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Diocese's faithful join hundreds of thousands in March for Life
Supporting the Cause --  A group of young people from St. Mary Parish, Barnegat, traveled to Washington to participate in the March for Life. Jeff Bruno photo
Supporting the Cause --  A group of young people from St. Mary Parish, Barnegat, traveled to Washington to participate in the March for Life. Jeff Bruno photo
Faithful from the Diocese of Trenton marked the somber 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion on demand, with a clear, clarion call: life, in all its forms and all its stages, has value and must be protected as a God-given gift. More ...

Friday, January 23, 2015

A special visit with Bishop O'Connell
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Recent Galleries, Videos

1/23/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- 2015 March for Life in Washington, D.C.
1/23/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- 2015 State House Rally for Life
1/23/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- 2015 Mass for Life in St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton
1/20/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Martin Luther King observed in Moorestown
1/20/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Martin Luther King observed in Mercer County

1/19/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- First Holy Communion Trunk Show
1/17/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- St. Paul School, Burlington, celebration
1/12/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- A trip around the world with Msgr. Ladzinski

1/12/2015 -- PHOTO GALLERY -- Kujenga 2015
1/12/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- 2015 Polar Plunge
1/8/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Creche in St. James Church, Red Bank

1/8/2015 - PHOTO GALLERY -- New Year's Day in Sacred Heart, Bay Head

Our Diocese | Our Church | World & Nation
Father Leonard Lang was remembered for pastoral leadership, generosity

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Leo the Great Church, Lincroft, Jan. 20 where Father Leonard Lang was warmly remembered. Father Lang, 68, died Jan. 15 after a long illness.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Hundreds pray and rally for life in Trenton
While tens of thousands of their pro-life brothers and sisters were prayerfully marching in the nation's capitol for an end to abortion Jan. 22, scores of this state's advocates for life were raising their own voices in prayer for the same cause in New Jersey's capitol city. More ...

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Feature Stories | Youth / Young Adults | Arts & Media
Student raises awareness to the evil of human trafficking
It’s almost impossible to pin just one label on 16-year-old Christian Boujaoude, but “advocate against human trafficking” might be a good place to start. More ...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
American Sniper
NEW YORK -- For those seeking an insight into an individual veteran's perspective on the Iraq War, director Clint Eastwood's sober drama "American Sniper" (Warner Bros.) -- which stars Bradley Cooper as real-life Navy SEAL Chris Kyle -- will likely hit home. More ...

Friday, January 23, 2015
Our Faith
Faith Alive | The Word | Readers' Prayer Circle
FAITH ALIVE: Reflecting the immortal
Mystics, popes and artists have said that true art is always sacred. More ...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Jan. 25 - The Kingdom of God Is indeed at hand
While the heart of the Gospel passage for the Third Week of Ordinary Time sounds like a replay of the second week, there are some very unique and distinct differences to be considered. At the core of this week’s proclamation we hear Jesus deliver the theme of his public ministry: “This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” More ...

Sunday, January 18, 2015
Community Roundup
All About Penguins
The PreK class in Trenton Catholic Academy, Hamilton, taught by Connie Cloonan, celebrated Penguin Day with penguin costumes and special penguin snacks. More ...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Pope Francis
Pope says family is where people learn communication
VATICAN CITY -- Beginning with an unborn child's relationship with his mother, the family is where members of the church and wider society learn the essential lessons of communication, Pope Francis said. More ...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Monday, April 22, 2013
From the Bishop
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SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE -- Non-Catholics choose Catholic schools for values, not just academics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- When Felicia and Ethan Carr began searching for a high school for their eldest son, they wanted a school with a top-notch college preparatory program.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Columns | Op/Ed | Bishop O'Connell essays
Looking for the One God inside our Denominational and Faith Divisions
Christian de Cherge, the Trappist Abbott who was martyred in Algeria in 1996, was fond of sharing this story: He had a very close Muslim friend, Mohammed, and the two of them used to pray together, even as they remained aware of their differences, as Muslim and Christian. More ...

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Legacies and New Beginnings
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” This quote by Andre Gide has found a home on my desk and has been a frequent source of inspiration. More ...

Monday, January 19, 2015
What's Happening
One Week Snapshot

1/31/2015  - New Separated and Divorced Support Group-Healing Hearts
1/31/2015  - Recollection for Married and Engaged Couples
2/3/2015   - Bereavement Support Group
2/4/2015   - The Life of St. Teresa of Avila
2/4/2015  - Would You Be So Gracious
2/5/2015  - Bible Study
2/6/2015  - Spiritual Reading Group

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