Catholic high school student leaders from across Diocese meet with Bishop to discuss gun violence targeting schools

Written By Pete Sanchez & Mary Beth Peabody Camden- In the shadow of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in Parkland, FL which left 17 dead earlier this month, Bishop Dennis Sullivan called an unprecedented meeting of student leaders from all nine South Jersey Catholic high schools on March...

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VITALity Catholic Healthcare celebrates Stephen Ministers

Written by Deacon Jerry Jablonowski On Feb. 24, Stephen Ministers from throughout the Diocese of Camden gathered to celebrate Mass with Our Lady of Hope Parish at Saint Agnes Church in Blackwood for a celebration of their ministry sponsored by VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services. Our Lady of Hope Parish pastor,...

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Mass to celebrate Black History Month 2018

Written by Peter G. Sánchez A day of “unity and inclusiveness,” in the words of James Andrews, director of the Camden Diocesan Office for Black Catholic Ministry, took place in Sicklerville on Feb. 18, as Saint Charles Borromeo Church celebrated Black History Month with a Eucharistic Celebration. The afternoon liturgy...

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Enrolled among the elect, with parish support

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  The approach of Easter in just under a month will be a time of celebration for Catholics all around the globe, rejoicing in Jesus’ resurrection and victory over death. For 157 youth and adults — including five men who are incarcerated — and their family...

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Message from Bishop Sullivan – Dreamers

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ, The immigration debate has been raging on in our country for more than a year.  In truth, the debate is decades old. As Catholics, our perspective has always been simple and non-partisan: to provide assistance to all those who seek refuge. Currently, the most...

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Bishop Sullivan meets with Dreamers

By Mary McCusker CAMDEN — Bishop Dennis Sullivan sat at a round table as 16 individuals made their way into the conference room.  Once all of his guests arrived, he made his way around the room, asking each individual’s name, shaking hands, welcoming them and thanking them for joining. These...

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Campus tour opens doors for refugee teens

Written by Mary McCusker “If you could be anything when you grow up, what would you want to be?” It is a question that many young Americans have been asked. Often adults use it as a conversation starter. Other times, it’s a question that encourages youth to use their imaginations...

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Self-discipline to win the imperishable crown

Written by Father Jason Rocks The start of the Winter Olympics, as well as the recent Super Bowl win by the Philadelphia Eagles, calls to mind the words of Saint Paul in the ninth chapter of the first letter to the Corinthians. Here, Saint Paul writes about how athletes train...

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