The Office of Communications serves to inform, educate and inspire the faithful by communicating the mission, work and services of the Cardinal, bishops, and archdiocesan parishes and ministries, as well as the stories of the Archdiocese of Newark and the Catholic Church. The office serves as the liaison between all archdiocesan entities and the media, and the director serves as the primary spokesperson for the Cardinal Archbishop, the archdiocese, and archdiocesan parishes and Catholic schools.
JerseyCatholic.org is the official English and Spanish online news site of the Archdiocese of Newark, covering the archdiocesan Catholic communities in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties. As an evangeliziation and information source, JerseyCatholic.org supports the Cardinal Archbishop and our local Church to share relevant and timely news, updates, reflections and teachings with our Catholic communities and beyond.
Archdiocesan ministries and parish and school communities are encouraged to share stories, announcements and updates for publication consideration. Email news ideas to email@example.com. Notify the Office of Communications about events as far in advance as possible.
Media Guidelines for interviews, photographs, and videos
- With proper advance clearance, photography without flash and video are permitted inside a church during Mass.
- On-duty reporters, photographers or videographers must maintain a respectable distance from the altar and must not stand in the church's center aisle, front row, or the space between the sanctuary and the congregation.
- The privacy of individuals receiving Holy Communion must be respected at all times and photos/videos are generally not permitted.
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About the Archdiocese of Newark
The Archdiocese of Newark is called to share in the saving mission of Jesus Christ and to be living witnesses of Christ’s presence and His ongoing mission in our society. The Church in the Archdiocese of Newark responds to this call by teaching and witnessing the Word of God, building community among His children, and serving whoever is in need every day.