Parish Information

St. Clare of Assisi Parish stclare
313 Memorial Ave, Gibbstown NJ

140 Broad St, Swedesboro NJ

We are a community of 3000 Catholic households. We offer you the opportunity to join others in fulfilling the Mission of the Church to worship, teach the Gospel, support the community, and reach out in service to the poor through works of charity, peace, and justice. Through the sharing of our time, talent, and treasure we proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. Again, Welcome in the Lord’s Name!

If you’re a visitor and this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, we invite you to look around and encourage you to visit our website. If you’re already part of our Parish Family, please use this website to stay informed and get involved in what’s happening in your parish. Either way, we hope to see you soon!

God bless, — Fr. Dave Grover, Pastor, and the Parishioners of St. Clare of Assisi Parish

If you have any questions feel free to contact the St. Clare of Assisi Parish Office at or 856-467-0037×301. We look forward to meeting you!

Mission Statement

To love God and our neighbor as a Spirit-filled

Community by living the Teachings of Jesus through worship,

prayer and service, celebrating the Sacraments and actively

engaging in a meaningful relationship with our

faith and each other as a diverse, vibrant and

dynamic Catholic Parish.

Pastoral Staff

Reverend David A. Grover, Pastor

Reverend Grace Manano, Parochial Vicar

Reverend John J Franco Cardenas, Parochial Vicar

Deacon John Colanero

 Deacon Joseph Garozzo

Deacon Kevin Hannon


Parish Office: 140 Broad Street, Swedesboro, New Jersey 08085

Office Hours:  Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm Friday – 9am to 12pm

856-467-0037 / Oficina Hispana 856-467-0227 / Fax 856-467-0038

Website:  —  Email:


St. Clare of Assisi Faith Formation: 856-467-5426

Verna Mullen, Coordinator



Guardian Angels Regional Catholic School: 856-423-9440

Sr. Jerilyn Einstein FMIJ, Principal




Kings Things, 1404 Kings Highway, Swedesboro (856) 467-1796

St. Vincent de Paul Society & Clare’s Cupboard (856) 423-4190

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