Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark

89 Ridge Street, Newark, New Jersey 07104



Secure on-street parking is available on all surrounding streets. Parking lots are located at the north end of the Cathedral and across Clifton Avenue in the Archdiocesan Center. Enter the Cathedral through the main front doors. Handicapped access to the Cathedral is available at the entrance on Ridge Street.

Via New Jersey Transit

The following NJ Transit buses serve the area of the Cathedral:
#41, Orange
#99, Hillside
#11, Willowbrook
#28, Montclair
#29, Parsippany
#72, Paterson

The following train lines connect to Newark Penn Station:
Northeast Corridor Line
North Jersey Coast Line
Raritan Valley Line

The following train lines connect to Newark Broad Street Station:
Morris & Essex Line
Montclair Line
Gladstone Line

From NYC by bus

Go to the NY Port Authority Bus Terminal at 625 8th Avenue, NYC. Take bus #108 from gate 213. Take bus to Clifton and 7th Avenues (the Colonnade) and walk two blocks north on Clifton Avenue.

From NYC by train

PATH or NJ Transit train to Newark Penn Station. Take Newark subway to Park Avenue. At top of stairs go left (east) on Park Avenue. Cathedral is two blocks ahead on the corner of Park and Clifton Avenues.


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Seating Chart

Seating is general admission, by price level as noted below:




Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, 89 Ridge Street, Newark, NJ 07104
For tickets to the December 18 concert, call 1.800.ALLEGRO (255.3476)
For the Cathedral Administrative office, call 973.484.4600

Upcoming Events

More Info for Handel’s Messiah
Dec 22, 2024 - 7:00pm

Handel’s Messiah

New Jersey Symphony Holiday Tradition

Jeannette Sorrell conductor
Sonya Headlam soprano
John Holiday countertenor
Ed Lyon tenor
Kevin Deas bass-baritone
Montclair State University Singers | Heather J. Buchanan, director
New Jersey Symphony

Spirits will soar at “Lift Up Your Heads” and the “Hallelujah Chorus” as well as the treasured arias that make Handel’s Messiah the must-hear classic of the holidays. Jeannette Sorrell, who “brings revelations” (Philadelphia Inquirer) to everything she conducts, leads the New Jersey Symphony and the phenomenal Montclair State University Singers.

Performed in Princeton and Newark