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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The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Marking the Dec. 12 feast of the Patroness of the Americas, South Jersey’s Hispanic communities and others honored “La Morenita” in liturgy, song and dancing. The festivities at parishes throughout the Camden Diocese and beyond provided opportunities for faithful, young and old, to give praise and thanksgiving to Our Lady...

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A grateful bishop is honored and praised

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  Among family, friends and his co-workers in God’s vineyard, Joseph Anthony Galante celebrated the 25th anniversary of his episcopal ordination on the afternoon of Sunday, Dec. 10, here at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. There was his diocesan secretary, Dolores Orihel, and other chancery...

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Despite prayers and pleas, Bridgeton couple is deported

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  Despite prayers and pleas from family and community leaders, including Bishop Dennis Sullivan, to U.S lawmakers and President Donald Trump, Oscar and Humberta Campos were compelled to report to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement last Friday morning, Dec. 8, and boarded a 6:35 a.m....

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Collection Dec. 9 – 10 helps aging sisters, brothers and priests

Catholics in the Diocese of Camden will have the opportunity to “give to those who have given a lifetime” as part of the collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious, to be held in parishes Dec. 9-10. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, D.C., the annual...

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Final Efforts to Remain a Family; Statement of Bishop Dennis Sullivan on the impending deportation of Oscar and Humberta Campos

Written by Mary McCusker The blistering cold did not stop a congregation of 35 individuals from gathering in front of Senator Cory Booker’s office in Camden on December 6. The group – consisting of Bishop Dennis Sullivan, Diocesan clergy, Catholic Charities staff, parishioners, and other community members – were there...

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St. Joseph High School Signs Partnership with Neumann University

St. Joseph High School in Hammonton expands its Pathway to College initiative by signing a partnership-agreement that would enable the two institutions to collaborate in academic and college preparation opportunities. The partnership includes Guaranteed Admissions for qualified SJHS students, Partnership Scholarships exclusive for qualifying SJHS students with a maximum award...

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