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.
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.
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.
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.
Ridgewood NJ, , The Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan spoke about Judge Amy Coney Barrett on his SiriusXM show “Conversation with Cardinal Dolan” and said “she takes her Catholic faith seriously, but that is not why she was nominated as a Justice to the Supreme Court is it? I think she is nominated because she is the best candidate around. I hope so. And from what I hear she is. So, lets hope for the best.”
WASHINGTON DC,American Life League president Judie Brown president Judie Brown issued the following statement calling on Bishop James F. Checchio of the Catholic Diocese of Metuchen to impose canonical sanctions against New Jersey’s governor, Phil Murphy:
Planned Parenthood is a vicious, racist institution whose actions are diametrically opposed to Catholic moral and social teaching. For Murphy to shovel $9.5 million of New Jersey’s taxpayer dollars into the maw of the nation’s #1 abortion machine is abhorrent.
The Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark.
A day meant to venerate a hero of Newark’s Latino community ended in shock and horror when an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark was punched in the face during Mass at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
The Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, was offering opening prayers at a Saturday afternoon service commemorating the life of baseball great Roberto Clemente, remembered by Latinos in Newark, especially those from his native Puerto Rico, for his tragic death in a plane crash en route to deliver aid to earthquake victims in Nicaragua in 1972.
The sanctity of the mass was shattered when a man wearing a white robe over a red suit shambled up to the altar from the crowd, reached Bishop Cruz and struck the 63-year-old in the face, knocking him backwards until he fell on the altar.