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Meeting the changing demographics of the church in America

This week, I was one of a few faculty members and program directors representing Loyola at the annual meeting of the Association of Graduate Programs in Ministry (AGPIM) in Tucson,

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Social justice for the dignity of all people

Back in December Pope Francis called for an international, ecumenical gathering in Modesto, California, to discuss social justice issues. Since his time as Cardinal in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he has

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May the Lenten journey prepare us for life in Christ

The season of Lent is a journey of 40 days. It has a beginning, Ash Wednesday and an ending, Easter. Jesus had His own journey of 40 days which prepared

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Offering help because ‘I heard about what you do here’

On Feb. 2, four SUVs pulled up to the Camden office of Catholic Charities. Their arrival was unexpected, and the occupants were strangers to the Catholic Charities staff. The four

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Black Catholic Ministries Commission supports South Jersey Catholic Schools

The Diocese of Camden Black Catholic Ministries Commission supports South Jersey Catholic Schools with a high school scholarship and an essay contest for seventh and eighth graders. Three one-year scholarships

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Hispanos celebran 50 años de la Renovación Carismática Católica

Así como profesores y estudiantes de la Universidad de Duquesne hicieron hace cincuenta años, la comunidad Carismática Hispana del Sur de Nueva Jersey levantó sus manos y voces en alabanza

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Hispanic Catholics celebrate 50 years of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Just as the staff and students of Duquesne University did 50 years ago, the Hispanic Charismatic community of South Jersey lifted their hands and voices in worship this past Feb.

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Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Soon our diocese will take up the Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe (CCEE). This collection provides vital funding for our

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Memories, and relics, of a saint

MERCHANTVILLE — For three nights here at Saint Peter Church earlier this week, the visitor from Indiana shared never-before-heard stories of his friend. One time, as his friend celebrated Mass,

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Anxious immigrants focus on their rights

CAMDEN — Remember, the speakers advised — as if addressing soldiers who could become prisoners of war — you don’t have to say anything after giving your name. If questioned