General Information

Church Address: 19-26 Ruggiero Plaza, Newark NJ 07104

Rectory Mailing Address: 118 Seventh Avenue, Newark NJ 07104

Pastor and Priests:
Rev. Luigi Zanotto, MCCJ, ADM (Pastor)
Rev. Msgr. Joseph J. Granato (Pastor Emeritus)
Rev. Paul Donohue, MCCJ (Parochial Vicar)
Rev. Provvido Crozzoletto, MCCJ (Parochial Vicar)
Rev. Msgr. Armando Perini (Weekend Minister)
Rev. Stephen Aribe (in residence)
Rev. Dante Di Girolamo (Italian Minister)

Parish Ministry:
Sr. Mary Henrietta, DDL
Sr. Francisca Mary, DDL

Convent: (973) 482-2607

Director of Religious Education: Alba Rose Collucci - (973) 803-4208

Maryann Mercurio
Raymond Gallicchio

Parish Communications and Public Relations Team:
Paul Perillo - Coordinator - 732-674-1966,


St. Michael's Society: President - Michael Foggio, Spiritual Director - Deacon Louis Loffredo
Rosary Society: President- Alba Rose Collucci
Guard of Honor: Chairman- Dennis Tucci
Holy Name Society: President- Bob Melillo Adams
St. Gerard Ladies Guild: President- Bina Spatola
St. Gerard Men's Society: President- Gerald Spatola O'Connor

Mass Times: Mass Time and Schedule page


Saturdays 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM and whenever requested.


Spanish: Saturdays at 1:00 PM sharp
English: Sundays at 1:00 PM sharp
Arrangements to be made in advance in the Rectory.


Arrangements are to be made one year before the date of the wedding.

Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Classes:

in the Grammar School:
Tuesday afternoons 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Sick Calls: Any time, day or night (see Contact Info for number).

Rosary / Eucharistic Adoration: Wednesdays, 7:30 PM

St. Gerard Perpetual Novena: Wednesdays, 5:30 PM

Perpetual Eucharist Adoration: Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, Use side entrance.