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Archdiocesan News

April 28, 2017

On Friday, May 5, representatives of the Tri-State Italian-American Congress will present $25,000 in scholarships to a group of students of Italian heritage from 25 Catholic elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Newark. The awards will be presented in a ceremony in the Auditorium of the Archdiocesan Center, 171 Clifton Avenue, Newark, beginning at 4 p.m.

April 24, 2017

On Thursday, May 11th, 2017, The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children will host their 34th Annual Gala...The Scholarship Fund will honor Tony and Christie de Nicola with their Vitae Discimus Award and Jack Walton will receive the Archbishop Peter L. Gerety Award for their unwavering advocacy for Catholic schools and tireless efforts to lift children in low-income urban communities through “The Gift of Education."

April 15, 2017

The following homilies by Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin are included: Chrism Mass on April 10, Holy Thursday on April 13, Good Friday on April 14, Easter Vigil on April 15, and Easter Sunday on April 16. Each Mass was held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

April 10, 2017

As Christians all over the world begin their Good Friday services, the image of Jesus suffering and dying on the cross reminds us of our own mortality. Though it is difficult for one to truly accept death, New Jersey's Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) help us and our loved ones prepare for that day.

April 5, 2017

After months of consultation with the Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Newark, today the Board of Trustees of Saint Anthony High announced it would not be possible for the School to meet the prescribed requirements of the Archdiocese to remain open.

March 30, 2017

The Archdiocese of Newark’s African American, African and Caribbean Apostolate is hosting the 2017 Day of Reflection on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Christ the King Catholic Church.

March 23, 2017

Seton Hall University today voted unanimously to appoint Mary Meehan, Ph.D., a highly respected higher education and healthcare leader, as well as a former Seton Hall administrator and university alumna, as its interim president, effective April 11. Meehan’s appointment allows Seton Hall President A. Gabriel Esteban to focus full time on the transition to his new position as president of DePaul University.

March 22, 2017

The plaintiffs in the pending lawsuit against the Archdiocese and St. Theresa’s Church in Kenilworth have filed a motion asking the court to permit them to add new claims and parties to the case.


March 22, 2017

After consultation with the Archdiocese of Newark’s Education Office, it is with great sadness that the Board of Trustees of Marist High School announces the closing of the high school at the end of the current academic year. 


March 20, 2017

On Saturday, March 25, the Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Newark, in collaboration with ProjectEngin, will host the first annual STEM EXPO at the Archdiocesan Youth Retreat Center located at 499 Belgrove Drive in Kearny, New Jersey.