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A 12-step program leads to sobriety and the church door

One in an occasional series of stories onindividuals who will receive the sacraments of initiation at the Easter Vigil.   At a South Jersey diner last week, Lou told me

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Online survey seeks input from young Catholics

This weekend, the Diocese’s Office of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries will roll out an online survey seeking input from the young church in preparation for the Synod of


Each region of the diocese preparing for V Encuentro

Parishes throughout the Diocese of Camden are hosting small Christian communities in the process of the V Encuentro of Hispanic Ministry. One of them, Blackwood’s Saint Jude Church, Our Lady

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One small step forward, one giant leap of faith

Corbin Mazur, and the 173 other catechumens at the Rite of Election at Our Lady of Hope Parish’s Saint Agnes Church in Blackwood last Sunday, answered in the affirmative to

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Religious leaders show support for undocumented immigrants

CAMDEN — With dozens of lay supporters and Catholic and other faith leaders behind him here outside City Hall, Father Gerard Marable pledged solidarity for undocumented immigrants throughout South Jersey.

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Saint Edith Stein: philosopher, convert and martyr

  HADDON HEIGHTS — Saint Edith Stein — saint, Carmelite, philosopher, mystic and martyr — was the topic of discussion at the Collegium Center for Faith and Culture’s here last

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Bishop spends an evening with Stockton students

  GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — In the midst of their papers, grades, and relationship statuses, college students here last week at Stockton University’s Catholic Campus Ministry Center heard some advice from

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Hispanos celebran 50 años de la Renovación Carismática Católica

Así como profesores y estudiantes de la Universidad de Duquesne hicieron hace cincuenta años, la comunidad Carismática Hispana del Sur de Nueva Jersey levantó sus manos y voces en alabanza

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Hispanic Catholics celebrate 50 years of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Just as the staff and students of Duquesne University did 50 years ago, the Hispanic Charismatic community of South Jersey lifted their hands and voices in worship this past Feb.

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Memories, and relics, of a saint

MERCHANTVILLE — For three nights here at Saint Peter Church earlier this week, the visitor from Indiana shared never-before-heard stories of his friend. One time, as his friend celebrated Mass,