Special Meeting -- Students from Trenton Catholic Academy in Hamilton surround Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., along with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and his wife, Tammy, following the Diocese’s recent Celebration of Law Enforcement in St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton. The TCA students were among dozens of Catholic school students who took part in the Mass. Staff photo
The New Jersey Catholic Conference, the New Jersey Network of Catholic Families and a Catholic school fifth-grader are among the voices fighting to keep nonpublic school students safe across New Jersey. More ... Thursday, April 19, 2018
In his proclamation for this year’s Catholic Schools’ Week (January 28-February 3, 2018), Governor Murphy gratefully acknowledged that “Catholic schools in the State of New Jersey have educated millions of New Jerseyans throughout the years in preparation for their responsibilities as residents of this State and as members of society.” More ... Thursday, April 19, 2018
From coast to coast, students-turned-activists descended on cities large and small March 24 to support policies that would bring an end to school violence – and many in the Diocese were no exception.
Whether it was by attending demonstrations in Red Bank and New York City or hearing gun violence survivors speak in Washington, D.C., young people in the Diocese of Trenton made their voices heard among the tens of thousands taking part in the nationwide “March for Our Lives.”
Less than a week after the “National School Walkout” day campaign, students in Red Bank Catholic High School put their best feet forward in an effort to raise awareness for school safety. More ... Thursday, April 5, 2018
Over the years, Ernest Green has come to realize just how much young people have consistently played a part in bringing about societal change.
He should know.
In 1957, the then-16-year-old Green and eight of his peers held their ground against constant threats and intimidation in the racially charged atmosphere of Little Rock, Ark., attempting to enter the town’s all-white Central High School