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May 23, 2017

On Saturday, May 27, seven men will be ordained to the priesthood for service to the Archdiocese of Newark. The Ordination will take place beginning at noon in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge Street in Newark. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will be the celebrant. This will be his first Archdiocesan priesthood ordination as Archbishop of Newark.

May 18, 2017

Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark will join thousands of Catholic cemeteries nationwide in the commemoration, "Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes," by celebrating Memorial Day Mass on Monday, May 29, at 11:00 A.M., at local cemeteries and parishes.

May 16, 2017

The staff of Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark empathize with grieving families who wish to add temporary, personal items to the memorials of their departed loved ones. We do not remove permanent monuments or affixed memorialization from any headstone.

May 8, 2017

Despite a valiant effort by faculty, staff and stakeholders to raise funds and set a goal to provide enrollment growth possibilities for the 2016-17 school year, projected enrollment and financial shortfalls for the 2017-18 and future school years continue to present growing challenges to the long-term viability of Queen of Peace High School.

April 28, 2017

On Friday, May 5, representatives of the Tri-State Italian-American Congress will present $25,000 in scholarships to a group of students of Italian heritage from 25 Catholic elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Newark. The awards will be presented in a ceremony in the Auditorium of the Archdiocesan Center, 171 Clifton Avenue, Newark, beginning at 4 p.m.

April 24, 2017

On Thursday, May 11th, 2017, The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children will host their 34th Annual Gala...The Scholarship Fund will honor Tony and Christie de Nicola with their Vitae Discimus Award and Jack Walton will receive the Archbishop Peter L. Gerety Award for their unwavering advocacy for Catholic schools and tireless efforts to lift children in low-income urban communities through “The Gift of Education."

April 15, 2017

The following homilies by Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin are included: Chrism Mass on April 10, Holy Thursday on April 13, Good Friday on April 14, Easter Vigil on April 15, and Easter Sunday on April 16. Each Mass was held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

April 10, 2017

As Christians all over the world begin their Good Friday services, the image of Jesus suffering and dying on the cross reminds us of our own mortality. Though it is difficult for one to truly accept death, New Jersey's Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) help us and our loved ones prepare for that day.

April 5, 2017

After months of consultation with the Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Newark, today the Board of Trustees of Saint Anthony High announced it would not be possible for the School to meet the prescribed requirements of the Archdiocese to remain open.

March 30, 2017

The Archdiocese of Newark’s African American, African and Caribbean Apostolate is hosting the 2017 Day of Reflection on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Christ the King Catholic Church.


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