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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 20, 2016

The Archdiocese of Newark Catholic Cemeteries, in collaboration with more than one thousand Catholic Cemeteries nationwide, will participate in the annual celebration, "Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes" on Monday, May 30 at its local cemeteries and parishes.

May 14, 2016

For nearly 73 years, the body of Titanic hero Robert John Hopkins has rested in an unmarked grave in Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City. Today, a polished black granite headstone bearing his name was unveiled by his family and blessed by Bishop John W. Flesey.

May 9, 2016

The Most Reverend John J. Myers was the principal celebrant at the Mass of Dedication of a new chapel at the recently opened Saint John Paul II Center in Krakow, Poland. The Center is a new and evolving complex celebrating the life and teachings of this great Bishop, Pope, and Saint. 

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.

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