Archive For The “Elizabeth” Category

Elizabeth – Saint Michael

By | April 17, 2012

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Elizabeth – Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary

By | April 17, 2012

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Elizabeth – Immaculate Conception

By | April 17, 2012

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Elizabeth – Blessed Sacrament

By | December 22, 2011

Although described as “Contemporary Tudor” by the architect, this church contains Modern and Postmodern elements. The interesting facade is dominated by a large monstrance, the symbol of the Blessed Sacrament, executed in limestone. The main entrance also includes the coat-of-arms of Archbishop Thomas A. Boland plus the two sides of the Medal of Saint Benedict. […]

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Elizabeth – Saints Peter and Paul

By | November 9, 2011

Established for the Lithuanian Catholics in 1895, Saints Peter and Paul was united with Saint Adalbert in 2009.It is a splendid building with a wonderfully restored interior. The parish website contains excellent photographs. http://www.stadalbert.us/

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Elizabeth – Saint Adalbert

By | November 8, 2011

Established as a Polish parish in 1905, St. Adalbert’s was joined with Sts. Peter and Paul (Lithuanian parish since 1895) in 2009. The interior is wonderfully restored and exquisite. The parish website contains excellent pictures of both churches. http://www.stadalbert.us/

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Elizabeth – Saint Anthony of Padua

By | November 8, 2011

Founded in 1895 to serve Italian immigrants, St. Anthony of Padua continues this mission as well as serving an increasing Latino population. The Salesian Fathers have served the parish since 1924. After an interruption, they returned in 1933 and remain today.

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Elizabeth – Our Lady of Fatima (Sacred Heart)

By | November 8, 2011

Originally dedicated to St. Henry, the name of the parish was changed to Sacred Heart in 1887. In 1983, the parish of Sacred Heart was suppressed and the church given to the parish of Our Lady of Fatima. The parish serves a predominantly Portuguese-American congregation.  

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Elizabeth – St. Patrick’s

By | January 3, 2011

Although its light gray granite has been obscured by decades of grime, the pure Gothic details of its magnificent facade and towers are clear.

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