VIRTUS child protection program being implemented

In the winter of 2017, the Diocesan Review Board (DRB) met to discuss and compare the diocesan safe environment training program for adults who have regular contact with children. The New Jersey Child Assault Prevention (CAP) program had been the training workshop since 2004. The DRB looked at a national...

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The slower, more casual Boys (and Girls) of Summer

Since 2010, from April to July, priests have replaced their clerical garb for cleats; businessmen and businesswomen have stepped out of cubicles and onto dirt and grass; and students have put down homework, picked up gloves and bats, and hit the field, representing their parishes in the Diocese of Camden’s...

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A sign of salvation for the congregation

By Peter G. Sánchez Standing in front of his altar in Saint Joseph Church, looking up, Father Jaromir Michalak is “ecstatic.” The pastor of the Somers Point parish is gazing at the newly-installed crucifix behind the altar, the product of months of work that included the effort of a parish...

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Standing up for homeless veterans

The “Call to Stewardship” is a periodic series profiling individuals and families throughout the Diocese of Camden who have shown an inspiring response to the call to Christian stewardship highlighted in I Peter 4:10 “As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards...

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Art on the Mall, open to all

From now until August 16, all are welcome to experience Art on the Mall, at historic Our Lady Star of the Sea Church on Washington Street Mall in Cape May, N.J. This art exhibition features works by students in South Jersey Catholic Schools. It is open to the public and accessible...

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Artwork on Display in Cape May

Selected art by students in South Jersey Catholic Schools is on display at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Cape May. Showcasing a variety of media, the exhibit includes playful three-dimensional pieces, religious art, self-portraits, intricate scratchboard designs, and works inspired by artists such as Georgia O’Keefe and...

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