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An enduring friendship, an enduring mission at Catholic Charities

The year was 1943. Camden’s economy was booming. Shipbuilding along the waterfront bustled in support of the war effort. Neighborhoods of Italians, Poles and Jews flourished, providing a steady supply

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Honoring the life of Sister Grace Nolan

Our agency mourns the death and reflects upon the extraordinary life of Sister Grace Nolan, a remarkable servant of God, and all whom she served during her lifetime, as she

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Making it on a budget and a dream

Ashley Harvey, 31, sat in Catholic Charities’ Westville office on March 20 as her case manager, John Seibel, prepared to close her case file for good. “We’re just finishing up

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On the front lines in the battle against opioid addiction

It’s an epidemic that has left its calling card with virtually every family, high school, neighborhood and workplace. It doesn’t discriminate, extending its steely grip on people regardless of race,

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Catholic Charities’ employee honored for work with refugees

Adelphia’s Ballroom in Deptford Township was packed on March 1, as nonprofit agencies, family and friends gathered from across the South Jersey area to recognize nine individuals selected by the

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The ‘Talking Catholic’ podcast: A deeper conversation on faith

Podcasts. For some, the word may elicit eye rolls and conjure confusion — after all, what is a podcast anyway? For others, the word lights up their eyes and instantly

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Returning Home: An ex-prisoner’s success story

Life was going well for Leticia Ferguson, 48. She had a home, a job and a loving family. She knew she probably drank a little too much, but it didn’t

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Offering help because ‘I heard about what you do here’

On Feb. 2, four SUVs pulled up to the Camden office of Catholic Charities. Their arrival was unexpected, and the occupants were strangers to the Catholic Charities staff. The four

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Acts of mercy for men and women in the military

Every pew at Saint Joseph’s Church in Somers Point was packed on Monday, Feb. 6. Parents and their children were all there for one reason: to honor the military through

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Putting job seekers on track to employment

A torrential downpour didn’t stop 40 eager job-seekers from attending Catholic Charities’ 2017 Job Fair on Jan. 17. “I was laid off from my last job I had as a