Other decrees issued

June 26, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante issues the formal decree establishing The Catholic Community of Christ Our Light from the consolidation of Queen of Heaven and St. Peter Celestine in Cherry Hill. The decree is effective July 29, 2009.

July 3, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of Saint Mary, Williamstown and St. John Neumann, Sicklerville will consolidate and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Our Lady of Peace, will be established August 5, 2009.

September 18, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of Saint Francis of Assisi and Immaculate Heart of Mary, both in Vineland, will consolidate and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Divine Mercy Parish, will be established October 21, 2009.

October 2, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that Saint Simon Stock parish will be created through the consolidation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Berlin and Saint Edward Parish, Pine Hill, effective November 4, 2009.

October 2, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that Mary, Queen of All Saints parish will be created through the consolidation of Saint Veronica, Delair and Saint Cecilia, Pennsauken, effective November 4, 2009.

November 6, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of Saint Luke (Stratford), St. Lawrence (Lindenwold) and Our Lady of Grace (Somerdale), will consolidate and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, will be established December 9, 2009.

November 18, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of St. Pius X and Holy Rosary, both in Cherry Hill, will consolidate and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Holy Eucharist Parish, will be established December 23, 2009.

December 11, 2009: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of Saint Margaret, Woodbury Heights, and Saint John Vianney, Deptford, will consolidate and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Infant Jesus Parish, will be established January 13, 2010.

January 15, 2010: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of St. Ann, Wildwood and Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wildwood Crest, will consolidate and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Notre Dame de la Mer, will be established February 17, 2010.

March 19, 2010: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of St. Patrick, Woodbury, Most Holy Redeemer, Westville Grove and St. Matthew, National Park will consolidate and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Holy Angels Parish, will be established April 21, 2010.

April 1, 2010: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of Saint Peter, Pleasantville and St. Bernadette, Northfield will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Saint Gianna Beretta Molla Parish, will be established May 5, 2010.

April 9, 2010: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of St. Jude and St. Agnes, both in Blackwood, will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Our Lady of Hope Parish, will be established May 12, 2010.

April 16, 2010: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of Mary, Mother of the Church (Bellmawr), St. Francis de Sales (Barrington) and St. Gregory (Magnolia) will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, St. Rita, will be established May 19, 2010.

April 23, 2010: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of St. James (Ventnor), Epiphany (Longport) and Blessed Sacrament (Margate) will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Holy Trinity, will be established May 26, 2010.

May 7, 2010: Bishop Joseph Galante formally decrees that the parishes of Sacred Heart (Mount Ephraim) and Holy Maternity (Audubon) will unite and the new parish resulting from the consolidation, Emmaus Catholic Community, will be established June 9, 2010.

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