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Chancery closed March 21-22
Due to hazardous weather and road conditions statewide, the Chancery offices in Lawrenceville are closed March 21-22. More ...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Notre Dame High joins National School Walkout Day
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Monday, September 25, 2017
Our Diocese | Our Church | World & Nation
Sacred Heart Mini Vinnies share element of friendship on Purple Passion Day
For the sixth year, students in Sacred Heart School, Mount Holly, participated in a Lenten event called Purple Passion Day retreat which is designed to engage students in a day of service through prayer, song and activities that will help them refocus on their Lenten promises. More ...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Monitoring tech can warn facility managers before equipment breakdown
For many parishes, schools and facilities, faulty heating and cooling equipment can cause significant property loss and monetary setbacks over time or during harsh weather. More ...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Feature Stories | Youth / Young Adults | Arts & Media
Missions director recalls hospitality, faith of Nepalese people
Those on the East Coast may be exhausted by the number of recent nor’easters that have knocked over trees and left many without power for weeks, but imagine the impact a 7.8-magnitude earthquake might have on neighborhoods, employment and entire lives. More ...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Manalapan youth hold successful diaper drive for Neptune nonprofit
When Child Care Resources of Neptune reached out to St. Thomas More Parish, Manalapan, asking for help with hosting a diaper drive for Monmouth County, the response was overwhelming.

“The diaper drive falls into our calling as Catholics,” said 15-year-old youth ministry member Eugenia Craggan, “because every time we are helping that person, we are helping ourselves, and we are doing it for God. During Lent, almsgiving is all about giving and helping others.”
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Our Faith
Faith Alive | The Word | Readers' Prayer Circle
March 25 - The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak
In his Gospel, Mark quickly and resolutely draws Jesus to the Cross. More ...

Sunday, March 18, 2018
FAITH ALIVE: Lenten series: Humility
Humility seeks to put others first and ourselves last. For the Christian, it is about putting Christ first. More ...

Friday, March 16, 2018
Community Roundup
Chastity Focus
Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., surprises sophomores of Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, as he drops in for a quick visit during their Spirituality Day March 14 in St. Ann Church, Lawrenceville. More ...

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Pope Francis
Going to confession is getting God's loving embrace, pope says
VATICAN CITY  -- God always loves and always remains faithful to his children, despite their sin and idolatry, Pope Francis said. More ...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
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Monday, April 22, 2013
From the Bishop
LENTEN MEDITATION: Where we start and where we finish
They say “life is a marathon, not a quick sprint.”  I think that is true although the older you get, the faster the days seem to pass.  More ...

Monday, March 12, 2018
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE: South Carolina artist honors memories of Holocaust victims with drawings
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Mary Burkett never had formal art lessons. Drawing was something she resolved to try as a hobby in January 2017. More ...

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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On the 20th anniversary of 'We Remember: Reflections on the Shoah'
It has been 20 years since the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews released the historic document “We Remember: A Reflection on the Shoah”; an important step in the relationship between Catholics and Jews and an act of repentance on behalf the Catholic faithful – clergy and laity alike.  More ...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Clinic malfunctions underscore troubles with in vitro fertilization
Days apart, clinics offering in vitro fertilization in Cleveland and San Francisco had malfunctions in their storage tanks, endangering thousands of frozen eggs and embryos. More ...

Thursday, March 22, 2018
What's Happening
One Week Snapshot

3/24/2018  - Jordan's Roses - Mary, Undoer of Knots
3/25/2018  -  Holy Shroud of Turin reproduction to be featured
3/26/2018  - Chrism Mass
3/26/2018  - American Red Cross blood drive
3/27/2018  - Discussion Series: Veterans Benefits
3/28/2018  - Personal Retreat Days
3/28/2018  - The Life of St. Teresa of Avila
3/30/2018  - Good Friday collection
3/30/2018  - Pro-Life Stations of the Cross

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