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'Doing it all' - Catholic students embark on mission of service
Students at Holy Innocents Elementary School, Neptune, show their excitement about participating in the second annual Catholic Schools Do It All day of service. Marianne Hartman photo
Students at Holy Innocents Elementary School, Neptune, show their excitement about participating in the second annual Catholic Schools Do It All day of service. Marianne Hartman photo
In communities across central New Jersey, students from Catholic schools in the Diocese of Trenton are spending a day of service. This second annual event includes everything from visiting senior homes to organizing environmental clean-ups on the shore, and is another reminder that when it comes to service, faith and community, Catholic schools have - and do - it all. More ...

Friday, April 29, 2016

Diocesan Youth Conference 2016
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Our Diocese Today
Thousands participate in annual Catholic Schools Do It All Day of Service
Catholic schools of the Diocese of Trenton are making their marks today in communities across Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth and Ocean counties for the second annual Catholic Schools Do It All Day of Service.  More ...

Friday, April 29, 2016
Recent Galleries, Videos

4/28/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Pride In Our Priest Dinner
4/27/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Administrative Professionals' Day

4/26/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Catholic Athletes for Christ

4/24/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Good Counsel Homes-South Jersey Fifth Anniversary Celebration

4/23/16 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Visitation Home Gala
4/18/2016- PHOTO GALLERY -- Bishop O'Connell visits El Centro
4/17/201 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Diocesan Youth Conference Second Photo Gallery
4/17/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Diocesan Youth Conference
4/12/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Catholic Charities Walk of Hope

4/12/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Photos from Italy -- April 12

4/9/2016 - PHOTO GALLERY -- Bishop's photos from Italy -- April 7-9

Our Diocese | Our Church | World & Nation
Annual Charismatic Renewal Rally planned for May 14
With the charismatic “Spirit” for which it has become known, the Diocese of Trenton’s annual Rally and Retreat Day is slated for May 14 in St. Mary Parish, 19 Cherry Tree Farm Rd., New Monmouth. More ...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Students with love of faith, sports come together as Catholic Athletes for Christ
Dozens of high school athletes proved their love of athletics, grounded in faith, has helped them become leaders both on and off the field during the annual High School Leadership Program for Catholic Athletes for Christ held in part April 26 in the Diocese of Trenton’s Chancery in Lawrenceville. More ...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Feature Stories | Youth / Young Adults | Arts & Media
Mother's Day
NEW YORK -- Nearly everyone in the sprawling ensemble comedy "Mother's Day" (Open Road) harbors a secret. More ...

Friday, April 29, 2016
Religious films showcased at Hollywood festival
NEW YORK -- Religious movies with a Catholic focus will be among those showcased at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, California, April 28-May 1. More ...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Our Faith
Faith Alive | The Word | Readers' Prayer Circle
FAITH ALIVE: 'The Joy of Love': Meeting today's families
"No family drops down from heaven perfectly formed; families need constantly to grow and mature in the ability to love," Pope Francis writes in a major new document titled "The Joy of Love." More ...

Friday, April 29, 2016
May 1 - Jesus fulfills the promised New Jerusalem
Jerusalem, the chief religious and political center of ancient (and modern) Israel, exerts a powerful effect on the psyche of the Jewish people. More ...

Sunday, April 24, 2016
Community Roundup
Welcoming the Snow!
Second graders in St. Joan of Arc Parish and School, joyfull welcomed the Lord into their hearts and lives when they received their First Holy Communion on a Saturday morning in early April. More ...

Friday, April 29, 2016
Pope Francis
Holy Spirit works through listening to one another, Pope says
VATICAN CITY -- A person who is afraid of listening to others when confronting a new situation does "not have the Spirit in their heart," Pope Francis said. More ...

Friday, April 29, 2016
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Monday, April 22, 2013
From the Bishop
One of the most enjoyable trips I ever made was to the vineyards in Napa Valley, California.  Have you ever been there?  It is a beautiful place.  More ...

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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SUBSCRIBER EXCLUSIVE: Georgia teacher marries beau with her second-graders in the front row
ATLANTA -- When Beth Anne Ross was recently united in the sacrament of marriage with William Dempsey III at the morning Mass for students of St. Jude the Apostle School, her second-grade students were right with her. More ...

Friday, April 29, 2016
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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Columns | Op/Ed | Bishop O'Connell essays
Reflections of a mom
When students and professionals, men or women, have sought my advice on careers, one key point I mention is to not give up family for work. As Mother's Day arrives, let me share my experience. More ...

Saturday, April 30, 2016
Do not ask me to remember
Printed on a plain card with no attribution of authorship is an "Alzheimer's Poem" that a friend of mine sent me the other day.  More ...

Saturday, April 30, 2016
What's Happening
One Week Snapshot

5/6/2016 - Annual Pastoral Care Retreat
5/6/2016 - 
10th Annual Pastoral Care Retreat
5/6/2016 - 
Spiritual Reading Group
5/6/2016 - 
Presentation on "Venerable Fulton Sheen-Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow?
5/7/2016 - 
Annual Bike Safety Rodeo & Safe Kids Day
5/11/2016 - 
The Life of St. Teresa of Avila

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