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Press Releases/Statements

Sept. 17, 2021

Join us for a special Eucharistic Adoration Prayer Service on Sunday, Oct. 3, in anticipation of welcome back month activities and the opening of our Archdiocesan initiative, Vine & Branches. Each Auxiliary Bishop will celebrate in his county. At these Eucharistic Adoration services, we will invoke the Holy Spirit to guide all our efforts and lead us all to a deeper appreciation of the Eucharist and our...

Sept. 16, 2021

The New Jersey Catholic Bishops issued a provincial statement today recognizing September as “National Recovery Month.” In the statement, the bishops celebrate those who have achieved recovery and announce the release of new resources to help parishes and other Catholic organizations that seek to serve those who continue to suffer from various forms of addiction...

Sept. 14, 2021

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has sent a letter to all U.S. bishops asking them to consider taking up a voluntary special collection in their dioceses for the Bishops Emergency Disaster Fund. Donations to the special collection will assist with the...

Sept. 9, 2021

What are you remembering this afternoon? Together with so many around the world, we can recall exactly where we were on that sun-dappled Tuesday morning in early September two decades ago. Even at that distance, it is not difficult to taste the fear, feel the confusion, rekindle the fiery anger that washed over the nation...

September 2, 2021

The Office of Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Newark, which includes 74 elementary and high schools in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties, has announced its COVID-19 safety protocols for the 2021 – 2022 school year, which begins on September 8, 2021.

August 26, 2021

"Shortly after Fratelli Tutti was published, I used this newsletter (Vol. 2. No. 4., October 30, 2020) to offer a brief summary of the encyclical and its importance for our time. I had hoped to return to this encyclical earlier this year to offer additional reflections on its content, but other preoccupations— including the COVID-19 pandemic—have delayed me until now."

Aug. 19, 2021

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, has invited parishes within the Archdiocese of Newark to take up a special collection during Masses this weekend, Aug. 21-22, to help those affected by the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that devastated the southwestern region of Haiti on Aug. 14...

Aug. 19, 2021

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin and the Scholarship Fund for Inner City Children invite the faithful to a special Mass to be held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, in Remembrance of the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at 5 p.m. livestream of the Remembrance Mass will be available at

Aug. 11, 2021

When we celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Sunday, Aug. 15, we are offering to Mary the highest possible form of veneration. We proclaim that our belief in the resurrection of the dead on the last day is not simply a profound hope...

July 30, 2021

All of us are called to holiness, to closeness to God, but unfortunately, most of us find ourselves further away from God than we would like to be. That's why Christ gives us the sacraments—especially the Eucharist and the sacrament of penance—to help us in our daily struggles on the way to holiness. We are all called to be...


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