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Archdiocese of Newark to Celebrate Annual Hispanic Heritage Mass on September 8th

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Newark NJ, The Archdiocese of Newark’s Hispanic Ministry will celebrate its annual Hispanic Heritage Mass in Spanish on Friday, September 8, at 8 p.m. inside Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

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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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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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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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Fatima Statue on Global Pilgrimage to Visit Archdiocese of Newark Churches

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Newark  NJ, over a dozen parishes of the Archdiocese of Newark will host a Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima — which has traveled the world on a mission to spread peace and hope since 1947 — during its archdiocesan tour from April 28 through May 31.

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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 Releases Local Synod Report : Findings Show Catholics Want More Inclusivity, Youth Involvement

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Newark NJ,  the Archdiocese of Newark announced the release of its Synod on Synodality Synthesis Report, which captures the feedback and voices of more than 15,000 people across northern New Jersey, who convened online and at gatherings in parishes, schools, religious congregations, and more since January 2022. The effort is the local phase of Pope Francis’ two-year Synod on Synodality, a global initiative to discern how the Catholic Church can better engage with today’s faith communities. The report, which is publicly available on the Archdiocese of Newark’s website, was submitted in June to the United States Catholic Bishops Conference for inclusion in a national synthesis process before a consolidated U.S. report is submitted to the Vatican for the October 2023 Synod of Bishops in Rome.

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Archdiocese of Newark Celebrates 500 Years of Filipino Christianity with Vibrant Festivities

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Newark NJ, following a year-long jubilee, hundreds of Filipino Catholics from throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties filled Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart for the Archdiocese of Newark’s final celebration of the 500th anniversary of Christianity in the Philippines on May 1.

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For the first time since COVID-19, Cardinal Tobin celebrates Easter Sunday Mass in Filled Cathedral

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Newark NJ, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic started two years ago, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., archbishop of Newark, celebrated Easter Sunday Mass before a filled Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on April 17.

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Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin to Celebrate Holy Week and Easter with Special Liturgies

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Newark NJ,  During Holy Week, nearly 1.3 million Catholics throughout the Archdiocese of Newark will participate in sacred liturgies remembering the death of Christ and celebrating his resurrection on Easter Sunday. This year, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will observe Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum with in-person liturgical celebrations at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Honor Religious with 25th Annual Consecrated Life Mass

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Newark NJ, The Archdiocese of Newark will honor women and men who are committed to consecrated or religious life during its 25th annual Consecrated Life Mass on Saturday, February 5, at 11 a.m. in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

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Archdiocese of Newark to Reconnect with Disengaged Catholics Through New Initiative

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Ridgewood NJ,  The Archdiocese of Newark has just launched its new Vine and Branches campaign to inspire Catholics in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties to return to Mass now that most pandemic-related restrictions have been lifted.

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Cardinal Tobin is Encouraging Catholics to Reunite in Celebrating the Mass

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Ridgewood NJ,  Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R, Archbishop of Newark, has released a pastoral reflection on the role of Catholics as “stewards of God’s grace.” This follows a previous pastoral letter from Cardinal Tobin in which he looked forward to an eventual return to in-person worship. Now that vaccination has become more widespread and statewide restrictions against in-person gatherings have lifted, Cardinal Tobin is encouraging Catholics to reunite in celebrating the Mass.

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Cardinal Tobin to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Special Mass

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Newark NJ,  In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will lead a jubilant Hispanic Heritage Mass on Friday, October 1, at 8 p.m. in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

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