Study praises Camden Diocesan merger process

There’s much to be learned from the parish merger process in the Diocese of Camden, where 70 parishes have been formed from 124 parishes through a process that began seven years ago. So notes a Columbia University dissertation written by Alice Cahill, an organizational consultant based here and in Silver...

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Decree issued on Nov. 11 establishing Parish of St. Maximilian Kolbe

Bishop Galante formally announces the establishment of the Parish of St. Maximilian Kolbe, formed through the consolidation of the Church of the Resurrection, Marmora, and St. Casimir, Woodbine, and its mission, St. Elizabeth, Goshen, effective Dec. 14. The announcement establishing the new parish was made in a formal decree, which...

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Bishop issues decrees establishing two parishes

On Nov. 4, Bishop Joseph Galante formally announced that the parishes of Transfiguration, West Collingswood, and Immaculate Heart of Mary, Woodlynne, will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Most Precious Blood, will be established  Dec. 7. In addition, Bishop announced that the parishes of St. Isidore and Sacred Heart, both located in...

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Masses of Remembrance at Mausoleums

Remembrance Masses for the faithfully were celebrated at the following Mausoleums in the Diocese of Camden on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at 10 AM:  Calvary Mausoleum, 2398 Route 70 West, Cherry Hill New St. Mary’s Mausoleum, 515 West Browning Road, Bellmawr Holy Cross Mausoleum, 5061 Harding Highway, Mays Landing Sacred...

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Gained in translation: The challenges of the Roman Missal

A translator is a traitor. Father Paul Turner, a priest of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, knows the saying as an inside joke among those who move words, phrases and meanings from one language to another. He points out that the joke works better in Italian, where the words...

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