The U.S. Supreme Court decision interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex "marriage" "is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the USCCB.
This information has been provided to pastors, priests, school administration and religious education staff concerning some of the recent media coverage in our area following the announcement that Archbishop Hebda was named Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul-Minneapolis.
What happened in Charleston chills us because, in the faces of the victims and all who attended church last night, we saw our neighbors.
The Holy Father’s exhortation that God charges every human being with the role of protecting and caring for our physical environment has a special meaning for me.
I am humbled by Pope Francis’ decision to appoint me to serve as Apostolic Administrator for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. I am grateful for his confidence and I look forward to working with Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens and the leadership of the Archdiocese.
On Saturday, May 23, the Archdiocese of Newark again will rank among the top five dioceses in the nation in terms of new priests when 12 men are ordained to the priesthood for service in the Archdiocese.
Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark will once again join with approximately 1,000 other Catholic cemeteries nationwide to celebrate “Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to our Heroes” on Monday, May 25, 2015 with a special public Mass at each of the seven Archdiocesan cemeteries located in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union Counties.
The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC) is delighted to honor June M. Inderwies with the Vitae Discimus Award -- “We teach by our lives” -- at its 31st Annual Dinner at The Park Savoy in Florham Park on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
In the wake of news in recent days about a powerful earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday and that continues to cause concern because of aftershocks and challenges to reach people and communities cut off from rescue, The Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark, has authorized an Archdiocesan contribution to Catholic Relief Services (CRS).
Margaret D. Dames, Ed.D., Secretary for Catholic Education and Archdiocesan Superintendent of Schools, has appointed Michele Neves as Principal of Immaculate Conception High School (ICHS) in Montclair.