About the Staff

10Father Joe Astarita
What do you do as Pastor?  Serve and lead
Your Interests?  Announcing the Good News
Outside the office? Read, hike, eat
Favorite food? Italian
Schools: Boston College, NYU, Seton Hall



11Father Doss
What do you do as a parochial vicar? Try to lead souls to Christ.
Your Interests? Evangelization and preparing people for the Sacraments.
Outside the office? Gym, read and watch movies.
Food? All kinds
School: Seton Hall University



Diana Belkowski

Diana Belkowski
Try my best to have the Gospel message interpreted and come to life through music; train cantors to lead with both clarity and joy; inspire the congregation to lift their voices in sung prayer and worship, and hopefully lift their hearts as well.
Your interests? – choral arrangement; children’s music; the challenge (and pleasure) of matching scripture to song; utilizing a variety of musical styles.
Outside the office? – musical theatre; binge-watching Netflix; our baby                                                grand-daughter!
Food? – discovering new restaurants; anything fresh from the garden;                                                finding a new wine; anything my wonderful husband-cook makes!
School: Juilliard




Eugenia-Roman-photo-624x659Eugenia K. Roman
What do you do as Cemetery Administrator?  Maintain cemetery records, facilitate interments and maintenance of the cemetery.
Your Interests?  Enjoying the seasons
Outside the office? Adventure sports
Favorite food? All kinds
Schools: Stevens Institute of Technology



2011 Portraits 007Michael Mages
What do you do as a Business Manager?  Make certain the parish operates within its financial means while meeting its obligations; assist the pastor with business decisions that are not only financially sensible, but also bring the greatest value to the parish.
Your Interests outside the office?  Music, particularly classical jazz and swing music, liturgical art, cooking and reading.
Favorite food? All types
Schools: Rutgers University


Dan Grossano
What do you do as the youth minster? Make church matter for young people through loving God, loving others and being disciples
interests?  Evangelization,theology, leading others to encounter God and grow as disciples 
Outside of the office?  Playing the drums, spending time with friends, being in nature, playing volleyball or tennis, going on an adventure
Favorite food? Italian
School: Ramapo College of New Jersey, Seton Hall University