Archive For The “Union County” Category

Plainfield – Saint Stanislaus

By | January 21, 2012

This parish was joined to St. Bernard’s Parish in Plainfield in 2005 and the church closed.

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Plainfield – Saint Mary

By | January 21, 2012

Completed in 1880 and consecrated in 1890, this magnificent church is an example of the High Victorian Gothic style. The constructional polychromy of of St. Mary’s is a distinguishing feature of this style which was predominant in 1860-1890. The exterior finish of the church is red brick laid in the common bond technique with the […]

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Plainfield – Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

By | January 21, 2012

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Roselle – Saint Joseph the Carpenter

By | January 19, 2012

English Gothic in style, the front facade includes a heavily moulded arch in the principal gable, embracing an elaborately traceried north window. Supported on a pier between the doorways and forming part of the central mullion of the window is a large clay image of St. Joseph, patron saint of the parish. The nave consists […]

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Clark – Saint Agnes

By | December 29, 2011

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Clark – Saint John the Apostle

By | December 29, 2011

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Cranford – Saint Michael

By | December 29, 2011

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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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Garwood – Saint Anne

By | December 20, 2011

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Hillside – Christ the King

By | December 19, 2011

This postmodern cruciform red brick church was opened in 1966. The sanctuary features a Florentine mosaic of Christ the King. The windows depict the Second Vatican Council, Archbishop Boland, Pope Paul VI, and Pope John Paul II.

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