A physician’s experience with women religious

Written by Carl Peters Although usually quite shy, Dr. Oliver Sacks was so enchanted by a lunar eclipse one night that he stopped people on the street and pressed his small telescope into their hands. “Look! Look what’s happening to the moon!” he exclaimed to each one. A physician and...

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The diocese honors Paul VI principal

Written by Mary Beth Peabody It’s hard to imagine a leadership quality Sister Marianne McCann does not possess. Recipient of the 2018 Diocese of Camden “Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Award,” Sister Marianne has been principal at Paul VI High School in Haddonfield since 2001. Her dedicated and inspirational service began when...

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On Valentine’s Day this year, the need to fast

Written by Father James Bartoloma The last time Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent fell on February 14th was in 1945. At that time, the fasting laws were stricter and applied on almost all days during Lent. The only exceptions would be Sundays and if certain Holy Days occurred within...

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Watching the game with an Eagles superfan

Written by Peter G. Sánchez At approximately 10:17 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4, cheers, tears and sighs of relief filled the Delaware Valley as Super Bowl LII ticked to its final, blessed moment, and the beloved Philadelphia Eagles were crowned champions of football. For superfan Joseph Galante, Bishop Emeritus of...

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February is a month to celebrate caregivers

Written by Deacon Jerry Jablonowski February is a month dedicated to caregivers. Family and friend caregivers are the backbone of the healthcare system and often go unrecognized in a society that focuses so much on the provision of medical care by medical professionals. Family and friend care “givers” and professional healthcare...

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