Retired Archbishop Peter Gerety, World's Oldest Catholic Bishop, Rests in Peace at 104

Well done, good and faithful one! Archbishop Gerety led the Archdiocese of Newark through a period of post Vatican II tumult and continued to guide it, not only until his retirement in the mid-1980's,  but until his death.  He was magnanimously and personally instrumental in helping the spirit of the Council and the Spirit of God take root in the hearts of those he led.   The Most Reverend Peter Leo Gerety July 19, 1912 – September 20, 2016 Funeral Arrangements Sunday, September 25  Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart 89 Ridge Street, Newark 3:00 p.m. Reception of the Body Presider: The Most Reverend John W. Flesey 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. Viewing 7:00 p.m.  Evening ...

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