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Refugee honored as ‘Most Courageous Student’

When Cing Lee Kim arrived in the United States, she was 15 years old. She barely spoke English. And she came here as a refugee, after she and her family

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Catholic Charities responds to drug epidemic

They gathered on April 11 at Catholic Charities’ Camden office. Parents and professionals, clergy and government officials, former addicts and school administrators. Diverse in background, but unified in purpose. The

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Bishop preaches a message of hope to inmates

BRIDGETON — Bishop Dennis Sullivan switched seamlessly between English and Spanish during a Holy Week Mass for inmates at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton on April 13. He stood

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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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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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Anxious immigrants focus on their rights

CAMDEN — Remember, the speakers advised — as if addressing soldiers who could become prisoners of war — you don’t have to say anything after giving your name. If questioned