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Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin,
C.Ss.R., D.D.


Archbishop of Newark John J. Myers, J.C.D., D.D

Archbishop of Newark

Joseph W. Cardinal Tobin, C.Ss.R., D.D.




Oct. 21, 2021

"When he formally inaugurated the synod process, Pope Francis identified three risks and three opportunities," the Cardinal writes. "The first risk is that the synod process will be a mere formality. Will we really commit ourselves to reaching out and listening to everyone? The second risk is that the synod’s ambitious goal will...

October 20, 2021

Each November, during the month of All Souls, members of the archdiocesan community gather to remember all priests and deacons of the Archdiocese of Newark who died in the past year. The Memorial Mass for 2021 will be celebrated on November 3 at 3 p.m. in the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will be the principal celebrant. All are invited to attend the Mass and join in prayer.

October 14, 2021
The New Jersey Catholic Conference is disheartened by the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners' announcement that they have approved rule changes that will allow non-physicians to perform abortions after 14 weeks of gestation, permit these abortions in office-based settings, and eliminate the requirement of hospital admitting privileges to medical professionals  performing these procedures.
Oct. 12, 2021

This past weekend Pope Francis launched a two-year “synod on synodality,” a call to all the members of the Catholic Church across the world to enter a process of listening to the Holy Spirit and to each other in order to discern the path we must walk together. Yesterday, Pope Francis celebrated the Eucharist in St. Peter’s...

Pope's Monthly Prayer Intentions

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Intention for evangelization - The Church

Let us pray for the Church, that She may receive from the Holy Spirit the grace and strength to reform herself in the light of the Gospel.

Intención para la evangelización - La Iglesia

Recemos por la Iglesia, para que reciba del Espíritu Santo la gracia y la fuerza para reformarse a la luz del Evangelio.