Support for and from local clergy

On April 4, members of the Knights of Columbus held their Pride in Our Priests Dinner at The Palace in Blackwood. In addition to once again donating to the diocesan seminarian program, the Knights reinstated their annual Priest of the Year honor, which was awarded to Father Michael Romano, director...

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The Knights of Columbus at work

For over 130 years, the Knights of Columbus has supported men, families, and the Catholic Church through charitable service. Here are just a few of the good works the Knights have done recently, throughout the Diocese of Camden. Archangel Council 7429, Berlin: The fourth annual Pasta Dinner was held last February...

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A loaves and fishes event on church parking lots

Written by Photo by Mary McCusker Churches across the Diocese of Camden bustled with activity on April 7, as parishioners partook in the annual FaithFULL food drove. The drive is held each year in attempt to fight food insecurity across southern New Jersey. Following the drive, donated items are then...

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The difference between proselytism and conversion

Written by Father Joseph Wallace Last month the Catholic–Jewish Commission of the Diocese of Camden and the Jewish Community Relations Council sponsored a most interesting program at Congregation Sons of Israel, Cherry Hill, titled “The Status of Jewish-Catholic Relations in Our Time.” It featured the esteemed Chief Rabbi of Vienna,...

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Saint Rose student throws Phils first pitch

Written by Peter G. Sánchez Bryce Harper, Aaron Nola and the rest of the 2019 Phillies might have more name-recognition, but a fourth grader from Saint Rose of Lima School, Haddon Heights, full of that Philly grit and perseverance its sports stars are beloved for, stole the show at the...

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Catholic Charities bears witness to Lenten mercy

Written by Mary McCusker When Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Vatican in early March, he criticized Christians who self-righteously boast about fasting and feel superior to others. Focusing on the day’s first reading from the beginning of Isaiah 58, the pope said the corporal works of mercy are the...

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Giving began when they received a double gift

“The Call to Stewardship” is a periodic series profiling individuals and families throughout the Diocese of Camden who have shown an inspiring response to the call to Christian stewardship highlighted in 1 Peter 4:10 “As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards...

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