Welcome to St. Gabriel the Archangel and our family of faith located in the beautiful Saddle River Valley. For over fifty years, this Catholic parish has grown into a vibrant community of faith with the support of individuals and families from the surrounding communities of Saddle River, Ho-Ho-Kus, Waldwick and Ridgewood who have found St. Gabriel's to fill their hearts with the sense of a spiritual home.
When people exchange stories of God and allow their common values and beliefs, common memory and shared prayer to grow out of that exchange, communities of faith are born. Through our liturgies, religious education programs, the celebration of the Sacraments, ministries and outreach programs, this community is able to touch and transform the lives of people in countless ways and a visible sign of the Body of Christ. Please come and spend some quiet time in our house of prayer or join us for one of our Sunday masses and fellowship.
I thank God that many families, which are far from considering themselves perfect, live in love, fulfill their calling and keep moving forward, even if they fall many times along the way. The Synod's reflections show us that there is no stereotype of the ideal family, but rather a challenging mosaic made up of many different realities, with all their joys, hopes and problems.