Little donor with a generous spirit is Catholic Strong

Written by Peter Sanchez Among all of the generous donors to Saint Padre Pio’s Catholic Strong campaign here, 9-year-old Theresa Thomas just might be the youngest to help ensure a bright future for tomorrow’s South Jersey Catholics. Theresa, a third grader at nearby Saint Mary School, contributed a portion of...

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Reflections on finally reaching the finish line

This semester, my first as a major seminarian, has truly been an unforgettable one. In the midst of taking new classes, adjusting to a new community, and falling deeper in love with the Lord, I also had the incredible opportunity to run the New York Marathon. When Father Michael Romano,...

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Bringing the message of Zacchaeus to the imprisoned

Written by Mary McCusker Thirty-nine inmates rose from their chairs inside Southern State Prison in Delmont and sang “Lord, you have come to the seashore” as Bishop Dennis Sullivan walked into the large gymnasium during an early Thanksgiving Mass on Nov. 20. It was an appropriate hymn in the correctional...

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December Catholic Business Network features Director of Youth, Young Adult, Campus Ministries

Just after the Synod on Young People, the upcoming Catholic Business Network guest speaker will share his expertise and experience regarding generational differences and bridging generational gaps, and efforts in making generational differences work. Greg Coogan, director of Youth, Young Adult and Campus Ministries for the Diocese of Camden, will...

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Priestly vocations in challenging times

Written by Carl Peters and Pete Sanchez What is a priestly vocation? The question is vitally important, especially to Catholics struggling with their faith as they read stories of priests who have abused children and youth, and stories of bishops who put the church’s public image before the welfare of...

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