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First Mass celebrated at new parish

Photo by James A. McBride Father Thomas Newton, pastor of the Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, Cherry Hill, blesses the sign outside the church July 28, following the first

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Ugly House contest draws attention to serious problem

Pasted on the entrance doors of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camden July 19 were 13 photos of “ugly” houses of Cramer Hill. Inside were cards with these instructions:

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Catholic Charities helping uninsured children access health care

According to the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy, there are 279,000 uninsured children in New Jersey eligible for the NJ Family Care Program, which offers free or low-cost health

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There’s no keeping this man from his church

PLEASANTVILLE — Yong Chin, who has been giving his time and talents daily since 1991, wouldn’t let surgery keep him away from his beloved St. Peter Church and his duties.

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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,