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Archdiocesan Newspaper


The Catholic Advocate has been the principle communications medium for the Archdiocese of Newark since its founding in 1951 by then-Auxiliary Bishop James A. McNulty. Over the decades it has changed from a broadsheet to its present magazine format. What remains the same is its mission to provide readers with news of the people, consecrated religious, clergy, parishes, schools and other institutions that comprise the great Church of Newark. Published every month, it is always available free online, while any special issues that are printed are mailed only to subscribers of New Jersey Catholic.

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Melissa McNally
Editor of The Catholic Advocate 

Marge Pearson-McCue 
Director of Advertising/Operations

Mark Chrisco
Clerical Support