Advocating for the homeless

Staff members of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, take a break to have their photo taken July 13 in Washington, D.C., where they joined 350 housing advocates for a reception on Capitol Hill with members of Congress. During the reception, speakers shared their experiences of homelessness and other housing struggles...

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World Refugee Day celebrated in Somerdale

To commemorate World Refugee Day, which is internationally observed on June 20 each year, some 150 people filled the cafeteria of Somerdale Park School on June 18 for a day celebrating culture, family and resilience. For the fifth year in a row, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden sponsored this annual...

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Combating recidivism with prayer and help

Encountering Mercy: Visit the Imprisoned “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles highlight examples of those who experience...

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Preventing a family from becoming homeless

By Joanna Gardner “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In May, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Shelter the Homeless.” These months’ profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these...

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Finding the right hand up to get home

Encountering Mercy: Shelter the Homeless  “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In April and May, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Give Drink to the Thirsty” and “Shelter the Homeless,” respectively....

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Setting an extra plate for Jesus at dinner

Encountering Mercy: Give Drink to the Thirsty “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In April, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Give Drink to the Thirsty.” This month’s profiles highlight examples...

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