Share the Journey Solidarity Pilgrimages

About the Solidarity Pilgrimages Catholic Charities, in collaboration with Catholic Charities, Diocese of Brownsville, and in direct response to Pope Francis’ call, has been and will continue to organizing mission trips to the border throughout 2018 and 2019 to give Catholics in the six-county area of south Jersey the opportunity...

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Finding employment, and hope, through Catholic Charities

Hector Sanchez and his wife, Glorimar Acevedo Santos, arrived at Catholic Charities’ Atlantic City office in October with a suitcase, blistered feet, no home and barely a cent to their name. “They were in survival mode,” said Edbelinda Nambo, Catholic Charities’ Employment Specialist in Atlantic County. “It was so cold...

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Bishop Sullivan Meets with Dreamers

CAMDEN — Bishop Dennis Sullivan sat at a round table as 16 individuals made their way into the conference room. Once all of his guests arrived, he made his way around the room, asking each individual’s name, shaking hands, welcoming them and thanking them for joining. These guests were students,...

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HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF HOTLINE

By now, we have all seen images and heard stories of the unprecedented devastation that Hurricane Maria has inflicted on Puerto Rico and its citizens. The death toll is rising, and the island is still reeling. With conditions still tough, many Puerto Ricans – as many as 100,000, by some...

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Bishop Dennis Sullivan and Catholic Charities Launch “Share the Journey” — Worldwide Campaign supports Migrants and Refugees

Kevin Hickey, Executive Director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, held up a framed picture of Pope Francis – a picture that normally sits on his desk any other day. In front of him were 44 refugees who had been resettled through Catholic Charities’ refugee resettlement program. Beside him stood...

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An enduring friendship, an enduring mission at Catholic Charities

The year was 1943. Camden’s economy was booming. Shipbuilding along the waterfront bustled in support of the war effort. Neighborhoods of Italians, Poles and Jews flourished, providing a steady supply of workers for the many textile and manufacturing factories that dotted the city. But not all residents of the community...

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President of U.S. Bishops Conference Responds to Explosions at Two Coptic Churches

April 9, 2017 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued the following statement in response to explosions on Palm Sunday at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that have killed at least 40 and injured at least 100: “In the early hours...

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