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Archdiocese increases church attendance capacity

UPDATED SEPT. 1, 2020

The Archdiocese of Newark announced today that the attendance limit for its 212 churches in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties has increased.

Based on the latest New Jersey public official guidelines, the number of faithful now permitted indoors for public liturgies and Baptisms, weddings and funerals has increased to 150 participants or 25 percent of the church’s capacity, whichever is lower. The guidelines remain in place to ensure the safety and well-being of the faithful.

[READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT HERE]


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