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Getting more Hispanic children into Catholic school uniforms

When Hispanic children enroll in Catholic schools, both the children and the school benefit. Those actively working to increase Hispanic enrollment in Catholic schools make that argument, pointing to the

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An evening of blue note spirituality

No Catholic theologian would refer to the author of the Book of Revelation as “John the Revelator.” Yet when Son House sings about the last book of the Bible, he

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A special need to learn about God

BLACKWOOD — “Who are we going to talk about today?” Kim Forte, the teacher, puts the question to one of the 15 children in the classroom. “God,” the child answers,

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Couples Retreat Feb. 20

For three years, Elaina Judge of Williamstown has been thinking about her daughter, McKayla, who would be 3 years old on Feb. 22. “They want me to get over it

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Trust, transparency and planning are essential, says vice chair of diocesan Finance Council

You may have not met Patrick W. McGrory, who was recently appointed vice chair of the Camden Diocesan Finance Council, but you’ve seen the Empire State Building. Let that serve

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Charismatic Renewal a blessing to the church, says Scripture scholar

People get excited at football games. They get worked up at baseball games, and any other sport. So why shouldn’t Christians get emotional in church? To “express our love for

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Note to children: ‘I went to see the pope’

Marcella Chambers left a note in her kitchen — “I went to see the pope” — in case any of her children stopped by. She didn’t want them to worry

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Remembering Sister Mary Vincent Sharp

Years ago, a reporter for the Catholic Star Herald visited El Centro, a Catholic Social Services outreach office and thrift store in Camden City. He walked out an hour later