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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

Sept. 29, 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Whom should we vote for in the upcoming election? Can faithful Catholics who are conscientious about their religious beliefs and fundamental human values vote for candidates or political parties that have taken positions that are contrary to our deepest convictions? Like many Catholics, I have spent considerable time prayerfully contemplating the untenable nature of such questions... 

September 25, 2020

The details surrounding the funeral of Archbishop Myers are as follows: 

The wake/visitation for the Archbishop will be open to the public. He will lie in state at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Peoria, Illinois, on Tuesday, Sept. 29 from 3 to 8 p.m. The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Participants will be expected to wear a face covering and to observe social distancing...

Sept. 25, 2020

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., recieved this letter from Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre on Sept. 25 in which Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin expresses the condolences of Pope Francis at death of Archbishop Emeritus John Joseph Myers, J.C.D., D.D...

Sept. 24, 2020

The Most Reverend John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D., Archbishop Emeritus of Newark, entered into eternal life on Thursday, September 24, 2020.  He was 79 years old. Upon hearing the news of Archbishop Myers’ passing, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, said, “On behalf of my brother Bishops and the entire family of God here in our local Church of Newark, I extend my heartfelt prayers and condolences to his family. Let us thank God for Archbishop Myers’ service and his love of our Church. I entrust him to the loving arms of..."