Reflections of a seminarian’s mother

Written by Sally Fox As I look at the calendar and realize there are only 10 weeks until Joshua’s priestly ordination, I reflect back to the beginning of Josh’s discernment journey that began just about 10 years ago when Josh was still in high school, and I realize that it...

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7th Annual iRace4Vocations, one of the largest outdoor Catholic gatherings in South Jersey Sun., April 22 

Catholics throughout the six southern counties of New Jersey, as well as the Delaware Valley region, are invited to attend the 7th Annual iRace4Vocations event on Sunday, April 22 at Washington Lake Park, 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd, Sewell. This free event, sponsored by the Office of Vocations of the Diocese of Camden,...

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Listening, discerning and living

Written by Father Michael Romano When someone begins the journey of searching for his or her proper vocation, it is necessary to listen to the Word of God, discern the mission to which one is called and to live it out in joy once it is discovered. Following the pope’s...

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Living: Not a minute of regret in 60 years

Written by Sister Bianca Camilleri, FMIHM  On Feb. 3, 2018, the Diocese of Camden celebrated the World Day for Consecrated Life with a Mass and dinner honoring men and women religious who will commemorate significant Jubilees this year. As a Sister celebrating 60 years of religious consecration, I was blessed to...

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Bringing Mass and mercy to those behind bars

Written by Mary McCusker For Christians everywhere, Holy Week is a time of reflection on God‘s mercy and love. This spiritual reckoning applies in a particularly poignant way to those incarcerated. On Wednesday of Holy Week, Bishop Dennis Sullivan came to Salem County Prison to celebrate Mass with approximately 40...

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Parish youth take the lead in Divine Mercy celebration

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  As the gathered  at Saint Joseph Church in Hammonton (Saint Mary of Mount Carmel Parish) gazed on the Blessed Sacrament on Divine Mercy Sunday this past weekend, 16 year-old-Kyle Delessio sat up on the piano bench and began to play the first notes of “I...

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Finding the grace of healing in the Holy Land

Written by Rod J. Herrera Saint Ignatius of Loyola advised pilgrims to ask God for the graces they needed before beginning their journey. As my wife and I prepared for our pilgrimage to the Holy Land with America Media, led by Father James Martin, SJ, I prayed for the grace...

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