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Blood Drive

SAVE THE DATE: May 22, Santa Maria Blood Drive, Knights of Columbus.

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Catholic Star Herald printing schedule

The Catholic Star Herald will not be published on March 22, 2019. The next issue will be dated March 29, 2019.

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Catechumens affirm their desire to be Catholic

Five Sundays from now, the Catholic Church will celebrate the rising of the Savior and his victory over sin and death on Easter. The night before, though, the celebration will

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Bishop presides at the Rite of Election

Bishop Dennis Sullivan presided at the annual Rite of Election at Our Lady of Hope Parish, Blackwood on March 10. Catechumens, joined by their parish catechists, family and friends, declared

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Lent is a time to take a ‘spiritual selfie’

Taking a “selfie” with an iPhone or an iPad is very popular and it’s not just young people who do it. I get lots of requests at Confirmation from sponsors,

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Five from afar are drawn to Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — For the majority of millennials, I’m guessing, the top appeals for this glitzy Eastern seaboard town include, in no particular order: sun, sand, casinos and locally famous

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Dangers of the Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act

On March 12, 2018 the N.J. Assembly Judiciary Committee passed the proposed (and, if I might add, misnamed) “Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill” Act (A1504) which awaited a

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Learn more about the Knights of Columbus

Sisters and Brothers, Over the years, you may have seen me in the company of spectacularly dressed gentlemen, with white plumage above their chapeaus, silken capes of various colors trailing

Columns Growing in Faith

‘Tear open your heart and demand renewal’

In this Lenten season, the church, through the mouth of the prophet Joel, consistently reminds us to “rend our hearts and not our garments,” (Jl 2:13) in our approach to