Saint Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church
979 Avenue C - Bayonne, New Jersey 07002 (201) 436-2222   Fax:(201) 437-5235
Founded 1894
New Jersey and National Register of Historic Places
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This page last updated: 02/12/18


  • February 14 - Ash Wednesday - Ashes will be distributed during the masses of (8:00am, and 12noon in English), (6:00pm - in Spanish) & (7:30pm in English). There will also be distributions at 3:00pm - There will be a collection to benefit the Retired Priests of The Archdiocese. May God bless you for your generosity. The Retired Priests will remember you in their prayers.

  • February 15 - Food Pantry distribution from 3pm to 5pm in the Rectory basement door on 46th Street.

  • February 15 - The Soup Kitchen Ministry will continue to feed the hungry in our community with the serving of a hot meal at 5pm in the Dining hall of the Church basement.

  • February 15 - Lectors Ministry Meeting - there will be a meeting for all Lectors in the Rectory Basement at 7:30pm

  • February 16 - Spanish Prayer Group will meet every Friday 7:pm in the basement of the Rectory.

  • February 17 - Road to Holiness: Lenten Reflection Speaker: Reverend Father Hermes Diaz in Robinson's Hall (Church BSMT) 1:30 to 3:30pm

  • February 19 - Reminder: Change in the Mass Time - The Mass will be at 9:00am.

  • February 22 - Ministry Meeting - there will be a meeting for all Eucharistic Ministers in the Rectory Basement at 7:30pm.

  • February 23 - Spanish Prayer Group will meet every Friday 7:pm in the basement of the Rectory.


  • March 2 - Every First Friday of the Month Eucharistic Celebration, Adoration and Exposition & Benediction at 7:30pm to 9:pm

  • March 18 - Family Mass at 10am

  • March 21 - from 11:30am to 9:45pm - Fine Dining Fundraiser Day & Night at Bella Sorrellas Italian Restaurant 1020 Broadway, Bayonne - Reservations are strongly recommended phone 201-455-8844 - A portion of the total days’ proceeds for lunch and dinner will benefit St. Vincent de Paul Church (Please mention to your waiter you are attending for the St. Vincent Fundraiser - Flyer not required to attend)


  • April 6 - Every First Friday of the Month Eucharistic Celebration, Adoration and Exposition & Benediction at 7:30pm to 9:pm

  • April 29 - Family Mass at 10am

Recurring Events

  • Holy Hour: on Mondays 7:00 to 8:00PM

  • Outdoor Rosary - at 7:PM on the 13th of each month until October - front lawn in front of the Blessed Mother - due to winter weather the Rosary will continue immediately after winter.

  • Praise and Worship: monthly on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena: Saturdays after the 8:00AM Mass

  • Nurse’s Ministry: blood pressure check after all masses on the first weekend of the month

  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: monthly on the first Friday 8:30 to 9:30AM

  • Line Dancing: is held on Thursday (except on Soup Kitchen Thursday) 7:pm to 10:pm in Robinson Hall - $6p/p - lite refreshments served

  • The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) sessions will be at 10:50am on Sundays, followed by mass and return to the Rectory

  • A Bereavement Group for those who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction will be held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the rectory dining room.




Presentation of Gifts at the Weekend & Holyday Masses - If you and your family would like to bring up the gifts (bread and wine) during the offertory at Mass, please see one of the ushers before the Mass.  This is a wonderful opportunity for families with children to involve them and teach them the meaning of this sacrifice.

Attention Ministers, Lectors, Servers - The schedules for Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors and Altar Servers are made months in advance. If you know you will be unable to serve due to travel plans or other circumstances, please notify the rectory via email ( well ahead of time so that an accurate schedule can be made. Thank you..

