“Showers of Mercy” close out Jubilee Year

Written by Mary McCusker With the Jubilee Year of Mercy coming to a close, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, directed its focus on the corporal work of mercy, “Clothe the naked.” It was an effort to clothe some of the most precious of God’s creation — infants living in poverty....

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National black Catholic leaders gather in Mount Laurel

Written by  Peter G. Sánchez  James E. Andrews, director of Black Catholic Ministry for the Diocese of Camden, was elected president of the National Association of Black Catholic Administrators (NABCA) at its annual meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in Mt. Luarel, held from Sept. 15-17. NABCA is dedicated to ministry among...

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Seminarians share their stories with Rowan students

In front of Rowan University students in Glassboro, 24-year-old seminarian Ryan Meehan shared his vocation story. “Up until three years ago, my life was going the wrong way. I was deeply empty inside,” he said. In discovering the Catholic faith, and through prayer, Meehan now finds himself “at peace” in...

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Mother Teresa to be canonized Sept. 4

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will declare Blessed Teresa of Kolkata a saint at the Vatican Sept. 4, the conclusion of the Year of Mercy jubilee for those engaged in works of mercy. The date was announced March 15 during an “ordinary public consistory,” a meeting of the pope, cardinals...

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VITALity Help-Line and Care Coordination Service

With the December 1st launch of the new VITALity Catholic Healthcare Help-Line, Website and Care Coordination Service, several individuals and families within the Diocese of Camden have now experienced the assistance of the latest program of the Diocesan Home and Parish Healthcare Services. A flurry of activity that morning surrounded...

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Local woman helped coordinate pope’s trip to Cuba

In the photo in her office, she is kneeling down, head bowed as she kisses the visitor’s hand. She is Dr. Christina Hip-Flores, part-time judge in the Camden Diocese’s Office of the Tribunal. The visitor?  Pope Francis. Hip-Flores was a part of the country’s organizing committee for the pope’s visit...

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