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Archdiocese of Newark Releases Holy Week Schedule

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Newark NJ, as the season of Lent draws to a close, Catholics prepare to observe Holy Week to commemorate Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection. The nearly 1.3 million Catholics worshiping in the Archdiocese of Newark’s 212 parishes throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties will mark the days leading to Easter Sunday on March 31 with a full range of liturgies — Mass, Stations of the Cross, prayer services, and more.

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Sacred Relics to Be Displayed in Montclair

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Montclair NJ, an exhibit featuring over 100 sacred relics of Jesus Christ; the Holy Family; and numerous saints, martyrs, and blesseds will be on display at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Oratory in Montclair on Saturday, February 24, from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Arm bone of St. Jude to tour Archdiocese of Newark as part of first U.S. Pilgrimage

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Newark NJ, a bone from the arm of St. Jude, widely revered among Catholics as the patron saint of hopeless causes, will be on public display at seven parishes within the Archdiocese of Newark this December as part of the relic’s first tour outside Italy.

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Archdiocese of Newark Offers Array of Services to Assist Migrants, Refugees Amidst Immigration Crisis

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Newark NJ, with the Catholic Church celebrating its World Day for Migrants and Refugees on Sunday, September 24, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops honoring its National Migration Week in the days leading up to it (September 18-24), the Archdiocese of Newark wishes to highlight its own work assisting the many migrants and refugees living in New Jersey amidst the ongoing immigration crisis.

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Archdiocese of Newark’s Mercy House to Host 5th Anniversary Celebration

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Newark NJ,  The Mercy House of Newark — a resource and referral center operated by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office — will commemorate five years of providing food, clothing, and other essentials to those in need with an anniversary celebration on Friday, July 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 620 Clinton Ave.

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Mercy House Director Receives Honor from Newark Department of Public Safety

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Newark NJ, Cheryl A. Riley, director of the Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office, was honored by the Newark Department of Public Safety for her work leading The Mercy House resource and referral center during the annual Police Division and Community Recognition Awards at the Newark Museum of Art.

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The Archdiocese of Newark & New Jersey Reentry Corporation Announce Addiction Treatment Referral Program

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Jersey City Nj,  The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) and the Archdiocese of Newark announce the establishment of an addiction treatment referral program for individuals suffering from acute opiate addiction, effective July 1, 2023. The Archdiocese and NJRC signed a memorandum of understanding to acknowledge the collaborative relationship and coordinate and integrate services and care for adults with substance use disorders.

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Cardinal Tobin, Archbishop of Newark Celebrates Palm Sunday Procession and Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, Cardinal Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, was the main celebrant at the 12:30PM Palm Sunday procession and Mass today.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Observe and Celebrate Holy Week 2023

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Ridgewood NJ,  on Sunday, April 2, Christians around the world will begin the observance of Holy Week to commemorate Jesus’ death and resurrection, which is celebrated on Easter Sunday, April 9. The nearly 1.3 million Catholics worshiping in the 212 Catholic parishes of the Archdiocese of Newark throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties will mark the days leading to Easter Sunday with a full range of liturgies — Mass, Stations of the Cross, prayer services, and more.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Distribute More Than 1,000 Toys to Families in Need

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Newark NJ, The Mercy House, a resource and referral center operated by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office, will distribute more than 1,000 new and unwrapped toys to families in need during its Fifth Annual Christmas Giveaway at its Newark location (620 Clinton Avenue) on Friday, December 16, at 11 a.m.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Hold Collection to Aid Retirement Needs to Eligible Catholic Religious Institutes

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Newark NJ,  the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) announces that on Dec. 10-11, 2022, the Archdiocese of Newark will hold the annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection in parishes throughout the archdiocese.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Open Second Mercy House Location in Jersey City

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Jersey City NJ,  The Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office will open a second location of The Mercy House — its resource and referral center that provides a wide variety of assistance to all in need — at 20 Greenville Avenue in Jersey City on Monday, December 5, at 11 a.m.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Distribute 200 Free Turkeys to Families in Need

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Newark NJ,  the Mercy House, a resource and referral center operated by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office, will distribute approximately 200 free turkeys to families in need during its Fifth Annual Thanksgiving Giveaway on Tuesday, November 22, at 11 a.m.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Celebrate 29th Annual Blue Mass

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Newark NJ, the Archdiocese of Newark will celebrate the 29th Annual Blue Mass honoring the dedication and sacrifices of all active, retired, and deceased New Jersey law enforcement personnel on Thursday, November 3, at 10 a.m. in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

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