May Crownings at Knights Mass and at school

Written by Peter G. Sánchez On May 18 in the Church of Saint Ann, Bishop Dennis Sullivan, with Bishop Paul G. Bootkoski, State Chaplain, and Father Joseph D. Wallace, pastor of Notre Dame de la Mer Parish in Wildwood, celebrated the Knights of Columbus’ New Jersey State Council’s opening Mass for...

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Sharing the great adventure of faith

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  The old saying goes that if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. In the days leading up to last Sunday’s New Jersey Catholic Youth Rally at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, the forecast called for a rainy day with thunderstorms....

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Finding employment, and hope, through Catholic Charities

Written by Mary McCusker Hector Sanchez and his wife, Glorimar Acevedo Santos, arrived at Catholic Charities’ Atlantic City office in October with a suitcase, blistered feet, no home and barely a cent to their name. “They were in survival mode,” said Edbelinda Nambo, Catholic Charities’ Employment Specialist in Atlantic County....

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“Our Journey of Hope” introduced in the diocese

Written by Deacon Jerry Jablonowski. On Sat., May 19, VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services sponsored the first Leadership Training certification program for “Our Journey of Hope” — which is an educational and support outreach program at Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Led by the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia, pastoral...

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“Catholic Strong: Take up the challenge of missionary discipleship,” Bishop Sullivan’s message

The video for our CATHOLIC STRONG campaign is available at SouthJerseyCatholicStrong.org or click here to view. The viewer is treated to a five-minute journey around our South Jersey diocese — its people, churches, schools, parish buildings and programs. The pride of our priests and people in their Catholic faith is very evident by...

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The most important, and neglected, question

Written by Kari Janisse Kids from the time they are in kindergarten will get asked the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” They will often have ideas from a young age about their life’s ambitions and hopes for their future career, but how often do...

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Visions of improved youth ministry, responses to opioid crisis and church repairs

Written by Peter G. Sánchez Youth Ministry. Help for those affected by the opioid crisis. Improvements to church interiors, and computer upgrades. These are just some of the ways South Jersey’s Catholic parishes plan to use the funds generated by the Catholic Strong campaign, a diocesan-wide $50 million effort to...

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