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Endowment applications welcomed
FAST FRIENDS • Baby Noah, who lives at Good Counsel Home - South Jersey, was very pleased to meet Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., at the Riverside home’s fifth anniversary celebration held April 24. Good Counsel Homes was one of the 2016 recipients of a grant from the Bishop George W. Ahr Endowment Fund. Joe Moore photo
FAST FRIENDS • Baby Noah, who lives at Good Counsel Home - South Jersey, was very pleased to meet Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., at the Riverside home’s fifth anniversary celebration held April 24. Good Counsel Homes was one of the 2016 recipients of a grant from the Bishop George W. Ahr Endowment Fund. Joe Moore photo
Requests are presently being accepted for grants from the Bishop George W. Ahr Endowment Fund. More ...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Pope offers prayers for Trump as he becomes 45th U.S. president
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis sent best wishes and prayers to incoming President Donald J. Trump shortly after he took the oath of office. More ...
Friday, January 20, 2017
For Mount Carmel Guild, funds received from paper's holiday appeal 'a blessing'
For the Mount Carmel Guild of Trenton, being selected by the Times of Trenton as a Mercer County-based charity to receive support through The Times Holiday Appeal could not have come at a better time. More ...
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Documentary on abortion to be shown in Manasquan parish ahead of March for Life
Three days before the annual March for Life in Washington, St. Denis Parish, Manasquan, will be showing the film “40” – a documentary about the effects of legalized abortion in the United States in the past 40 years. More ...
Friday, January 13, 2017
Global SVDP president tours Diocese, visits local Vincentians and ministries
Renato Lima de Oliveira, international president of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, kicked off a whirlwind tour of SVDP conferences in the Northeast corridor with a daylong visit Jan. 4 to the Diocese of Trenton. More ...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Annual Knights free-throw competition begins at local level

 This month, hundreds of young athletes will step up to the foul line in gyms throughout the Diocese of Trenton as they compete in the 45th annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Informational session on jail and prison ministry slated for Jan. 28
When it comes to volunteering in jail and prison ministry, Vincentian Father Martin McGeough readily admits it is not something everyone can do. More ...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Bishops mention immigration policy, heritage in National Migration Week statement

WASHINGTON -- Urging Americans to look at their families for stories of immigration, the president and vice president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called attention to the hardships and contributions of immigrants to American society as the U.S. church prepared to observe National Migration Week.
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Monday, January 9, 2017
Diocese's faithful gearing up for annual March for Life in Washington
As the Diocese of Trenton prepares for the upcoming March for Life in Washington, D.C., organizers say those who attend should be prepared for a spiritual renewal. More ...
Friday, January 6, 2017
SVDP global president kicks off Diocese visit in Burlington County
Renato Lima de Oliveira, international president of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, kicked off a whirlwind tour of SVDP conferences in the Northeast corridor with a daylong visit Jan. 4 to the Diocese of Trenton, starting with St. Mary Parish, Bordentown. More ...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
2016 Year In Review: Milestones marked, history made in year centered on mercy
For the people of the Diocese of Trenton, 2016 truly was a Year of Mercy. Through Masses, school events, large-scale rallies and intimate gatherings, they and their chief shepherd, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., celebrated what it means to be a follower of the Catholic faith on the way to the Kingdom of God.

The Monitor was there to share it all in both print and social media platforms.

 
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Thursday, January 5, 2017
Spanish R.C.I.A. workshop on 'Doing the Rites, Right' scheduled
The diocesan Department of Catechesis will present a training workshop in Spanish for persons involved with the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults in their parishes Jan. 20 in St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Red Bank. More ...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
St. Robert Bellarmine Parish welcomes news of becoming Co-Cathedral for Diocese
As parishes around the Diocese celebrated Christmas Masses Dec. 24-25, St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Freehold, was receiving some good news of its own.

Related News: A message from Bishop O'Connell on the Co-Cathedral 

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Monday, January 2, 2017
St. Vincent de Paul Society launches Diocese-wide furniture ministry
When a family of six was displaced by an apartment fire, they found themselves in a new apartment that was completely empty – devoid of cherished possessions and even the most basic furniture that most take for granted. More ...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
At Christmas Vigil Mass, Bishop reminds faithful that the Christmas story is worth repeating
Before hundreds of people of all ages who filled the pews on Christmas Eve in St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton, Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., reminded the faithful that even after 2,000 years, the Christmas story “never gets old.” More ...
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Bishop O'Connell bestows Advent blessings during first visit to Trinity Hall

Since Trinity Hall, the all-girls college preparatory high school that educates students in the Catholic tradition, relocated to its new home at Fort Monmouth in September, the activity room in the 20,000-square-foot building has been the setting for many “firsts.”

 
 
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Six seminarians follow 'signs' toward priesthood

In parishes around the world, the First Reading for the Fourth Sunday of Advent reminded many that just one week remained until the celebration of Christmas.

The words of Isaiah promise that “the Lord himself will give you a sign; the virgin shall conceive and bear a son.”

For the six seminarians who took part in the Rite of Candidacy Dec. 17, the passage’s reminder of the importance of looking for signs – and of being patient for things long-awaited – held a deeper significance. 

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Monday, December 19, 2016



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