Catholic presence at hospital

Written by Deacon Anthony Cioe In the Diocese of Camden, each and every day of the year, Catholic chaplains, associate chaplains, and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion visit Catholics who are in hospitals and nursing homes. Their visits provide spiritual support and sacramental support to those in need. While the...

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Out of the woods, and into a home

Written by Mary McCusker Edward Wright sat on the couch of his home in Bridgeton, staring at the wall across from him with a thousand-yard stare on his face. The 56-year-old veteran was not reflecting upon the nine years he spent in the U.S. military several decades ago. His thoughts...

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Singer to light up the evening for Catholic education

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  Forty years after recording her breakthrough hit “You Light Up My Life” for the movie of the same name, Debby Boone is still surprised at the platinum-selling album’s longevity and its impact on listeners. “It’s a nice song,” she remembered initially thinking. “I had no...

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A journey of faith, by bus to Indianapolis

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  From Christian hip-hop artist TobyMac to Archbishop Jose Gomez, Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis  — home of the Indianapolis Colts —was the home to more Hail Mary’s than quarterback Peyton Manning ever threw. Eighty-four youth and ministry leaders from the Diocese of Camden joined thousands...

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School students step up to help needy

Written by Mary Beth Peabody From soup to pillows — with diapers, tissues, water bottles and other necessities in between — several South Jersey Catholic Schools made their mark by sending supplies to Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico after the recent hurricanes. Other schools made generous cash contributions through special...

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