Camden Parish to light up Von Nieda Park

St. Anthony of Padua parishioners in Camden will hold an evening vigil in troubled Von Nieda Park on Wednesday, Jan. 15. The parish invites people to come with flashlights to make a circle and light up the park to show Camden County leaders that the people in their neighborhood want...

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Diocese buys Woodbury property

The Diocese of Camden has purchased the former home of the president of Rowan University for use by Bishop Dennis Sullivan and the future bishops of the Diocese. The large house, which is located in Woodbury at 510 Cooper Street, had been on the market for two years and was...

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Spiritual support during difficult times

They may serve different “audiences,” the healing Masses and services held throughout the Diocese of Camden on a regular basis, but their goal is the same: to touch people and provide them with the spiritual support they need during difficult times. According to Msgr. Michael Mannion, director of Community Relations...

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Parish of Holy Cross opens, “Pope Francis Food Pantry”

The Parish of the Holy Cross in Bridgeton recently opened a Food Pantry to respond to the increasing number of poor who come to its doors seeking assistance.  The food pantry is in the basement of the Immaculate Conception Convent located at 64 North Street in Bridgeton. Father Vince Guest, pastor, said...

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A farewell Mass for Camden’s contemplative nuns

With the toll of the noon bells, and the Dominican Sisters of the Perpetual Rosary chanting, the final public Mass in Camden at the Dominican Monastery on Haddon Avenue came to a close on Dec. 9. For 113 years, the stone building next to Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center...

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Pope Francis recognized

Read an article published by the Catholic News Service on the announcement that Pope Francis is the third pope to win Time’s Person of the Year honor – click here   PHOTO/CAPTION FROM CNS: Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to lead his general audience in St. Peter’s...

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