News From The Diocese

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    Live broadcasts of Bishop-elect Checchio’s Ordination and Installation, May 3

    On Tuesday, May 3, Bishop-elect James F. Checchio, a former priest of the Diocese of Camden, will be ordained and installed as the fifth bishop of the Diocese of Metuchen at the Church of the Sacred Heart in  South Plainfield, New Jersey. Bishop Dennis Sullivan along with many priests and members...

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    Memories of a priest with a hearty laugh

    Bishop-elect James F. Checchio has been working in Rome at North American College for a dozen years, but he has never been forgotten by those he worked with in South Jersey. Since the day his appointment to Metuchen was announced, fellow priests and former co-workers, as well as priests who...

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    Transforming the environment and lives

    “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In April and May, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Give Drink to the Thirsty” and “Shelter the Homeless,” respectively. These months’ profiles highlight examples...

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