Formerly homeless veteran given keys to new life

“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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Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Drives

On Tuesday, April 5 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden will hold a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Drive in Salem, New Jersey at Incollingo’s Salem Market (457 E Broadway, Salem, NJ). A second drive will be held on Wednesday, April 6 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon...

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Facing hunger here in New Jersey

“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 March, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Feed the Hungry.” This month’s profiles highlight examples of those who experience this corporal work of mercy...

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CCUSA: Advocacy, Rental Assistance and Encouragement for Sandy Survivors

This article was published by Catholic Charities USA, the umbrella organization that unites and serves Catholic Charities agencies across the country. When Esperanza and Patrick learned that their Superstorm Sandy-damaged home would have to be elevated and rebuilt after they had already repaired it, they were beyond discouraged. But a...

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CCUSA: With Training and Resources, Immigrants Build Small Businesses and Self-Sufficiency

This article was published by Catholic Charities USA, the umbrella organization that unites and serves Catholic Charities agencies across the country. Owning a business can help immigrants build financial stability for their families, and while they have the skills, talents, and energy to contribute to a business, they lack the...

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Giving Thanks Through Service

“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 March, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Feed the Hungry.” This month’s profiles highlight examples of those who experience this corporal work of mercy...

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Courier Post: A New Home for Burmese Refugees

By Phaedra Trethan Read the full story and view video here. LINDENWOLD – The children don’t remember their homeland. The adults miss it, but seem resigned that they may never return. As they talk to the Courier-Post after Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe, the Burmese refugees who worship here smile...

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The Struggles of Family Life on a Fixed Income

“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 March, the Diocese of Camden focuses on “Feed the Hungry.” This month’s profiles highlight examples of those who experience this corporal work of mercy...

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Philadelphia Inquirer: Open Arms for Refugees

by David O’Reilly, Staff Writer Philadelphia Inquirer, FEBRUARY 23, 2016   Some of the grown-ups in a classroom at Catholic Charities in Camden may have been tired, and a few might have been poor. And that gaggle of wide-eyed children clustered on the floor Tuesday afternoon might qualify as “huddled masses.”...

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