Total Support -- Knight of Columbus State Advocate, James Stoever, left, is shown handing Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., a check in the amount of $10,000. Christina Leslie photos
Two groups of men instrumental to the life of the Church of the Diocese of Trenton – its priests and members of the Knights of Columbus – expressed their mutual admiration and respect April 20 during the annual Pride in our Priests dinner held in Doolan’s Shore Club, Spring Lake Heights. More ... Monday, April 24, 2017
As part of the Faith in our Future initiative, the diocesan Department of Pastoral Planning is sponsoring a workshop on the best practices for building inter-parish collaboration on May 10 in the Chancery, Lawrenceville, or May 11 in St. Mary Church, Colts Neck. More ... Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Targeting United States’ dioceses challenged by poverty and changing demographics, the annual appeal from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for its Catholic Home Missions will take place nationwide April 29-30. More ... Friday, April 21, 2017
Parishioners of the Diocese of Trenton were recently recognized for their generosity by the National Religious Retirement Office and the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA. More ... Friday, April 21, 2017
Those volunteers who completed the diocesan pastoral care training program in St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold, April 8, all agreed that their lives will never be the same. More ... Friday, April 21, 2017
Each year on Holy Saturday during the Great Vigil of Easter, Catholic parishes throughout the world welcome new members who are brought into full communion with the Catholic Church through the Sacraments of Initiation. More ... Wednesday, April 19, 2017
For the third time in as many years, the celebration of those in law enforcement known as the Blue Mass unfolded during the Octave of Easter in St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, Trenton.
There, on April 18, hundreds of police officers, their families and those in related fields gathered with Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., the principal celebrant, in the flower bedecked nave where only two days earlier scores of faithful had observed the triumph of their Savior’s Resurrection.
For Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., it was a “beautiful sight” to look out and see the faithful fill St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, Freehold, for the annual Chrism Mass April 10.
“Wow! If you could see what I see,” said a smiling Bishop O’Connell, addressing the crowd that included some 160 priests concelebrating the Mass, religious and laity from all corners of the Diocese and even beyond who were there to witness the beauty, symbolism and tradition of the Chrism Mass.
In observance of the Sacred Triduum and Easter celebrations, the diocesan Chancery offices in Lawrenceville will be closed from Holy Thursday, April 13, through Easter Monday, April 17, reopening at 9 a.m. April 18. More ... Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Almost 800 Catholic school elementary teachers and administrators from the four-county Diocese gathered in St. Gregory the Great Parish, Hamilton Square, March 31 for an in-service day, “Catholic Identity and Integrating the Catholic Faith in the Curriculum.” More ... Monday, April 10, 2017
The diocesan Ministry of Evangelization and Family Life will present its annual evangelization conference June 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in St. David the King Parish, Princeton Junction. More ... Sunday, April 9, 2017