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The Diocese of Paterson includes the three counties of Passaic, Morris, and Sussex in northern New Jersey, under the leadership of Bishop Arthur Joseph Serratelli .
 
The diocese is blessed with urban, suburban, and rural parishes.  Our parishes, schools, agencies, hospitals, and ministries help to serve the 425,000 Catholics who live in the diocese.




View the Beacon's special issue:
the 10th Anniversary of Bishop Serratelli as Bishop of the Paterson Diocese: Highlights of Bishop's work and accomplishments during the last ten years in the Diocese.


  BISHOP SERRATELLI'S WEEKLY COLUMN
First Beatification In U.S.: New Jersey’s First Blessed
October. 4, 2014 marks an historic moment in the life of the Catholic Church in the United States. For the first time ever, the Rite of Beatification will take place on American soil. In this ceremony, the Church officially recognizes the heroic sanctity of someone who has died and allows the faithful to honor this person with devotion on a local level and to pray to this person for their needs.

  THIS WEEK IN THE BEACON
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A Decade Of Service
This issue of The Beacon — the 10th anniversary tribute to Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli — is history making. The edition you are holding in your hands — 88 pages — is the largest ever published in the 48-year history of The Beacon. It surpasses the previous high mark of 80 pages published in 1987 for the Diocese of Paterson’s Golden Anniversary and is a grand tribute to Bishop Serratelli as he marks a decade as our Shepherd and as Publisher of the diocese’s award winning weekly newspaper.
  AROUND THE DIOCESE
Dramatic production about St. Faustina
POMPTON PLAINS A middle-aged woman appears on a large video screen, looking quite uncomfortable before she even starts to speak into the camera. Then, she talks about her life, which included having been abused as a child and going wild during her college days, filled with sex and drugs. Soon, the unnamed woman cries, while recounting the horrible aftermath of having had an abortion, following an unplanned pregnancy...

Notre Dame parishioners travel to Guatemala to build homes for the poor
CEDAR KNOLLS The lives of four families in one of the poorest areas of the highlands in Guatemala have been changed forever, thanks to a group of parishioners from Notre Dame of Mount Carmel Church here. They traveled to the Central American country and built new homes for these families last month.

  FEATURED NEWS, ARTICLES AND RESOURCES
Bishop Serratelli's Letters and Catechesis



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on the New Roman Missal




Diocesan Social Media Policy
Policy for Communications with Minors
Via Social Media And Other Electronic Communications
Revised Edition March 2013

Annual Financial Report
COMBINED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS TOGETHER WITH REPORT OF INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS - CHANCERY OFFICE AND AFFILIATES OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF PATERSON - June 30, 2013
COMBINED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS TOGETHER WITH REPORT OF INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS - CHANCERY OFFICE AND AFFILIATES OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF PATERSON - June 30, 2013Please find attached the Diocese of Paterson audit for the year ended June 30, 2013.  A commentary is also available on this audit at the end of this section.  If you have any questions about the Diocesan audit, please contact Brad Watson, CFO at 973-777-8818 or by email at bwatson@patersondiocese.org
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Click here to download the commentary


A Statement by the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey on Marriage as a Union of One Man and One Woman
Marriage as a union of man and woman existed long before any nation, religion, or law was established. Marriage which unites mothers and fathers in the work of childrearing is the foundation of the family and the family is the basic unit of society.

Advance Directives for Health Care
Advance Directives for Health Care
A Catholic Perspective
- approved by the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey, October 20, 2011
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Media Resources
Catalog of Resources:
Available at the Diocesan Media Center is now online. Search by Title, Author, Topic or Level.
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New Jersey’s Adoption Law has changed
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