Would you like to help during the Holy Eucharist? You can be an Altar Server in our Church
Please speak to Father Hermes or call (201) 436-2222 and ask to speak with him. Servers should be mature enough to understand their responsibilities and to carry them out well and with appropriate reverence. They should have already received First Holy Communion. You will receive training and the support you need to fulfill your vocation.
¿Te gustaría ayudar durante la Sagrada Eucaristía? Tú puedes ser un Servidor del Altar en nuestra Iglesia
Favor de hablar con Padre Hermes o llama al (201) 436-2222 y pide hablar con el.  Los Servidores deben tener suficiente madurez para entender sus responsabilidades y poder desempeñarlas bien y con la apropiada reverencia.  Deben de haber hecho yá su Primera Sagrada Comunión.  Recibirán entrenamiento y el apoyo que necesiten para cumplir su vocación.

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The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) is the process by which people become members of the catholic church.  This is the method proposed by the church for those seeking baptism.  You are welcome to become a catholic.  Please let us know by contacting us or speak with Father Sergio or Fr. Hermes at 201 436-2222.  If you are a Catholic needing to complete your Sacraments (Eucharist or Confirmation), 'Inquiry is just as it sounds' - it is a time for asking questions and exploring God’s call. There are no commitments or obligations. If you are interested, please call Fr. Sergio or Fr. Hermes at 201-436-2222.  Thank you.

Prayer for a Loved One’s Return to Faith - Dear Lord, You became a man, suffered and died to win salvation for all souls. Look graciously on the soul of my loved one who has drifted away from you and The faith. Grant (name) in your grace to see the error of (his/her) way and return to the fold in your care. Teach me to stay close to (name) during this trying time and strive to convert (him/her) by action and prayers more than by ways that may antagonize. Sacred Heart of Jesus, I trust you to do everything to bring my loved one back to you. Amen.

Are you or someone you know homebound or in a nursing home or very ill or in the hospital?  We at St. Vincent's would like to visit you.  Because of patient privacy laws, however, we can only visit if someone informs us of the need and request the visit.  Please call the Rectory 201 436-2222 to leave the name and telephone number, or you can use the contact form, or leave a note at the Parish Office.

Do you know someone who is carrying the grief and sorrow of past abortions? - Share with them the "good news" of GOD's merciful love:  Days of Prayer and Healing for women and men suffering from the effects of abortion.  For more information:  Call Sisters of Life 1-866-575-0075 or contact them thru their WEBSITE or Call LUMINA/Hope and Healing After Abortion 1-877-586-4621 or thru their website

Parish Membership:  New Parishioners are requested to register in the Parish as soon as possible.  Please print and mail in to the Rectory the Parishioner Registration Form (PDF File).  This form can also be used to change your address.

To request sacramental records like Baptism and Marriage Certificates - please contact the parish in writing using the following form which you can print and mail it in: Click for Sacramental Record Request Form (PDF File) Please Note:  When a parish fulfills requests for sacramental records, staff spends time searching the records, typing it up with the notations of the other sacraments, and mailing it. Please consider sending a courtesy donation once you have received the certificate to help the parish recover its expenses.

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How to Report Abuse:  The Archdiocese of Newark takes very seriously any and all complaints of sexual misconduct by members of the clergy, Religious and lay staff of the Archdiocese.  We encourage anyone with knowledge of an act of sexual misconduct to inform the Archdiocese immediately so that we may take appropriate action to protect others and provide support to victims of sexual abuse.  Although we will report all allegations of abuse immediately to the appropriate County Prosecutor, we encourage anyone with an allegation of abuse also to reach out to the prosecutor.
Individuals who report an allegation of sexual misconduct may do so by calling the Victim's Assistance Coordinator of the Archdiocesan Office of Child and Youth Protection at (201) 407-3256.
The phone numbers for the County Prosecutors within the Archdiocese are:
Bergen - (201) 226-5689
Essex - (973) 753-1121
Hudson - (201) 795-6400
Union - (908) 965-3879
For more information on the Archdiocese's Policies dealing with sexual misconduct by clergy, Religious and lay staff and volunteers, and for information on sexual abuse awareness training for both adults and children/youth, click here.

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