Enrolled among the elect, with parish support

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  The approach of Easter in just under a month will be a time of celebration for Catholics all around the globe, rejoicing in Jesus’ resurrection and victory over death. For 157 youth and adults — including five men who are incarcerated — and their family...

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Message from Bishop Sullivan – Dreamers

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, The immigration debate has been raging on in our country for more than a year.  In truth, the debate is decades old. As Catholics, our perspective has always been simple and non-partisan: to provide assistance to all those who seek refuge. Currently, the most...

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Bishop Sullivan meets with Dreamers

By Mary McCusker CAMDEN — Bishop Dennis Sullivan sat at a round table as 16 individuals made their way into the conference room.  Once all of his guests arrived, he made his way around the room, asking each individual’s name, shaking hands, welcoming them and thanking them for joining. These...

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Campus tour opens doors for refugee teens

Written by Mary McCusker “If you could be anything when you grow up, what would you want to be?” It is a question that many young Americans have been asked. Often adults use it as a conversation starter. Other times, it’s a question that encourages youth to use their imaginations...

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Self-discipline to win the imperishable crown

Written by Father Jason Rocks The start of the Winter Olympics, as well as the recent Super Bowl win by the Philadelphia Eagles, calls to mind the words of Saint Paul in the ninth chapter of the first letter to the Corinthians. Here, Saint Paul writes about how athletes train...

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Three choirs singing, with joy, to one God

Written by Cheryl Wright The faithful came from New Jersey, Philadelphia and Delaware to praise the Lord through song at the first Tri-State Catholic Gospel Concert, held Feb. 11 at the Rutgers Camden-Gordon Theatre. The joyful and exuberant singing came from three Catholic choirs from three states and to share...

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A physician’s experience with women religious

Written by Carl Peters Although usually quite shy, Dr. Oliver Sacks was so enchanted by a lunar eclipse one night that he stopped people on the street and pressed his small telescope into their hands. “Look! Look what’s happening to the moon!” he exclaimed to each one. A physician and...

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The diocese honors Paul VI principal

Written by Mary Beth Peabody It’s hard to imagine a leadership quality Sister Marianne McCann does not possess. Recipient of the 2018 Diocese of Camden “Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Award,” Sister Marianne has been principal at Paul VI High School in Haddonfield since 2001. Her dedicated and inspirational service began when...

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