James Checchio installed as 5th Bishop of Metuchen

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James Checchio installed as 5th Bishop of Metuchen

In a liturgy with five Cardinals of the Catholic Church, four Bishops; three Apostolic Nuncios; local and visiting priests and religious; and family and friends, James Checchio was ordained a

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Catholic Star Herald printing schedule

The Catholic Star Herald will not be printed May 6. The next issue will be dated May 13.

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Creative arts and beyond

On April 20, Saint Mary School, Vineland, held the first-ever C.A.B. (Creative Arts and Beyond) Fair, as young, aspiring musicians, actors, singers and artists from Camden Diocesan elementary schools showcased

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A Message from the Bishop – ‘Until now,’ a priest of the Diocese of Camden

When the Mandate from the Holy See transferring Bishop-elect James F. Checchio to the Diocese of Metuchen is read at his Episcopal Ordination, it will refer to him in this

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On Rome, home and parish ministry: An interview with Bishop-elect James F. Checchio

Recently, the Catholic Star Herald sat down with Bishop-elect James F. Checchio to discuss his recent appointment as Bishop of Metuchen, as well as his experience as a priest. Below

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Memories of a priest with a hearty laugh

Bishop-elect James F. Checchio has been working in Rome at North American College for a dozen years, but he has never been forgotten by those he worked with in South

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The Bishop’s Schedule

Monday, May 2 6 p.m., Evening Prayer for The Most Reverend James F. Checchio, Cathedral of the Saint Francis of Assisi, Metuchen   Tuesday, May 3 2 p.m., Co-Consecrator, Episcopal

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Transforming the environment and lives

Encountering Mercy: Give Drink to the Thirsty “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives

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Stress relief on four legs visits nursing students

Knowing what a comfort her own dog was in helping her heal from a stressful life experience, Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing instructor Wanda Broach-Butts came up with

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A Missionary of Mercy promotes evangelization

On April 19, 100 attendees from 27 parishes, comprising priests, deacons and lay parish leaders, took part in a “New Evangelization Strategies” all-day workshop at Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in