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Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin,
C.Ss.R., D.D.


Archbishop of Newark John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D

Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., D.D.




Dec. 4, 2020

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, As Pope Francis has taught us, by virtue of our baptism we are all called to be both disciples and missionaries. Our Church is a community of missionary disciples of Jesus Christ who have been sent out “to the whole world” to proclaim the Good News, to share what we believe, and to serve all our sisters and brothers, especially the poor and vulnerable. All of us—whatever our particular vocations—are companions on a journey, called to play an active...

Nov. 25, 2020

November is often called Gratitude Month. It’s a time when we recognize the abundant blessings we’ve received and remember Whom to thank. Blessings like the gift of life itself, our families, the love that we share with spouses and children and friends, our vocation as missionary disciples of Jesus Christ, our freedom as Americans, our intellectual gifts and talents, and so much more...

Nov. 13, 2020

Especially during this time of pandemic, many of our sisters and brothers are struggling to find reasons to be grateful. Many will be unable to celebrate Thanksgiving in their homes with family and friends because of illness, social distancing or restrictions on travel. Let’s be sure to pray for those who are less fortunate than we are, and let’s help them every way we can—especially as we prepare for the Advent and Christmas seasons...

Nov. 11, 2020

After the Vatican released its extensive report on Theodore E. McCarrick, Pope Francis renewed the Catholic Church's pledge to uproot the scourge of sexual abuse. Before concluding his weekly general audience Nov. 11, the pope made his first public statement on the release of the report regarding the "painful...