Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, has invited all 214 parishes of the Archdiocese to ring their bells on the morning of Sunday, March 19 in opposition to the incredible fear that is being generated worldwide toward immigrants and refugees.
Clergy leaders with Faith in New Jersey, a member of PICO National Network, the largest grassroots and faith-based organizing network in the nation, will gather for a second time in support of Catalino Guerrero, an undocumented immigrant facing deportation under the new administration...Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, is expected to accompany Mr. Guerrero and his lawyer inside the ICE building.
When the pipers begin leading thousands of marchers and spectators down Morris Avenue in Union at the 21st Annual Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 11 at 1:00 p.m., there will be even more to celebrate than Irish heritage and the tradition of St. Patrick. Beginning at 9 a.m., Cardinal Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will be the principal celebrant of a Parade Day Mass at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Elizabeth at 215 Court Street in Elizabeth.
On behalf of the people of the Archdiocese of Newark, I express my sorrow at the tragic loss of life and the injuries that numerous residents and firefighters suffered in the fire that ravaged several buildings, including the worship space at Ss. Joseph and Michael Church, in the early hours of Saturday, March 4.
The Archdiocese of Newark has a long tradition of honoring annually with a special liturgy those couples in the Archdiocese celebrating 5, 25 or 50 years or more of Christian Marriage. These liturgies take place in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the mother church of the Archdiocese.
Cardinal Joseph William Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will mark the beginning of Lent 2017 with the celebration of Mass and distribution of Ashes at St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral in downtown Newark on Wednesday, March 1, beginning at 12:15 p.m.
The Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office is hosting “Life is Good,” a pro-life youth rally on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the Archdiocesan Youth Retreat Center. The event includes multiple speakers, including Dr. David Hajduk, the Campus Ministry Director at Delbarton High School, and Michael Craig, a parent and pro-life advocate.
The Women’s Commission is excited to invite the women of the Archdiocese of Newark and beyond to the annual 2017 Day of Reflection on Saturday, March 11, at Seton Hall University. The daylong prayerful event calls all women to become “Alive in Christ as Missionary Disciples,” and to strengthen their spiritual faith.
Dynamic speakers and spiritual fellowship are on tap for the ninth annual Catholic Men’s Conference on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Seton Hall University hosted by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. The daylong prayerful event is expected to attract thousands of attendees seeking to strengthen their spiritual faith and engage in fellowship.
This year, the celebration of the Feast of St. Patrick -- March 17, 2017 -- falls on the Friday of the Second Week of Lent. After due consideration of a number of requests, I dispense the people of the Archdiocese of Newark from the obligation to abstain from meat on Friday, March 17, 2017.