LETTER FROM BISHOP SULLIVAN TO THE PEOPLE OF THE DIOCESE OF CAMDEN REGARDING THE RELEASE OF THE PENNSYLVANIA GRAND JURY REPORT

  The following letter from Bishop Dennis Sullivan regarding the recent Pennsylvania Grand Jury report and the Archbishop McCarrick scandal was distributed to all parishes to be read at all vigil and Sunday Masses by the pastor, or priest celebrating the Mass, on the weekend of August 18-19, 2018. —-...

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A determined father, a new home, a path forward

Carlos Moore never envisioned himself receiving help from a charity – or any organization for that matter. “I sat in the welfare office and looked around and thought ‘this isn’t me.’ When I was referred to Catholic Charities and I heard the word ‘charity’, I almost felt embarrassed. I thought...

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Catholic Charities and volunteers serve all

On any given day in Catholic Charities’ offices across South Jersey, the agency encounters men, women and children of all faiths, as well as non-believers. Questions such “I’m not a Catholic, but will you help me?” are not uncommon from people who are struggling with poverty and other complex issues....

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Developing a ministry of hope to counter addiction

In September 2013, Pope Francis compared the church to a “field hospital” near to war zones, where the wounded are first provided with emergency, life-saving care before long-term recovery efforts can begin. This analogy resonated well during a recent gathering at Christ our Light Parish in Cherry Hill where the...

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Paving the way to home ownership through collaboration

      The dream of owning a home may seem, for some, to be only that — a dream. Particularly for first-time home buyers, the process can be intimidating. Mortgage and loan terminology is confusing, mountains of paperwork imposing, and the potential financial risks anxiety-producing. Buying and owning a...

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A face-to-face encounter with migrants

“It’s one thing to read about migrants and refugees. But having a chance to meet immigrants, seeing their faces and hearing their voices… it’s different than seeing it in a headline,” reflected one parishioner as he sipped his coffee at the Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit in Mullica Hill....

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Bishop Eustace Students Make Filing Less Taxing

Tax season. For many of us, it is a headache to face the annual ritual of compiling forms, digging out receipts, plodding through a tax software program or scheduling an appointment with a tax preparer. But for some residents of Southern New Jersey – individuals and families with low incomes,...

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Catholic Charities to honor Sister Norma Pimentel

  Every year, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, holds the Justice for All Dinner and Awards Ceremony — a night that both recognizes exemplary individuals who embody Catholic social teaching, and serves as the agency’s largest annual fundraiser. All proceeds from the event go directly toward servicing the poorest and...

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Putting faith in action by putting food in boxes

Sunday, March 18, was no ordinary Sunday in the Diocese of Camden. Southern New Jersey parishes bustled with activity on the sunny day as the Camden Diocese held its fifth Annual FaithFULL food drive. After months of food collections held at parishes and schools, the drive culminated as hundreds of...

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