Razor sharp at 100 years of age

Written by Peter G. Sánchez On Wed., July 26, VITALity Catholic Healthcare Services is hosting a Milestone of Life Mass for those individuals 100 years of age or older to celebrate their lives with their families, friends, and caregivers. If you go, you might run into a current Elmer barber,...

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Youth leadership and spiritual growth

Written by Kari Janisse Youth today yearn for the truth, they yearn to be part of a group and they rise to the occasion of being leaders when the position is offered. This June I started the fifth year of Our Lady of Peace Parish (OLOPP) Youth Ministry’s CORE Team...

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A hard fought victory for Catholic school students

Written by Mary Beth Peabody Months of letter writing, emailing and calling have paid off for students in South Jersey Catholic Schools. The 2018 New Jersey state budget includes increased funding for transportation and school security — non-academic services essential to students in all schools. “We’re hoping the increased allotment...

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Out of the ashes: Discipleship as a call to action

Written by Carol Magrino Jerry and Diane Vekteris know a little bit about looking at the bright side of a dark situation. Four short years ago Jerry got “the phone call you never want to get.” A pediatrician with a busy practice, he was making a house call to check...

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Do You Have the Gifts to Serve Christ as a Deacon?

The Office of the Diaconate is hosting “Information Meetings” throughout the Diocese of Camden. If you think you are being called to serve Christ as a Deacon, and are between the ages of 30 and 55, please consider attending an information meeting. The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, July 11th...

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Recognition for Lay Ministry Graduates

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  Bishop Dennis Sullivan presented certificates to lay men and women on June 21 in Hammonton, congratulating the 150 individuals who completed degrees in the Camden Diocese’s Lay Ministry Formation Program and are now ready to apply their skills to build up the church of South...

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“The need for Missionary Disciples,” a message from Bishop Sullivan

“Missionary Disciples” were the two most frequently repeated words heard during the Convocation of Catholic Leaders, “The Joy of the Gospel in America,” which I attended along with 3,500 Catholics from across the United States — including 24 women and men who represented our diocese. We went to the Convocation...

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Local delegates energized by historic ‘Convocation of Catholic Leaders’

Written by Mike Walsh When the Convocation of Catholic Leaders was announced last year, Bishop Dennis Sullivan decided to send a large contingent representing many of the ministries and communities of the South Jersey area — schools, faith formation, youth and young adults, Hispanic ministry, African American ministry, social justice,...

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