Teens participate in week of community service through Archdiocese of Newark camp

Teens participate in week of community service through Archdiocese of Newark camp

NEWARK, NJ — Rather than hitting the beach or hanging out with friends, 45 teens from throughout North Jersey and Pennsylvania, including from Bloomfield and Newark, devoted part of their summer vacation to completing a range of community service projects for a unique camp offered by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Office for Youth & Young […]

Seton Hall Prep teacher nominated for statewide award

Seton Hall Prep teacher nominated for statewide award

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark has nominated its Teacher of the Year, Juliette Wester, a history teacher at Seton Hall Preparatory School in West Orange, for the New Jersey Council for American Private Education’s 2022 New Jersey Nonpublic School Teacher of the Year Award. NJCAPE is a diverse group of nonpublic schools […]

‘Music, Murals, & Mercy’ spotlights Archdiocese of Newark’s Mercy House

‘Music, Murals, & Mercy’ spotlights Archdiocese of Newark’s Mercy House

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A fundraiser that combined the musical gifts of a Maplewood priest with the artistic talent of an Archdiocese of Newark staff member recently helped spotlight the Mercy House, an archdiocesan resource and referral center for women, children and families. “Music, Murals, & Mercy,” held on June 26 at St. Joseph Church in […]

NJ leaders speak out against reversal of Roe v. Wade

NJ leaders speak out against reversal of Roe v. Wade

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that upheld the constitutional right to abortion. In general, this decision was met with support from Republicans and outcry from Democrats. Those who support the decision say that this new ruling will save unborn […]

Cardinal ordains five new priests for Archdiocese of Newark

Cardinal ordains five new priests for Archdiocese of Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, ordained five men to the priesthood during the Rite of Ordination on May 28 in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. As their loved ones looked on, the five priests-to-be — Roberto Julio Moreno Andrión, Matthew Gonzalez, David Hinojosa, Peter Jacob Volz, and Ashton […]

Officials, leaders in Essex County call for stricter gun laws following massacre

Officials, leaders in Essex County call for stricter gun laws following massacre

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — The nation was again plunged into despair on May 24 when a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, injuring many others. This was the third-deadliest school shooting in a U.S. school, after the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007 and the Sandy Hook Elementary […]

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