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Finding employment, and hope, through Catholic Charities

Hector Sanchez and his wife, Glorimar Acevedo Santos, arrived at Catholic Charities’ Atlantic City office in October with a suitcase, blistered feet, no home and barely a cent to their

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Developing a ministry of hope to counter addiction

In September 2013, Pope Francis compared the church to a “field hospital” near to war zones, where the wounded are first provided with emergency, life-saving care before long-term recovery efforts

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Paving the way to home ownership through collaboration

The dream of owning a home may seem, for some, to be only that — a dream. Particularly for first-time home buyers, the process can be intimidating. Mortgage and loan

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A face-to-face encounter with immigrants

“It’s one thing to read about migrants and refugees. But having a chance to meet immigrants, seeing their faces and hearing their voices … it’s different than seeing it in

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Bishop Eustace students make filing less taxing

Tax season. For many, it is a headache to face the annual ritual of compiling forms, digging out receipts, plodding through a tax software program or scheduling an appointment with

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Bringing Mass and mercy to those behind bars

For Christians everywhere, Holy Week is a time of reflection on God‘s mercy and love. This spiritual reckoning applies in a particularly poignant way to those incarcerated. On Wednesday of

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Catholic Charities to honor Sister Norma Pimentel

Every year, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, holds the Justice for All Dinner and Awards Ceremony — a night that both recognizes exemplary individuals who embody Catholic social teaching, and

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Putting faith in action by putting food in boxes

Sunday, March 18, was no ordinary Sunday in the Diocese of Camden. Southern New Jersey parishes bustled with activity on the sunny day as the Camden Diocese held its fifth

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An eye-opening presentation on refugee journeys

They came with an open mind to learn and to understand. Parishioners, clergy, religious and interested community members. About 25 of them. They gathered in the parish center of Saint

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El Obispo Sullivan ofrece apoyo a los Dreamers

CAMDEN — El Obispo Dennis Sullivan se sentó en una mesa redonda mientras 16 personas se dirigían a la sala de conferencias. Una vez que todos sus invitados llegaron, él