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Programs to help international priests

(continued from page 1) For instance, the Diocese of Richmond, Va., makes “covenants” with bishops: It will send $5,000 for seminary education and $6,000 for priest health care in exchange

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Deacon Harold Traxler, 75, dies

Deacon Harold Traxler, of Blackwood, died Saturday, July 25, at the age of 75. Born in Philadelphia, on April 3, 1934, Traxler served in the Navy, and worked many years

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St. Patrick Church cornerstone opened after anniversary Mass

Photos by James A. McBride Msgr. Joseph DiMauro, center, celebrates Mass in honor of the 100th anniversary of St. Patrick Church, Woodbury. Also pictured are, from left Deacon Paul Parchinski;

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Jean Stromberg, longtime diocesan employee, dies

Jean Stromberg is pictured with Msgr. Roger E. McGrath, Vicar General/Moderator of the Curia and William J. Murray, Diocesan Finance Officer & Bishop’s Delegate for Administration at a farewell reception

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Sister Helen Ippoliti dies, taught at St. Joseph High School

Sister Helen Ippoliti, 93, who taught at St. Joseph High School, Hammonton, died on Friday, July 23, at the Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, N.J. Born in Yonkers, N.Y., Sister Helen

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Rita T. Stoerlein, priest’s sister, dies

Rita T. Stoerlein, the sister of Msgr. Joseph G. Stoerlein, died July 16, at the age of 72. Ms. Stoerlein, born in Galloway Township, attended St. Peter’s School in Pleasantville,

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Mystery writer Barbara Hayes Callahan of Cherry Hill dies

Barbara Hayes Callahan, a Cherry Hill resident, writer, and devoted Catholic, died July 20. She was 74. Born in Philadelphia, she was a 1952 graduate of Little Flower Catholic High

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Unification of Black Catholics

Photo by James A. McBride Deacon Vincent Okoro speaks at a workshop entitled “Unification of Black Catholics in the Camden Diocese (“Reconciliation and Healing”), held on Saturday morning, July 18,

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Reflections on the first Mass at a newly merged parish

Wednesday morning, I had the privilege of attending the first Eucharist of the newly merged parish, The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, at St. Peter Celestine Church in Cherry

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No Star Herald next week

There will be no Star Herald published next week, July 24. The next issue will be dated July 31.