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Jersey City – Sacred Heart

By | August 9, 2011

An excellent site containing magnificent photographs of the stained glass and some of the sacred art in this church is http://www.stainedglassphotography.com/Sacred_Heart_Jersey_City/index.html

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Jersey City – St. Peter

By | July 17, 2011

St. Peter’s Parish was established in 1831. The first attempt at building a church was begun in the same year, but it collapsed before completion. A permanent church was completed in 1836. In 1871, the Jesuit Fathers assumed responsibility for the parish and served until the parish was merged with four nearby parishes to form the […]

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Jersey City – St. Aloysius

By | July 16, 2011

Located adjacent to beautiful Lincoln Park in Jersey City, St. Aloysius, completed in 1908,  enjoys one of the finest sites imaginable. The approach to the church is quite impressive. The church is a melange of styles. The body of the church follows the French Renaissance style, while the portico is influenced by Giacomo della Porta’s church of Santa Maria della […]

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Jersey City – St. Mary’s

By | July 1, 2011

St. Mary’s Parish was established in 1859. The first church, “Old St. Mary’s,” was dedicated in 1862 and consecrated in 1888. In 1901, a tornado destroyed the church. The lower church of the present structure was dedicated in 1903 and the present edifice completed in 1924. It is constructed with light yellow brick, terracotta, and […]

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Jersey City – St. Aedan’s

By | January 3, 2011

Completed at a cost of $1 million in the depths of the Depression, St. Aedan’s Church sits on the highest point in Jersey City.

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Jersey City – Saint John the Baptist

By | January 3, 2011

Visible from the PATH terminal in Journal Square, St. John’s Church is a massive granite structure, built in the Romanesque style, whose somber exterior belies its lavish and glittering interior.

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