A Catholic Charities Agency in the Diocese of Paterson
508 Straight St
PO Box 2738
Paterson, NJ 07501

Phone (973) 345-6000
Fax: (973) 345-7279
Email: Contact Form
 
     
   

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Pastoral Care

  • 508 Straight St., Paterson, NJ 07503 - Directions
  • Phone: 973-345-6000 ext 6206
  • E-mail Pastoral Care: Contact Form

Our Pastoral Care staff integrates spirituality with the client’s clinical care plan helping each person come to know who they are through their relationship with their Higher Power.

We support clients in their recovery from substance abuse by listening and attending to their spiritual needs. We facilitate this by providing spiritual guidance individually and in groups. Our clients’ spiritual journey is augmented with retreats, choir, art groups, addiction recovery groups, and awareness, spirituality and bible study groups.

Religious services are provided for multiple faiths utilizing local Ministers, Imams and Rabbis in addition to our own pastoral care Priests and Staff.

Father Paul Barboutz, PhD
Director of Pastoral Care


My name is Father Paul Barboutz. I am a Diocesan Priest of the Paterson Diocese. The past four and one half years I was the Chaplin at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson. Before that time I was at St. Catherine’s Church in Ringwood, New Jersy. My education is extensive. A PhD from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a Master of Divinity from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. I have additional studies from the University of Loven in Belgium and in Antonianum in Italy.

I speak a few languages including, English, Italian, Hebrew and others.

My Pastoral work experience includes Bible studies, viewing films to examine moral issues, hospital and parish counseling, preaching and teaching.
 
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