Passing of Bishop Emeritus, Joseph Galante

Dear Brothers and Sisters: It is my sad duty to announce that our bishop emeritus, Joseph Anthony Galante, died on Saturday, May 25. The bishop served the diocese from 2004 – 2013. I ask that you pray for his eternal rest in peace. Details concerning his funeral will be made...

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Celebration in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Written by Father Jay Philip Ramos As a Filipino priest, and one who belongs to the Religious Community of the Disciples of Mary, assigned to the Catholic Community of Christ Our Light in Cherry Hill, I feel greatly privileged to be part of this Santacruzan 2019. I would like to...

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Joseph’s House begins major expansion project

Joseph’s House of Camden, a South Jersey-based homeless shelter committed to providing shelter and support for those in need, announced on May 9 it has commenced construction renovations to its existing facility at 555 Atlantic Ave. in Camden. This initiative will enable the organization to provide day services that, when...

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Men ordained to transitional diaconate

On May 11, Bishop Dennis Sullivan ordained seminarians Peter Gallagher and John March to the Transitional Diaconate, the next step in their journey to the priesthood. In a 10:30 a.m. celebration at Camden’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, joined by family, friends, priests, deacons and religious, Bishop Sullivan urged the...

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Family in the Heart of Catechesis and Evangelization

Written by Carl Peters In just a few unexpected moments, in the lower level of Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Sicklerville, a nun from Bridgeton conveyed what has been at the heart of Christian discipleship for some 2,000 years. Sister Maria de Jesus Herrera, a member of the Missionary Daughters...

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This year’s priest jubilarians

On May 6, a liturgy and celebration for diocesan priests marking their 25, 40, 50 and 60 years in the priesthood took place at Saint Mary Parish, Cherry Hill with Bishop Dennis Sullivan. Pictured is Bishop Sullivan with those celebrating 25 years, Father Krzysztof Wtorek, Father Francis Oranefo, Father Mike...

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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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