New parish names sign of emerging diocesan church

The Diocese of Camden boasts parishes named for saints Joseph, Mary and Thomas More, among others, all well-known Catholic monikers. However, no children of any of these parish patrons have ever been spotted at their namesake church, at least in South Jersey. That is until St. Gianna Parish in Northfield...

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Summer in the City at the shore teen service project

Youth from six counties in the Diocese of Camden will trade fun in the sun for service at the shore as part of the Summer in the City service project sponsored by the office of Youth Ministry. Beginning Aug. 7 through Aug. 13, the week-long community service project provides high...

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Gloucester Catholic High School to begin junior high program

Gloucester Catholic will expand its programs to include a junior high for the coming academic year. The school will host an information-registration night for prospective students, and their families, on Tuesday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Administrators, faculty and current GCHS students will be on hand...

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Daughter of saint visited Northfield parish

Dr. Gianna Emanuela Molla visited the Parish of St. Gianna Beretta Molla, named for her mother, during her first trip to the United States, on July 13. Dr. Molla’s birth led to the canonization of her mother, Gianna Beretta Molla, as a saint in 2004. Her mother, St. Gianna Beretta Molla,...

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Catholic High School Graduates Excel

In May and June, a total of 1,259 students graduated from Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Camden, with over $100 million in scholarships and grants awarded to students. A total of 1,204 of the graduates (96%) will attend college in the fall. Some others will go on to...

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Decree issued establishing Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish

Bishop Galante formally announced the establishment of Mary, Mother of Mercy Parish, formed through the consolidation of Our Lady of Lourdes, Glassboro; and Our Lady Queen of Peace, Pitman, effective on June 22. The announcement establishing the new parish was made in a formal decree, which was published in the May...

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Ten men ordained as deacons

On Saturday, May 21, 2011, ten men were ordained by Bishop Joseph Galante to the Order of Permanent Deacon for the Diocese of Camden at the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Glassboro. The new deacons are: – Deacon Paul R. Bubeck, a former manufacturing supervisor and a retired hospitality...

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