Families torn apart by broken immigration system

Bishop Dennis Sullivan stood with immigrant families, faith and lay leaders on the steps of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Camden on Ash Wednesday for a press conference urging President Barack Obama to bring relief to families of undocumented immigrants who face deportation and detention. “We turn our...

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Go online and discern

The Diocese of Camden’s Office of Vocations has cast its net into the internet, searching for fishers of men to follow God’s call with a mouse click. www.camdenpriest.org will serve as a new resource for discerning young men thinking about the priesthood in the Diocese of Camden.   “Discerning a vocation...

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Igbo Catholics have a first Communion celebration

It is extremely important for children to understand and stay connected to their heritage. At Sacred Heart Church in Cedar Brook, Father Joachim Oforchukwu, C.S.Sp and his congregation make it a normal practice to stay connected to their Igbo heritage. On the third Sunday of each month the 1 p.m....

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The pope on doubt and on “devilish curiosity”

Sometimes Christians are scared of doubt, and perhaps rightly so. When the ship becomes loosened from the moorings, even for a split second, panic can arise. I remember I used to know a priest who always framed the intentions at Mass by saying “Bless us Father, in our faith and...

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