A New Home for Jorge

By Peter G. Sánchez The Catholic Star Herald CAMDEN — This has been a year of change for 9-year-old Jorge Cartagena,  who was left blind after being struck in the temple by a stray bullet. He’s learning Braille and making other changes as he adapts to life without sight. He’s...

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“Be Not Afraid,” Bishop Galante’s Easter message

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Three of the Gospel accounts of the Resurrection morning describe the women at the scene – the first eyewitnesses to the Easter miracle – as fearful upon seeing the evidence of the Risen Lord. Perhaps the roots of that reaction had its source in...

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Diocesan Youth Congress April 1 at Holy Family Parish, Sewell

In celebration of the diocese’s 75th anniversary year, the Office of Youth, Young Adult & Campus Ministries is hosting a one-day Youth Congress “Light for the World” to celebrate Catholic Youth Ministry.  The Youth Congress is an exciting, one-day experience of prayer, learning, community and evangelization for Catholic teenagers (grades 8-12) and their adult...

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Young Adults to meet to Explore their Faith at Theology on Tap sessions in Cherry Hill

Renew International’s Theology on Tap is a discussion series for Catholic young adults, married and single, in their late teens (18-19), twenties, and thirties. The four evening sessions, sponsored by the diocesan Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministries, welcome young adults to gather and to enter more deeply into...

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Sacred Heart High School to remain open

Bishop Joseph Galante has approved a plan that would keep Sacred Heart High School, Vineland, open under a revised financial and administrative structure. Freshman registration will begin Saturday, Feb. 25, with representatives available at the high school from 9 a.m. until noon. The plan to keep the school open addresses...

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Bishop Galante to preside at Ash Wednesday Mass at the Cathedral

Most Reverend Joseph A. Galante, D.D., J.C.D., Bishop of Camden, will celebrate Mass for Ash Wednesday:  February 22, 2012 12:05 PM Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception 642 Market Street Camden, NJ 08102 The season of Lent, which has been observed since the fourth century, begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22, and...

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