The Parish Community of St. Helen welcomes Fr. Gabriel J. Curtis to our pastoral staff beginning the weekend of June 25/26.
Fr. Gabriel was born and raised in Managua, Nicaragua. He began his university studies at the Universidad Católica “Redemptoris Mater” in his home city, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy with Education Studies, and a Master of Arts in Humanities. He also achieved Vocal and Opera Studies at UPOLI’s Conservatory of Music. While working as a singer he performed roles in operas such as Tosca, La Boheme, and the zarzuela La Gran Via. At Immaculate Conception Seminary – School of Theology, he earned a Master of Divinity degree and a Master of Arts in Church History. During formation at the seminary he served at St. Peter’s Church in River Edge and St. Joseph the Carpenter in Roselle and as Deacon in Our Lady of Mt. Virgin in Garfield. In addition he completed a summer formation program at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Paterson and a Spirituality Program at Creighton University, Omaha. He was ordained priest on May 28, 2016. Fr. Gabo enjoys music and the arts, especially opera, sports, and learning new languages.
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The Parish Community of Saint Helen is a Roman Catholic Church dedicated to:
by sharing the saving message of Jesus Christ
by supporting, comforting and assisting those in need
by fostering the spiritual growth of all its people.
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Celebration of the Eucharist
The Lord's Day
Saturday 5:30 PM
Sunday 8:00, 9:30, 11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 6:30 PM
Monday through Friday - 7:30 (Except Summer) and 9:00 AM
Saturday - 9:00 AM
Holy Day - As announced in the bulletin
Reconciliation -Saturday 4:30 to 5:00 PM or by appointment