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Acts of mercy for men and women in the military

Every pew at Saint Joseph’s Church in Somers Point was packed on Monday, Feb. 6. Parents and their children were all there for one reason: to honor the military through

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Why Catholic Charities Welcomes the Stranger

In December, 2015, the Catholic bishops of New Jersey wrote that, “Welcoming strangers can be risky and inconvenient, and our national leaders always must act with regard for the safety

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Putting job seekers on track to employment

A torrential downpour didn’t stop 40 eager job-seekers from attending Catholic Charities’ 2017 Job Fair on Jan. 17. “I was laid off from my last job I had as a

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A time to reflect on the plight of immigrants and refugees

National Migration Week (Jan. 8-14) provides an opportunity for Catholic parishes to reflect on the circumstances confronting migrants, including immigrants, refugees, children, and victims of human trafficking. The theme for

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Remembering Silvia Hirsch: ‘She was exactly where she was meant to be’

Silvia Hirsch, a staff member with Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Camden, was traveling to her home country of Argentina over Thanksgiving last year to offer support to her

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Jubilee Year of Mercy at Catholic Charities

This year was no ordinary year for Catholic Charities and the Diocese of Camden. Indeed, it was no ordinary year for the Catholic Church. Pope Francis declared a Jubilee Year

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Sharing faith with the imprisoned

On Nov. 23, as he has many times since coming to the Diocese of Camden, Bishop Dennis Sullivan fulfilled one of the corporal works of mercy: visit the imprisoned. Accompanied

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‘Showers of Mercy’ close out Jubilee Year

With the Jubilee Year of Mercy coming to a close, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, directed its focus on the corporal work of mercy, “Clothe the naked.” It was an

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Princeton students and refugee youths come together through Religious Life program

By Maya Wahrman Princeton Office of Religious Life What could be a better welcome to America than carving pumpkins? That’s what Matt Weiner, Princeton University’s associate dean of religious life,

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Kevin Hickey named Catholic Charities USA trustee

At the Catholic Charities USA annual conference, held earlier this month in Boston, Kevin Hickey, executive director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, was installed as a trustee of the