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Sister M. Francesca Spaziani of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy dies

Sister M. Francesca Spaziani, a member of the Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy, Villa Rossello, Newfield, died July 18 at Cooper Hospital, Camden. Sister Francesca, formerly named Ida, entered

Columns That All May Be One

Elie Wiesel, advocate for human rights

It is with sadness that I heard of the death of Elie Wiesel on July 2 at the age of 87. I had the opportunity of meeting Wiesel, a Holocaust

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A place in opposition to the ‘globalization of indifference’

The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas, an international community of students and professors in Rome’s numerous pontifical universities, and a pivotal part of my own formation as a theologian and

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The man who found his vocation with a camera

He was a fashion photographer who worked in Manhattan and regularly went to Paris runway shows, yet he used duct tape to repair his own inexpensive clothes. Bill Cunningham, who

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Catholic Star Herald printing schedule

The Catholic Star Herald will not be printed July 15. The next issue will be dated July 22.

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For youth, days of community, service and prayer

VINELAND — The Camden Diocesan Summer in the City program kicked off in Cumberland Country on Sunday, June 26, as 12 high school-age youths and their four adult leaders arrived

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Bishop dedicates expanded Gate of Heaven Cemetery

  On June 22, Bishop Dennis Sullivan dedicated the expanded cemetery grounds of Gate of Heaven in Berlin. The expansion allows for approximately 8,000 additional graves, a chapel mausoleum and

Catholic Schools Latest News

Professional development sparks creativity and collaboration among teachers

Catholic Schools: Programmatic Excellence South Jersey Catholic schools recognize the unique learner in every child. When it comes to curriculum there’s no room for a one-size-fits-all approach, so diocesan teachers

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Financial coach empowers individual growth

When Arlene McGuinness was referred to Catholic Charities’ financial coach, she expected to meet with someone who would help her make a budget. But her weekly meetings with Elishia Townsend

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Father Francis Patrick Gaffney, retired pastor and educator, dies

Father Francis Patrick Gaffney, 78, a retired educator and pastor, died July 3. Since 2010, Father Gaffney had been retired from active ministry, after serving 46 years at Catholic schools