Get Involved

Adult and Youth Altar Servers make funerals and Sunday Masses much more

organized so that everyone may worship and hear a Word of God for themselves. Adults

contact Jim Kopacz at 201-935-3236; youth servers contact Fr. Doss.

Bereavement Seminars are scheduled twice a year. Contact Jean Kimak at 201-


Children’s Church is offered during the 10 AM Mass from the beginning until the

Liturgy of the Eucharist starts. Adults and high school age students are needed to

worship, sing, and break open the Scriptures for this group. Contact parish office.

Environmental Committee does most of the decorations within the church for the

various seasons.Christmas and Easter are the times when more hands are needed.

Contact Barbara Kittle at 201-935-2239 or email:

Eucharistic Ministers serve every other week at all the Masses to distribute the

Precious Blood. They also attend one or more formational events during the year.

Contact Jim Doyle at 201-634-1915 or email:

Food Pantry is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 AM to Noon to

serve those in need in our two towns. Donated food can be left in the church by the

giving tree. Contact Ann Malinowski at 201-933-5243 or email:


Hospitality offers coffee and baked goods after each weekend Mass, usually on

the first Sunday of the month, and provides an opportunity to meet others in a casual

setting. Contact is Donna Kolich 201-939-8815 or email:

Knights of Columbus chapter meets on Tuesdays and does many services in and

outside the parish. Contact Eugene Sanchez 201-314-1252 or email:

Ladies Auxiliary of Knights meets monthly and provides help to the Knights and

the parish. Contact Priscilla Sanchez at 973-572-3717 or email:

Lectors aged 10 and older proclaim the readings at each Mass and attend

formational events to help them. Contact Fran Alberta at 201-935-1324 or email:

Rosary Altar Society has been extremely active at St. Joe’s for over 100 years and

they help in many ways in our parish. Contact Lorraine Joewono 201-896-9387 or email:

Religious Education office coordinate and schedules all classes and formation for

students and parents. Contact secretary, at 201-939-3441 or

Trustees for our parish are two laywomen who have served here for many years:

Mary Jane Kajon 201-939-3441 or email: and Madeline Ambrosino


Ushers are men and women and also children who serve our parishioners and seat

people in church. Contact Ed Bulger at 201-939-5346 or email:

Welcoming Team serves at all the Masses greeting people, facilitating their safety

and parking and maintaining an atmosphere conducive to worship. Contact Dan

Grossano at 201-953-6655 or email:

Wedding facilitator who generously organizes the rehearsal and wedding ceremony. Contact Ramona Kopacz at 201-935-3236 or email:


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