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John’s story, depression followed by the will to live

For those who are unsure that they will find another tomorrow, what power does faith have? John Gallagher had attended Catholic school. He had been an altar boy. He earned

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Trenton Diocese to launch film festival

By Mark Pattison Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Diocese of Trenton, N.J., will launch its first film festival in April, and is attracting entries with the promise of cash

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A house becomes a home for the first woman in need

VINELAND — On March 1, after months of preparation, Jubilee House opened its doors. Inside, comfortable, furnished and well-equipped rooms have been readied for the arrival of the first residents.

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Hearts Afire

Photo by Alan M. Dumoff/More photos www.ccdphotoalbum.com The Hearts Afire Band performs during the junior class retreat at Wildwood Catholic High School on March 3. The Ministry will conduct a

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Cathedral Kitchen honors volunteers

Brother David Graber M.SS.CC. from St. Augustine Preparatory School, Richland, was awarded the “Quarter Century Award” by the Cathedral Kitchen, Camden, on Feb. 21 for his more than two decades

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Catholic Relief Services Collection

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ: The Catholic Relief Services Collection will be taken up in parishes of the Diocese of Camden during the weekend of March 13-14. The official

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Father John P. Ward, senior priest, retires

Father John P. Ward retired Feb. 28, Bishop Joseph A. Galante announced. Father Ward, 71, was senior priest at Sacred Heart Parish, Vineland, since 2006 and previously served as senior

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Local parishes sponsor presentation by cooking, blogging, breakdancing priest

Whether breakdancing, blogging, breaking bread, or throwing down with the Food Network’s Bobby Flay, Father Leo Patalinghug never fails to impress. The Catholic priest, a faculty member at Mount St.

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Brother ‘Jerry’ Hudson of St. Anthony dies suddenly

Brother Gerald Hudson, OFM, 67, a pastoral associate at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camden, died suddenly on Tuesday, March 2. “Brother Jerry” as he was known to all,

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Therapist explores ‘rich inner terrain’ of faith

Second in a series about individuals with mental illness and their religious faith, and mental health professionals. “Unless they are in grips of psychotic episode, people who suffer with mental