The Ministry of Motherhood October activities: Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 Prayer Group in Egg Harbor Township. RSVP to 609-408-2194 for location; Mothers of all ages and stages invited for food, fellowship and faith sharing; Saturday, Oct. 6 Children’s Rosary immediately following 8 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows, caregivers and children encouraged to celebrate the month of the rosary, no one too young or too old; Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 8 p.m., Book and Dessert Club will discuss “Hiding in the Light: Why I Risked Everything to Leave Islam and Follow Jesus” by Rifqa Bary, RSVP to 609-408-2194, Egg Harbor Township location.

Church Ministry Institute of the Camden Diocese is offering the following courses: St. Teresa of Calcutta, Collingswood, CMIC Christology, Wednesdays, 7- 9:30 p.m., Oct. 3-Nov. 7 (6 weeks), email Cheryl Venafra,; St. Damien, Ocean City, CMIC Foundations of Faith, Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon,  Oct. 3-Nov. 7 (6 weeks), email Laurel Marchesini or call Joe Sosnowsky, 856-371-2008; St. Vincent de Paul, Mays Landing , CMIC Old Testament, Wednesdays, 6:30-9 p.m., Oct. 10-Nov. 14 (6 weeks), email Kathy Mattson

Diane Lang, therapist, educator, life coach, and author presents an inspirational topic, “Cultivate Happiness,” at St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, Gibbsboro, Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9-11:30 a.m. Come join for an uplifting presentation and a catered breakfast for only $15. Registration needed. Call 856-784-8019 or email

Bereavement Ministry Training Sessions Saturdays, Oct. 27, Nov. 3 and 10 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., leads to certification in the NCMB and a fulfilling ministry serving others, will be held at Parish of St. Monica, Saint Michael’s Campus – Quaremba Hall, 10 N. Mississippi Avenue, Atlantic City.  For registration or more details, call 856-583-2906 or email

The Catholic Daughters Court of Our Lady of Mercy, based in Sea Isle City, meets in the parish auditorium on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. New members are always welcome. For more information about the Catholic Daughters, call Linda, 609-385-3890.

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.

Together in Prayer: A prayer group for the LGBT community, their families, loved ones and allies. The group will meet on the last Sunday of each month at Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Turnersville. All are welcome to join for prayer. For more information call Christine, 207-240-5254..

Ministry of Motherhood: To get the most up to date activities email and ask to join the email list. Women of all ages and stages are invited to join for social, spiritual and service activities and food and fellowship (Call or text Alice, 609-408-2194 with any questions.)

St. Mary, Cherry Hill, G.I.F.T. Ministry Book Discussion Group monthly sessions, Mondays, at 1 p.m. in the parish hall. Books are available for purchase. For info contact Kathleen, 856-424-0955.

St. Mary Church, 2001 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, Prayer Shawl Ministry sessions. Members meet the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, from 1-3 p.m. 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 call Kathleen, 856-424-0955.

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

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 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.

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

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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