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Senior Spirituality Day begins with call to evangelization to young people
Day of Refreshment and Renewal -- A group of Senior Spirituality Day participants take time to pose for a photo for The Monitor.

Day of Refreshment and Renewal -- A group of Senior Spirituality Day participants take time to pose for a photo for The Monitor.

With the words “Passing on the Faith to the Next Generation” displayed on a screen behind him, diocesan youth director Dan Waddington looked over the crowd of adults ages 55 and older.

“You are the folks who have already begun to hand on the faith to the young people in your lives,” Waddington said before leading the 400 seniors in prayer at the start of the annual Senior Spirituality Day, held July 18 in St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Strings by the Sea with Msgr. Arnister
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Recent Galleries, Videos

7/16/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Mission: Jersey Isles Community Garden in Trenton
7/13/2018 – PHOTO GALLERY -- St. Rose Parish, Belmar - Strings by the Sea with Msgr. Arnister

7/9/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Inaugural Mass for Sacred Heart Parish, Trenton
7/2/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Inaugural Mass Our Lady of Fatima Parish

7/2/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Inaugural Mass St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish

6/25/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Knights of Malta Mass

6/22/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Bishop hosts retreat for first-time pastors/parish administrators

6/20/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Msgr. Brady Retirement Mass

6/16/2018 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Msgr. Innocenzi honored by John Tatham Assembly

7/13/2018 – PHOTO GALLERY -- St. Rose Parish, Belmar - Strings by the Sea with Msgr. Arnister

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Monday, April 2, 2018
Our Diocese | Our Church | World & Nation
Costa Rica, Nicaragua preparing to receive World Youth Day pilgrims
SAN FRANCISCO – Panama isn't the only country that will host World Youth Day pilgrims in January. More ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Belmar pastor lends his voice to orchestra for summer concert on boardwalk
On a breezy mid-summer evening July 11, Msgr. Edward J. Arnister, pastor of Belmar's St. Rose Parish, joined Kathleen McGee-Daly's Strings by the Sea orchestra concert at the Avon Pavilion, at the Avon-by-the-Sea oceanfront, singing a rendition of “Climb Every Mountain” from “The Sound of Music.” More ...

Friday, July 13, 2018
Feature Stories | Youth / Young Adults | Arts & Media
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
NEW YORK -- Like the excursion around which it's built, the animated kids' comedy "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" (Sony) makes for a pleasant diversion. More ...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Books on saints, secrets, Mary for your children's summer reading

The following books, all published this year, are suitable for summer reading:

• "The Pope's Cat," by Jon M. Sweeney, illustrated by Roy DeLeon. (62 pp.)

Young lovers of Pope Francis and cats beware: You'll be hooked by this new series that displays the tenderness of an already beloved pope. True to his form of loving all of God's creation, Pope Francis adopts a stray cat who needs a little tender loving care (and a bath) before becoming more comfortable in the papal quarters. 

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Our Faith
Faith Alive | The Word | Readers' Prayer Circle
FAITH ALIVE: Alternative methods of education
Classical education, a growing trend in Catholic education, begins with the premise that there is objective truth and that faith, reason and a rigorous education lead there. More ...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
July 22 - We all act like we are sheep without a shepherd
Returning from their missionary activity, Jesus takes the disciples away to a deserted place where they can rest, reflect and pray. More ...

Sunday, July 15, 2018
Community Roundup
Radiologic Technology Graduates
St. Francis Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology recently held commencement for its 2018 graduates. Father Carmen Carlone celebrated a graduation Mass in the medical center’s chapel. More ...

Monday, July 16, 2018
Pope Francis
A good Christian shares the Gospel, Pope says
VATICAN CITY -- All Christians are called to be missionaries, concerned more with sharing the Gospel than with earning money or even with being successful at winning converts, Pope Francis said. More ...

Monday, July 16, 2018
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Monday, April 22, 2013
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SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE: For young women and religious, joy radiates at Fiat Days retreat
EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Counting on her fingers to keep track of points in an ice-breaker game she was playing with a young woman at the Fiat Days discernment retreat, an aspirant for the Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco rattled off the names of various scents from the Bath & Body Works collection: "Cucumber Melon," "Lavender Vanilla," "Country Apple." More ...

Monday, July 16, 2018
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Thursday, June 28, 2018
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Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Heavenly 'insider' in fight against addiction
"One of my parishioners told me he's deleted 40 contacts from his cellphone since February," my priest friend said. "All of them died from drug overdoses in the last six months." More ...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
What's Happening
One Week Snapshot

7/21/2018  - Dinner Dance
7/24/2018  - July Discussion Series: Stress Less, Savor More
7/24/2018  - Blood Drive
7/25/2018  - Personal Retreat Days
7/25/2018  - The Life of St. Teresa of Avila
7/26/2018  - Trip planned to see ‘Nunsense’
7/26/2018  - Study of St. John of the Cross

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Friday, June 15, 2018
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