Finding the Right Hand Up to Get Home

“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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A Place at the Table

“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 Food Drives Collect Over 500 Pounds of Food

Last week, Catholic Charities hosted two Fresh Food Drives at Incollingo’s Markets in Salem County that, combined, collected over 500 pounds of fresh foods. On April 5 staff gathered at Incollingo’s Salem City market, inviting shoppers to pick up extra fresh fruits and vegetables to donate to the hungry. That...

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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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