Youth serving 1,200 meals

Written by Peter G. Sánchez  A week removed from Summer in the City, where they lived out the Gospel values in caring for the poor and marginalized, youth continued that work in Atlantic City last week, serving 1,200 meals here at Pop Lloyd Baseball Stadium as part of AtlantiCare’s Mission...

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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 summer night at the shore, with adoration

Written by Peter G. Sánchez On a hot summer’s evening with 50 youth gathered, one might expect the hot dogs, hamburgers and Cheetos. But Eucharistic adoration and reconciliation? These traditional Catholic practices (along with said food and Cheetos) were just par for the Summer in the City course last week...

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Scouts’ honor

On May 5, Joseph Brennan, the chairperson for the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting, was awarded The Silver Beaver Award by the Boy Scouts of America and the Garden State Council. The Silver Beaver is a national award presented by a local council and is the highest honor a local...

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Strong faith at Six Flags

On a recent sunny Sunday, 2,000 youth from the state of New Jersey converged at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, for a day of coasters, cotton candy and communion. The 10th annual Catholic Youth Rally included youth and parish youth ministers from throughout New Jersey. As it was its...

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