Fr. Joseph Doyle was named pastor of Saint Anne's in August of 2005. Before that, he was pastor of Saint Francis Ridgefield Park, for 14 years. He was ordained in 1972 and for the next four years served in parishes in Jersey City and Edgewater. He then was assigned to Seton Hall University, where, over the next 14 years, he taught in the Sociology Department and acted as the Spiritual Director of the Saint Andrew's College Seminary. He then became a Priest Secretary to Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, before being assigned to parish work again in 1990.