Racial Justice Committee holds annual dinner

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galanteracialjusticecommittee-webBishop Joseph A. Galante poses for a photo with Joseph Moritz, the volunteer of the year, at the Racial Justice Committee dinner, held Aug. 19 at Touch of Italy Restaurant, Egg Harbor Township. Also pictured are Dr. Merrilyn Faison, program coordinator, and Deacon Bill Johnson, chairperson.

On Wednesday, Aug. 19, the Diocese of Camden’s Racial Justice Committee held its Sixth Annual Appreciation Dinner, during which Joseph Moritz was honored as the Volunteer of the Year. It was held at Touch of Italy Resaurant, Egg Harbor Township.

Moritz, the former secretary of the committee and member of the Diocesan Subcommittee for Schools and Religious Education, is a longtime presence in the South Jersey Catholic community and remains dedicated to the goals and efforts of the Racial Justice Committee. He is a member of St. Teresa of Avila Parish, Bridgeton.

Bishop Joseph A. Galante attended the event. Deacon Bill Johnson, chairperson of the committee, made the presentation.

The face of the committee will be changing, as Dr. Merrilyn Faison resigned as coordinator due to her impending relocation.