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Columns That All May Be One

Yom HaShoah and the 100th anniversary of Armenian genocide

Last Thursday, local Jews in both Cherry Hill and Wildwood invited the wider public to join them for the annual Holocaust Remembrance Observance known as Yom HaShoah. Yom HaShoah commemorates

Columns Growing in Faith Understanding Pope Francis

‘Because this is the time for mercy’

On April 11, on the vigil of the feast of the Sunday of Divine Mercy, Pope Francis published a papal bull of indiction for the upcoming Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy.

Columns Growing in Faith

Camden Biblical Institute leaves lasting impact

This May, a group of about 10 parishioners from all walks of life, who for the last four years have come together every week to delve deeply into Scripture, will

Columns Life & Justice Ministries

What’s in a name? There’s a whole lot

In his modern spiritual classic “Tattoos on the Heart,” Jesuit Father Greg Boyle writes about the gang-intervention ministry he runs in Los Angeles. Frequently, Father Greg says Mass at juvenile

Columns Year of the Family – Diocese of Camden

Grandmom was an example of faith in action

When my maternal grandmother was in ICU the next to last time she was hospitalized before she died, the days were grueling. I was in my early 20s, editor of

Columns On Behalf of Justice

Jesus taught us how to pray, and why we need to

We can conclude that the Our Father is how the Lord wanted us his disciples to pray. The Twelve had asked him how since they regarded him as a rabbi/teacher

Columns Growing in Faith Understanding Pope Francis

Progress in improving Catholic-Orthodox relations

As we continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, it’s important to take stock of what it has meant for the People of God and Christ’s

As I See It Columns

Some suggestions for a strong family

A year ago, my only sister Ana died after a lengthy battle with cancer. She died the evening before Palm Sunday. As I entered that Holy Week, she was very

Columns That All May Be One

Priest will be missed by the interfaith community

Long before I was ever involved in ecumenical or interreligious work, heck, even before I was in high school, Msgr. Joseph Devlin was involved with the local Jewish and Protestant


Gospels tell salvation history from differing perspectives

When the early Christian communities began standardizing the written witness to the Christ event, and rejected Marcion — a first century heretic who advocated a scrapping of the Jewish Scriptures