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A fisher of men gets his name on a fishing pier

Huddling against the bluster and rain of what could only be described as a classic Irish day, some 200 people gathered at the South Camden waterfront on Nov. 11 to

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Feast of All Irish Saints

Photo by Vince Payne Kayla McMennamin, Maariah Kepegkin and Patrick Staepel dance during the Feast of All Irish Saints at Holy Family Parish, Sewell, on Friday, Nov. 6. Father Robert

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St. Mary of the Angels reunion

Photo by Alan M. Dumoff St. Mary of the Angels Academy, Haddonfield, Class of 1959 held its 50th reunion at the Golden Inn, Avalon, Oct. 30-Nov. 1.

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NJCC’s hopes, concerns about Gov.-elect Christie

Catholic leaders are cautiously optimistic Gov.-elect Chris Christie will keep several campaign promises, including opposing same-sex marriage legislation and supporting school choice for needy children. However, there is a wait-and-see

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Assumption Parish’s own Simon the Cyrene

  Photo by James A. McBride   Father James Casadia, pastor of Assumption Parish, Atco, says Bob Iuliucci and his wife, Mary Ann, help the parish in countless ways.  

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Bishop blesses new convent

Bishop Joseph Galante celebrated Mass and said a blessing at the new chapel and convent of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Thursday, Nov. 5.

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Parishioners of new parish take a ‘Walk of Faith’

  Father Joseph Ferrara and some 80 parishioners of  St. Simon Stock Parish ended their “Walk of Faith” Nov. 7 at the new church sign. Following a blessing of the

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Chaplaincy at Air Force base a rewarding experience

After 14 months as a chaplain at Langley U.S. Air Force Base in Richmond, Va., serving military personnel and their families, Father Brian O’Neill is back at the Diocese of

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Msgr. Bernard Hewitt, retired pastor, dies

Msgr. Bernard Patrick Hewitt, 85, died Friday, Nov. 6. Born on Jan. 23, 1923, Msgr. Hewitt attended St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore before being ordained by Bishop Bartholomew J. Eustace

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Inclusion of abortion ban spells success for health bill

By Patricia Zapor Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In the end, the successful battle to include strict language prohibiting funding for abortions, led by pro-life congressional Democrats with the strong