• 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...

  • A rebuilt marriage, strong faith, strong family

    “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 1 Peter 4:10 “As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards...

  • 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...

  • Different family members, different ministries

    During the Year of the Family, Pope Francis asked the faithful to prayerfully reflect on the important role the family plays in the life of the domestic church. With the current Year of Mercy, the family continues to be crucial, both as an essential part of the local faith community...

  • Spreading the Lord’s message through music

    The strum of a guitar, a choir singing, the organist orchestrating a dance with his fingers — ordinary music put in the hands of the right people can have an extraordinary effect. Visiting Notre Dame de la Mer Parish in Wildwood you are able to witness this effect before your...

  • A crisis becomes a call to serve the Lord

    Every once and a while, a family will have a “Saint Paul” moment, where they’re knocked from their proverbial horse and given a call from God to serve others. For the Snyders, who have been parishioners at Our Lady of the Lakes in Collings Lakes for five years, a family...

  • Stewardship never goes out of season

    Summer is long gone, and along with it, the majority of vacation goers from New Jersey’s shore points. “Shoulder Season” aside, communities around local beaches pray for a prosperous summer to make it through the leaner months. Extreme hurricanes like Sandy greatly impact the shore, but life in general —...

  • A large family of faith and stewardship

    “As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord” (Jos 24:15). At Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Sicklerville, stewardship is strongly encouraged by Father Michael Matveenko, who has served as pastor there for almost four years. “We’re constantly stressing the importance of stewardship to our parishioners,” explains Father...

  • Service, building community, putting faith in action

    Fr. Walter Norris, pastor of St. Joseph The Worker Parish, Haddon Township, stands with Mark and Laura Pirolli and their children who share their time, talents and treasures.   Pictured from left are David, Alyssa, Mark, Father Norris, Beth, Erica and Laura. (Photo by Jim Mc Bride)   The following...

  • Every family member is involved

    When it comes to stewardship, Joe and Jackie Kern use all their time, talents and treasures to make it a family affair at Our Lady of Peace Parish in Williamstown. Along with their three children — Jared, 16, and 11-year-old twins, Janelle and Jade — all are involved in some...