Collection Dec. 9 – 10 helps aging sisters, brothers and priests

Catholics in the Diocese of Camden will have the opportunity to “give to those who have given a lifetime” as part of the collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious, to be held in parishes Dec. 9-10. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, D.C., the annual...

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Final Efforts to Remain a Family; Statement of Bishop Dennis Sullivan on the impending deportation of Oscar and Humberta Campos

Written by Mary McCusker The blistering cold did not stop a congregation of 35 individuals from gathering in front of Senator Cory Booker’s office in Camden on December 6. The group – consisting of Bishop Dennis Sullivan, Diocesan clergy, Catholic Charities staff, parishioners, and other community members – were there...

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St. Joseph High School Signs Partnership with Neumann University

St. Joseph High School in Hammonton expands its Pathway to College initiative by signing a partnership-agreement that would enable the two institutions to collaborate in academic and college preparation opportunities. The partnership includes Guaranteed Admissions for qualified SJHS students, Partnership Scholarships exclusive for qualifying SJHS students with a maximum award...

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Catholic presence at hospital

Written by Deacon Anthony Cioe In the Diocese of Camden, each and every day of the year, Catholic chaplains, associate chaplains, and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion visit Catholics who are in hospitals and nursing homes. Their visits provide spiritual support and sacramental support to those in need. While the...

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Out of the woods, and into a home

Written by Mary McCusker Edward Wright sat on the couch of his home in Bridgeton, staring at the wall across from him with a thousand-yard stare on his face. The 56-year-old veteran was not reflecting upon the nine years he spent in the U.S. military several decades ago. His thoughts...

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Singer to light up the evening for Catholic education

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  Forty years after recording her breakthrough hit “You Light Up My Life” for the movie of the same name, Debby Boone is still surprised at the platinum-selling album’s longevity and its impact on listeners. “It’s a nice song,” she remembered initially thinking. “I had no...

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A journey of faith, by bus to Indianapolis

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  From Christian hip-hop artist TobyMac to Archbishop Jose Gomez, Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis  — home of the Indianapolis Colts —was the home to more Hail Mary’s than quarterback Peyton Manning ever threw. Eighty-four youth and ministry leaders from the Diocese of Camden joined thousands...

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