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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.



A Message from Cardinal Tobin for Easter 2019

To view Cardinal Tobin's message in Spanish, click here.

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Archdiocesan News

April 26, 2019

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. has appointed Maria Margiotta as the Director of the Office of Communications and Public Relations of the Archdiocese of Newark effective April 15, 2019. Margiotta has served as the Acting Director of Communications and Public Relations since January of 2019. When he announced this appointment, Cardinal Tobin said, “Maria Margiotta has the professional formation, vast experience and the mature faith to serve in this crucial role for the...

April 21, 2019

How tragic that on Easter morning, where we profess the Lord's victory over sin and death, that so many in Sri Lanka were killed at the celebration of Easter masses. Just when they were hearing the Easter message of peace, violence yet again forced itself onto the global stage. We, in the Archdiocese of Newark, join our prayers with people of good will throughout the world, who have expressed solidarity with the victims of these attacks and in our condemnation of senseless violence manifested...

April 20, 2019

As we gather on this Easter Sunday in the churches, chapels and communities of the four counties of our beloved Archdiocese of Newark, we proclaim, “He is risen!” The announcement of Christ’s resurrection—His victory over sin and death—is the most powerful message in human history. It proclaims the Good News of our salvation and it is the source of all our hope and joy! Our Church has experienced...

April 17, 2019

Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., talked with NBC's Anne Thompson about a variety of issues on April 17, 2019. Among the topics that the Cardinal and Anne discussed were his upbringing in Detroit, his early life in the priesthood, and the challenges that face the Catholic Church today. Click here to view the entire interview, courtesy of the Today Show.