- Apr 13, 2021
Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin has invited the faithful of the Archdiocese of Newark to reflect on how the pandemic-induced “Great Eucharistic Fast” has affected their faith life and called on them to spiritually prepare for the eventual return of in-person worship when it can be done safely.
Tickets for Masses, virtual holiday concerts, video Christmas cards, and drive-by Nativity scenes: It’s beginning to look a lot like a different sort of Christmas.
Father Andrew De Silva, a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, serves God and country, and he says one ministry influences the other.
Archbishop John J. Myers was recalled as a man of faith and prayer, a scholar, a teacher and as “a really good bishop” during the funeral Mass for him at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria Sept. 30.
As Archbishop John J. Myers was installed as to lead the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, in 2001, he inherited a faith community that was reeling from the 9/11 terrorist attacks on neighboring New York City.
A Catholic priest serving the Newark area was arrested and is facing two charges related to sexually harassing an adult, police said.
The demand for food and clothes has surged at the Mercy House in the Clinton Hill section of Newark where the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the area’s poor is ever-present.
As the new academic year arrives, school systems across the United States are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Catholic educators have an extra challenge — trying to forestall a relentless wave of closures of their schools that has no end in sight.