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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Three choirs singing, with joy, to one God

Written by Cheryl Wright The faithful came from New Jersey, Philadelphia and Delaware to praise the Lord through song at the first Tri-State Catholic Gospel Concert, held Feb. 11 at the Rutgers Camden-Gordon Theatre. The joyful and exuberant singing came from three Catholic choirs from three states and to share...

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Black Catholic Ministries announces 2017 scholarship winners

Black Catholic Ministries announces 2017 scholarship winners. Three eighth graders will each receive a $2,000 award for freshman year at a South Jersey Catholic high school. The 2017-18 winners are Janice Ashong (Saint Mary’s, Williamstown), who will attend Paul VI in Haddonfield; Sydney Prescott (Saint Mary’s, Williamstown), who will attend...

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Racial Justice Award

Msgr. Leonard G. Scott, retired pastor and former judicial vicar, accepts the Racial Justice Lifetime Achievement Award at the Racial Justice Commission Awards Dinner Sept. 10 at Adelphia Restaurant, Deptford. Msgr. Michael Doyle, pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Camden, was the recipient of the Racial Justice Award, and Sister Karen...

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