St Lucys RC church in Newark, NJ

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St Lucys RC church in Newark, NJ

Postby Oberto » 22 Mar 2009, 05:16

Anyone here go to or have some connection to St Lucys RC church in Newark NJ?
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Re: St Lucys RC church in Newark, NJ

Postby JohnArmellino » 22 Mar 2009, 16:14

I go there to the Feast of St. Gerard every fall...but I suspect that's not the type of connection you're looking for...LOL. I do have a friend who grew up in that parish. What are you looking for?

BTW, for anyone near Newark, it's a great feast.
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Re: St Lucys RC church in Newark, NJ

Postby misbris » 22 Mar 2009, 16:53

The Family History Center has church records for St. Lucy's.

http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library ... umns=*,0,0
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Re: St Lucys RC church in Newark, NJ

Postby Oberto » 23 Mar 2009, 04:37

I was just wondering if anyone had a connection to this parish. It's a rreal unique place for sure, very old fashioned type of church. It is a shame that they are closing down so many of the old Italian ethnic parishes in the USA. So much of the culture and neiborhoods have already been lost. The churches are usually the last places standing that remind us of our history and culutre.
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Re: St Lucys RC church in Newark, NJ

Postby lorinigro » 20 Aug 2009, 18:07

I got married at this church last year. It's so beautiful. It's considered a historic site in Newark.
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