January is National Migration Month and this year's theme is "A Stranger and You Welcomed Me."
This Christmas season, choirs across the world will sing out Peace on Earth - Good Will to Men. Yet, as those choirs sing, some 60 million people worldwide will have been displaced – representing the largest number of displaced men, women and children since World War II.
In this blessed Advent season, we sing hopeful carols anticipating the miracle of Christmas. We have reason to announce the need for peace and goodwill throughout the world with even stronger voices this year.
Today, in union with the Church around the world, we have opened a Holy Door here at the Cathedral Basilica to begin celebration of the Holy Year of Mercy.
The Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark, will join in communion with the Holy Father by opening the Holy Door of the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, at the beginning of the noon Mass.
Through the 'Help a Family at Christmas' project, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark provides a unique and personal opportunity for an individual, family, parish community, school or organization to help critically needy families in the Newark Archdiocese who would not have Christmas without some outside support.
The Archdiocese of Newark will celebrate the Annual Mass for Law Enforcement Officers at on Thursday, November 5 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.
It saddens us that a particular group of students has chosen to react to media reports that have grossly misrepresented a short note and set of principles that Archbishop John Myers recently sent to pastors.
The Relics of St. Thérèse of Lisieux – popularly known throughout the world as “The Little Flower” – and those of her parents, Louis and Zélie Martin – the first married couple to be declared Saints by the Catholic Church – are visiting nine locations within the Archdiocese of Newark as part of a worldwide public pilgrimage tour that has been continuing since 1994.
With Pope Francis’ messages of love and mercy still resounding in our ears, the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East for Syriac Catholics, His Beatitude Mar Ignatius Youssef III Younan, will hold a briefing for local New York and New Jersey media to discuss the continuing plight of victims of sectarian and religious persecution in the Middle East.
Office of Communications Staff