Multi-Cultural Marian Choir Festival during the month of May

Choirs from throughout the diocese gathered at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish Shrine on May 5 to honor the Blessed Mother with song and music. The choirs dressed in festive clothing representing their culture and tradition. Pastor, Father Vince Guest, welcomed those attending and stated that the multi-cultural gathering truly...

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Camden Diocese’s first-ever Soccer Cup June 15

The Diocese of Camden’s first-ever Soccer Cup will take place on Saturday, June 15, at Saint Augustine Preparatory School in Richland, sponsored by the diocesan offices of Hispanic Ministry, and Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministries. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 39 is invited to lace up their...

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Following the Way of Saint James

By Pete Sanchez Under plentiful sun and a cool, constant breeze, walkers from across the Diocese of Camden converged at Holy Trinity Parish for a day of fellowship, prayer, and a stroll on the Jersey boardwalk. The day, called “Following the Way of Saint James on the Road to Life,”...

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I did not choose God; He chose me and I said yes

By Sister Elena Isabel de Jesus Hello, my name is Sister Elena Isabel de Jesus. I’m 34 years old and I’m from Dallas, Texas, and I am Mexican-American. Now, I am a religious sister of the congregation called Misioneras de María Formadora. I had my calling to serve the Lord...

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Seminarians deserve support and encouragement

By Father Michael Romano Shortly after last year’s priesthood ordination of Fathers Anthony Infanti and Joshua Nevitt, a visitor contacted me to comment on his experience at the Cathedral that day. Having not attended an ordination in our diocese for some years, he marveled at the fact that the Cathedral...

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My journey to the permanent diaconate

By Michael Vitarelli I am a cradle Catholic, which basically means I was born into a Catholic family, received all of my Catholic sacraments as a child, and went to church every Sunday — at least up until the time my parents stopped forcing me to go. That was when...

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Workshop on family, catechesis and evangelization

A workshop for parish priests and ministers on helping parents recognize their role in fostering faith-filled families will take place next month in two different locations and in two different languages. The diocesan offices of Hispanic Ministry, Faith & Family Life, and Evangelization are sponsoring “Family in the Heart of...

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What do teachers do on those in-service days?

Written by Mary Beth Peabody Friday, April 5. The happy start of a long weekend for South Jersey Catholic School students. Throughout the Diocese of Camden, parents took a day off or settled in to work from home, perhaps wondering — maybe even skeptical about — what happens on teacher...

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