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  • Welcome

          Welcome to the Parish Community of Our Lady of Sorrows. Guided by the conviction that church is the people of God, parishioners of Our Lady of Sorrows were asked what makes their parish special. The responses were woven into the following statement: Our Lady of Sorrows is not just a congregation. It is a family. It is real people who care for another beyond the time of Sunday Mass. The diversity of the congregation is special, comprising diverse colors, sizes, and shapes that fit together. All are welcome, all are part of the family. Our Lady of Sorrows is a very accepting and non-judgmental church where all contribute according to their gifts. All acco mplishmentsare recognized. All efforts are encouord loves his city, and so do we!" raged to serve the needs of the neediest. The parish mission statement is taken from Psalm 87: " The"The Loves His  city...and so do we."                     
                                                                  There is a plenty good room for you!
     
  • Confession

    After the 10:30am and 1:00pm        Mass or call the church
     

  • Holy Hour &
    Eucharistiv Adoration

    On Thursday evenings our Spanish Community gathers at 7:00pm for Holy Hour and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
    They will continue to 'meet' to pray together at 7:00pm via conference calling

  • Prayer

    Prayer for a Pandemic                         May we who are merely inconvenienced remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors remember those most vulnerable. May we who have the luxury of working from home remember those who must choose   between preserving their health or making their rent. May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools close remember those who have no options. May we who have to cancel our trips remember those that have no safe place to go. May we who are losing our margin money in the tumult of the economic market remember those who have no margin at all. May we who settle in for a quarantine at home remember those who have no home. As fear grips our country, let us choose love. During this time when we cannot physically wrap our arms around each other, Let us yet find ways to be the loving embrace of God to our neighbors. Amen.                                                  by Cameron Bellm

  • Mission Statement

    "We, the family of Our Lady of Sorrows parish, accept as our special call, the words of the Psalm: "The Lord loves his city... and so do we." We have been planted in the midst of the city to grow and bear the fruit of the gospel. We offer to God our gifts of time, talent and treasure that our city may be transformed by the power of God's love."
  • HOLY WEEK

    IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEWARK, ALL PUBLIC CELEBRATIONS OF HOLY WEEK, INCLUDING PALM SUNDAY AND EASTER SUNDAY, HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED.

    LIVE STREAMING HOLY WEEK
    The following offer options for you.

     ARCHDIOCESE Visit the Archdiocese  of Newark's YouTube channel at youtube.com/nwkarchdiocese. Following the livestream, the video will be available on the Archdioceese's Facebook page and website at www.rcan.org.live streamingHolyWeek

    OUR LADY of MERCY                                                   will live-stream the following Masses:
    Palm Sunday at 10am
    Holy Thursday at 7pm
    Easter Sunday at 10am
    Here is the Facebook Page web address for OLM: https://www.facebook.com/ourladyofmercy  jerseycityofficial/  That address is also in ou rOLM website: http://www.olmnj,org

     
    You can access Bishop Barron on ot his home page.  
     
  •     Bishop. Barron's        Lent Reflections

    • Friends, in today’s Gospel the Lord tells some Jewish leaders that they are enslaved to sin and that the truth will set them free. Jesus was distinguishing between sins and sin, between the...
  • Reach Out 

    During this Stress filled time keep in touch. Call people . Check up on seniors - especially those living alone

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  • Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R, Archbishop of Newark, has announced an unprecedented fundraising initiative specifically aimed at supporting continued outreach and archdiocesan parish communities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
    We will be on the Go Fund Me page this afternoon. 
  • Youth Group

    A message from your Youth Leaders
    Due to COVID-19 social distancing and JC curfew, Youth Group meetings are cancelled until further notice.  Stay home. Stay safe. Please keep tuned into God and keep up with your school work.
  • Report Abuse

    The archdiocese takes very seriously any and all allegations of sexual misconduct by members of the clergy,  Religious and lay staff of the Archdiocese. We  encourage  anyone with knowledge of an act of sexual misconduct to inform us immediately so that we can take appropriate action to protect others and provide support to victims of sexual abuse. Any individuals who wish to report an allegation of sexual misconduct  may do so by calling or writing the Archdiocesan Office of child and Youth Protection at:  
    Director, Office of Child and Youth Protection
    The Archdiocese of Newark
    171 Clifton Avenue   Newark, NJ 07104 
    Phone: 201-407-3256        Fax: 973-497-4001