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Archbishop of Newark

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

Biography

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

Archbishop of Newark

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

Biography

 

Announcements

Jan. 20, 2021

Statement of Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden: On the day of his inauguration, I congratulate President Joseph R. Biden and draw inspiration from his words, “With purpose and resolve, we turn to those tasks of our time, sustained by faith, driven by conviction, and devoted to one another and the country we...

Jan. 11, 2020

Following are guidelines for the Memorial of Saint Blaise blessing of throats, Ash Wednesday distribution of ashes, and the distribution of palms on Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion. They still require wearing masks and social distancing by presiders, ministers and recipients, as stated in all of our diocesan directives. Also included are updates on the use of Holy Water.

Jan. 8, 2020

There are many reasons why this new year warrants the special patronage of Joseph, the righteous man who quietly obeyed the instructions given to him by God’s messenger on at least four occasions. By reading carefully the Holy Father’s Apostolic Letter, Patris Corde (With a Father’s Heart), we can see the wisdom of this decision. St. Joseph is a man for all seasons, but his intercession and example are especially needed in troubled times like these...

Jan. 7, 2020

As I watched the appalling chaos in the U.S. Capitol yesterday, I witnessed an icon of democracy occupied and hostage to mob rule.  The procession of violent images was deeply troubling.  Particularly disheartening is that this event unfolded amid a deadly pandemic, a terrible plague that our troubled nation should face in solidarity...