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Serving in the military, overcoming personal struggles

Encountering Mercy: Shelter the Homeless “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them.

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The mission of serving those who have served

Encountering Mercy: Shelter the Homeless “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them.

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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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Seven months until adoption privacy dropped in N.J.

Birth certificates of adoptees have been sealed in New Jersey since 1940, accessible only by court order. However, beginning in January 2017, adoptees will gain access to their full original

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Mediating reunions between birth parents and children

Recent changes to New Jersey’s adoption law make it easier for adoptees to find their birth parents. Mia Pangia was 37 when she began an official search for her birth

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Finding the right hand up to get home

Encountering Mercy: Shelter the Homeless “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them.

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Setting an extra plate for Jesus at dinner

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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Six confirmed in South Woods State Prison

The readings for the Wednesday before Easter took on a special meaning, read by the men in tan jumpsuits in the large gym-style auditorium. “The Lord hears the poor, and

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Formerly homeless veteran given keys to new life

Encountering Mercy: Shelter the Homeless “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them.

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Facing hunger here in New Jersey

Encountering Mercy: Feed the Hungry “Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them.