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Catholic Charities offers a helping hand in the wake of historic hurricanes

Maria Rodriguez intently watched the status of a flight leaving from Puerto Rico on her computer screen at Catholic Charities. After a notification came through that the flight took off,

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Margarita Lugo, ‘Faith-based Advocate’

On Oct. 21, Margarita Lugo of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, was greeted with a round of applause when she was called to the stage at the ballroom of Rowan

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An advocate for justice, justly honored

“Will I get a chance to meet him?” exclaimed a 9-year-old, whose wide eyes were fixed on the entrance of Resorts Casino, as he stood on his toes in attempt

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Catholic Charities combats food insecurity

A truck filled with Catholic Charities staff rumbled down a rural country road with nothing in sight except the lush greenery of ripened crops covering vast fields and the deep

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Sharing the journey

CAMDEN — Kevin Hickey, executive director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, held up a framed picture of Pope Francis — a picture that normally sits on his desk any

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Disciples of Mercy to be honored at Justice for All Dinner

In the spirit of the Jubilee of Mercy, last year Catholic Charities’ Disciples of Mercy Awards were created to recognize individuals or small ministry groups throughout South Jersey who exemplify

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Catholic Charities workers depart for Houston

“You’re going to be heading into a stressful situation and helping people who are even more stressed. This is a seven-day-a-week assignment, and your days won’t end at 5 p.m.

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Connecting with the community through clay

Samrawrit’s hands meticulously folded around a block of clay as she carefully molded the nebulous wet blob into a specific design. The oddly shaped contours drew interest from another teen

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Catholic Charities advocates for sustainable housing

In the early morning hours of July 26, seven buses from every district in New Jersey departed for Washington D.C. to deliver a strong message to Congressional Leaders on Capitol

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Catholic Charities to honor Cardinal Tobin

This year, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R, of Newark, N.J., will be honored at Catholic Charities’ 14th annual Justice for All awards dinner, to be held in Atlantic City on Oct.