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Remembering Sister Grace Nolan

Honoring the life of Sister Grace Nolan Our agency mourns the death and reflects upon the extraordinary life of Sister Grace Nolan, a remarkable servant of God, and all whom she served during her lifetime, as she has passed away peacefully on April 1, 2017. When Sister Grace retired in...

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Making it on a budget and a dream

Ashley Harvey, 31, sat in Catholic Charities’ Westville office on March 20 as her case manager, John Seibel, prepared to close her case file for good. “We’re just finishing up some final paperwork,” said Seibel, as he sorted through files. “This is Ashley’s 12th and last month with us. She’s...

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Patrick Barry honored with ‘Employee of the Year’ Award by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey

Adelphia’s Ballroom in Deptford Township was packed on March 1, as nonprofit agencies, family and friends gathered from across the South Jersey area to recognize nine individuals selected by the Nonprofit Development Center of Southern New Jersey for their outstanding contributions to the local community. Among the award recipients was...

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Acts of mercy for men and women in the military

  Every pew at Saint Joseph’s Church in Somers Point was packed on Monday, Feb. 6. Parents and their children were all there for one reason: to honor the military through spiritual and corporal works of mercy. Father Ed Namiotka, pastor, opened the event by explaining the difference between the...

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Why Catholic Charities Welcomes the Stranger

In December, 2015, the Catholic bishops of New Jersey wrote that, “Welcoming strangers can be risky and inconvenient, and our national leaders always must act with regard for the safety and wellbeing of the citizens of this great land. But safe and convenient lives are not the narrow gate to...

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