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Reinstating the General Obligation to Attend Mass

At this time, due to the observance of public safety protocols and the increase in the availability of vaccines, we have begun a return to some sense of normalcy in various sectors of our society.

Therefore, we the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey, are lifting the dispensation of the Sunday and Holy Days Mass obligation beginning on Saturday, June 5, 2021, and Sunday, June 6, 2021, Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. We welcome the Christian faithful to return to the regular participation in the Sunday Eucharist, the source and summit of our Catholic faith (cf. Code of Canon Law canon 1247 and Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 2180).

This obligation does not apply to those who are ill; those who have reason to believe that they were recently exposed to the coronavirus or another serious or contagious illness; those who are confined to their home, a hospital, or nursing facility; or those with serious underlying health conditions.  One should consult the local pastor if questions arise about the obligation to attend Mass (canon 87).

Finally, safety protocols (such as wearing masks, social distancing, etc.) and liturgical directives in each New Jersey Diocese remains in place until modified or revoked by the respective Diocesan Bishop. 

Given on May 20, 2021, the memorial of St. Bernardine of Siena.

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

Archbishop, Archdiocese of Newark

Most Reverend David M. O’Connell, C.M.

Bishop, Diocese of Trenton

Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan

Bishop, Diocese of Camden

Most Reverend Kevin J. Sweeney

Bishop, Diocese of Paterson

Most Reverend James F. Checchio

Bishop, Diocese of Metuchen

Most Reverend Kurt Burnette

Bishop, Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Passaic

Most Reverend Yousif B. Habash

Bishop, Our Lady of Deliverance Syriac Catholic Diocese



Sobre restablecer la obligación general de asistir a Misa

En este momento, debido a la práctica de protocolos de seguridad y a un aumento en la disponibilidad y acceso a las vacunas, hemos iniciado un regreso a un cierto sentido de normalidad en varios sectores de nuestra sociedad.

Por consiguiente, nosotros, los Obispos Católicos de Nueva Jersey, levantamos la dispensa del precepto dominical y festivo, comenzando el fin de semana del sábado y domingo, 5-6 de junio de 2021, Solemnidad del Cuerpo y la Sangre de Cristo (Corpus Christi). Acogemos a los fieles en su regreso a la participación continua de la eucaristía dominical, fuente y culmen de la fe católica (véase Código de derecho canónico, 1247 y Catecismo de la Iglesia Católica, n. 2180).

Esta obligación no aplica para aquellos que estén enfermos; para aquellos que tengan una razón de peso y crean que recientemente estuvieron expuestos al coronavirus u a otra enfermedad seria o contagiosa; para aquellos que estén confinados en sus hogares, en un hospital, u hogar de ancianos; o para aquellos con condiciones serias de salud. Debes consultar con su párroco local si surgen preguntas sobre la obligación de asistir a Misa (Canon 87).

Finalmente, siguen vigentes los protocolos de seguridad (llevar mascarilla, distancia social, etc.) y las directrices litúrgicas en cada Diócesis de Nueva Jersey, hasta que se modifiquen o revoquen estas directrices por el respectivo Obispo diocesano del área.   

Dado el 20 de mayo de 2021, memorial de san Bernardino de Siena.

Cardenal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R.

Arzobispo, Arquidiócesis de Newark

 Monseñor David M. O’Connell, C.M.

Obispo, Diócesis de Trenton

Monseñor Dennis J. Sullivan

Obispo, Diócesis de Camden

Monseñor Kevin J. Sweeney

Obispo, Diócesis de Paterson

Monseñor James F. Checchio

Obispo, Diócesis de Metuchen

Monseñor Kurt Burnette

Obispo, Eparquía católica bizantina de Passaic

 Monseñor Yousif B. Habash

Obispo, Eparquía siriana de Nuestra señora de la liberación

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With these words Joshua places his commitment before the people of Israel, showing his fidelity to God Almighty who has done marvelous deeds for all of them

"The Father willed to give us birth by the word of truth that we may be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures".

Jas 1, 18