Blessing of the Third Abbot of Newark Abbey

Abbot Augustine J. Curley, O.S.B. will receive the Abbatial Blessing as the third Abbot of Newark Abbey at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart from Cardinal Tobin on Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 1:30 in the afternoon.

 To watch the Livestream:

Abbatial Blessing of Abbot Augustine J. Curley, O.S.B. at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart - YouTube


Information for Concelebrants: 

Concelebrating priests should bring an alb with them. Chasubles and stoles will be provided at the cathedral. 

Concelebrants coming from out- of- state, should send a Letter of Suitability to:

The Very Reverend John Chadwick, S.T.D. 

Archdiocese of Newark

171 Clifton Avenue

Newark New Jersey 07104



Updated Information for Guests:

Unfortunately, we were not able to reserve a block of rooms. Listed below, are three hotels within walking distance of the monastery.

If you require pick-up from your hotel, please email Ms. Candace Bradsher by clicking on the email address below:


Courtyard by Marriott

858 Broad St,

Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 848-0070


Robert Treat Hotel

50 Park Pl,

Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 622-1000


Hotel Indigo

810 Broad Street,

Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 242-0065