Bishop Ordained Eight Men as Permanent Deacons on Sept. 25

On Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, eight men were ordained to the Order of the Deaconate at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Camden. The new deacons are: — Deacon Omar M. Aguilar, a lawyer from Sicklerville, who is assigned at St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral (his home parish), and will work...

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Bishop Galante issues decree establishing The Parish of the Holy Cross on Sept.10

Bishop Joseph Galante formally announced today that the parishes of Immaculate Conception, Bridgeton, St. Teresa of Avila, Bridgeton, St. Michael, Cedarville and its Mission, St. Anthony in Pt. Norris, and St. Mary, Rosenhayn, will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, The Parish of the Holy Cross, will...

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Bishop Galante issues decree establishing Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish on Sept. 3

Bishop Joseph Galante formally announced today that the parishes of St. John, Collingswood, and Holy Saviour, Westmont, will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, will be established Oct. 6, 2010. The announcement establishing the new parish has been made in a formal decree,...

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09.01.10 Theology on Tap comes to the Diocese of Camden

Young adults meet to explore their faith in an unlikely setting for “Theology On Tap” RENEW International’s Theology on Tap: A Discussion Series for Young Adults in Their Late Teens (18-19), 20s and 30s Theology on Tap is a discussion series for Catholic young adults, married and single, in their late teens...

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08.27.10 Decrees issued establishing two new parishes

Bishop Joseph Galante formally announced today, August 27th, that two new parishes will be established on September 29, 2010 through the consolidation of five existing parishes. The announcement establishing the new parishes was made in two formal decrees, which were published in the August 27th edition of the Catholic Star...

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08.20.2010 Bishop Galante issues decrees for consolidated parishes in Runnemede and Camden City

Bishop Joseph Galante formally announced today that three new parishes will be established on September 22, 2010 through the consolidation of seven existing parishes. The announcement establishing the new parishes was made in three formal decrees, which were published in the August 20 edition of the Catholic Star Herald, the diocesan...

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08.09.10 Wedding of the Sea

Bishop to celebrate Vigil Mass Aug. 14 for Feast of Assumption Most Reverend Joseph A. Galante, D.D., J.C.D., Bishop of Camden, will celebrate a Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary followed by Wedding of the Sea: Saturday, August 14, 2010 4:30 PM Notre...

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07.28.10 Summer in the City Service Project

Youth from six counties in the Diocese of Camden will trade fun in the sun for service down shore as part of the Summer in the City service project. From August 8 through August 14, the week-long community service project provides high school teenagers the opportunity to volunteer at various work...

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07.20.10 Commission report shows benefits of non-public schools to New Jerseyans

The final Report of the Study Commission on New Jersey’s Nonpublic Schools has been issued and shows the benefits of non-public schools for New Jerseyans, including tax savings, greater educational options for families, and the advantages of parental choice in education.  In particular, the report recommends some form of corporate...

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07.08.10 Collection for the Church in Africa

Parishes in the six counties of the Diocese of Camden will take up a special collection this weekend on behalf of the Church in Africa.  See letter from Bishop Galante below:   Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: The Church in Africa is the fastest growing region of the Catholic...

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