The Health Ministry of St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish will host a presentation on the opioid crisis, titled “Saving Lives; Understanding the Opioid Crisis,” to increase community awareness, given by Dr. Al Rundio PhD, DNP, RN, APRN, NEA-BC, FAAB, an addiction nurse specialist and past-president of the International Nurses Society on Addictions, on Wednesday, May 24 at 7 p.m., in McDaid Hall behind Holy Saviour Church, 50 Emerald Ave., Haddon Twp. Our country is currently facing a major opioid/heroin crisis. This crisis does not discriminate against age, sex, income, religion, race or ethnicity. Unfortunately, this epidemic is beginning to infiltrate our community, our schools and even our churches. Dr. Rundio will present how the opioid crisis is affecting our community; red flag signs suggestive of addiction; community resources for help and prevention. This is an open invitation to join for this eye-opening presentation. We need to help each other to prevent this crisis from becoming any worse. Knowledge, understanding and awareness are essential tools for turning this crisis around and saving lives. No registration or fee required, come and bring friends. Any questions, contact

Our Lady of Victory Group, lay Dominicans meet at 9 a.m. every fourth Sunday at Saint John of God Campus, Saint John Neumann Parish, North Cape May. For more information contact Mr. Robert L. Ellis, O.P., 609-886-7081 or

Ministry of Motherhood invites women of all ages and stages of life to join. Call or text Alice, 609-408-2194 with any questions or email to be added to the email list.

The Polish American Citizen Club (P.A.C.C.) is searching for new members. A meeting place to get together with old friends, share old memories and stories, and enjoy Polish Pride.  To join log onto the P.A.C.C. website: and/or email Just a short application away to make new memories and new friends.

St. Mary, Cherry Hill: G.I.F.T. Ministry Book Discussion Group meets the First Monday of each month, at 1 p.m., in the Parish Hall. For more info, contact Kathleen, 856-424-0955 or

Mary, Queen of All Saints, Pennsauken, Half Century Jets, Senior Citizen Club. All seniors are welcome. For more information call Mary Jane, 856-456-0173 or Dot, 856-309-1154.

Prayer Shawl Ministry, third Wednesday of each month, St. Joseph the Worker Parish Center, Haddon Twp., at 1 and 7 p.m. For more information, call Sally Howley, 856-428-0191.

The Community of the Secular Order of Discalced Carmelites of St. Teresa of Jesus meets every First Saturday at the Immaculate Conception Church, Bridgeton, New Jersey. For more information contact: Frances Woolbert, OCDS, President, 609-625-5139 or John Kudlick, OCDS, Director of Formation, 302-353-6821.

Divine Mercy Secular Franciscan Fraternity monthly meetings on the third Sunday of each month at 1 p.m., St. Elizabeth Seton Church, Absecon. For more information contact Kathy Agosto, OFS, 609-805-7503 or

St. Mary Church, Cherry Hill: Prayer Shawl Ministry meets the first and third Thursdays of every month, from 1:00-3:00pm in the Parish Hall, room 103. Come, share your talent and have some fun as you knit/crochet a blanket/shawl to enfold and comfort someone in need. For information contact Kathleen (856-424-0955 or

Women’s Discernment Group, sponsored by the Office of the Delegate for Women Religious, Diocese of Camden, for single Catholic women, 17-35 years of age, who wonder if God is calling them to vowed life in the Church. The group meets the first Monday of the month at Franciscan Sisters’ Mother Mary Joseph Micarelli Center of Hospitality, 1215 Kresson Rd., Cherry Hill from 7-9 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, send an email to  or call 856-848-6049.

Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Glassboro: The Prayer Group, Friends of Blessed M. Catherine Troiani (BCT) meetings: Led by Sister Dorothy. For more information, contact Sister Dorothy, 856-228-4331 ext. 106 (day time) or email

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