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Filippini Sister Josephine Calo dies

Sister Josephine Calo, MPF, 84, died peacefully March 10 at Saint Joseph Hall, Villa Walsh, Morristown, .NJ. She taught at Saint Peter School, Merchantville, 1966-67 and again from 1970-72, and

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Lourdes Orthopedics hosts free ongoing joint replacement classes

Joint replacement surgery is becoming more common. More than 1 million Americans have a hip or knee replaced each year, according to the National Institutes of Health. Research has shown

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‘The Last Seven Words of Jesus Christ’ April 7-8

The Saint Padre Pio Players will present: “The Last Seven Words of Jesus Christ” on Friday, April 7, and Saturday April 8, at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 4680 Dante

Columns Growing in Faith Understanding Pope Francis

Egypt’s complex and storied Christian history

In what is an unusually expedited timeline, the Vatican announced this week that Pope Francis will travel over the extended Easter season to visit Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi during the

Columns On Behalf of Justice

Scripture tells us we all are sinners

What do you see in common with these inspired texts from both testaments? — 1 Kings 8, 46f and 2 Chronicles 6, 36f: “When they sin against you (for there

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Saints to help us live Lent with more fervor

  As our journey through this Lent continues, in this month of March the Church celebrates two saints, on March 17th Saint Patrick and on March 19th Saint Joseph. Not

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Memorial Mass for those who have died in the line of duty

Father Jon Thomas, pastor of the Parish of Saint Monica, Atlantic City, celebrated the 32nd annual memorial Mass honoring public safety personnel who died in the line of duty at

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Inaugural diocesan celebration of the Filipino saints April 23

The Inaugural Diocesan Celebration of the Filipino Saints Pedro Calungsod and Lorenzo Ruiz will be Sunday, April 23, at 2 p.m., in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Camden. Lorenzo

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On the front lines in the battle against opioid addiction

It’s an epidemic that has left its calling card with virtually every family, high school, neighborhood and workplace. It doesn’t discriminate, extending its steely grip on people regardless of race,

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A 12-step program leads to sobriety and the church door

One in an occasional series of stories onindividuals who will receive the sacraments of initiation at the Easter Vigil. At a South Jersey diner last week, Lou told me his