Outdoor classes are growing in Haddonfield

If you see students outside, with their feet up and reading a book, they are not skipping class. They are using one of the outdoor classrooms at Christ the King Regional School in Haddonfield. Recently, the school was awarded a grant from Bowan’s Hill Wildflower Preserve of New Hope, Pa....

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An advocate for justice, justly honored

Written by Mary McCusker “Will I get a chance to meet him?” exclaimed a 9-year-old, whose wide eyes were fixed on the entrance of Resorts Casino, as he stood on his toes in attempt to see above the crowd. Around him, the room filled with the chatter of more than...

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Catholic Charities combats food insecurity

Written by Mary McCusker A truck filled with Catholic Charities staff rumbled down a rural country road with nothing in sight except the lush greenery of ripened crops covering vast fields and the deep blue sky above. From the seemingly endless farmlands, one would expect residents of the county to...

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October, the month of the rosary

Written by Father Jason Rocks October is dedicated to the rosary. This is due in part to the commemoration of the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on Oct. 7. This feast was instituted to commemorate the defeat of the Turks, stalling the Ottoman incursion into Europe, at the...

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Blue Mass honors society’s protectors

Men and women in uniform filled Saint Agnes Church, Our Lady of Hope Parish, Blackwood, on Sept. 29. Bishop Dennis Sullivan celebrated the 16th annual Blue Mass, a celebration of law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services. Held a few days before the Las Vegas shooting spree, one of the...

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Servant Leadership in law enforcement

Bishop Dennis Sullivan celebrated the 16th annual Blue Mass at Our Lady of Hope Parish, Blackwood, on Sept. 29. The homilist was Msgr. Michael Mannion. Below is a slightly condensed version of his homily. John 1:47:51 — Jesus called Philip from Bethsaida, along with Andrew and Peter. Philip heard John...

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Catholic Charities’ 14th annual Justice for All awards dinner October 11 in Atlantic City

Honoring Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, and five local disciples of mercy On October 11, 2017, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, will hold its 14th Annual Justice for All Awards Dinner at Resorts Hotel in Atlantic City. At the dinner, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, will be honored...

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