Solidarity in action via mission trips

Written by Sherine Green We are called to encounter others that are different, others who struggle, others with a need. In those times, one will realize their own struggles, their own pain and their solidarity through Christ with others. Last summer our teens and families from Christ Our Light journeyed...

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Stewardship from the ground floor, walls to come later

Written by Frank Sinatra We’ve all heard the saying, “The church isn’t the building, it’s the people.” You won’t find a truer example locally than Saint Katharine Drexel in Egg Harbor Township, where there is a community center and parish offices, but not a physical “church.” There are no grand...

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Next Catholic Business Network meeting Jan. 12

Join the next Catholic Business Network breakfast meeting Fri., Jan. 12 in Cherry Hill for networking and discussion on Creating a Culture That Leads to Success with guest speaker, Pete Musumeci, the Director of Republic Bank. Mr. Musumeci has over 40 years’ experience in the banking and lending industry. He was previously...

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National Migration Week 2018: A reminder of ‘Many Journeys, One Family’ campaign

Written by Mary McCusker For nearly 50 years, the Catholic Church has celebrated National Migration Week, which kicks off this weekend, Jan. 7. This year’s purpose takes on a special significance in light of Pope Francis launching the two-year Share the Journey campaign in September 2017. Share the Journey is...

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The Wise Men, and all who long for God

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  This weekend, faith communities around the world, including the Diocese of Camden, will mark the Epiphany of the Lord, remembering the Three Kings’ visit to the baby Jesus in Bethlehem. Parishioners of Saint Mary of Mount Carmel, Hammonton, though, were already treated to a recreation...

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Miracle at Vineland’s Landis Theater

Written by Mary Beth Peabody An out-of-towner might have mistaken it for Broadway. Under the flashing marquee, more than 700 theatergoers poured into Vineland’s iconic Landis Theater for the Bishop Schad Regional School production of “Miracle on Bethlehem Street” on Dec. 14. “We expected maybe 300 family members and our...

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A good time to reflect on Saint Francis of Assisi

Written by Father Jason Rocks Advent is a time for preparation for the Solemnity of Christmas, the birth of the God-Man Jesus Christ. It is a time for reflection as, with joyful hope, we await his return in glory. Sadly, we spend most of this time prior to Christmas being...

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