Cardinal Tobin honors Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at memorial Mass

Cardinal Tobin honors Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at memorial Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Though some might feel saddened while reflecting on Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s death, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, told those attending a Jan. 12 memorial Mass that they should actually “grieve his death in hope” because the late pontiff has finally attained the peace God promised to all faithful.  “The […]

Students thank Cardinal Tobin for scholarships with Thanksgiving cards

Students thank Cardinal Tobin for scholarships with Thanksgiving cards

NEWARK, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark provides $150,000 annually to the “We Are Living Stones” Catholic Tuition Assistance Program offered through the Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children, a nonprofit organization that provides partial tuition assistance for students who attend archdiocesan Catholic schools. Recently, in celebration of Thanksgiving, many of these students sent handwritten thank-you […]

Archdiocese of Newark honors active police, fallen heroes at 29th annual Blue Mass

Archdiocese of Newark honors active police, fallen heroes at 29th annual Blue Mass

NEWARK, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark honored the dedication and sacrifices of all active, retired and deceased New Jersey law enforcement personnel at the 29th annual Blue Mass on Nov. 3 in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, archbishop of Newark, presided over the liturgy, which featured honor guard […]

Archdiocese of Newark distributes more than 300 coats to people in need

Archdiocese of Newark distributes more than 300 coats to people in need

NEWARK, NJ — The Mercy House, a resource and referral center operated by the Archdiocese of Newark’s Respect Life Office, distributed more than 300 free coats and other winter wear to children and adults in need during its annual Coats and Candy Giveaway on Oct. 25. Though the event did not officially begin until 11 […]

Communion breakfast at St. Peter’s celebrates Msgr. Reilly

Communion breakfast at St. Peter’s celebrates Msgr. Reilly

BELLEVILLE, NJ — As is customary during the month of October, the St. Peter’s Confraternity of the Holy Rosary in Belleville once more held its annual Communion breakfast recently. Close to 100 parishioners and friends attended the event at the Chandelier and listened to a keynote speech from Monsignor William J. Reilly, a longtime priest […]

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