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Suicide is a complex mental health challenge

This past week two celebrities died by suicide. All of us were shocked to hear this sad news because it seemed by all appearances they were living exciting and successful

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The practice of ‘Letting Go’ in the Lenten Season

A Jersey shore seagull with a broken wing cannot fly. A blackbird that clings to a tree branch cannot fly. A bat that clings to the gutter of your home

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The soul of pastoral ministry to couples, families

In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis reflects on the joys and the challenges of marriage and family life in our times. The document gives much affirmation and much encouragement to all

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Father David Beebe, who served in multiple ministries, dies

Father David Elroy Beebe, 81, a retired priest who served the Diocese of Camden as a pastor, catechist, campus minister and executive director of the Diocesan Synod, died March 2.

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The definition of marriage and the 2015 Synod

Marriage and family life have shaped the church and civilizations for years. Marriage and family life are central to the church and to all societies. They are the key elements

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The pastoral care of the family and the synod

Most marriage unions start out on a positive note. They start out on a happy note. They start out on an upbeat note. They start out on a euphoric note.

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Am I accepting of my old age, illness and death?

By Monsignor Thomas J. Morgan There is a legend that the historical Buddha was born a prince in a small kingdom. All during his early years, he was sequestered in beautiful

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What sort of God do you say you believe in?

On Sundays, all of us say or sing with the Assembly: I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible

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To be a good and loving father is a great vocation

On Father’s Day, we make a special effort to honor fathers. Our society honors fathers. Our church honors fathers. Our parishes honor fathers. Our civic organizations honor fathers.On Father’s Day,