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Archbishop of Newark John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D

Archbishop of Newark

John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D.

Biography

Archbishop of Newark John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D

Archbishop of Newark

John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D.

Biography

Archdiocesan News

May 3, 2016

Following recent news reports about high levels of lead in the drinking water in the public schools of Newark and other New Jersey municipalities, Archbishop Myers directed that the five Catholic elementary schools and three Catholic high schools in the City of Newark cease using tap water while testing could be conducted, and use only bottled water for drinking or cooking purposes.

May 2, 2016

Late Friday, a federal judge denied the state of New Jersey’s motion to dismiss the Archdiocese of Newark’s constitutional challenge to a law that makes it illegal for the Archdiocese to sell headstones to its parishioners. The court ruled that the Archdiocese’s case deserves a full hearing.

April 30, 2016

On Friday, the faithful of the Archdiocese of Newark celebrated a special Mass of Thanks and Farewell at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart for The Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda. Here is the text of the Archbishop's homily given during the Mass. 

April 28, 2016

Effective July 1, 2016, Immaculate Heart Academy in Washington Township, NJ will be instituting the President/Principal model of governance in order to reflect the changing and more complex educational and fiscal needs of Catholic secondary education in the 21st century.

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