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Holy Cross students immersed in STEM education
Science-Minded – Holy Cross School fifth graders Marcus Blasucci, left, and Caden Anderson conduct their solubility experiment. Photos courtesy of Holy Cross School
Science-Minded – Holy Cross School fifth graders Marcus Blasucci, left, and Caden Anderson conduct their solubility experiment. Photos courtesy of Holy Cross School

Whether it involves evaporation or 3-D printing, energy transfer or the formulation of scientific questions, students in Holy Cross School, Rumson, encounter Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) throughout their curricula – and they love every minute of it.

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Spring Lake school honored for Project Lead the Way participation
Led in by a bagpiper, students from St. Catharine School, Spring Lake, walked single file into the school auditorium. All dressed in green, the students prepared for their St. Patrick’s Day-themed prayer service. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Scholastic Olympics celebrate 25 years of student achievements
The silver anniversary celebration held in Toms River March 13 resembled so many others, with balloons decorating the venue, a dee jay enlivening the crowd, and broad smiles lighting up the faces of the more than 200 attendees. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Sacred Heart Mini Vinnies share element of friendship on Purple Passion Day
For the sixth year, students in Sacred Heart School, Mount Holly, participated in a Lenten event called Purple Passion Day retreat which is designed to engage students in a day of service through prayer, song and activities that will help them refocus on their Lenten promises. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
All-senior CBA chess team captures state win
For the first time since 2015, the Christian Brothers Academy chess team has won the New Jersey Team Championship. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
High school students come together to fight teen suicide, mental illness in Monmouth County
For years, students in Red Bank Catholic, Red Bank Regional and Rumson-Fair Haven High Schools have been friends in their neighborhoods but rivals on the playing fields. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage in Bay Head parish
Sacred Heart Parish, Bay Head, will host a Lourdes Virtual Pilgrimage Experience at 9:30 a.m. March 27. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Multi-parish mission planned
A multi-parish mission “God’s Message of Mercy” will be hosted jointly by the Cohort Six parishes of Our Lady of Sorrows-St. Anthony, Hamilton, St. Gregory the Great, Hamilton, St. John the Baptist, Allentown, and St. Vincent de Paul, Yardville at 7 p.m. each evening from April 9 to 12 in Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3816 East State St. Ext., Hamilton. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Parish to hold 'Pro-Life Stations of the Cross'
St. Gabriel Parish Respect Life Committee, Marlboro, will host “Pro-Life Stations of the Cross” at noon March 30 at 100 North Main Street next to the rectory by the unborn baby gravesite. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Pennington parish couple offers blueprint on benefits of forming addiction ministry

For Deacon Moore Hank and his wife, Theresa, leading a Congregation Assistance Program is not a ministerial duty, but something they feel honored to do.

“It’s really been a privilege,” Theresa Hank said during a March 15 presentation in St. Ann Parish’s pastoral center, Lawrenceville, on how to start a CAP ministry to assist those struggling with addiction and compulsive behavior disorders.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018
St. Paul School among Princeton locations on lockdown during gun standoff
Students and faculty in St. Paul School, Princeton, spent the better part of the school day March 20 on lockdown, as police engaged a man who entered nearby Panera Bread restaurant with a gun – just down the block from the St. Paul campus on Nassau Street. More ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
GCU to host noted civil rights activist Ernest Green on March 20
Ernest Green was a student in Central High School, Little Rock, Ark., when the historic civil rights movement began to gather momentum. More ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Lifeguard training
St. Francis Community Center will offer lifeguard training from April 11 to April 15. More ...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Retreatants hear how hatred, resentment can be obstacle to healing

Faithful who attended a March 3 “Divine Mercy” program in St. John Neumann Church, Mount Laurel, heard from a pair of speakers who focused on helping attendees answer a thought-provoking question: “Why am I not healed?”

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Friday, March 9, 2018
Health programs announced across Diocese's counties
Parishes around the Diocese of Trenton have announced the following programs and events relating to health awareness, education and wellness: More ...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Parish to hold Introduction to Centering Prayer
St. Ann Parish, Lawrenceville, will hold an Introduction to Centering Prayer, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 17. More ...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
'Legacy of Virtue' breakfast, commissioning for men and boys slated
The men’s ministries of St. Mary Parish, Barnegat, will host the first “Legacy of Virtue” April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the St. Mary of the Pines Church and Parish Center, Manahawkin. More ...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Parishes plan to mark St. Joseph feast day
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U.N. representative speaks on solutions to refugee, migrant crisis
Faithful from St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown, and neighbors from surrounding communities came together March 4 to seek insight into and be part of the solution to the obstacles refugees and migrants are facing in today’s world. More ...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Easter food drives important part of parish outreach
Giving, said Cathy Coryat, is not a single season outreach. Coryat and her husband, Dale Jones, run the Loaves and Fishes Ministry in Assumption Parish, New Egypt, and, at this time of year, are holding their annual Easter food baskets drive. More ...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Trenton parish to hold annual St. Patrick's Day Memorial Mass
Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Trenton, will observe the feast of St. Patrick with a Mass in English and Irish March 17 at 11 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church worship site, 540 Chestnut Ave. More ...
Thursday, March 8, 2018

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