Welcome to St. Joseph's Catholic Church, East Orange, New Jersey!

We are the people of God called together to form a Catholic Community, under the patronage of St Joseph. We are aware of the constant goodness of our God and the need we have in our lives to return his generosity. We are pledged to engage with the Gospel message, extend ourselves to the poor, proclaim the message of salvation to all we meet and to do all in our power to bring about the Kingdom of God in this small part of God's earth, East Orange, New Jersey.




St. Joseph Parish

Mass Times

Weekdays: 12 noon
Saturday: 9:00am and 5:00pm (Sunday mass)
Sunday: 8:00am, 9:30am (Spanish), & 12 noon
CCD 10:30 - 11:45 Sunday

Reconciliation: 4:00 pm Saturday or ask the priest before or after mass

Rosary: weekdays 11:30am before mass and after the 9:00am mass on Saturdays

Office Hours


Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 12:00pm
12:30pm to 4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday closed





Parish News

St Joseph Youth Ministry - Kick-Off

Calling all 8th-12th Graders!

Click Here to see the flyer with more info.

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July 4th Mass Time

On Thursday July 4th, the mass  will be at 8am. There will be no ... Read More »

Altar Servers Celebrated

Our Altar Servers with their certificates after their celebration mass. Thank you for your service!

St Joseph's parish

Catholic News

Three churches reportedly burned down in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan, Jan 28, 2020 / 04:27 pm (CNA).- According to a local rights group in Sudan, three churches in a town were burnt down in December 2019 and quickly rebuilt, only to be burnt down again earlier this month.

Human Rights and Development Organization said that a Catholic church, an Orthodox church, and a Sudan Internal Church in Bout were burnt down on both Dec. 28 and Jan. 16; the church buildings had been rebuilt in the interim. Bout is the capital of Tadamoun district in Blue Nile state, more than 300 miles southeast of Khartoum.

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Transport Secretary vows to stamp out 'modern slavery' of human trafficking

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- The Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, has announced several new initiatives aimed at combatting human trafficking, vowing to stamp out use of American transport routes for “this modern form of slavery.”

“It is shocking to learn that in this day and age, something so horrible as human trafficking exists, and there are so many people who don’t believe it,” Chao said Jan. 28. 

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Trump and Netanyahu propose two-state plan for Israel-Palestine peace

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2020 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed a new peace plan for the Middle East on Tuesday. The plan includes an independent Palestinian state with a capital in East Jerusalem. 

Trump said Jan. 28 that the plan offers a “win-win opportunity for both sides” and a “realistic two-state solution that resolves the risk of Palestinian statehood to Israel’s security.” 

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