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May 15, 2014

Jim Goodness
973-497-4186
973-202-2317
goodneja@rcan.org 

Archdiocese Participates in Nationwide Memorial Day “Serving God and Country Salute to Heroes” 

Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark will once again join with approximately 1,000 other Catholic cemeteries nationwide to celebrate “Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to our Heroes” on Monday, May 26, 2014 with a special public Mass at each of the seven Archdiocesan cemeteries located in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union Counties. 

All Masses begin at 11 a.m. In addition to the Main Celebrant listed below, guest clergy from the surrounding local parishes will concelebrate. Mass will be held rain or shine – canopies and seating will be provided 

The location of each cemetery, and the principal Celebrant at each Mass, are: 

Holy Cross Cemetery 
340 Ridge Road Most 
North Arlington, NJ 
201-997-1900

Principal Celebrant
Reverend John J. Myers
Archbishop of Newark 

Maryrest Cemetery 
770 Darlington Avenue 
Mahwah, NJ 
201-327-7011

Principal Celebrant
Most Reverend Bernard A. Hebda
Coadjutor Archbishop of Newark 

Gate of Heaven Cemetery 
225 Ridgedale Avenue 
East Hanover, NJ
973-887-0286

Principal Celebrant
Most Reverend Edgar daCunha, SDV  
Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia 

Holy Name Cemetery 
823 Westside Avenue 
Jersey City, NJ 
201-433-0342

Principal Celebrant
Most Reverend Thomas A. Donato
Regional Bishop of Hudson County 

St. Gertrude Cemetery 
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 
732-388-0311

Principal Celebrant
Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz
Regional Bishop of Union County 

Christ the King Cemetery 
980 Huron Road 
Franklin Lakes, NJ 
201-891-9191

Principal Celebrant
Most Reverend John W. Flesey
Regional Bishop of Bergen County 

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 
125 Central Avenue 
East Orange, NJ 
973-678-3757 

Principal Celebrant
Reverend Philip J. Waters, OSB
Pastor, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception
Parish, Newark 

For further information, the public may contact the individual cemetery office directly by phone. 

 

Contact Us

Maria Margiotta
Director of Communications
973-497-4186
Maria.Margiotta@rcan.org
 
Esmeralda Cameron
Public Relations Manager
 
Jai Agnish
Communications Manager
973-497-4027
Jai.Agnish@rcan.org
 
Jonathan Azzara
Digital Media Specialist
973-497-4193
 
Donna LaBadie
Administrative Assistant
973-497-4190
Donna.LaBadie@rcan.org
 
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