Black Catholic Ministries Commission supports South Jersey Catholic Schools

Written by Mary Beth Peabody The Diocese of Camden Black Catholic Ministries Commission supports South Jersey Catholic Schools with a high school scholarship and an essay contest for seventh and eighth graders. Three one-year scholarships will be awarded to current eighth grade students who plan to attend a high school...

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Memories, and relics, of a saint

Written by by Peter G. Sánchez For three nights at Saint Peter Church in Merchantville earlier this week, the visitor from Indiana shared never-before-heard stories of his friend. One time, as his friend celebrated Mass, the visitor heard the man utter “Mother of God, help us” during a time of...

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Seeing evangelization as a mission for all Catholics

Written by Peter G. Sánchez In Haddon Heights,  at the Collegium Center for Faith and Culture last Saturday, Adam Janke told the story of “Uzi.” Edwin Mendez, or “Uzi,” was head of Chicago’s Spanish Cobras street gang when he finally realized that drugs, violence and immorality would never bring him...

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Relics of Saint John Paul II coming to Merchantville Feb. 20 -22

Written by Peter G. Sánchez A priest who frequently shared meals and conversation with Saint John Paul II will share stories of the celebrated pontiff at Saint Peter’s Church in Merchantville for three nights, from Feb. 20-22. Father Bronislaw Jakubiec, SDS is the guest speaker for the parish’s annual Saint Peter...

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Listen to Bishop Sullivan’s latest radio message

Bishop Sullivan speaks on KYW Newsradio 1060 throughout the year, with the message of the Catholic Church and his perspective, in bi-weekly, 60-second spots which reach Catholics and non-Catholics across the Philadelphia region. In his latest message, Bishop Sullivan asks us to consider donating to the 2017 House of Charity – Bishop’s...

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Acts of mercy for men and women in the military

Written by Mary McCusker Every pew at Saint Joseph’s Church in Somers Point was packed on Monday, Feb. 6. Parents and their children were all there for one reason: to honor the military through spiritual and corporal works of mercy. Father Ed Namiotka, pastor, opened the event by explaining the...

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Parish leaders gather in Vineland to prepare for V Encuentro

Written by Peter G. Sánchez On Saturday, Jan 28, 200 parish leaders from the 24 parishes with Hispanic ministry in the Diocese of Camden gathered at Vineland’s Saint John Paul II Retreat Center, in preparation for the upcoming V Encuentro, a four-year process of ecclesial reflection and action that calls...

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