A man who kept his promise to God in prison

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 June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these...

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Curriculum and classic literature

Homer’s “Odyssey.” Elie Wiesel’s “Night.” Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” Every year, these literary classics and others are read and discussed by teachers and students in classrooms throughout the United States. Thirty high school English teachers from the Camden Diocese’s Catholic secondary schools — those whose job it is to introduce students to...

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