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Liturgy Updates

  • On March 29, 2021, the Archdiocese of Newark issued the following Directives on Church Capacity and the Use of Holy Water:
  • On February 25, 2021, the Archdiocese of Newark issued the following Directives for the Celebration of Holy Week 2021:
  • On January 26, 2021, Pope Francis decreed that the following celebration be inscribed in the General Roman Calendar:
    • Saints Martha, Mary and Lazarus
      Memorial (Obligatory) - July 29
    • Decree
  • On January 25, 2021, Pope Francis decreed that the following celebrations be inscribed in the General Roman Calendar:
    • Saint Gregory of Narek, Abbot and Doctor of the Church
      Optional Memorial - February 27
    • Saint John De Avila, Priest and Doctor of the Church
      Optional Memorial - May 10
    • Saint Hildegard of Bingen, Virgin and Doctor of the Church
      Optional Memorial - September 17
    • Decree
  • On May 18, 2020, Pope Francis decreed that the following celebration be inscribed in the General Roman Calendar:
    • Saint Maria Faustina (Helena) Kowalska
      Optional Memorial - October 5
    • Decree

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Rev. Thomas A. Dente
Director of Liturgical Formation Programs and Resources
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Rev. Joseph A. Mancini, KCHS
Director of Pontifical Liturgies and Archdiocesan Ceremonies
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Rev. Armand Mantia
Director of the RCIA
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John J. Miller
Director of Music
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Robert M. Evers
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