Our Lady of Mercy Church JERSEY CITY
1964           Immaculate Heart of Mary Church SCOTCH PLAINS
1964           Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church NEWARK
                  (Closed 1979)
1966           Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church LYNDHURST
1967           Our Lady Mother of the Church WOODCLIFF LAKE
1968           Saint Helen's Church WESTFIELD
1972           Saint Andrew Kim (Korean) ORANGE
                  (Merged with St. Venantius Parish in 1983)
1973           Our Lady of Fatima Church ELIZABETH
1992           Epiphany Parish (Portuguese) NEWARK
                  (Merged with Holy Trinity October 2002)
1997           Resurrection Church JERSEY CITY
                  (St. Boniface, St. Bridget, St. Mary. St. Michael,
                  St. Peter merged in 1997 to form Resurrection Parish)
1998           Saint Joseph Korean Catholic Church DEMAREST
1998           Church of the Korean Martyrs SADDLE BROOK
1999           Blessed Sacrament/St. Charles NEWARK
                  (Merger)
2002           Holy Trinity-Epiphany NEWARK
                  (Merger)





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