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Map of Roman Catholic Churches in Newark

The first Roman Catholic Church was organized in 1824.

Archive information is located at Seton Hall University

Newark Abbey

Additions to New Jersey Catholicism: An Annotated Bibliography by Augustine J. Curley [New Jersey Catholic Historical Records Commission, 1999].

The early history of the Catholic Church in Newark is found in the history of St. John's Church written by Paul V. Flynn, published in 1908, printed by the New Jersey Trade Review. There is additional information is the book "The Catholic Church in New Jersey" written by Rev. Mgr. Joseph M. Flynn, published at Morristown in 1904. The Reverend listings on each individual church page also includes Assistant Reverends, some of whom went on to become Reverends of other churches.

Name before
1860
1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s existed
after
The Blessed Sacrament R. C. Church           1902       1957 
Church of the Resurection (Polish)               1923 - 1929    
First German R. C. Church 1853 - 1858                  
Holy Trinity R. C. Church (Lithuanian)           1902       2014
Hungarian Church of the Assumption             1911     1951
Immaculate Conception               1926   1957
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church                   Unknown - 1957
Monastery of St. Dominic       1880           1957
Our Lady of Fatima                   Unknown - 1957
Our Lady of Good Counsel R. C. Church           December 25, 1901       1957
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary             1910     1957
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R. C. Church (Italian)         1890         1957
Our Lady of Perpetual Help                   Unknown - 1957
Queen of Angels                 1931/32 1940
Sacred Heart R. C. Cathedral/Church         1890         Present
Sacred Heart of Vailsburg R. C. Church         October 11, 1892         1957
St. Aloysius R. C. Church     1879             1957
St. Anne's R. C. Church (German)       1888           1957
St. Anthony's R. C. Church                 1930 - 1930  
St. Anthony's R. C. Church (Portugal)               1929 1930/31  
St. Antoninus' R. C. Church     1875             1957
St. Augustine's R. C. Church (German)     October 21, 1874             1957
St. Benedict's R. C. Church (German) June 28, 1857                 1957
St. Bridget's R. C. Church       January 5, 1887           1957
St. Casimir's R. C. Church (Polish)           September, 1908       1964
Name before
1860
1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s existed
after
St. Charles Borromeo             1910     1957
St. Columba's R. C. Church     September 8, 1871             1957
St. Francis Xavier           March 18, 1906       1957
St. James R. C. Church 1853                 September 30, 1979
St. John's R. C. Church November 13, 1826                 1957
St. Joseph's R. C. Church 1859                 1957
St. Joseph's Spanish Portuguese                 1930 1957
St. Lucy's R. C. Church (Italian)         September 30, 1891         1957
St. Mary Magdalen's R. C. Church         July 22, 1893     1927    
St. Mary's R. C. Church (German) 1841                 1957
St. Michael's R. C. Church     1878             1957
St. Patrick's R. C. Cathedral 1846                 1957
St. Peter's R. C. Church (German) 1854                 1957
St. Philip Neri R. C. Church (Italian)       August, 1888           1957
St. Rocco's R. C. Church (Italian)         August 5, 1899         1957
St. Rose of Lima's R. C. Church       1888           1957
St. Stanislaus' R. C. Church (Polish)       1888           1957
St. Stephen's R. C. Church           1900       1957
St. Thomas Aquinas R. C. Church                   Unknown - 1957