A Prayerful Salute to Military Veterans

    Patriotism and pageantry filled Saint Nicholas of Tolentine Church in Atlantic City on Aug. 16, as veterans and active-duty military personnel from all branches of service gathered for an interfaith prayer service to honor those who have served and their families. Despite having different faiths, all were united...

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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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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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Serving Those Who Have Served

“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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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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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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Life After Service Fair Features 27 Organizations for Veterans

On Thursday, October 15 Catholic Charities’ veteran services program hosted a “Life After Service” fair and half-day conference in Vineland, New Jersey for returning veterans and their families. More than 27 community organizations assisting veterans were represented. Participants enjoyed free breakfast donated by community partners ShopRite, Dunkin Donuts, and Bagel...

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