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Experts explore way to improve wellness at GCU's Healthy Campus, Healthy Community Conference
From working their way through adult coloring books to making rigorous workouts part of their daily routines, today’s college students are increasingly creative in the ways they combat stress and embrace healthy behaviors, according to the organizers of “Healthy Campus, Healthy Community” at Georgian Court University, Lakewood. More ...
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Annual Bicycle Safety Rodeo May 13
St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center, Lawrenceville, will hold its annual Bicycle Safety Rode and Safe Kids Day May 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More ...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Projects, concerts, discussions to highlight parish Earth Day observances
In observance of Earth Day, people throughout the world, whether Catholic or not Catholic, are heeding the Holy Father’s call by hosting events in order to better understand the spiritual nature of their  responsibility to preserve the environment. More ...
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Bishop to join Hazlet parish for 75th anniversary celebration June 11
“Honoring Our Past, Embracing Our Future,” is serving as the theme for the Bayshore’s Holy Family Parish, Hazlet, which marks its 75th anniversary this year. More ...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
New initiative in place to support older adults
LIFE St. Francis, a Bordentown outreach that serves frail seniors and enables them to receive comprehensive health care while remaining in the comfort of their home and community, is partnering with Senior Citizens United Community Services and its Adult Family Caregiver Program. More ...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
With faith and dedication, fresh start underway for Visitation Relief Center
“Amen, I say to you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20

Those piloting the lifeboat known as the Visitation Relief Center have leaned heavily on this Scripture passage during the hard times, and there have been many since Superstorm Sandy swept away huge swaths of coastal Ocean County in October 2012.
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Thursday, April 6, 2017
Parishes collaborate for mission
The parishes of Our Lady of Sorrows-St. Anthony, Hamilton, St. Gregory the Great, Hamilton Square, St. John the Baptist, Allentown, St. Raphael-Holy Angels, Hamilton, and St. Vincent De Paul, Hamilton, have collaborated and will hold a parish mission with Father Larry Richards in St. Gregory the Great Church, 4620 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, May 8 through 11 from 7 to 9 p.m. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
West Windsor parish to take part in community day
St. David the King Parish, West Windsor, as part of The Religious Leaders of West Windsor, will join its neighbors in faith at the first annual West Windsor Community Day April 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Duck Pond Park, Meadow Road. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Oremus study series in Holmdel parish
St. Catharine Parish, Holmdel, will host an eight-week Oremus prayer program from April 24 to June 14.  More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
CYO plans second Color Run on May 7
The Catholic Youth Organization in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Maple Shade, will host its second annual Family Fun Color Run May 7 starting at 9 a.m. in Holy Cross Academy, 5035 Route 130 South, Delran. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Century Club plans annual gala May 5
Donovan Catholic’s “Tradition of Excellence” has been a mainstay in Ocean County since the school opened its doors more than 54 years ago in September 1962.  More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
St. Al's scale academic heights in Scholastic Olympics
Catholic school students exercised their most important muscles – their brains – during the 24th annual Donovan Catholic Scholastic Olympics held March 21 in the Toms River high school. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Manalapan parish welcomes special visitor for Sunday Mass
The community of St. Thomas More, Manalapan, was delighted to welcome Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., who made a pastoral visit and celebrated the 11:30 a.m. Mass March 26. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Gyimoty takes helm of ICGMC
When Linda Gyimoty was looking to take the next step in her professional journey, she knew she wanted to work for an organization that had a strong mission in which she could believe. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Gennesaret weekend planned for May 19
Those with life-changing illness are invited to apply to attend the May 19 -21 Gennesaret weekend retreat in the Newark Archdiocesan Retreat Center, Kearney. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Community Center to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month
In observance of Sexual Awareness Month, St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, has planned a number of events to be held the week of April 24-28. More ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Career day gives Lincroft students food for thought
Students at St. Leo the Great School, Lincroft, learned about a variety of careers, such as law, medicine, dentistry, sociology, television production, and many more from professionals in the field during career day on March 24. More ...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Catholic school students help teens in Asbury Park shelter
Students in two Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese donated their time, talent and treasure recently to benefit an area charity which strives to assist at-risk youth. More ...
Friday, March 31, 2017
School of Nursing schedules open house
Our Lady of Lourdes School of Nursing will hold an open house April 20 at 6 p.m. Participants will gather on the fifth floor Pavilion in the Medical Center, located at 1600 Haddon Ave., Camden. More ...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Donovan Catholic joins International Baccalaureate community
Donovan Catholic, Toms River, recently announced that the school has become the newest member of an ever-growing community of high schools offering the International Baccalaureate World School program in 147 different countries. More ...
Monday, March 27, 2017
Maple Shade community mourns tragic deaths of student and his mother
The community of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Maple Shade, is responding with prayer and support after learning that one of its students, first-grader Anish Narra, and his mother, Sasikala Narra, 38, were killed in their apartment March 23. More ...
Monday, March 27, 2017

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