Tom Roberts to speak at men’s retreat


Tom Roberts, editor-at-large for the National Catholic Reporter, will be the keynote speaker for the men’s retreat at Sacred Heart Church, Camden, on Oct. 14.

Roberts also is the author of “The Emerging Catholic Church: A Community’s Search for Itself” (2011) and “Joan Chittister: Her Journey from Certainty to Faith” (2015).

The topic for the day will be “Red Pews and Blue Pews: Have politics made us lose the message of Jesus?”

“This retreat will ask us to consider our attitudes toward those with different world views, and ask what should be the attitude of a Christian toward others within a political system,” according to the event’s organizers.

The day will run 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be served. Suggested free will offering: $15. For more information and to register contact Steve McGeady at, or Sean Dougherty at