Showers of Donations • Sister Joanmarie McDonnell and LIFE Club members stand with the many items that were collected for Birthright of Red Bank. LIFE Club stands for Living in Faith Effectively and was the first service-oriented club, aside from student council, in the history of RBC. Courtesy photo
The Red Bank Catholic High School pro-life club, Caseys4life, recently learned a little something about themselves as a school community when they hosted a baby shower in the classroom for Birthright of Red Bank. More ... Thursday, May 17, 2018
Nativity Parish, Fair Haven, will host a panel discussion on “The Role of Laity in the Church Today” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today, May 22, in the parish hall at 180 Ridge Road. More ... Tuesday, May 22, 2018
For many centuries in the Church, May has been a month in which the faithful pay special homage and devotion to Mary. Among those devotions is the May Crowning, honoring Mary as Mother of God and as Queen of Heaven and earth. More ... Thursday, May 17, 2018
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Maple Shade, will hold “The Joy of Pentecost” from 6 to 7 p.m. with Holy Hour Adoration and Reconciliation followed by a 7:15 p.m. Healing Mass May 25 in the church at 236 East Main Street. More ... Thursday, May 17, 2018
Anticipation is building for the 75th anniversary of St. Mary of the Lakes Parish, Medford. With various events leading up to it, the anniversary Mass will take place at noon June 10, celebrated by Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M. More ... Thursday, May 17, 2018
St. Barnabas Parish, Bayville, will observe its patron’s feast day with a concert by award winning Italian tenor Michael Castaldo & Friends, accompanied by a string quartet June 10 at 7 p.m. More ... Thursday, May 17, 2018
Pulling from all aspects of STREAMS education (science, technology, religion, engineering and English, art, math and social studies), sixth-graders in St. Catharine School, Spring Lake, recently built models of 10 famous cathedrals around the world – including the Diocese’s St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton. More ... Thursday, May 17, 2018
At Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, Matthew Butler was recently recognized as Lasallian Educator of the Year – an award that CBA principal R. Ross Fales says is well deserved. More ... Thursday, May 17, 2018
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Brant Beach, will hold its 11th annual blessing of the lifeguards from 4:45 to 4 p.m. May 19 at the St. Francis Aquatic Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township, for all LBI and mainland beach and pool lifeguards. More ... Wednesday, May 16, 2018
The debate over whether women can truly have it all can conjure up an ideal that combines Martha Stewart’s home decorating skills, Mary Poppins’ childrearing habits and Sheryl Sandberg’s career trajectory – with a dollop of Theresa of Avila’s piety to boot.
The problem with that standard, national radio host and author Jennifer Fulwiler told a crowd of about 140 attendees gathered May 14 at St. Paul Parish, Princeton, is not just that it’s unachievable, but that it discourages anyone from cultivating their creative passions that too often are ignored or trampled on by the hustle of contemporary life.
St. Francis of Assisi, Brant Beach, will hold its 11th annual blessing of the lifeguards from 4:45 to 4 p.m. May 19 at the St. Francis Aquatic Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township for all LBI and mainland beach and pool lifeguards. More ... Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Aiming to help fathers guide their sons into manhood with virtue and good character, the first annual “Legacy of Virtue” breakfast and commissioning for men and boys was hosted April 22 in St. Mary of the Pines Church and Parish Center, Manahawkin. More ... Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Earth Day inspired schools and organizations across the Diocese of Trenton April 22 to respond to Pope Francis’ call for the care of creation, taking time to participate in cleanup projects and planting.
As an eighth-grader preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation, Lahaina Lorenzo learned about the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit – Wisdom, Piety, Understanding, Knowledge, Fear of the Lord, Counsel and Fortitude.
This spring, students in St. Gregory the Great Academy explored the rich tapestry of nations around the world without ever leaving their Hamilton Square Catholic elementary school. More ... Wednesday, May 2, 2018