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Catechetical Office Staff

Archdiocese of Newark Catechetical Office
171 Clifton Ave
PO Box 9500
Newark, NJ 07104

Phone: 973-497-4285
FAX: 973-497-4249
E-mail: pihokkro@rcan.org

Director

Ronald L. Pihokker
973-497-4291

Associate Directors 

Joanne DePasquale-Parent
973-497-4288 
Adult and Family Catechesis 
Parish Catechetics – Hudson and Essex Counties

Elizabeth Foer
973-497-4297
Catechist Formation and Certification,ACRE
Parish Catechetics - Union County 

Sr. Maureen Shaughnessy, S.C.
973-497-4295
Catechesis in Catholic Schools

Jose Planas, Ph.D.
973-497-4290 
Catechesis with Hispanics

Joseph Silvoy
973-497-4293
Catechetical Personnel 
Parish Catechetics – Bergen County

Rocio Pozzo
973-497-4285 
Secretary