Archdiocesan & County News of Note

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  • 2019 Catholic Men’s Commission

    March 16

    Catholic Men’s Conference

    Saturday, March 16, 2019

    Seton Hall University

    This year’s theme, for the English track, is “For a time such as this, Holiness and Hope!” The speaker for the English track will be Father Larry Richards, the founder and president of The Reason for Our Hope Foundation (a non- profit

    organization dedicated to ‘spreading the Good News’ by educating others about Jesus Christ) and host of various radio shows and programs on EWTN. The master of ceremonies, Gregory Floyd, is the Executive Vice President of Mission at Eva’s Village. He is a husband, father, author, and speaker. 

    The day begins at 8:00 AM with breakfast and ends at 4:30 PM. Registration for both events is $25 for adults. The days begins at 8:00 AM with registration and ends at 4:00 pm with Mass. Includes continental breakfast and lunch. 



  • Lenten Young Adult retreat

    march 15-18

    Lenten Young Adult Retreat: “What Is God’s Plan for My Life?”

    Get away from the stress of information overload and get clarity on God’s purpose and plan for your life during our Lenten Young Adult Retreat Weekend, March 15-17, at Graymoor Spiritual Life Center in Garrison, NY. Situated along the Appalachian Trail atop a mountain overlooking the Hudson River Valley, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more peaceful place to get re-focused and re-energized. Single, Catholic men and women, 18-40, are welcome. For more information:, or contact Paul Krenzelok, 845-424-2122,

  • walking stations of the cross

    march 24

    10 Miles with Jesus

    10 Mile Stations of the Cross Walking Pilgrimage from the Archdiocesan Shrine of John Paul II in Linden, NJ to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral in Newark, NJ.


    The walking Pilgrimage will begin on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Archdiocesan Shrine of St. John Paul II (St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish) 131 E. Edgar Rd., Linden, NJ and conclude at the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral 89 Ridge St., Newark, NJ at around 5 pm with the Holy Eucharist celebrated by the Very Reverend Bishop Manuel Cruz, Pastor of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.

    FREE ADMISSION, however all participants must register.

    To register and for additional information visit:, email: or call: 201.220.1949

  • Tricky tray benefit for brandon higgins

    april 4

    The Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary, along with the entire town of Fair Lawn, are working to raise funds to offset the cost of a handicap accessible van for Brandon Higgins, a 23 year old Fair Lawn resident left immobilized by brain cancer. We are hosting a tricky tray at the Brownstone on April 4th to help raise funds. Please consider attending or donating to one of our own in need! 



  • New Hope Gala

    april 11

    “New Hope - Hands of Hope” - SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, April 11, 2019, 6:30 - 10:30pm. Seasons, 664 Pascack Road, Washington Twp. 07676, $90 per person. Cocktail hour, gourmet dinner, Silent Auction, Tricky Tray, raffle, huge 50/50 and dancing. Your generosity enables us to reach out to first-time single mothers and their babies so please celebrate with us! To make a reservation, contact: Kathy Turlick at (201) 573-8697 or  

  • milestone anniversary masses

    april 28 & June 2

    There will be two special Masses celebrating milestone years for married couples. The Archbishop will celebrate the Mass for couples celebrating 50 or more years of marriage on April 28th at 3:00 pm. 

    On June 2nd at 3:00 pm he will celebrate the Mass for couples who are celebrating 5 and 25 years of marriage. 

    All the liturgies are at the Cathedral Basilica and couples need to be registered in order to receive certificates. Register by calling Laurie at the Rectory at 201-791-1616.

  • St. Joseph Green knights basketball camp


    St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, NJ is the site of the 31st  annual Green Knights Basketball Camp this summer for boys ages 8 to 15.  The camp runs in three sessions: July 8-11; July 15-18; and July 22-25.  The camp day is from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Great fun & competition… guest lecturers… free basketball & player jersey to each camper!  Please call (201) 391-3300 for camp applications and further information or visit our website (

    Thank you very much for your continued support!