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Archbishop of Newark

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

Biography

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

Archbishop of Newark

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

Biography

 

Announcements

Jan. 26, 2021

WASHINGTON - The on-site evening program for the January 28 National Prayer Vigil for Life will take place at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC, is closed to the public and will be taking place...

Jan. 22, 2021

What is peace? It’s the absence of violence, certainly, but it’s also much more. St. Augustine called it “the tranquility of order,” which is certainly an important aspect of peace. Peace is experienced personally and communally. When we’re at peace, we’re not filled with anxiety; our homes are not filled with loud arguments and discord; our neighborhoods and cities are safe and well-ordered, not threatening or chaotic; and nations, races and peoples live together in harmony and mutual respect without...

Jan. 20, 2021

Statement of Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., on the Inauguration of President Joe Biden: On the day of his inauguration, I congratulate President Joseph R. Biden and draw inspiration from his words, “With purpose and resolve, we turn to those tasks of our time, sustained by faith, driven by conviction, and devoted to one another and the country we...

Jan. 11, 2020

Following are guidelines for the Memorial of Saint Blaise blessing of throats, Ash Wednesday distribution of ashes, and the distribution of palms on Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion. They still require wearing masks and social distancing by presiders, ministers and recipients, as stated in all of our diocesan directives. Also included are updates on the use of Holy Water.