Bishop Thomas Donato embodied the priestly ideal. He not only represented Christ to people, he also saw Christ in everyone he met.
From the Roman catacombs to the cemeteries of the Archdiocese, there is a 2,000-year-old tradition of the Church, honoring the bodies of those who have died, providing a final resting place on sacred ground, and supporting their family and friends who want to honor them and pray for them.
Can the government restrict economic liberty just to protect politically-connected insiders? That question is at the center of a landmark constitutional challenge filed today in federal court by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, two of its parishioners, and the Institute for Justice.
Tara Brunt, a career Catholic educator with nearly four decades of experience in secondary education and administration in the Newark Archdiocese and Paterson Diocese, has been named principal of St. Mary High School in Rutherford.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex "marriage" "is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the USCCB.
This information has been provided to pastors, priests, school administration and religious education staff concerning some of the recent media coverage in our area following the announcement that Archbishop Hebda was named Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul-Minneapolis.
What happened in Charleston chills us because, in the faces of the victims and all who attended church last night, we saw our neighbors.
The Holy Father’s exhortation that God charges every human being with the role of protecting and caring for our physical environment has a special meaning for me.
I am humbled by Pope Francis’ decision to appoint me to serve as Apostolic Administrator for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. I am grateful for his confidence and I look forward to working with Auxiliary Bishop Andrew Cozzens and the leadership of the Archdiocese.
On Saturday, May 23, the Archdiocese of Newark again will rank among the top five dioceses in the nation in terms of new priests when 12 men are ordained to the priesthood for service in the Archdiocese.
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