Healthcare professionals honored at White Mass

Written by Deacon Gerald J. Jablonowski On Sunday Oct. 22, Bishop Sullivan was the main celebrant and homilist for the White Mass for physicians, nurses and healthcare professionals of the Camden Diocese. This Mass is in recognition of the work of healthcare providers as they continue the healing mission of Jesus....

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Burial, with due dignity and reverence

Written by M. J. Nevadomski On Saturday, Oct. 21, a crowd of 130 gathered for a special funeral at Nativity Church in Franklinville. What was different? This funeral Mass committed 38 separate cremated individuals to the peace of God — and for free. “Cremation is still regarded by some Catholics...

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Bonding over bewildering technology

Written by Peter G. Sánchez Generation Z met the Greatest Generation, and many others, last week in Williamstown to help them in a formidable challenge: figuring out new technology. In Our Lady of Peace Parish’s Marian Hall, tech-savvy eighth graders aided their senior counterparts in tweeting, Facebooking, Instagramming, Facetiming or other...

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Principals meet and focus on best practices

Written by Mary Beth Peabody Principals from South Jersey Catholic elementary schools gathered in Cape May on Oct. 11-12 for their annual professional development conference. They spent the better part of two days sharing best practices and developing new strategies related to their work as administrative and instructional leaders. “Our...

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Adelante V celebration

Bishop Dennis Sullivan was one of several religious leaders honored at Adelante V, a Hispanic Heritage and Multicultural Celebration held Oct. 7 at the Buena Vista Country Club.Presenting Bishop Sullivan with his award are Dr. Harry M. Paraison (standing next to the bishop), master of ceremonies; and Deacon Samuel Soto...

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Outdoor classes are growing in Haddonfield

If you see students outside, with their feet up and reading a book, they are not skipping class. They are using one of the outdoor classrooms at Christ the King Regional School in Haddonfield. Recently, the school was awarded a grant from Bowan’s Hill Wildflower Preserve of New Hope, Pa....

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An advocate for justice, justly honored

Written by Mary McCusker “Will I get a chance to meet him?” exclaimed a 9-year-old, whose wide eyes were fixed on the entrance of Resorts Casino, as he stood on his toes in attempt to see above the crowd. Around him, the room filled with the chatter of more than...

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Catholic Charities combats food insecurity

Written by Mary McCusker A truck filled with Catholic Charities staff rumbled down a rural country road with nothing in sight except the lush greenery of ripened crops covering vast fields and the deep blue sky above. From the seemingly endless farmlands, one would expect residents of the county to...

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