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Archdiocese of Newark Church reports

 Collection
Identifier: ADN 0010-001
Abstract

The Diocese of Newark was created in 1853 and was elevated to an Archdiocese in 1937. The Chancery Office required parish priests to submit yearly reports reflecting the financial and spiritual condition of their churches. The Diocese of Newark Church reports include the annual reports of parish priests to the Chancery Office from 1843-1925, which themselves include information on population and sacramental statistics.

Dates: 1843-1925

James A. Weisbecker papers

 Collection
Identifier: ADN 0004-013
Abstract

James A. Weisbecker was a Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Newark from the 1930s-1960s. This collection contains his various sermons, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and scrapbooks from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1930s-1960s

John J. O'Connor papers

 Collection — Box: 30
Identifier: ADN 0002-004
Abstract John J. O'Connor was born in Newark, NJ in 1855, attended Seton Hall College and the North American College in Rome. He was a priest of the Diocese of Newark, a professor at Seton Hall College, the Vicar General of the Diocese under Bishop Winand Wigger, and became Bishop of the Diocese of Newark upon the death of Bishop Wigger, in 1901. He served as bishop until his death in 1927. The John J. O'Connor papers include the personal and professional papers of Bishop O'Connor, primarily from his...
Dates: 1873-1928 (bulk 1900-1927); Majority of material found within 1900 - 1927

Vicar for Religious of the Archdiocese of Newark records

 Collection
Identifier: ADN 0073
Abstract The Vicar for Religious, historically a member of the clergy or a member of a religious order, serves as the liaison between the Archbishop and the religious orders of the diocese. The Vicar for Religious of the Archdiocese of Newark records primarily consists of correspondence between members of religious orders, primarily the womens' religious orders, and the Archbishop, via the Vicar. The correspondence covers topics including contracts, ceremonies, practices of the religious orders,...
Dates: 1930-1974; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

Men's religious orders of the Archdiocese of Newark records

 Collection
Identifier: ADN 0011
Abstract

This collection documents the history, activities, and celebrations of many of the men's religious orders throughout New Jersey, generally spanning the years from 1842-2011, with the majority of the documents dating from the 1940s to the 1990s.

Dates: 1842-2011 (bulk 1940-1999); Majority of material found within 1940 - 1999

Rose Thering papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Mss 0016
Abstract Rose Elizabeth Thering was born on 9 August 1920, entered the Dominican sisterhood at 16 and later became a teacher. She was a lifelong activist dedicated to increasing tolerance and understanding between Christians and Jews, and her work had great impact, from legislation mandating the teaching of the Holocaust in New Jersey schools to documents created at the Second Vatican Council changing the relationship of the Catholic Church with Jewish people. Sister Rose Thering died 6 May 2006. The...
Dates: 1944-2005