Keeping a Promise to God

“Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In June the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Visit the Imprisoned.” This month’s profiles will highlight examples of those who experience these corporal works of...

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Wildwood Walk for Homeless Veterans Raises Awareness and Funds

On a very sunny Saturday, June 4 some 100 people turned out to walk the Wildwood boardwalk to raise funds and awareness for Veteran homelessness. Hosted by the American Legion of New Jersey, all of the proceeds of the day were donated to Catholic Charities Veteran Services program. Initial estimates placed...

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Vineland Daily Journal: Catholic Charities brings prison volunteers together

Rev. David Link, Chaplain of the Indiana State Prison, was the featured speaker at the Third Annual Gathering Day of Prison Ministry volunteers in the Diocese of Camden. The event was held at Sacred Heart High School in Vineland. Photo: Jodi Streahle By Jodi Streahle (Read the original from The...

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Preventing Family Homelessness

“Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In April and May, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Give Drink to the Thirsty” and “Shelter the Homeless,” respectively. These months’ profiles will highlight...

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Raising Awareness for Veteran Homelessness

Veteran Gina Ireland tells her story of overcoming homelessness at the barbecue to raise awareness for veteran homelessness. On Saturday, May 21, Catholic Charities teamed up with Knights of Columbus Council #6735 at St. Peter’s Church in Merchantville to host a barbecue raising awareness for the issue of veteran homelessness...

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Housing Heroes: Veteran Services Shelter the Homeless

“Encountering Mercy” is a series exploring the corporal works of mercy during the Jubilee Year through the lens of the people whose lives exemplify them. In April and May, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Give Drink to the Thirsty” and “Shelter the Homeless,” respectively. These months’ profiles will highlight...

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