The Most Reverend John J. Myers today announced to a gathering of local journalists and Archdiocesan employees and guests in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart that Pope Francis has accepted his request for retirement and has named His Eminence, Cardinal-Elect Joseph W. Tobin as the Sixth Archbishop of Newark.
The following remarks were given by the Most Reverend John J. Myers and His Eminence, Joseph Cardinal-elect Tobin Archbishop-designate, during a press conference held today at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.
The following is a biographical sketch of His Eminence, Cardinal-elect Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., D.D., the sixth Archbishop of Newark.
The following are statements from other bishops offering their congratulations to Cardinal-elect Tobin and well wishes to Archbishop Myers.
The Archdiocese of Newark will celebrate the Annual Mass for Law Enforcement Officers at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 10 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. Archbishop Myers will serve as the principal celebrant and homilist.
Earlier this month, law enforcement officials from Pennsylvania advised the Archdiocese that Father Kevin Gugliotta, a priest of the Archdiocese, was suspected of possession and dissemination of child pornography. Upon learning this information, Archbishop John J. Myers immediately removed Father Gugliotta from ministry.
With Election Day just weeks away, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz has released a video statement, which is a follow-up to his written statement of last week that invites Catholics to take time prior to the elections to deeply reflect on the founding principles of our republic and the gospel truths.
The following is the homily given by Rev. Msgr. Ronald J. Rozniak during the Mass of Thanksgiving for Archbishop Myers at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart on October 12, 2016.
On Thursday, October 13, The Most Reverend John J. Myers will recognize in a special ceremony the two schools in the Archdiocese the U.S. Department of Education has designated “National Blue Ribbon Schools” in 2016.
Fall Benefit Concert presented by ConnectOne Bank will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016 at the prestigious Enlow Hall located on the campus of Kean University. It will feature acclaimed operatic soprano Maureen Francis, and the popular Tim McLoone and The Shirleys, along with The Dominoes from Saint Dominic Academy and VOX of Saint Peter’s Prep.