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  • Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

    • 89 Ridge Street
    • Newark, NJ 07104
    • (973) 484-4600

    A magnificent French Gothic cathedral resembling the great cathedral at Rheims, France, its construction was first proposed in 1896. Its towers soar 323 feet, and the cathedral covers some 45,000 square feet, comparable to Westminster Abbey. It features a heavy use of stained glass, including three rose windows; vaulted ceilings; a variety of wood paneling; imported and domestic marble; and crystal, silver, and bronze chandeliers. This cathedral is the 5th largest in North America, and has been visiting by Pope John Paul II and featured on the HBO television series, Sopranos. The Cathedral Basilica holds concerts open to the public throughout the year and it has the largest pipe organ ever built by the Schantz Organ Co. which includes 154 ranks playable from two consoles.

    • Hours of Operation: 7:30am to 6:00pm on days of mass

    Navidad Latina 2018

    December 7, 2018

    The Cathedral Spanish Choir, under the direction of Olfary Gutiérrez,...

    The Forty-Eighth Annual Candlelight Carol Sing

    December 12, 2018 - December 12, 2018

    Now in its forty-eighth consecutive year, the Carol Sing has become...

    Handel's MESSIAH

    December 16, 2018

    The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and the Montclair State University...