Fr. Charles P. Granstrand

Diocese: Archdiocese of Newark

Summary of Assignments:

  • 1967-1971: St. Aedan’s; Jersey City, NJ
  • 1971-1974: St. Mary’s; Nutley, NJ
  • 1794-1977: Sacred Heart Cathedral; Newark, NJ
  • 1977-1984: Most Blessed Sacrament; Franklin Lakes, NY
  • 1984-1985: Absent on Sabbatical Leave
  • 1985-1989: On Duty Outside the Archdiocese- North American College; Vatican City
  • 1989-2012: Our Lady of Mercy; Park Ridge, NJ


In 9/10 Granstrand announced during services at Our Lady of Mercy that Bergen Co. Prosecutor’s Office had investigated allegations of sexual abuse of young children but that no criminal charges would be filed against him. Father of one man in his 20s told reporters that Granstrand had molested his son and another boy in 1996 and that his son spiraled into drugs and trouble and was currently awaiting prosecution for arson. No information from church. Still active 7/3/14.


The Record 09.13.10SNAP Statement 07.03.14; Assignment Record;