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Administrative Information

Biographical note

Scope and Contents note

Arrangement note

Ecumenical Commision (Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the Archdiocese of Newark) papers 1965-1993

Personal papers, 1978-1993

John Koenig papers, 1966-2001 ADN 0004.024

Finding aid prepared by Dana Kappel, Tracy M. Jackson

2013

creator Koenig, John H., 1916-2004
Title: John Koenig papers
Dates: 1966-2001
Abstract: John H. Koenig was born 24 December 1916. He graduated from Seton Hall college in 1938, was ordained into the priesthood on 30 May 1942 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Newark, N.J., and served as director of the Archdiocesan Ecumenical Commission. Msgr. Koenig died on 15 August 2004. The John Koenig papers contain the professional papers of Rev. John Koenig from his work in the Archdiocese of Newark and as a parish pastor.
Extent: 3.0 Linear feet
Identification: ADN 0004.024

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were given to the Archives and Special Collections Center by Msgr. John Koenig of the Archdiocese of Newark.

Related Archival Materials note

John M. Osterreicher papers, 1920-2000, Mss 0053. The Monsignor Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Walsh Library, Seton Hall University.

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Processing Information note

Collection was processed by the Archives and Special Collections Center in 2005, and re-processed by Dana Kappel and Tracy M. Jackson in 2012. Finding aid created by Dana Kappel, 2012, and Tracy M. Jackson, 2013.

Preferred Citation note

[Item], in the John Koenig papers, 1966-2001, ADN 0004.024, Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center, Seton Hall University.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to researchers at the Msgr. William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center. Advance appointments are required for the use of archival materials.

Conditions Governing Use

All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.

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Biographical note

John H. Koenig was born 24 December 1916. He graduated from Seton Hall college in 1938 and earned a master's degree in liturgy from the University of Notre Dame and a master's degree in theology from the Catholic University of America. He was ordained into the priesthood on 30 May 1942 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Newark, N.J., and was later named a Monsignor. Msgr. Koenig taught at Immaculate Conception Seminary from 1947 to 1969 and was a parish priest at St. Mary parish (now Our Lady Help of Christians) in West New York, Holy Rosary parish in Elizabeth, and Holy Spirit parish in Union. He also served as president of the Senate of Priests, director of the Archdiocesan Ecumenical Commission, and wrote and published a children's book, Stories to Live By. Msgr. Koenig died on 15 August 2004.

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Scope and Contents note

The John Koenig papers contain the professional papers of Rev. John Koenig from his work in the Archdiocese of Newark and as a parish pastor. The collection is divided into two series. Series I contains the files created by Rev. Koenig during his work with the Ecumenical Commission (Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the Archdiocese of Newark). Series II contains materials created by Rev. Koenig in the course of his work as a priest at Holy Spirit parish in Union, N.J.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in two series:

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Series IEcumenical Commision (Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the Archdiocese of Newark) papers 1965-1993 1.0 Linear feet

Agenda: minutes 1975-1977

Bishop's committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs newsletter 1972-1976

Brochures and newsletters 1970s

Budget 1976-1977

Bylaws undated

Campus crusade for Christ 1971-1977

Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs newsclippings and assorted materials 1970s

Correspondence 1972-1977

Historical notes 1965-1975

"Interface" newsletter 1980

Meetings 1976-1980

Meetings 1980-1981

Newsletters 1990-1993

New Jersey Council of Churches 1975-1978

Orthodox/Roman Catholic dialogue 3 March 1983

Planning documents 1976-1979

Survey February 1976

Various information about ecumenical movement undated

Workshop 14 June 1975

Series IIPersonal papers, 1978-1993

Advocate Publishing Corp meeting of corporate members 5 November 1984

Annual meeting of corporate members, various 1984

Assessment of applicants for priesthood 1985

Cathedral concert series 1984

Catholic Community Services 1983-1984

Chancery newsletter August 1988 - October 1991

Clergy association of Union 1989

College Seminary of the Immaculate Conception: Priestly vocation board meeting 1991

Correspondence in parish files 1978-1979

Foundation for Educational Alternatives 1984

Holy Spirit school 1979-1982

Homilies 1966-1993, undated

Homilies and novenas 1982-1999

Homilies 2000-2001

Letters from Archbishop Theodore McCarrick 1986-1993

Miscellaneous lists undated

New Jersey Boys' Town financial statements 1984

Oratory school 1985-1985

Papal prelate of honor, undated

Parish information 1979-1990

Parish profile 1990

Personal messages from 50th anniversary 1987

Personal, miscellaneous undated

Presbyteral council meeting 1990

School 1990-1992

Seton Hall University 1984

Talk to priests 1981