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Share the Journey

About the Campaign Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Jesus calls us to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. On September 27, 2017, Pope Francis launched a two-year "Share the Journey" campaign to support migrants and refugees, as the campaign aims to raise awareness...

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Bringing Christmas joy to evacuees

“This is exactly what she wanted,” Kelly Guerrirero said, closing her eyes and clutching the gift to her chest. Clasped in her hands was a popular toy, “Watchimals” – a toy watch in the shape of a furry animal. “My daughter has been talking about it nonstop, but I was...

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Out of the woods, and into a home

Edward Wright sat on the couch of his home in Bridgeton, staring at the wall across from him with a thousand-yard stare on his face. The 56-year-old veteran was not reflecting upon the nine years he spent in the U.S. military several decades ago. His thoughts centered on more current...

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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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Combatting Food Insecurity in Salem County

A truck filled with Catholic Charities staff rumbled down a rural country road with nothing in sight except the lush greenery of ripened crops covering vast fields and the deep blue sky above. From the seemingly endless farmlands, one would expect residents of the county to have an endless bounty...

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