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The heart of Pope Francis’ message

Editor: In August Pope Francis was interviewed for six hours in three sessions by Antonio Sardara, S.J., editor in chief of La Civilta Cattolica, the Italian Jesuit journal. It was

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Vocations to the Diocesan Priesthood Sunday

The other week, I had the opportunity to take six young men to visit the seminary programs at Seton Hall University. On the ride back home, one of the men

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The Bishop’s Schedule

Saturday, November 2Mass with Religious Women followed by Brunch, St. Pius X Spiritual Life Center, Blackwood, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, November 3Confirmation, St. Mary of Mt. Carmel, Hammonton, 1:30 p.m. Tuesday,

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Small Christian communities, not ‘another parish activity’

Photo by James A. McBride JoLynn Krempecki, director of Lay Ministry Formation, and Michael Jordan Laskey, director of Life and Justice Ministries, lead a prayer service at a workshop on

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Bishop O’Connell, grateful mothers praise Good Counsel Homes

BERLIN – “The Gospel is for everyone…. We must reach out to the poor and suffering and sow the seed of Gospel with courage.”With these words, guest speaker Bishop David

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Sister Gemma Procopio of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters dies

Sister Gemma Procopio, one of the first sisters of her order to serve in the United States, died Oct. 25. She was 84.Maria Concetta Procopio, popularly known as Sister Gemma,

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Blessings, treats and mummy wrap

Some parishes got into the Halloween spirit recently, with youth wanting not tricks, but treats. At left, Adrienna Parent holds her Chihuahua during Trunk or Treat Festival at St. Katharine Drexel

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Strutting their stuff

St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish in Northfield held a fashion show beef and beer Oct. 20 at the Church of St. Bernadette. From left, models showing off their style were

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Pontifical Low Mass

Bishop Emeritus Teodoro de Faria of Funchal, Portugal, celebrated Mass with Father Robert Pasley, rector of Mater Ecclesiae in Berlin on Oct. 23 during the Pontifical Low Mass in honor

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Hispanic communities celebrate the Year of Faith

The Year of Faith diocesan celebration at Divine Mercy Parish in Vineland on Oct. 25 included a procession of all of the flags of the Latin American and Caribbean countries