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Encyclopedia > Arthur J. Serratelli
Most Rev. Arthur Serratelli
Denomination   Catholic Church
Senior posting
See   Paterson
Title   Bishop of Paterson
Period in office   July 6, 2004 — present
Predecessor   Frank Joseph Rodimer
Successor   incumbent
Personal
Date of birth   April 8, 1944
Place of birth   Newark, New Jersey

Bishop Arthur Serratelli (born April 8, 1944) is the current bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Paterson in northern New Jersey. The name Catholic Church can mean a visible organization that refers to itself as Catholic, or the invisible Christian Church, viz. ... The Diocese of Paterson is a particular church or diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States, which includes 3 counties in northern New Jersey: Passaic, Morris, and Sussex. ... is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... April 8 is the 98th day of the year (99th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The Diocese of Paterson is a particular church or diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States, which includes 3 counties in northern New Jersey: Passaic, Morris, and Sussex. ... Metropolitan statistical areas and divisions of New Jersey; counties shaded in blue hues are in the New York City metro; counties shaded in green hues are in the Philadelphia metro. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ...

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Early life

Serratelli is a Newark, New Jersey native and attended Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in the Ironbound section of Newark. He graduated from Seton Hall Preparatory School in 1961. He attended Seton Hall University for 2 years then moved to the Darlington section of Mahwah, NJ where the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception was located. After 2 years of Philosophical studies he was sent to Rome where he attended the Pontifical Gregorian University and resided at the Pontifical North American College. Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - City 67. ... for the university see Seton Hall University Seton Hall Preparatory School , commonly termed Seton Hall Prep, is a Roman Catholic boys high school of the Archdiocese of Newark, located in the suburban community of West Orange in Essex County, New Jersey. ... “Seton Hall” redirects here. ... Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5... Pontifical Gregorian University (Italian: Pontificia Università Gregoriana) is a pontifical university located in Rome, Italy. ... The Pontifical North American College is the Roman Catholic major seminary in Rome, Italy for seminarians from dioceses in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. ...


As a Priest

Ordained for the Archdiocese of Newark in 1968, Serratelli worked in a parish for a short period of time and then was quickly appointed to teach at the seminary. Archbishop Peter Leo Gerety sent him back to Rome where he attained two advanced degrees, STD (Doctorate in Sacred Theology) and SSL (Licentiate in Sacred Scripture). The Archdiocese of Newark is a Catholic Archdiocese governing the Diocese of Camden, the Diocese of Metuchen, the Diocese of Paterson and the Diocese of Trenton in the state of New Jersey. ... Peter Leo Gerety (b. ... The Doctor of Sacred Theology (S.T.D. = Sacrae Theologiae Doctor) is the final degree in the Pontifical University System of the Roman Catholic Church. ... A Licentiate in Sacred Theology, commonly known in academia as STL, is an advanced degree offered by colleges and universities specializing in theology. ...


He returned to the Archdiocese of Newark after completing his degrees and continued to teach scripture at Seton Hall University School of Theology for about 20 more years. Serratelli also held other positions during this time, including rector of the College of the Immaculate Conception Seminary at St. Andrew's Hall. His Holiness, Pope John Paul II named him a Prelate of Honor and he received the title of Monsignor in 1998. The word rector (ruler, from the Latin regere) has a number of different meanings, but all of them indicate someone who is in charge of something. ... Monsignor, monsignori, is an ecclesiastical honorific title for clergy of the Roman Catholic Church. ... Monsignor is an ecclesiastical honorific title for clergy of the Roman Catholic Church. ...


While serving in the Archdiocese of Newark, he was a member of the following: College of Consultors, Commission for the Men's Apostolate, Finance Council, Presbyteral Council, and the Priestly Vocations Board. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark includes 4 counties in northeastern New Jersey: Bergen, Hudson, Essex, and Union. ...


As a Bishop

Consecrated a bishop by then Archbishop Theodore McCarrick (the Co-Consecreators were Bishop Michael Angelo Saltarelli and Bishop Paul Gregory Bootkoski), Serratelli became the vicar for Essex County and Titular Bishop of Enera. After McCarrick was sent to Washington, D.C. and John J. Myers became the new Archbishop, Serratelli became Vicar General for Newark. Theodore Edgar McCarrick (b. ... Paul Gregory Bootkoski (born July 4, 1940) is the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen since 2002. ... Essex County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - D.C. Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2... Archbishop John Joseph Myers (b. ... A vicar general (often abbreviated VG) is the principal deputy of the bishop of a diocese for the exercise of administrative authority. ...


As a member of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in Washington, DC, he serves as chairman of the Committee on Doctrine, chairman of the Ad hoc Committee for the Review of Scripture Translations and is a member of the following: Task Group on Liturgy with Children, Task Force for the Review of the Lectionary, Ad hoc Committee for the Review of the Catechism, Ad hoc Committee for the Spanish Bible for the Church in America, Committee on Doctrine, Committee on the American College of Louvain, and Committee for Women in the Church and Society. In addition. he is a member of the following: Board of Bishops of the New Jersey Catholic Conference; Board of Trustees at Assumption College, Mendham, NJ; Board of Trustees at the College of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station, NJ; Board of Trustees at Seton Hall University and Board of Overseers at Immaculate Conception Seminary. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (also known as the USCCB) is the official governing body of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... A Lectionary is a book or listing that contains a collection of scripture readings for Christian worship. ... Codex Manesse, fol. ... The American College from the Naamsestraat. ... This article is about the college in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. For other colleges of the same name see Assumption College (disambiguation) Assumption College is a private, Catholic, liberal arts college located on 175 acres (708,000 m²) in Worcester, Massachusetts. ... Mendham is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, in the United States, some 30 miles due west of New York City. ... “Seton Hall” redirects here. ...


In 2004 Serratelli attained his current position as Bishop of Paterson. He is also the representative for the United States on the International Commission on English in the Liturgy. He is the co-chairperson for the Vatican of the International Theological Consultation between Catholics and Baptists. In November 2007, he will take over the Chairmanship of the USCCB Committee on the Liturgy (to be renamed the Committee on Divine Worship). Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The skyline of Paterson, New Jersey, showing the canyon of the Passaic River in the foreground. ... // Formation and Mandate The International Commission on English in the Liturgy was established on 17th October 1963 as a result of the Second Vatican Councils decision to allow the public celebration of the Catholic Mass in the vernacular. ... November 2007 is the eleventh month of that year and has yet to occur. ...

Preceded by
Frank Joseph Rodimer
Bishop of Paterson
2004–present
Succeeded by
incumbent

The Diocese of Paterson is a particular church or diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States, which includes 3 counties in northern New Jersey: Passaic, Morris, and Sussex. ... For the ecclesiastical office, see Incumbent (ecclesiastical). ...

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  • Arthur J. Serratelli bio

 
 

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