Ground breaking and laying of cornerstone for Saint Andrew’s combination chapel and school
Saint Andrew’s Church established by Reverend Andrew M. Egan, pastor of Saint Mary Star of the Sea, Bayonne, New Jersey.
First Church – combination church and school, on the Southwest corner of West Fourth Street and Story Court.
September 8 – Saint Andrew’s School opened with an enrollment of 312 children and six Sisters of Saint Joseph.
November 30 – Reverend Charles J. Doyle appointed pastor of Saint Andrew’s Church by Bishop John J. O’Connor.
December 6 – Murray property at 125 Broadway purchased as the new rectory.
January 14 – Atwood property at 24 West Third Street purchased as a convent for the Sisters of Saint Joseph.
September 24 – Laying of the cornerstone for the present church building.
New church dedicated by Bishop John J. O’Connor.
October 5 – Brady property on Broadway and Fourth Street purchased as a site for the convent.
May 28 – Blessing of new convent at 128 Broadway.Installation and blessing of Stations of the Cross in Chapel.
June 19 – Reverend Charles J . Doyle elevated to the rank of a domestic prelate by Archbishop Thomas J . Walsh.
October 19 – Reilly property adjoining the present rectory purchased as a site for the new rectory.
May 3 – Solemn Consecration of Saint Andrew’s Church by Bishop Thomas A. Boland, future Archbishop of Newark.
February 16 – Death of Monsignor Charles J. Doyle, first pastor of Saint Andrew’s Church.
May 12 – Kenny and Tomei properties, adjacent to the convent, purchased as a site for the new school.
June 15 – Reverend Daniel J. O’Reilly appointed pastor of Saint Andrew’s Church by Archbishop Thomas J. Walsh.
December 8- Ground breaking ceremonies for new school.
March 17 – Construction of new school begins.
June- Addition of third floor to the convent.
May 30-Dedication of new school by Archbishop Thomas A. Boland.
Dedication of new rectory.
March 20 – Archbishop Boland launches archdiocesan building campaign Reverend Daniel J. O’Reilly appointed chairman.
May 22- Saint Andrew Catholic Youth Organization joins other parish groups at Roosevelt Stadium to form LIVING ROSARY for success of Vatican II.
June 11 – Thirty-fifth and twentieth anniversary tributes to Monsignor Daniel J. O’Reilly and Reverend Stanislaus J. Hojnowski by Saint Andrew’s parishioners.
January 20-Reverend Daniel J. O’Reilly elevated to the rank of domestic prelate by Most Reverend Thomas A. Boland, Archbishop of Newark.
May 16- Dedication of new convent by Most Rev. Martin W. Stanton, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Newark.
June 24- Death of Rt. Rev. Msgr. Daniel J. O’Reilly, second pastor of St. Andrew’s.
September 12- Appointment of Rev. Edward F. Wojtycha, third pastor of Saint Andrew’s.
March 31 -Mandating Ceremony for first Lay Eucharistic Ministers of Saint Andrew’s Parish.
Establishment of Saint Andrew’s Adult Choir.
October 21-22 – Parish Spiritual Renewal.
June 15 – Fortieth Anniversary tribute to Rev. Edward F. Wojtycha.
July 6- Church renovation and enclosure of chapel area.
Rev. Edward F. Wojtycha elevated to the rank of Domestic Prelate with the title Rev. Monsignor.
May 31- Retirement of Monsignor Wojtycha.
June 1 – Appointment of Rev. John M. Golding as fourth pastor of Saint Andrew’s.
June 15 – Solemn Installation of Rev. John M. Golding as pastor by Most Rev. Theodore E. Me Carrick, Ph. D. Archbishop of Newark.
Rev. John M. Golding elected Dean of Bayonne parishes with the title, Very Reverend.
May 22 – Pentecost and Fortieth Anniversary Mass of Thanksgiving for V. Rev. John M. Golding, V.F.
August 11 – Moonlight Sail up Hudson River initiating Diamond Jubilee Year for Saint Andrew’s Parish.
Nov. 16-Death ofV. Rev. John M. Golding, V.F. fourth pastor of Saint Andrew’s.
Nov. 27 – Diamond Jubliee of Saint Andrew’s Parish and Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving, Most Rev. Jerome A. Pechillo, T.O.R., D.D., Vicar of Hudson County
February 19 Appointment of Rev. John R. Doherty, fifth pastor of Saint Andrew’s Church.
March 12- Solemn Installation of Rev. John R. Doherty by Most Rev. Jerome A. Pechillo, T.O.R., D.D., Vicar of Hudson County.
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