Ask NJ Legislature to Protect the Religious Employers Exemption

S3804/A5508 is part of a package of bills that the Governor and the legislature are supporting to create a New Jersey version of the federal Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act of 2010. Unfortunately, the bills would expand insurance coverage for abortion inducing drugs and eliminate the religious employers’ exemption...

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Catholic Charities workers remember an advocate

Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Camden had a strong advocate in Bishop Joseph Galante. While ordinary of Beaumont, Texas, Bishop Galante wrote in a newspaper column that Catholic faith and the work of social justice are inseparable. “Social justice issues are not merely at the fringe of our faith,...

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Stewardship as a ministry of presence and prayer

Written by Carol Magrino What if being truly present at Mass each Sunday was the most important priority of the week? What if being a prayerful example to others was the highest purpose for each new day? The response to the call to stewardship might be as simple as asking,...

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Convocation delegates have plans for Pentecost

Written by Donna M. Ottaviano-Britt Everyone has heard the phrase, “Paint the Town Red.” But have you ever heard the phrase, “Paint the Diocese Red”? As the first fruits of the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in South Jersey — you should definitely see red throughout...

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