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Catholic Charities offers a lifeline for grieving parents

One by one, they filed into the basement of Saint Charles Borromeo Church in Sicklerville. Seated in a large circle, they introduced themselves with the worst details imaginable to any

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Out of the woods, and into a home

Edward Wright sat on the couch of his home in Bridgeton, staring at the wall across from him with a thousand-yard stare on his face. The 56-year-old veteran was not

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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