A People of life, and a Church of life

Written by Father Matthew Weber I did not sleep well last night. I woke up about 1:30 a.m. and could not sleep. Maybe I was upset over the news I heard the evening before about another family in my parish awaiting a deportation hearing: both parents might be deported leaving...

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February Catholic Business Network Breakfast

Business professionals, especially those with too much stress in their lives — in other words, all business professionals — are invited to attend the monthly breakfast sponsored by the Catholic Business Network of South Jersey on Feb. 8. The guest speaker will be Gary Zimak, a local Catholic whose specialty...

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Journey to the peripheries with young adults

Written by Mary McCusker Fourteen missionary disciples from the Diocese of Camden, including myself, began the new year staring wide-eyed at the banks of the Rio Grande River in Texas. It was eerily beautiful — sunny and warm with a slight breeze, deep blue skies reflecting off the winding river...

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Principal of the Year celebration

Written by Mary Beth Peabody The celebration was a complete surprise for Patricia Mancuso, recipient of the 2019 Lead. Learn. Proclaim award for the Diocese of Camden. Mancuso was honored in style by the Saint Mary, Williamstown, community where she has been principal since 2011. With 450 students, Saint Mary’s...

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Evangelize: ‘Go out to all the world’

Written by Pete Sanchez Two individuals from Catholic Relief Services (CRS) visited Sicklerville’s Saint Charles Borromeo Parish last month for a diocesan training day on “Go Out to All the World: Missionary Discipleship in Action Through Parish Ministry.” Rachel Malinowski, who works in U.S. Church Engagement at CRS; and Jeffrey...

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Catholic school, the right decision for our family

Written by Therese Allison When it was time to enroll our firstborn for school, we explored all available options to ensure we made the best decision for our family academically, spiritually and socially. I remember attending an open house and sitting with the advancement director, who very patiently answered my...

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