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Last update 9/18/2023

St. Lucy's Church

The National Shrine  of Saint Gerard

118 Seventh Ave.

Newark, NJ 07104




Welcome to St. Lucy's Church in Newark, New Jersey.  
We hope you will visit us!


Pastor and Priests

Rev. Paul Donohue, MCCJ, Pastor

Rev. Chris Aleti, MCCJ, Vicar



Simplice Ahoua

Dennis La Scala Ph.D



Administrative Secretary: Maria Rosania

(973) 803-4200



Secretary of Pastoral Work: Omar Navarro

(973) 803-4207



Daily Masses
Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 5:30 pm
Saturday: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. & 6:00 pm

Confessions: Saturdays 5:30 pm

Sunday Masses

8:00 am in Italian

9:00 am in Spanish

11:00 am, 12:30 pm & 5:30 pm in English

124th Feast of Saint Gerard

Embark on a captivating journey of faith, culture, and celebration as we cordially invite you to be a part of the enchanting Feast of Saint Gerard, taking place from October 13th to 16th. Nestled in the heart of tradition and surrounded by the vibrant colors of autumn, this cherished annual event promises an unforgettable experience for individuals and families alike.

Immerse yourself in the rich history and devotion of Saint Gerard, the patron saint of expectant mothers and protector of families. This four-day festivity is a radiant blend of spirituality, camaraderie, and cultural exploration, where old traditions seamlessly meld with contemporary celebrations. The Feast of Saint Gerard is not merely an event; it's a heartfelt gathering of souls from all walks of life, bound together by their reverence for this remarkable saint.

From solemn processions and heartfelt prayers to joyful moments and delectable culinary delights, the Feast of Saint Gerard offers a diverse tapestry of activities that cater to every age and interest. Stroll through the vibrant Gift Shop offering an array of unique religious items and crafts, or find solace in moments of reflection within the serene confines of our beautifully adorned church.

As the crisp autumn air envelops the surroundings, the Feast of Saint Gerard creates an atmosphere of unity and shared joy that resonates throughout the charming town. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a returning participant, you'll find yourself embraced by the warmth of the community, creating lasting memories and forging new friendships.

Mark your calendars for October 13th to 16th and make plans to join us in this jubilant celebration. Experience the spiritual serenity and cultural vibrancy that define the Feast of Saint Gerard. Let us come together to honor tradition, cultivate connections, and bask in the radiant spirit of this remarkable saint. We eagerly await your presence at this year's feast!

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We offer to all devotees an opportunity to be part of

the“family” of the National Shrine trough the

membership in the St. Gerard Association.

You also receive a

National Shrine

newsletter with membership!

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