442 E Brinkerhoff Avenue - Palisades Park, NJ 07047

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Church Front SkyWe inform with joy the news that our Vocationist
has been appointed by Pope Francis
the new Bishop of Fall River, Massachusetts.

The Vocationist Family and the parish community of St. Nicholas in Palisades Park will accompany Bishop Da Cunha with their prayers and their best wishes for a fruitful and sanctifying ministry for many successful and happy years at the service of God’s people.

Fr. Stephen Ehiahuruike, S.D.V., St. Nicholas Pastor, welcomes you to our parish website

This new website was created to connect, assist and inform all parishioners and friends of our St. Nicholas Parish. We also hope this website will be of assistance to you as you continue to learn more about OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, the Catholic church and how God is calling you to live out your call to stewardship as you offer your Talent, Time and Treasure to build up the Kingdom of God in your corner of the world.

SANCTUARY OF OUR CHURCH GOT A TOTALLY NEW LOOK -- A new flooring was installed and it looks beautiful. We now have new altar, lectern and tabernacle pedestal. The tabernacle has been moved to the center of the altar, as JESUS is the center of our lives. Thanks to all donors who helped in this project. Come and see how splendid it looks!

New Jersey’s adoption law has changed with regard to adoptees’ access to full birth record information. In the future, the names of all birth parents who placed a child for adoption in New Jersey will be made available to adoptees upon request unless the birth parents file a form with the State indicating that they do not want contact with the child. Click here to learn more.

ANNUAL MASS IN HONOR OF ST. ANNE - We will celebrate a mass in honor of St. Anne, mother of the Virgin Mary and grandmother of Jesus, on Saturday, July 26 at 8:00 AM. A holy relic of the saint will be venerated immediately following the mass. Click here for more information

FEAST OF BLESSED FR. JUSTIN - Our parish will celebrate the Feast of Blessed Fr. Justin on August 2 at the 6:00 PM Vigil Mass. The Perpetual Vows of Fr. Michael Onyekwere and the Farewell to our dear Bishop Edgar da Cunha - who is moving to his new Diocese in Fall River, MA - will also be part of the celebration. It will be a very special Mass and all St. Nicholas parishioners and friends are invited to attend. Light reception will follow in the Church Hall.

PILGRIMAGE TO ROME AND HOLY LAND - Pilgrimage to Rome, Bethlehem and Jerusalem will give you a chance to learn more about the early history of our Church in Rome and last part of the most inspirational pilgrimage will be your walk in the Footsteps of Jesus Christ in the Holy land! Departure on Monday, October 27 and returning on Wednesday, November 7 (WE ADDED AN EXTRA DAY TO THE PILGRIMAGE!!!) Cost: $ 3,599.00 per person. Click here for more information

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