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GCU to host noted civil rights activist Ernest Green on March 20
Ernest Green
Ernest Green
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
Nominations sought for CYO Hall of Fame
The Mercer County Catholic Youth Organization is seeking nominations for its next Basketball Hall of Fame Class that will be held in November. More ...
Friday, March 2, 2018
2018 St. Patrick's Day parades and events planned
The following parades and events celebrating St. Patrick’s Day will take place in the Diocese of Trenton: More ...
Friday, February 23, 2018
Mount Laurel parish's Day of Recollection to feature EWTN guest speaker
St. John Neumann Parish, Mount Laurel, will hold its Divine Mercy annual Day of Recollection “Why am I not healed?” March 3 at 560 Walton Ave. More ...
Friday, February 23, 2018
Addiction series in Jackson parish gives faithful advice to fight addictions

“Spiritus contra Spiritum” was the wisdom that Dr. Carl Jung gave to Bill Wilson, one of the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, in 1961.

“‘Spiritum’ in Latin is the word for alcohol, whereas ‘Spiritus’ is the Latin word for a high, godly spiritual experience. Therefore, ‘Spiritus contra Spiritum’ means that high spirit can fight low spirit,” retreat director Nina Marie Corona explained to about 50 people gathered Feb. 16 in St. Aloysius Church, Jackson.

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Thursday, February 22, 2018
St. Anthony Parish to present workshop on forced migration
St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Hightstown, will sponsor a workshop entitled “The Plight of Refugees and Forced Migrants Worldwide: Sharing the Responsibility” March 4 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the church community room at 251 Franklin Street. More ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The Feast of St. Joseph to be celebrated in Ewing
The new St. Joseph Society of Incarnation-St. James Parish, Ewing, will celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph from 1 to 5 p.m. March 18 at The Stone Terrace by John Henry’s in Hamilton. More ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Women's health fair scheduled March 3
LourdesCare at New Hanover, a comprehensive outpatient center that offers expert radiology testing and physical therapy services, is hosting a free women’s health fair March 3 from 9 a.m. to noon at 25 Wrightstown-Cookstown Road, just outside the entrance to McGuire Air Force Base. More ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
CWOZ chapters plan retreat days March 10
Catholic Women of Zion Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 have scheduled retreat days to be held March 10. More ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Villa Victoria Academy's Math Team announces winners
Villa Victoria Academy’s Math Team, the Vil2a Be2s, recently announced winners in the fall Catholic Math League competition.  More ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Donovan Catholic senior formulates perfect score on AP chemistry exam
Emily Ostermann, a senior in Donovan Catholic High School, Toms River, whipped up a unique solution when she took the Advanced Placement Chemistry exam: a perfect score. More ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
CBA awards Presidential Scholarships to incoming eighth graders
Six eighth grade students attending Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese were among 14 recipients of the Presidential Scholarships awarded by Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft. The scholarships were presented at a recent ceremony to those eighth graders who scored exceptionally high on the academy’s entrance exam. More ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018

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