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Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin,
C.Ss.R., D.D.


Archbishop of Newark John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D

Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., D.D.




Dec. 30, 2021

The effort to connect with all the Catholics in the Archdiocese of Newark is underway. The impressive undertaking is in response to Pope Francis’ desire to hear from as many active and inactive Catholics as possible worldwide. It is all part of the global synodal process the Holy Father began on Oct. 10 with a special Vatican Mass. A week later the Archdiocese of Newark officially began its synodal journey with its own special Mass. Ever since, leaders in the Archdiocese quickly mobilized...

December 21, 2021

Join us for Mass on Christmas Eve. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. will celebrate the Christmas Vigil Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark at 12 Midnight. If you’re planning to attend Mass on Christmas Eve or Christmas day at a Catholic parish near you, use our Parish and Mass Finder tool to locate your nearest parish!

December 20, 2021

We associate “joy” with Christmas. Do we know what joy is? Have we experienced it lately? According to Pope Francis: "To be full of joy is the experience of the highest consolation, when the Lord makes us understand that this is something different from being cheerful, positive, bright...No, it is another thing; it is an overflowing joy that really hits us. Receiving the joy of the Spirit is a grace.”

Dec. 16, 2021

Jesus is our j-o-y. When we place Him first, others second and ourselves third, everything falls into proper perspective. Jesus Christ is the greatest Christmas gift, the source of all real joy. He is the gift of God the Father, who became one of us in all things but sin by the power of the Holy Spirit. This amazing gift was first given...

Pope's Monthly Prayer Intentions

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Intention for evangelization - The Church

Let us pray for the Church, that She may receive from the Holy Spirit the grace and strength to reform herself in the light of the Gospel.

Intención para la evangelización - La Iglesia

Recemos por la Iglesia, para que reciba del Espíritu Santo la gracia y la fuerza para reformarse a la luz del Evangelio.