Bishop lifts H1N1 precautionary measures

With the Centers for Disease Control now reporting low or sporadic levels of the H1N1 virus, Bishop Joseph Galante has directed pastors to reinstate the sign of peace and distribution of the cup during communion, both of which were suspended temporarily in some South Jersey parishes when the virus first...

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Bishop issues decree establishing Holy Angels Parish, Woodbury

Bishop Joseph Galante formally announced today that the parishes of St. Patrick, Woodbury, Most Holy Redeemer, Westville Grove and St. Matthew, National Park will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Holy Angels Parish, will be established April 21, 2010. The announcement establishing the new parish was made...

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Catholic Relief Services Collection March 13-14

Tbe annual Catholic Relief Services Collection will be taken up in parishes of the Diocese of Camden March 13-14.  See letter from Bishop Joseph Galante, below: Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: The Catholic Relief Services Collection will be taken up in parishes of the Diocese of Camden during the weekend...

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Bishop Galante to preside at Rite of Election

Most Rev. Joseph A. Galante, Bishop of Camden, will preside at the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion at two locations in the diocese on Sunday, February 21, 2010: St. Agnes Church in Blackwood at 2 PMChurch of St. Bernadette in Northfield at 6 PM The Rite of...

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Ash Wednesday begins Lenten season

The season of Lent, which has been observed since the fourth century, begins on Ash Wednesday, February 17, and lasts until the Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Thursday), April 1. Lent has six Sundays, with the sixth Sunday of Lent [Passion (Palm) Sunday] marking the beginning of Holy Week....

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Catholic school students welcome Governor Christie

Three students from St. Joseph High School, Hammonton, their chaperone Frank Raso, Esq., and Patricia Munyan, assistant superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Camden, joined student representatives from each of the five Catholic dioceses in New Jersey for a 30 minute meeting with Governor Christopher Christie in Trenton on...

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