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Cardinal Tobin to Ordain 4 New Priests, 2 New Deacons for Archdiocese of Newark

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Newark NJ, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will ordain four men to the priesthood during the Rite of Ordination on Saturday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Cardinal Tobin will also ordain two transitional deacons during a separate ordination at the Cathedral Basilica on Sunday, May 21, at noon.

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Cardinal Tobin Issues Statement Regarding Supreme Court Decision to overturn the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide

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Newark Nj, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R, Archbishop of Newark, has issued a statement in response to the decision of the United States Supreme Court decision to overturn the 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

In supporting the decision, Cardinal Tobin stated, “The Catholic Church teaches that all human life is sacred, from conception to natural death” and he voiced the Church’s opposition to “the many threats to human life and dignity evident in contemporary society.”

Cardinal Tobin acknowledged that this is a deeply controversial ruling, stating, “We recognize that a significant number of our fellow citizens are angered by this decision of our nation’s highest Court,” and calling for an ongoing respectful dialogue between Americans.

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Messages of Faith, Hope, and Compassion Resonate as Catholics Return to Celebrate Memorial Day Masses In-Person

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Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., archbishop of Newark, delivers his homily during the Memorial Day Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington on May 30, 2022. (Photo by Rick Tracy/Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark)

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Newark NJ, as the sun gleamed through hundreds of American flags, casting the colors of red, white, and blue onto the graves of veterans on Memorial Day, the wives, mothers, and loved ones of those laid to rest arrived simultaneously at seven Catholic cemeteries across the Archdiocese of Newark.

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Cardinal Tobin to Celebrate Two Ash Wednesday Masses at St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral

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Cardinal Tobin sprinkles ashes onto a parishioner’s head during the Ash Wednesday Mass at St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral in Newark on February 17, 2021. (Photo by the Archdiocese of Newark)

Cardinal Tobin will celebrate two Ash Wednesday Masses at St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral in Newark on Wednesday, March 2. The first Mass will be in English at 12 p.m., while the second Mass will be in Spanish at 7:30 p.m

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Newark NJ,  Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will celebrate Ash Wednesday with two Masses — one in English and one in Spanish — on Wednesday, March 2, at St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral in Newark.

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