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STEM skills built in St. Peter School bridge project
Building Bridges • Dominic D’Erasmo and Jordan Hewitt, sixth grade students in St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, hold the bridges they constructed for their annual research project. Photo courtesy of Lorraine McDonnell
Building Bridges • Dominic D’Erasmo and Jordan Hewitt, sixth grade students in St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, hold the bridges they constructed for their annual research project. Photo courtesy of Lorraine McDonnell

For the past few weeks, the hallways of St. Peter School, Point Pleasant Beach, have been lined with architectural wonder: model bridges, based on their real life counterparts.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
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Place your paid message of congratulations in the Graduation Keepsake Booklet of The Monitor.
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Santacruzan celebration slated for May 27 in Hamilton
The Filipino community of St. Raphael-Holy Angels Parish, Hamilton, will hold its sixth annual Santacruzan celebration May 27 beginning with a Holy Mass at 1:30 p.m.  More ...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Motorcycle crew brings gritty Gospel to Allentown
When he came to St. John the Baptist Parish, Allentown, to speak at Call to the Wall, a morning conference for men May 13 during which local and nationally known speakers shared their professional testimonies and challenged participants to delve deeper in their faith, speaker Bear Woznick focused on the meaning of masculine spirituality and how it can be misunderstood. More ...
Monday, May 22, 2017
Contest entry focuses on 'Wings of Wonder'
“Wings of Wonder” is the title of the entry that kindergartners from Holy Cross School, Rumson, are submitting in the Monmouth Conservation Foundation’s annual Kids for Conservation Contest. More ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
St. Rose School 'Walk for Education' nets $18K for tuition assistance
The community of St. Rose School, Belmar, took hundreds of thousands of dancing, walking, skipping, hopping and determined steps May 10 towards making a Catholic school education a bit more affordable. More ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Mater Dei's Cole accepted into prestigious Royal Theater program
Griffin Cole, a student in Mater Dei Prep, Middletown, and participant in the school’s Seraph Players performing arts program, was chosen to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Summer Program in London, England. More ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Presentation on Trinity slated for Princeton parish
St. Paul Parish, Princeton, will host author and speaker Franciscan Father Richard Rohr for a talk on the Trinity May 24 at 7 p.m. More ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Landmark Spring Lake church is highlight of annual house tour

For 38 years, residents, innkeepers and curators have been opening the doors of stately homes and historic sites to visitors on Spring Lake’s annual House Tour.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
High school to host citizenship preparation classes
Donovan Catholic High School, Toms River, will host a free citizenship preparation class. Testing and registration will be held June 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday evening from June 20 to July 27. B More ...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
'We Come To Your Feast'
Just as boys and girls across the Diocese have been celebrating their First Holy Communions over the past weeks, so, too, did families celebrate May 6 as a group of youngsters from Our Lady of Sorrows-St. Anthony Parish, Hamilton, were welcomed to the Lord’s table to receive the Eucharist for the first time. More ...
Friday, May 12, 2017
Mother's Memorial Mass

The Elizabeth Ministries of St. Denis Parish, Manasquan, and St. Dominic Parish, Brick, will celebrate a Mother’s Memorial Mass for mothers and their families.

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Friday, May 5, 2017
St. Greg's choir sings for Mass in St. Patrick's Cathedral
The school choir of St. Gregory the Great Academy, Hamilton Square, had the unique opportunity April 29 to sing in St. Patrick Cathedral, New York. More ...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Community day puts human face on opioid addiction
With the sun beating down on a field wet from a storm the night before, hundreds gathered April 29 at Duck Pond Park for the first West Windsor Community Day, organized in part by St. David the King Parish. More ...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Gala honors Trenton Catholic Academy's supporters
Before some 250 faculty, staff, friends and students, five men and women who have supported the mission and vision of Trenton Catholic Academy were recognized in a special way during the Celebrating Iron Mikes Gala held April 22 in Cedar Gardens, Hamilton. More ...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Collier Youth Services to hold annual gala in Aberdeen

Collier Youth Services will host its annual gala dinner dance June 8 in The Addison Park, Aberdeen, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Celebrating 90 Years of Belonging, Dignity and Hope,” and will feature entertainment by Mission Dance.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017
Feast of Divine Mercy brings healing, joy to parishes
Prayer, praise, worship and song filled parish churches as faithful from all around gathered to observe the Feast of Divine Mercy April 23. More ...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Men's Rally to be held May 13 in Allentown parish
A rally scheduled for May 13 in St. John the Baptist Parish, Allentown, aims to show the men of the Diocese of Trenton faith and masculinity can go together like a surfer and his board, or a motorcycle rider and his favorite leathers. More ...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Spring Lake Knights joined by N.J. state rep
The Knights of Columbus Council 5611 in St. Catharine-St. Margaret Parish, Spring Lake, has gained a state representative in its newest member. More ...
Thursday, May 4, 2017
Parishes to honor Our Lady of Fatima's 100th anniversary
The following events have been scheduled in observance of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima, when the Blessed Mother appeared to the three children in the Portuguese village of Fatima. More ...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Nativity Parish man featured in Living Last Supper video dies
For six years, John DiDomenico considered it an honor to be part of his parish’s production of “The Living Last Supper” – so much so, that not even wearing a chemotherapy pump could keep him from performing in the play roughly two years ago. More ...
Sunday, April 30, 2017

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