Archdiocese of Newark ordains area deacons

Archdiocese of Newark ordains area deacons

NEWARK, NJ — On Saturday, July 11, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, ordained 22 permanent deacons for service in the Archdiocese of Newark. The ordinations were celebrated during two Masses that were livestreamed at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m. from the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on the archdiocesan YouTube […]

Nine new lawsuits filed against Archdiocese of Newark

Nine new lawsuits filed against Archdiocese of Newark

NEWARK, NJ — On July 13, attorneys from the law firms of Jeff Anderson & Associates and Gianforcaro Law, on behalf of numerous plaintiffs, filed nine lawsuits for childhood sexual abuse within the Archdiocese of Newark. The cases, brought under the New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Act / New Jersey Victims’ Rights Bill, identify seven […]

Tobin performs a special Memorial Day Mass

Tobin performs a special Memorial Day Mass

NEWARK, NJ — On Monday, May 25, Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Newark joined thousands of Catholic cemeteries nationwide with an online video broadcast of its annual Memorial Day Mass and program, “Serving God and Country: A Memorial Day Salute to Our Heroes.” The annual program honors men and women who died while serving […]

Archdiocese announces closure of 10 Catholic schools

Archdiocese announces closure of 10 Catholic schools

NEWARK, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark announced May 8 the consolidation of its school community and the closure of nine archdiocesan-operated elementary schools at the end of this school year, the result of archdiocesan strategic planning efforts to strengthen the overall school program and ensure a sustainable future for Catholic education in the Archdiocese. […]

New bishops-elect appointed as episcopal vicars in Archdiocese

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, recently announced the appointment of the new bishops-elect of the Archdiocese among the four episcopal vicars for each of the counties that comprise the territory of the Archdiocese: Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Union counties. The appointments were effective April 1. “On Thursday, Feb. 27, I […]

Archdiocese of Newark appoints its first COO

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph Tobin recently announced the appointment of Lawrence Boland to the newly created post of chief operating officer for the Archdiocese of Newark, effective April 1. Boland will report directly to the Office of the Cardinal Archbishop. In this new role, Boland will ensure the Archdiocese’s operations reflect best business practices, […]

Cardinal suspends all public celebrations of Mass indefinitely

NEWARK, NJ — Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, has announced that all public celebrations of daily and Sunday Mass will be suspended until further notice, effective March 18. This decision is an extension of the Archdiocese’s recent announcement, in which Tobin dispensed the faithful of the Archdiocese from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass […]

Seton Hall University celebrates investiture of new president

Seton Hall University celebrates investiture of new president

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The investiture of Joseph Nyre as Seton Hall University’s 21st president was a celebration of the university’s storied past, dynamic present and limitless future, according to a recent press release from the university. The Nov. 15 ceremony officially welcomed Nyre, who was appointed by the university’s board of regents in February […]

Newark Archdiocese releases list of priests ‘credibly accused’ of sexual assault

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, Feb. 13, New Jersey’s five Roman Catholic dioceses released lists of priests who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors in the past several decades. The Archdiocese of Newark released a list with 63 names on it; all of the priests listed had either died or been removed from […]