Two new N.J. lawsuits sue McCarrick for abuse

Two new N.J. lawsuits sue McCarrick for abuse

NEWARK, NJ — The law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates has filed two new civil sexual battery lawsuits against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and the Archdiocese of Newark, according to a Sept. 2 press release from the firm. The lawsuit filed by JA DOE 60, a former employee of the Archdiocese of Newark, alleges […]

Archdiocese to commemorate 9/11 anniversary with special Mass

Archdiocese to commemorate 9/11 anniversary with special Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, and the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a remembrance ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge St. in Newark, on Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m. All are invited […]

Defrocked and disgraced, McCarrick criminally charged for molestation in Massachusetts

Defrocked and disgraced, McCarrick criminally charged for molestation in Massachusetts

NORFOLK COUNTY, MA — A criminal complaint was filed July 28 against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in Dedham District Court in Massachusetts. The alleged abuse occurred in the 1970s during a wedding reception at Wellesley College, located in Wellesley, Mass. At the time of the alleged abuse, McCarrick was assigned to and living in the […]

Teens volunteer at Bloomfield church as part of new archdiocese service program

Teens volunteer at Bloomfield church as part of new archdiocese service program

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — A group of young Archdiocese of Newark parishioners volunteered to assist with maintenance projects at Sacred Heart Church in Bloomfield on July 24. Their efforts were part of “Days in the Diocese,” a new summer program presented by the archdiocese’s Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry; the program offers one-day service […]

Orange parish launches jubilant 125th anniversary celebration

Orange parish launches jubilant 125th anniversary celebration

ORANGE, NJ — Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Orange kicked off its jubilant 125th anniversary celebration July 18 with a grand event honoring the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, involving floats, food and a visit from Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark. The festivities kicked off with a procession during […]

Teenagers to enjoy ‘Days in the Diocese’ this summer

Teenagers to enjoy ‘Days in the Diocese’ this summer

NEWARK, NJ — The Office for Youth & Young Adult Ministry of the Archdiocese of Newark recently launched its new “Days in the Diocese” program, which offers one-day service immersion experiences to archdiocesan teens throughout Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties. High school students enrolled in a parish youth group or Confirmation program will volunteer […]

Archdiocese of Newark to open new Mercy House location in Hackensack

Archdiocese of Newark to open new Mercy House location in Hackensack

HACKENSACK, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office will soon open a new Hackensack location for Mercy House, a resource and referral center that supports pregnant women, people struggling with addiction, those in abusive relationships and others in need. Mercy House Hackensack is expected to launch late this summer within Holy Trinity Convent […]

Archdiocese of Newark welcomes five new priests

Archdiocese of Newark welcomes five new priests

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, ordained five new priests into service in the Archdiocese of Newark during a Rite of Ordination Mass on May 29 in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. As the Mass began, the men were presented to the cardinal and were met with applause by […]

Archdiocese of Newark celebrates six new deacons, including Nutley man

Archdiocese of Newark celebrates six new deacons, including Nutley man

NEWARK, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark welcomed five transitional deacons — including Ashton Francisco Wong, of Nutley — and one permanent deacon during the Rite of Ordination at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Sunday, May 23. The transitional deacons — Wong, Matthew Gonzalez, David Hinojosa, Roberto Moreno and Peter […]

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