Camden County parish consolidation plan approved

Bishop Dennis Sullivan has decided, after extensive consultation with the leadership of the affected parishes and with the diocesan Presbyteral Council, to approve the consolidation of two Camden County parishes with nearby parish communities. The Emmaus Catholic Community of Mount Ephraim will now be joined with St. Rose of Lima...

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Prison Ministry gathering May 3

Jesuit Father George Williams wears both priestly vestments and a black stab-proof vest when he celebrates Mass. The worshippers sit on wooden benches that are bolted to the floor. The priest’s congregation are men on San Quentin’s death row. Sister Camille D’Arienzo of Brooklyn, who will speak in Vineland this...

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Healing through music eases pain of loss

Sister JudithAnn Loschiavo holds her CD, “New Beginnings.” Composing and recording the songs for it helped her cope with recent losses, she says.   Sister JudithAnn Loschiavo, otherwise known as Sister Judy, has been playing guitar for more than 30 years, just about as long as she’s been a Sister...

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“Making Church Matter” topic for May 1 talk

Fr. Michael White, whose parish tripled its weekly Mass attendance and experienced an increase in service to church and community, will speak on “Making Church Matter” on Thursday, May 1, at the Christ the Good Shepherd Parish, 1655 Magnolia Road, Vineland, from 1 to 4 p.m. Fr. White is the...

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Annual iRace for Vocations and Mass with Bishop – Sun., April 27

The Office of Vocations of the Diocese of Camden invites people of all ages to walk or run in a 5K on Sunday, April 27 at Rowan University in Glassboro. (201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro) The schedule for the day is:                                            1 p.m. – Mass with Bishop Dennis Sullivan...

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Fifty years of donating to the House of Charity

St. Joseph’s pants. A bucket overflowing with coal. These are, among other things, what Phyllis Mignogna remembers about her childhood, as one of nine children to Italian immigrants Lucia and Salvatore Mignogna. And they are also what have kept her vibrant and sharp at the age of 105, and spurred...

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