Year: 2020

Bishop O’Connell announces death of retired Newark Archbishop John J. Myers • Shares Pope’s message for World Day of Migrants, Refugees • Look back at Pope Francis visit

Bishop O’Connell announces death of retired Newark Archbishop John J. Myers •  Shares Pope’s message for World Day of Migrants, Refugees •  Look back at Pope Francis visit It was with sadness that I learned early this morning of the passing of Most Revered John J. Myers, Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of the ecclesiastical province of[…]


Catholics Vote!: ‘Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship’

A message from Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. Baptized Catholic citizens of the United States of America have a “dual citizenship,” one within the nation and one within the Catholic Church.  Although distinct, they exist jointly in each baptized American Catholic citizen.  The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops reminds American Catholics that, as citizens of[…]


Updates to church directives announced by Bishop

COVID 19 is still a virulent contagious virus communicated between people.  Everyone should remain conscious and alert that risks to either contract or spread the disease remain possible at any gathering of people, indoors or outdoors.  The risk is considered by public health experts to be especially significant indoors at prolonged, sedentary gatherings where coughing,[…]