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Press Releases/Statements

November 3, 2016

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.

October 26, 2016

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.

October 18, 2016

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.

October 13, 2016

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.

October 10, 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.

October 8, 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. 

October 4, 2016

The Oritani Bank Foundation recently awarded $15,000 to The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children (SFIC). The mission of the SFIC is to provide low-income students a partial tuition scholarship to attend private or parochial schools in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union County.

October 7, 2016

On Wednesday, October 12, The Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark, will be the principal celebrant of a special Mass of Thanksgiving to mark a number of milestone anniversaries in His Grace’s priestly life that have or will occur in the year 2016.

September 27, 2016

Larry A. Robinson, Ed.D., Provost at Seton Hall University, announced his retirement effective December 31, 2016. The Most Reverent John J. Myers said in a statement that "it has been both a privilege and a pleasure" to have worked with him.

September 23, 2016

Due to the Viewing and Mass of Christian Burial for The Most Reverend Peter Leo Gerety on Monday, September 26, the Catholic High School Expo scheduled on that date at the Archdiocesan Center is being postponed.


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