New teachers prepare for a new school year

Written by Mary Beth Peabody Kevin Kelly is leaving a 13-year business career to teach third grade at Our Lady Star of the Sea School in Atlantic City. He was encouraged by his own school-aged children to return to his original dream, trading a potentially more lucrative path for one...

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Sea to shore wedding celebration

By Pete Sanchez “The feast of the Assumption of Mary invites us to lift our hearts to the glory that awaits us. … Where Mary is, we hope to be.” These were the words of Bishop Dennis Sullivan in a packed Boardwalk Hall here during a Eucharistic Celebration on Aug....

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Coming together for a grace-filled hour

Written by Donna Ottaviano-Britt Up arose the powerful chorus of voices singing O Salutaris Hostia and it could make you weep. This was how the first in a series of Holy Hours began. These moments are intentional for those gathered — to pray in community to the Holy Spirit for wisdom and...

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One day in the school’s front office

Written by Mary Beth Peabody Jane Lambert , the administrative assistant at Bishop Schad Regional School in Vineland, arrives at work by 7 a.m. daily and fixes herself a cup of coffee she will never finish.She arranges her tasks for the day on her desk and greets the stream of...

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