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May 15, 2014

Jim Goodness

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 

Principal Celebrant
Reverend John J. Myers
Archbishop of Newark 

Maryrest Cemetery 
770 Darlington Avenue 
Mahwah, NJ 

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

Gate of Heaven Cemetery 
225 Ridgedale Avenue 
East Hanover, NJ

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

Holy Name Cemetery 
823 Westside Avenue 
Jersey City, NJ 

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

St. Gertrude Cemetery 
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 

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

Christ the King Cemetery 
980 Huron Road 
Franklin Lakes, NJ 

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

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery 
125 Central Avenue 
East Orange, NJ 

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. 


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